Month: July 2006

How can I tell if I'll be any good as a programmer?

The Guardian Technology supplement reports on some work done at Middlesex, attempting to predict how well students are likely to perform in programming. Like other Universities, they’d noted that students typically either did very well, or failed. They have therefore designed a test, to see if they can predict how well students are likely to…

Blogs and ePortfolios and Assessment

Barbara’s thinking Out Loud about blogs & ePortfolios. Here at Portsmouth we’ve been talking about blogs & ePortfolios; I’m hoping to have Elgg set up for the start of next academic year, and to test it with some students, primarily for blogging, but, as all the groups that I’ll be working with will have to…

Web 2.0 Services.

I’ve been using ikeepbookmarks for some time now, to organise bookmarks & I find it very useful. However, I know that del.ici.ous is much more heavily used; so was Googling to see if I could find any reviews of the two. In part, I was hoping to find evidence to support my decision not to…