Play Learning Tool Bingo!

Jane Hart’s Centre for Performance and Learning Technologies (C4PLT) has just published the final list of the top 100 learning tools for 2010. The list is nicely presented on Slideshare (up two places to number 5 from last year’s number 7) and I’ve embedded it here. Top100 Tools for Learning…

Continue reading

How to Use Social Software in Higher Education

As noted in Alan Cann’s Science of the Invisible, EU funded funded project iCamp has published a handbook on “How to Use Social Software in Higher Education” and it’ll be on my “to read list” over the Easter break. The iCamp site itself looks to be worth monitoring.

Continue reading

We are not alone…

Today I typed learninglab into my web browser’s address bar with the intention of visiting Swansea University’s hottest  web destination. And I was intrigued by how many sites Google and Live Search threw up as suggested destinations. Quite a few are apparently concerned with the same things that Swansea’s Learning…

Continue reading

Blackboard – the future

Blackboard inc have released some video presentations about their Project NG (Next Generation) this is the hybred product that includes the final best of breed integration of WebCT and Blackboard into a single product. The presentation is not yet complete and more will be released as it becomes available. Nor…

Continue reading

Going Global, Going Public

Dean Shareski an Educational Technologist and advocate of the educational benefits of on-line sharing (See: Lesson #1: Share), has posted another pod- and slide cast in which he discusses some issues around being on-line, dispels some myths and considers the advantages of sharing. The presentation has a primary school perspective,…

Continue reading

The sweet spot in education

Martin Weller (from the Open University) has republished his presentation from a JISC Emerge conference on SlideShare and released it in a blog post entitled “Finding the Sweetspot Between Web 2 and Education“. The Sweet spot may actually be somewhere between formal instititutional e-learning systems and informal social networks and…

Continue reading

Lesson #1 Share

I discovered this presentation through the Google Reader suggestions feature. This had noted that I read a few educational blogs and pointed me to one I wasn’t reading: Ideas and Thoughts by Dean Shareski. Here I found this nice shortish presentation on Sharing that Dean has shared via SlideShare. I…

Continue reading