How to Plan Instruction Using the Video Game Model

See on Scoop.it – Blended Learning Lab Challenge is a powerful motivator when students take on tasks they find meaningful and, through their efforts and perseverance, succeed. As Mark Twain wrote, “The secret of getting started is breaking your complex overwhelming tasks into small manageable tasks, and then starting on the first one.” See on […]

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How to Create Personal Learning Portfolios: Students and Professionals

See on Scoop.it – Blended Learning Lab This post explores Personal Learning Portfolios [PLPs], an extension of a Personal Learning Environment. I review briefly PLPs for professionals, but focus on the potential and promise that PLPs ho… Patric Lougheed‘s insight: I much prefer the term Personal Learning Portfolio over ePortfolio! See on onlinelearninginsights.wordpress.com

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Build a web server with Node.js

Web servers don’t need to be big, general-purpose applications. Over the years they’ve become more complex, delivering all kinds of content to your browser. But what if you need something focused? Internet Information Server and Apache are overkill, and even next-gen servers like nginx require significant resources. That’s where Node.js comes in. Instead of taking an existing […]

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Basic secure setup of LAMP server for Ubuntu

I came across a concise forum post on setting up security on a LAMP stack but experienced some issues getting it working on Ubuntu, so here is my updated guide. http://www.howtoforge.com/ubuntu_debian_lamp_server Please also try to use an updated debian system so we don’t have any crash on dependencies. In some cases you might want to get […]

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