Friday, April 30, 2010

Tuesday, April 27, 2010

DDB Electric potential_0001.wmv

Tool made by Draceina Pinion. She wanted to show how potential is made by charges.

Dracy´s virtual shop
(in Second Life)

Tuesday, April 13, 2010

The Killers (human)

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I did my best to notice, When the call came down the line
Up to the platform of surrender,I was brought but I was kind
And sometimes I get nervous, When I see an open door
Close your eyes, Clear your heart...Cut the cord

Are we human?, Or are we dancer?
My sign is vital, My hands are cold
And I'm on my knees, Looking for the answer
Are we human?, Or are we dancer?

Pay my respects to grace and virtue, Send my condolences to Good
Give my regards to soul and romance,They always did the best they could
And so long to devotion, You taught me everything I know
Wave goodbye, Wish me well.., You've gotta let me go

Are we human?, Or are we dancer?
My sign is vital, My hands are cold
And I'm on my knees, Looking for the answer, Are we human?
Or are we dancer?, Will your system be alright
When you dream of home tonight?, There is no message we're receiving
Let me know is your heart still beating

Are we human?, Or are we dancer?
My sign is vital, My hands are cold
And I'm on my knees, Looking for the answer

You've gotta let me know, Are we human?, Or are we dancer?
My sign is vital, My hands are cold
And I'm on my knees, Looking for the answer
Are we human, Or are we dancer?

Are we human?, Or are we dancer?
Are we human, Or are we dancer

lyrics from:

Metatheories of the Communication Research. Based on Griffin (2000:483).

classification of communication theories, by Gloria Gómez-Diago

classification of theories and perspectives with influence on communication theories, by Gloria Gómez-Diago

Note: Model used is based on: HOLLIS, M. (1994), The Philosophy of Social Science: An
Introduction. 1a ed. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press

classification of epistemological doctrines, by Gloria Gómez-Diago

classification of communication theories , by Gloria Gómez-Diago

Zaixega Channel on Youtube. Traditional Dances Videos World

Zaixega Channel on Youtube. Traditional Dances from all the World,

Monday, April 12, 2010

23 checklists for evaluating websites (most are designed from a content perspective)

1, User Testing Techniques - A Reader-Friendliness Checklist (All Things Web)

2, Evaluating websites (Chabot Library)

3, How to evaluate a webpage (Colorado State University)

4, Website evaluation checklist (Concordia University)

5, Finding it on the Web: A Guide to Finding and Evaluating Health Information on the Internet Presented by: Carol Aebli, AMLS Borgess Library. Borgess Medical Center

6, Five criteria for evaluating Web pages (Cornell University Library)

7, WWW Cyberguide Ratings for website design

8, Checklist for Evaluating Web Sites (Dalhousie University)

9, Evaluating Quality on the Net, by Hope N. Tillman

10, Sommers web evaluation checklist

11, Evaluation Criteria, by Susan E. Beck. Collection Development Coordinator. New Mexico State University Library

12, Checklist for evaluating websites (University of Maryland)

13, Webpage evaluation checklist, by Joe Barker, The Teaching Library, University of California, Berkeley “The Best Stuff On The Web”

14, Evaluating Internet Research Sources, by Robert Harris

15, Evaluating Quality, by Walt Howe's Internet Learning Center

16, Teacher Web Site Evaluation, by the School District of Greenville County

17, Website evaluation Checklist (University of Otawa)

18, Website Evaluation Checklist, by Paradise Valley Community College

19, Evaluating websites, by Philip C. Stohrer.

20, Evaluating websites (Lesley University Library)

21, Guidelines for Evaluating Web Pages, by Lexington Public Schools Libraries

22, Evaluating websites, by Northwest Missouri State University

23, Issues & Concerns in Using Medical Information from the Web, by Kay Benjamin,

communication models (Shannon, Weaver, Burke, Greimas, Maletzke)

source: Infoamérica

'Languages to English', (tool for being used in S.L) made by Draceina Pinion

'Languages to English', is a tool very adequate to learn English in Second Life. The users can learn to translate sentences or words from some languages to English. Owners must add the data to the tool.

(Traduce una frase en Español al Inglés
(y escríbela en el cuadrado.
Soy una muchacha.
I am a girl.
Juego al tenis.
I play tennis.

When the tool is ready, with data added by the owner, users will be asked to translate some phrases or words to English. They must write the answer in a square and this tool will say if the answer is right or wrong. Furthermore, this tool helps users to complete answers by giving a clue.

This tool can be used to learn English by oneself. This can be used by plural accounts, too.

'Languages to English' needs just two prims to be used and it works with 2.0 version of Second Life.

You will find it at Dracy´s Virtual Shop

Video made by Draceina Pinion, explaining by voice the Languages to English tool

Monday, April 5, 2010

Conference in Montreal next May, 12 (in French) (Benny Rigaux-Bricmont)

2010: Une Odyssée de l´espace virtuel ou la recherche sur les internautes et leurs avatars dans les métavers. Université de Montréal.

Responsable Scientifique: Benny Rigaux-Bricmont (Université Laval)

Association francophone pour le savoir (Acfas). Programme du 78 Congrès, 439-2010, "Une odysée de l´espace virtuel ou la reserche sur les internautas et leurs avatars dans les métavers"

Carte du Campus

Here you have the links to two papers done by Benny Rigaux-Bricmont, Hervet Guillaume, ellafi, khaoula and Leila El Kamel: Using Virtual Worlds for Doing Qualitative Research"

Knowledge Communication

Fostering Knowledge Communication. Concept And Implementation
Rüdiger Reinhardt & Beate Stattkus, Journal of Universal Computer Science, vol. 8, no. 5 (2002), 536-545

The Concept of Knowledge Communication and Its Relevance to
Management, by Martin J. Eppler, USI Research Note, July 2006, Version 2.2

Knowledge Communication in Design Communities, by Gerhard Fischer and Jonathan Ostwald
Published in: in Rainer Bromme, Friedrich Hesse and Hans Spada (ed.), Barriers and Biases in Computer-Mediated Knowledge Communication, 1-32. © 2003 Kluwer Academic Publishers. Printed in the Netherlands.

Knowledge, communication and creativity,(2007) by Arnaud Sales & Marcel Fournier

Barriers and Biases in Computer Mediated Knowledge Communication and how they may be overcome (2005), Edited by Rainer Bromme, Friedich W. Hesse and Hans Spada.

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