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February 20, 2009

three workshops and a symposium

February 20, 2009

March is going to be very, very busy. Apart from the expected business of writing reports and cleaning up project outputs, we’re going to be running three workshops and leading a symposium at CAL. The Digital Identities Workshop (March 2nd) asks - We use the term ‘digital identity’ to refer to the online representation of an individual ...

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January 25, 2009

Multi-User Virtual Environments in Teaching and Learning

January 25, 2009

Hot on the heels of the ALT-J Special Issue on Immersive Virtual Worlds is the EXTEND two week discussion at CABWEB on Multi-User Virtual Environments in Teaching and Learning.  We have excellent resources and input from the projects HABITAT {{video:}} and MOOSE with 3 podcasts available at CABWEBand the discussion is facilitated by Helen Keegan. Do join us - ...

From: Frances Bell - Read more

January 18, 2009

Web2Rights - the podcast

January 18, 2009

Whilst we were at Online Educa Berlin, we undertool a series of interviews and audio and video recordings. These are slowly trickling out of the post production department! The first out is recording of a presentation by Derek Stephens and Neil Witt from the Jisc Users and Innovation programme Web2Rights project. Web2Rights is a JISC funded project, ...

From: Graham Attwell - Read more

January 05, 2009

Feeding the Elgg

January 05, 2009

Since my exchange with A J Cann, about feeding selected posts to the Emerge site, I have started this blog. In it, I have created a number of categories for my posts, such as “Community IT Centre”, and “R&D Projects” and “Emerge”. I wanted to be able to select only those posts that were tagged “Emerge” and feed ...

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November 12, 2008

Education 2.0? Designing the web for teaching and learning - publication

November 12, 2008

Teaching and Learning Research Programme (Technology Enhanced Learning)  Further to presentations given by Richard Noss (Director TLRP (TEL), London Knowledge Lab) at recent JISC programme meetings, I am pleased to announce that this ESRC/EPSRC funded research programme has published its first commentary:  Education 2.0? Designing the web for teaching and learning at: For more information about the JISC-TLRP ...

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October 18, 2008

Out there? Incohate coalescent worlds

October 18, 2008

There is lots happening out there. I had my attention drawn to the Eduserv Virtual World Watch (VWW). Eduserv and VWW have just published a "snapshot of virtual world activity in UK Higher and Further Education", available here. No single conclusion from the report, but an account of an incohate, coalescent sphere of frenetic activity and much more to ...

From: George Roberts - Read more

September 26, 2008

Cloudworks Summit at the OU

September 26, 2008

Cloudworks (CW soon to move to cloudworks.ac.uk) is a nascent site/service to support (a community of) practitioners interested in learning design (LD) and the design cycle as it relates to LD. For every answer there are 10 new questions and many contradictions, such as: process v producttacit v explicitbest v good-enoughmetadata v folksonomytext v imageweb site v web serviceinput ...

From: George Roberts - Read more

September 25, 2008

Nuances that shapes the Internet

September 25, 2008

George brought to my attention comments about issues of using the new Google - Chrome browser to access Moodle environments (Google Chrome and Moodle).I'm keeping an eye on the Moodle 2.0 release - it is expected beginning next year. It is more of a 'clean the code' and inputs from large users Open University type from UK, Netherlands and ...

From: Joe Rosa - Read more

September 11, 2008

are we getting more social?

September 11, 2008

Yesterday I learnt from yongfoook how blogs are out and microblogs in. I turn around, and everyone's got a friendfeed. Now Wired's  webmonkey tells us about "hidden" social featrues in Flickr's new UI. And I wonder, is it the web that's changing, or is it us? Is UI design finally catching up with what we want, or is it ...

From: Yishay Mor - Read more

July 06, 2008

Wanted: Dialogue Mapper (using Compendium)

July 06, 2008

With reference to my previous post, I would be interested in recruiting a volunteer to help me in the Semantic Study workshops. I'll make it clear from the outset that there is no money involved, only travel expenses (and a free book!), but there is the opportunity to learn a new skill.I would like to map the discussion part ...

From: Tony Linde - Read more

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