Month: April 2005

More on Warwick

I’ve just been having a bit of a dig round the FAQs at Warwick Blogs, and a couple of things that they’ve implemented which are very much academic related, are the option to have “Follow-ups“, and “Prompts“. The followups allow you to start with an existing post, and generate a new one, with a link…

Use of Blogging in Undergraduate Courses: My Experience

Couros Blog – Frequent Rants from an Ed. Tech’er: Use of Blogging in Undergraduate Courses: My Experience A useful article – Alec started to get students on a course (which sounds rather like my EdCom unit from a quick glance), to use Blogs as a way of working. He’s listed some of the problems –…

GENDER & COMPUTING

GENDER & COMPUTING This looks like a useful blog to add to the (rather too many!) that I’m already following via Bloglines. I’ve come across some of Hilde’s work before, both when I was doing research for the 1st year BSc. STAS material on Gender and the IT industry, and for the final year EdCOM…

american studies:

american studies: A Class blog, in which the teacher is involving not only the students and other teachers, but also their parents. It seems to be becoming a powerful forum for all to share their ideas of how the combined English & Social Studies class is developing. Will Richardson has discussed the blog on several…

IRRODL: Elements of Effective e-Learning Design

IRRODL: Elements of Effective e-Learning Design The IRRODL generally has useful papers – this one is no exception. They are looking at eLearning in all its genres – blended as well as distance. Though the paper focuesses on By ‘design’ we mean the planning or working out of the e-learning resource. This combines tasks including…

Main Page – Wikibooks

Main Page – Wikibooks This looks as if it has some potential – as with other Wikis it’s an open content system that all can edit. In this case, it’s a collection of books, with a vague “textbook” type emphasis. At the moment, it’s the cookbook that seems to be getting the most editing, though…

Mathemagenic: learning and KM insights – Thursday, April 07, 2005

Mathemagenic: learning and KM insights – Thursday, April 07, 2005This post is one of a series (currently 4), about the use of a blog for research. This one is a reflection on research notes I have for my research (which wasn’t designed as an ethnography). The author, Lilia Efimova is working on her PhD, with…

BBC NEWS | Technology | Google to start 'video blogging'

BBC NEWS | Technology | Google to start ‘video blogging’ “In the next few days, we’re actually going to start taking video submissions from people, and we’re not quite sure what we’re going to get, but we decided we’d try this experiment,” said Mr Page. Well it looks like they’re not quite sure what’s going…