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March 24, 2009

Reminder: Deadline 16/04/09: Computer Science Education Journal Special Issue on Social Technologies in CSE

March 24, 2009

Second Call for PapersComputer Science Education Journal Special Issue on Social Technologies in Computer Science Education Guest Editor: Professor Janet Finlay, Leeds Metropolitan University, j.finlay@leedsmet.ac.ukThere has been much interest of late in the use of social technologies to enhance teaching and learning.  Increasingly educators are exploring the role of Multi User Virtual Environments and so called “Web 2.0” technologies, ...

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Future of Emerge - the clock is ticking....

March 24, 2009

At the last two F2F meetings there has been a lot of talk about continuing at least the online Emerge community and seeing whether it can "re-emerge" as something self sustaining. I have contacted privately those people (outside the support team) who expressed interest in helping to keep this going. But we are rapidly approaching the time we have ...

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March 23, 2009

pattern methodologies symposium @ CAL’09 tomorrow

March 23, 2009

(cross posted from ) Planet is hosting a symposium at CAL’09 tomorrow. If you’re in Brighton, drop in and join the discussion. Our plan is to break away from the usual talking heads format, and devote most of the time for conversation. We’ve set up a web-space for the symposium at: Where you can find drafts of ...

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March 18, 2009

Formative e-Assessment: theory, practice, patterns

March 18, 2009

The Centre for Work-based Learning and the London Knowledge Lab are presenting findings from the JISC-funded project ‘Scoping a Vision of Formative E-Assessment’ on Tuesday, April 28. The event will present our theoretical findings, case stories and design patterns, and will include keynotes by Dylan Wiliam and Diana Laurilard. The event is held ...

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March 15, 2009

EVOLVE in Partnership with Educamp: Open Seminar on Enterprise 2.0

March 15, 2009

This month's Topic: Enterprise 2.0 - The potentials of social software for the learning processes in enterpriseWhen: Monday, March 16, 18:00 GMT / 1900 CETWhere: Elluminate (no Password required)  Moderation: Cristina Costa and Steffen Büffel The guest speakers includes Willms Buhse and Pat Parslow. Isn't that reason enough not to miss it!! ;-) The discussion will focuses on the following ...

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March 13, 2009

Gwendolyn Kolfschoten and Stephan Lukosch: Cognitive learning efficiency through the use of design patterns

March 13, 2009

The 1st full paper for our symposium at CAL is now available for download (pdf). When it comes to design patterns, there seem to be two types of people: born-again evangelists who would sell their mum to convince you that patterns are the cure to all your ails, and normal, decent folk who just don’t understand ...

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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 ...

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March 01, 2009

attribution bugs in the formative e-assessment report

March 01, 2009

The report I posted a few days ag0 had some serious faults in terms of links, credits and references. If you’ve downloaded it, please discard and get a fresh copy. Sorry for the inconvinience. ...

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February 26, 2009

Hackit & Bankwell: learn Linux from comix

February 26, 2009

Yay! I never have to tell anyone how to install Ubuntu again. I can just send them this comic book (CC PDF). Issue #1: Switching to Ubuntu - Print Version Available Now This Issue is especially useful to power users who want to switch to Linux with Ubuntu! Synopsis: Woody Hackett learns from his business partner, Jerome ...

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Share your story

February 26, 2009

Last Tuesday we gathered online for a chat around sharing practice. It was quite interesting to be able to listen to the stories people shared about their experiences. The recording of the session is available here.       We have now set up an open wiki to collect people’s story. Do check it here and add your ...

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