Adding a Wiki to Blackboard and Jing!

In today’s excellent lunch-and-lean session, Matthew Allen told us how to take the fear out of e-learning by thinking about how traditional teaching methods may be enhanced by technology. In other words, we should regard e-learning is a means to an end, and not the end itself. These insights are…

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Google Reader for Beginners

Any blogger worth his or her salt will eventually need to make use of an RSS Feed Aggregator to keep up to date with all the information that’s out there. My personal favourite is Google Reader, which I use over breakfast instead of a newspaper to catch up on interesting…

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Podcasting and visual poetry

We have been trying out some ideas for some podcasting episodes to support modules in Greek archaeology. These have been recorded in the field. But what about recording a podcast in front of the computer? I have been trying out some ideas with my poetry. ‘Gloucestershire in the Negev’ is…

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Rise of Twitter

The BBC has an interesting comment on the rise of Twitter. Twitter, the mobile phone-based micro-blogging service, rocketed nearly 1000% in use in the UK over the past year according to industry analysts HitWise. And what are you doing right now?

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BETT 2009:

Once again it’s time for the BETT Show. The self-styled “largest educational technology show in the world.” For the first hour or so I wondered what on earth I was doing there as I heard one salesman after another explain how their product is loved by students, will improve their…

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Do you want to be friends?

We’ve added a couple of widgets from Google Friends Connect. Friends Connect has various social networking widgets that can be added to any web site with the idea, according to Google, that “Google Friend Connect means more people engaging more deeply…… with each other.” You’ll need a Google account to…

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Web 2.0 and Archaeology

Chuck E. Jones on Ancient World Bloggers has discussed “Web 2.0 and Beyond: New Tools for Archaeological Collaboration and Communication“. The presentations from Web 2.0 and Beyond: New Tools for Archaeological Collaboration and Communication (Vancouver, March 26-30, 2008) are now online. There are short abstracts of the presentations.

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Connectivism?

A Commoncraft style video on connectivism. I found this here http://wishfulthinkinginmedicaleducation.blogspot.com/ which is the blog of a Clinical Lecturer in Cardifff University who joined the Learning Lab Delicious network

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