Month: June 2005

Search Engine Interfaces

Search Engine Interfaces. A review of search engines, however rather than the standard “number of hits”/ “accuracy of results”, this concentrates on the interface – both for inputting the query, and, probably more usefully outputting the results. They’ve looked at a variety of search engines, some being new to me, while others were, I suspect…

Skills for Access : The Comprehensive Guide to Creating Accessible Multimedia for e-learning

Skills for Access : The Comprehensive Guide to Creating Accessible Multimedia for e-learning Title says all, really! Focusses though on the “How to” and has case studies, rather than just being “you musts”….

Digital Web Magazine – Web Designer’s FREElance Toolbox for Windows Miscellaneous freeware tools … I’ve got/ used most of them, though some, such as ScreenRip are new….

Migrating from WebCT to Moodle.

Auricle (Derek Morrison) reports on an interview with Morag Munro, about Dublin City’s migration from WebCT to Moodle. They actually made the move a couple of years ago. The interview is available as a Podcast. (Recorded from a Skype conversation – see previous post)…

Recording Skype

AuricleWith the growth of VoIP, Derek Morrison has been looking at how Skype conversations might be captured, and then used later for teaching. He looks at several options for the capture, finally choosing the simplest as the best….

Catching up!

The plethora of posts today was simply a case of going through all those things that I’ve been bookmarking etc., in the past month, while getting caught up with marking and all those other end of term things….

Innovate – Instructional Blogging: Promoting Interactivity, Student-Centered Learning, and Peer Input

Innovate – Instructional Blogging: Promoting Interactivity, Student-Centered Learning, and Peer Input A useful paper – the synopsis says: Stuart Glogoff expounds on the educational applications of blogs—simple Web pages that can have surprisingly complex classroom applications. Situating his commentary in the context of pedagogical theory, Glogoff outlines the ways in which blogs can enable receptive…