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August 18, 2008

Elgg 1.0!

August 18, 2008

Hi all,I just wanted to leave a quick note to let you know that we've released Elgg 1.0 over at Elgg.org. See here for more information about why the new release is so cool; as ever, it remains free and open source.Feel free to get in touch if you'd like to know more. ...

From: Ben Werdmuller - Read more

January 31, 2008

UnLtdWorld: the new FaceBook?

January 31, 2008

comes from the people who made elgg. It proclaims itself as an online platform that aims to connect social entrepreneurs and socially-minded people and enable them to share content and build collaborative value, raise the visibility of ideas, issues and projects and ultimately help generate greater positive impact in the real world. or, in plain English, an ...

From: Yishay Mor - Read more

December 20, 2007

Elgg and the Emerge Platform

December 20, 2007

Some of you may have caught wind of the changes at Eduspaces, the public Elgg community (e.g. on Stephen Downes' web here,  which cites Graham Attwell here) that was hosted by Curverider. As you know the Emerge platform is based on Elgg and Curverider is the company that leads the Elgg development. Elgg is the only (afaik) open source ...

From: George Roberts - Read more

September 03, 2007

Change is gonna come

September 03, 2007

I'm delighted to be able to report back on our last Users & Development group meeting, generously hosted by Salford. You can find the full list of action points over at the U&D file store, which should give those of you not able to attend a flavor of the discussion. It was an intense meeting, with a lot of ...

From: Josie Fraser - Read more

July 26, 2007

Salford Users & Development Group Meeting - 9 August 2007

July 26, 2007

The next Emerge Platform User & Development Group is being hosted by Salford, and will take place on Thursday 9th August at the Salford Peel Park Campus: & Development group activities will take place between 12 (starting with lunch) until 4pm. If you've used the Emerge platform you probably have an opinion on it, so come along and ...

From: Emerge Users & Development Group - Read more

July 09, 2007

lost in the MUVE

July 09, 2007

Is it me or lots of other people lost in where we are. I am feeling like Bilbo Baggins....I hope tonight and tomorrow will help, but I seem to have missed the first half of the argument about the Moodle piece and I now seem not to be able to find stuff that I thought I had put somehwere ...

From: Maggi Savin-Baden - Read more

July 07, 2007

Elgg a finalist in the New Media Education Award!

July 07, 2007

When I was scoping tools for our teams bid for (what became) JISC’s Emerge project, it was pretty clear that we’d have to go with Elgg for a central platform. As well as all the advantages of open source, Elgg was the by far and away the best candidate to support the vision of a platform which would: •    ...

From: Josie Fraser - Read more

June 17, 2007

Embedding Slideshare presentations in this site

June 17, 2007

Not like me to make a techy post. But all I am doing is passing on a post by Mechelle De Craene - a 'friend' of mine from Slideshare - its nice to have friends. Mechelle says: "This is the code that is on the SlideShare website but doesn't embed to Eduspaces:(Edspaces like Emerge uses the Elgg system) <object type="application/x-shockwave-flash" ...

From: Graham Attwell - Read more

June 04, 2007

Crikey! I'm not going to try uploading files to Elgg again

June 04, 2007

Nor am I going to try posts with images. What a palaver! The last post was really painful, and took me the best part of an afternoon. I tried to create it offline with ecto - and though the images uploaded alright, they didn't actually display in Elgg, because of the special image syntax. That somewhat did for my ...

From: Miles Metcalfe - Read more

May 31, 2007

Awesome

May 31, 2007

 Hi,  The Awesome project at Leeds involves academic colleagues from School of Education and School of Computing and the learning and teaching team in Staff Development. We are looking at academic writing skills and web 2.0 applications.  We have an installation of elgg on campus and have a pretty healthy number of staff and student bloggers. We are interested ...

From: Melissa Highton - Read more

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