Month: December 2004

Sakai Project

Sakai Project This is a project run by The University of Michigan, Indiana University, MIT, Stanford, and the uPortal consortium. Their aims are: A framework that builds on the recently ratified JSR 168 portlet standard and the OKI open service interface definitions to create a services-based, enterprise portal for tool delivery A re-factored set of…

CiteULike:

A free online service to organize your academic papers: This seems like a useful tool, especially if you are working on several different computers. It’s an online library, where you can store references for academic journals. They say: CiteULike is a free service to help academics to share, store, and organise the academic papers they…

Blogging Software

At the moment I am looking at other blogging software. Most of those that I’m looking at require hosting on a server, though quite a few are open source software, so once you have the server space, that’s it as far as cost goes. Word Press I’m quite impressed with Word Press. It has a…

Journal of Educational Technology and Society.

I found this journal through the feed from eLearnopedia. The actual feed pointed to 1 particular article, however, the whole of the current issue looks interesting, as it’s a special issue entitled “Ontologies and the Semantic Web for E-learning[N.B Link to a .pdf – c 5MB. (2004: Vol 7 Issue. 4)]. To whet your appetite,…

Understanding PISA

Stephen Downes has written an article reviewing a recent BBC report that suggested “Students who use computers a lot at school have worse maths and reading performance” . The BBC article was reviewing a CESifo sponsored report, which studied school performance in several European Countries, evaluating the influence of many factors, of which only 1…