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February 03, 2009

Bingo game

February 03, 2009

I guess that games like Bulls**t Bingo evolved because of boredom at meetings and a hostility to what was perceived as useless/pretentious jargon.However we have found that an eLearning bingo activity is a popular icebreaker activity as well as being a useful way of reflecting on terminology at the end of a staff development event. Tag clouds are an ...

From: Paul Mayes - Read more

November 17, 2008

call for expressions of interest: software developers practical enquiry day on formative e-Assessment, Dec. 9th, IOE (London)

November 17, 2008

The JISC-funded project on formative e-assessment () is being carried out by the Institute of Education, University of London. Using the Planet methodology (), the project is building a series of case studies, design patterns and scenarios of formative assessment involving a variety of electronic tools and software. These aim to describe the processes involved in formative assessment in ...

From: Yishay Mor - Read more

Workshops on Learners’ Experience of e-Learning

November 17, 2008

In Their Qwn Words – Investigating the Learners’ Experience of e-Learning; What do we know? How do we know it?  What do we dare to find out?’A series of workshops to disseminate the findings from the second phase of the JISC Learner Experiences strand projects will begin on 9 December in Birmingham1, followed by workshops in London (20 January ...

From: Paul Bailey - Read more

July 31, 2008

Last chance to vote for your favourite chapter

July 31, 2008

I hope these postings are not seen as being totally irrelevant to the group; I really do think that this ought to be of interest to a good number of you. The CPSquare bookclub is launching a poll to select the chapters from "Communities of Practice: Creating Learning Environments for Educators" for inclusion in ...

From: Chris Kimble - Read more

April 26, 2008

Redefining Learning Spaces

April 26, 2008

I have just posted up a FaceBook site to announce next year's Plymouth eLearning Conference (23-24 April, 2009). Next year we will be under the banner of 'Crossing Boundaries: Redefining Learning Space'. As with this year's conference, we will be in the eyecatching Roland Levinksy Arts Building (pictured). All are invited from any sectors of education and training, and ...

From: Steve Wheeler - Read more

October 30, 2007

Show that you Share! In Utrecht!

October 30, 2007

I'm delighted to have been asked to lead a workshop on social networking services and social search at the forthcoming Bazaar European Conference, 14 December 2007 in Utrecht, the Netherlands. For those of you who don't know, Bazaar is a European funded project seeking to support the development of a community around Open Source Software ...

From: Josie Fraser - Read more

June 19, 2007

Help wanted - apply within!

June 19, 2007

I am currently doing some work with an FE college .... and trying to establish whether the difference in the age/level of learners makes a difference to their expectations of, and use of, e-learning.  My experience, so far, of the academic staff is that their expectations and use are as varied as in the HE community.  Anyone have any ...

From: John Heap - Read more

May 21, 2007

Self Introduction

May 21, 2007

{{file:21}}Unfortunately, I haven't found that this eMerge community has been easily navigable nor easy to identify individuals or groups with which I might have a community affiliation. Hence the slow start to my own contributions. My interests are in the ways in which new technologies (e-Learning) can support on-campus students whilst maintaining effective assessment, learning and teaching strategies. I ...

From: Stuart Hirst - Read more

This is me!

May 21, 2007

Hi folks .... thought I'd better be polite and introduce myself.   I am currently trying to establish a National Productivity Centre for the UK - since my two great interests are productivity and learning (and bringing them together via e-learning).  This Centre will offer info, advice, training and education to UK organisations across all sectors ... and I hope ...

From: John Heap - Read more

April 28, 2007

Sex, lies and video games

April 28, 2007

Paul Kearney and Maja Pivec have written this intriguingly titled article in BJET, about the potential for using video games in education    "Sex and violence in video games is a social issue that confronts us all, especially as many commercial games are now being introduced for game-based learning in schools, and as such this paper polls teenage players about ...

From: Frances Bell - Read more

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