Month: January 2005

Tablet PC

Up and running! I’m so pleased, I’ve got it up and running, following the ideas on this thread at TabletPC Buzz (site down at present, but was there before!) Given that most of the sites I’ve read about the M200 discuss the fact that you can’t use the restore CDs if you don’t have an…

International Weblog Workshop

A 6 week workshop, aimed at those using blogs in EFL/ESL teaching. They are using a variety of online services, such as Yahoo Groups, a Bravenet Map (to show where participants are), TappedIn – for chat sessions, and so on. It seems to be as well as a forum for discussing how blogs might be…

NESTA Futurelab – Showcase – Futurelab projects

NESTA Futurelab – Showcase – Futurelab projects Just found this, some pretty interesting interactive things that Nesta are looking at – in the main for schools. Moovl looks fun, I’ve had a go with the demo, and the Savannah project looks fascinating. There are quite a few there that I’ve not had a chance to…

New Year – and poorly tablet PC.

I seem to have been getting rather behind with keeping this upto date – I have got a heap of useful links that I want to comment on, though at present they are just sitting in the “draft” tray. One of the things that I have been trying to sort out is my tablet PC…

LOM_RSS

LOM_RSS Steven Downes has been working on LOM_RSS. In other words, a RSS feed that can incorporate LOM metadata. Brian Sutherland, in this comment says: “We see RSS_LOM as a format that can serve five functions: harvesting federated search result metadata packing slip (RSS encl. element) news linking collections to communities of practice, and communities…

Using Moodle:

Using Moodle: Moodle for Windows Moodle is an open source VLE that I have mentioned before. The forums at Moodle are full of useful information. This particular one covers setting up Moodle on a standalone PC. Initially one might ask “why”. HOwever, any one who has spent time uploading material onto WebCT in order to…

LAMS: Learning Activity Management System

LAMS: Learning Activity Management System. Yet another Learning Management system … this one though seems to have a focus on activity – by which they mean activities that involve all the features of the computer, rather than just “ease of putting your notes on line”, which many other VLEs seem to advertise. They are going…

What are the Differences Between Message Boards and Weblogs?

What are the Differences Between Message Boards and Weblogs? An overview of the main differences between message boards and blogs. The author works for a company that specialise in the innovative use of social software in business. The author states that he’s looking at the way both are standardly used, rather than those that might…