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July 27, 2007

Sexual Health SIM project in Second Life

July 27, 2007

I know nothing about SL or other MUVEs but was recently sent an invitiation to review information about the new Sexual Health SIM project in Second Life, supported by the University of Plymouth.I'd appreciate any comments from experts  on this sort of development.see  for the video & comments. Supporting papers etc are at: ...

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July 10, 2007

my report of Manchester

July 10, 2007

My report from the Manchester event (with a special focus on bits likely to be relevant to the Mobile T's is up (with some pics) at ...

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June 27, 2007

Facebook v MySpace - a class divide

June 27, 2007

Yesterday's Guardian caried a report "Facebook v MySpace - aclass divide" based on US research about the social makeup of the users of these two social networking sites. If the research is valid and a similar divide is emerging in the UK what are the ...

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June 05, 2007

Elluminate & second life

June 05, 2007

I am unable to join this mornings discussions using Elluminate - although i got into the test pages yesterday this morning I'm getting connetion refused by host messages. So I need to "send apologies".Our university IT services have now responded to my request about second life & says:" I have been passed your Helpdesk job regarding using the Second ...

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June 04, 2007

EMERGE activity, software, participation & personal drowning

June 04, 2007

I've spent a couple of hours (including contacts with IT support people - who asked what second life is) trying to set up all the software for this weeks activity - I'm wondering what the personal and organisational benefits of this work will be. It is over and above my normal work load (over 100 scripts to mark this ...

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May 11, 2007

Bristol Mobile Ts workshop

May 11, 2007

Friday lunch involved a quick workshop at the Graduate School of Education at the University of Bristol for Bristol & UWE members - to try to help them get to use the elgg software (& talk about other related activities).The workshop  highlighted various difficulties with using the Emerge elgg site which is counter intuitive. People were trying to complete ...

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May 01, 2007

JISC Web 2.0 webinar

May 01, 2007

Is anybody "attending"  the current JISC Web 2.0 webinar? I see Brian did a presentation today on 'Content creation: Web 2.0 is providing the solution'. Are there other things which are being discussed during these webinars (which I didn't know about) which should be duplicated on here? A colleague of mine (Peter Murray) is putting daily reports of ...

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April 16, 2007

Rod : Introduction

April 16, 2007

Hi to everyone in the EMERGE community.For my profile, CV etc (including family snap) see RodSpace which also includes a link to my Blog Informaticopia (which I haven't been able to include in the feeds here) - it's been a bit busy the last few days as I've managed to use the freedom of information act to get hold ...

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