Day: 15 February 2006

The tag-cloud replaces the basic menu – Is this a good idea?

Rashmi asks this of a site that’s using a tag cloud as the primary navigation. Given that I’m currently struggling with trying to balance categorising & tagging – I think that there is a possibility for both, to me, categorising is more static, tagging more dynamic, however, I’ve got to get the balance between them…

Exploring the use of blogs as learning spaces in the HE Sector

Williams & Jacobs in AJET (.pdf) Found by following a link from Christopher Sessum’s Wiki. I’ve not fully read this yet, but seems to support the use of blogs. From a quick skim, this has some academic references to other papers, and then a study of their use on an MBA course, as an option…

Blackboard vs. Moodle

Blackboard vs. Moodle A look by a single institution at the pros & cons of Blackboard & Moodle. They come down (just) on the side of Moodle, though they already have Blackboard. Ties in well with Michael Feldstein’s report on the cost of Blackboard a few weeks ago. Via Steven Downes…