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March 04, 2009

Emerge Continuation

March 04, 2009

Those who were in York in January or who read the ensuing discussions will know that there are moves afoot to ensure that the Emerge community presence continues in some form after the end of the programme. We have an offer from Oxford Brookes to host a follow on community and a gang of volunteers who are willing to ...

From: Janet Finlay - Read more

January 30, 2009

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January 30, 2009

The event at York was good - rich in the serendipity of contacts and connections and conversations, as ever; timely questions and challenges to shape and move the project on; a huge sense of awe and respect for how much everyone has achieved; the chance to renew and refresh existing connections - restorative for links within as well outwith the project. ...

From: Rebecca O'Rourke - Read more

October 04, 2008

After the big one

October 04, 2008

Is that it? The last few weeks have seen a major financial earthquake, with banks collapsing, governments shelling out billions and commentators struggling to find sufficiently apocalyptic words. Yet the world is still spinning and I’m promised my money is safe. So that’s all right then.Maybe not. Analogies can be misleading, but let’s explore a familiar scenario from geology: ...

From: Bob Rotheram - Read more

September 14, 2008

ALT-C 2008: Radio, edubloggers, edupunks & digital divides

September 14, 2008

So this is my round up of some of the highlights of my ALT-C2008, and links to some of the stuff we made & documented. Thanks to ALT for an excellent conference, and to everyone who I was lucky enough to get to hang out with this year. As Steve Wheeler's already noted, it was a excellent ...

From: Josie Fraser - Read more

September 11, 2008

Learning Technologist of the Year 2008

September 11, 2008

I'm delighted & honored to have won the Individual Award for 2008 Learning Technologist of the Year (pfd) at last nights ALT-C 2008 Gala dinner. The Award aims to celebrate and reward "excellent practice & outstanding achievement in the learning technology field", and was presented at the ALT conference in Leeds last night by David Cavallo, Chief Learning ...

From: Josie Fraser - Read more

August 20, 2008

Better TAG management

August 20, 2008

Some enhancements, bug fixes, and qualitative functionality for a better TAG management.Adding or Editing a BLOG The core changes are when 'Adding' or 'Editing' a BLOG post. A 'personal' TAG cloud containing every TAG that a user used in BLOGs are shown allowing a quick-click selection, plus when typing a new TAG it shows a list of site wide TAGs ...

From: Joe Rosa - 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

July 25, 2008

Messaging on site

July 25, 2008

On site, something caught your eye & want to fire off a message without retreating to your email & address book? Or maybe you want to get in touch with all of the members of your group (rather confusingly called communities in Elgg)? You can use Elgg's onsite messaging features.You can find the Send a Message to ... link ...

From: Emerge Users & Development Group - Read more

June 20, 2008

Web2Rights IP Toolkit is launched

June 20, 2008

We are delighted to let you know that the Web2Rights IP Toolkit for JISC funded projects engaging with next generation technologies, services and software is now available online at: www.web2rights.org.uk Download or review the individual resources Download the ZIP files containing the separate sections Download or view the IPR Flowchart to select the correct resources for your project Use the ...

From: Web2Rights - Read more

May 20, 2008

Posting your Project blog to your Emerge community area

May 20, 2008

Prompted by David White's recent post on a difficult meeting in Second Life, here are walk through instructions for anyone else who wants to run their project blog through their community space, rather than through their personal blog space, over here at Emerge. Once you've subscribed to your external feed in this way, all posts published after subscription will appear on site. Once ...

From: Emerge Users & Development Group - Read more

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