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February 20, 2009

crowdtasking

February 20, 2009

One of the most interesting parts of our UKAN-SKILLS Project has been experimenting with crowdtasking (eg Amazon Mechanical Turk) as a way of obtaining small amounts of specialist support. Our final set of focus groups also mentioned several times the potential usefulness of a sustainable location for crowdtasking eLearnng activities (from finding peer evaluation right through to actual paid ...

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February 19, 2009

Emerge team writing retreat

February 19, 2009

I have set up a place to post our stuff from the writing retreat (I know, I know, another b***** site). Bear with me We do not have a projector but most of us have machines, I thought this might work as a whiteboard. I have not made the site private - yet. But we can. Suggested schedule 0900-0930 Review: task ...

From: George Roberts - Read more

February 18, 2009

Next Generation Technologies in Practice Conference, 10-11 March

February 18, 2009

Places remaining at the Next Generation Technologies in Practice Conference, 10-11 March, Burleigh Court Conference Centre, Loughborough UniversityInterested in how new technologies can impact on the effectiveness of HE and FE staff, students and researchers! Register now at Next Generation Technologies in Practice conference on 10th and 11th March will be highlighting a range of major developments in multimedia ...

From: George Roberts - Read more

EXTEND is discussing about Sharing Practice: how and where (PLANET)

February 18, 2009

 The EXTEND project team, funded by JISC-EMERGE Benefits and Realisation, are holding an asynchronous discussion event from Sunday 15 Feb-Sunday 1 Mar 2009 where we will be exploring the topic Sharing practice: how and where. Along with JISC-EMERGE colleague Janet Finlay from PLANET, we would like to invite you to join us in this conversation around Communities of Practice ...

From: Cristina Costa - Read more

Careers and the Internet

February 18, 2009

The web seminar on Careers and Internet brought together more than 30 people last Monday. The discussion was extremely interesting and we could have gone on and on with it.  Steven Warburton talked about  ‘fractured digital identities, while Mario Grobholz,presented about his project called  myON-ID Above all, it was a very interesting talk, with ...

From: Cristina Costa - Read more

February 16, 2009

Two more opportunities to discuss, connect, share and learn....

February 16, 2009

  ...we can no longer complain that opportunities to learn , connect and  find like minded people are scarce! There actually a lot of open initiatives going on.  This week I have two to suggest:  1.      Today at 6pm UK Time / 7pm CET (check your time zone here ) EVOLVE will be hosting ...

From: Cristina Costa - Read more

February 15, 2009

Hello. Are you reading? Here?

February 15, 2009

What is the aim for this site as we near the end of the U&I funding period? There has been some concern about continuing the Emerge site in some form, but I really do wonder how many people actually read the posts on these pages at this address. And, comment? Here? And, is that at all important? The three ...

From: George Roberts - Read more

February 11, 2009

Careers and Internet

February 11, 2009

 The “Online Round Table 2009″ are a joint project of the EduCamp and EVOLVE network [These are pre-events of the third German EduCamp in April, 17th-19th 2009 in Ilmenau.] This open session will take place in Elluminate in February, 16 at 6pm GMT / 7 pm CET (check your time zone here ) More info here (scroll ...

From: Cristina Costa - Read more

February 09, 2009

Next Generation Technologies in Practice 10-11 March Loughborough

February 09, 2009

Register now for the Next Generation Technologies in Practice Conference, 10-11 March.The JISC Users & Innovation projects are highly acclaimed by the wider  community, and Benefits Realisation activities have significantly raised their profile.Day 1 of the Next Generation Technologies in Practice Conference on 10th March celebrates and shares the successes of these projects and their invaluable knowledge and experience. ...

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Posterous has closed the camera, phone, Flickr loop for me

February 09, 2009

I was mildly annoyed (a usual state for me) a year or three ago when Ericsson bundled Blogger in the firmware of their good camera phones. I didn’t want to set up a Blogger ID, all I wanted to do was post to Flickr. For a while I tried to use Shozu (), but its Java applet crashed ...

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