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December 01, 2008

VLE Debate: Where's the debate?

December 01, 2008

At the Altered States conference (28 November 2008), Emerge hosted a debate - more of a gentlemen's discussion - with Martin Dougiamas of Moodle and John Fontaine of Blackboard from the VLE makers side and Mark Stiles, Dave Cormier and Lawrie Phipps on the side of the implementers and users; Sean Mehan chaired the affair (links to recorded debate ...

From: George Roberts - Read more

August 01, 2008

Altered States: Emerging practices and places

August 01, 2008

I'm pleased to be able to announce themes, formats and dates for the next Emerge Online conference. Taking place in the week of CETIS's conference on Learning, Teaching and the Institution, Emerge's Altered States conference will explore the complex relationships between practitioners, innovation and institutions. Emerge members are invited to contribute their experiences, perspectives and ideas to a range ...

From: Josie Fraser - Read more

February 14, 2008

Twitter Plug-in for Moodle Stage 1 Complete

February 14, 2008

Twitter is one of those services that people either seem to love or 'don't know what it's for'. Rather like the camera phone when it first came out. The combination of the instant message feel with the attributes of a blog could be potentially very useful. In terms of usability there is both the immediacy of SMS and IM ...

From: Ann Jeffery - Read more

July 17, 2007

What I'd like to look at

July 17, 2007

Hi all,Appologies for not making it to the workshops. I thought it might be useful to post some of my thoughts on here.Much of the use of audio in our institution to date has been done on an individual and adhoc basis. I would like to develop a centrally supported strategy with technical guidance that will enable lecturers to ...

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July 03, 2007

Manchester Moodle

July 03, 2007

Hi allManchester Moodle is here. Development will be continuous. Make it yours.See you there... and here ... and there ...

From: George Roberts - Read more

June 30, 2007

PLEs and me 2

June 30, 2007

Nicola considers what a PLE is in a recent post. There are a few replies I might give, but first I'll note that I'll avoid disappearing into a philosophical quagmire on the three levels of description that the concept provides. Perhaps more on that in another post for those consumed by fervor along the lines of "its a concept" ...

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May 31, 2007

Emerge gets a Moodle

May 31, 2007

I am very excited about this. We have a Moodle. I really am announcing this prematurely because the integration with Elgg is not done and your accounts will not yet be transferred across but having spent much of the past fortnight wrangling with the platform for the Online activity days 5, 6, 7 June, it is very satisfying to ...

From: George Roberts - Read more