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BlackWeb – Blackboard buys WebCT
Rssowl.org – Jeff’s new Newsreader
Open Source vs. Closed Source ‘proprietary’ software sent in by Kathy Malsbenden
OpenOffice.org’s latest update includes a database that matches Microsoft’s popular and competing Access database, experts say.
http://video.search.yahoo.com for new video Ipods
Tom Friedman Video
Drexel to give away Video Ipods
â€œEarlier this week, Apple unveiled the latest version of its popular music player, a model that can play videos on its tiny color screen. And already, officials at Drexel University say theyâ€™ve come up with a plan to give the devices to the 33 students enrolled in their online masterâ€™s program in higher education. â€¦
According to William Lynch, the school (of Education)â€™s director: Students, he says, will be asked to edit their own research journal using podcasting technology.â€
Earlier today, Dan Karleen from Syndication for Higher Ed asked the right questions in a post judicially titled â€œDrexel gives away more iPods, but for what?â€
From ElderBob – Is there a way to bridge Skype and Gizmo. IE. Can I call in to Skype and then make that call a participant in a gizmo conference? What is your thought?
Webcasting Resources Update
Thoughts about Synchronous Online presentations (webcasts) – One Way, Two Way, What Way?
Oct. 24, 6:45-7:45 p.m. GMT – Chris Jones Speaking Online Using Voice Technology
6-12 November 2005 -Den Nordiske Stemme- Free online conference
Nov. 11-12 – Portable Media Expo & Podcasting Conference
Nov. 18-19 – The Webheads Bridges Across Cyberspace