Monday, October 31, 2005

OPML feeds for education: Feedbooks

A new word, but a very fascinating one. Do you know the concept of Feedbooks?
Just start reading at the excellent weblog by Leigh Blackall from Australia:
"A feedbook is a living text. Students are getting material that is new. The material may surprise the instructor, but it gives them things to discuss, a real platform upon which to have a natural discussion rather than one forced by a lesson plan made weeks, months or even years earlier. As a final advantage, when the students leave the course, their feedbook goes with them, not a textbook slowly fading into kindling for your fireplace, but one that will stay current."

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