Month: January 2006

Blogging course.

English 4040 Arrived here via a slightly circuitous route (starting from a link in Will Richard’s blog, then to the schedule for Unit 1. This is a list of resources etc., which I suspect will grow as the term progresses. Looking at the blog for the course Since I didn’t really care to read about…

The augmented worker

Jay Cross starts off by looking back to his school days – when slide rules ruled, and pocket calculators just added up. (I’m not quite that old, but maths was definitely log books only, though calculators could be used for Physics etc). The main point though is looking at how things have changed over time…

Computer games 'motivate pupils'

BBC NEWS A third of teachers are using computer games in the classroom and a majority believe they improve pupils’ skills and knowledge, a survey suggests. There isn’t any mention made in the article about what games (if any) were involved in this first stage – i.e what’s going on now. However, they have said…

Upgrading to 2.0

I finally managed it the other day. I’m not sure what I was doing wrong, though I suspect that the fact that I didn’t have much webspace wasn’t helping, when trying to extract files etc. After a lot of attempting to delete whole directories in WS-FTP lite (is there a way to get it to…