Month: October 2006

eFoundations: The importance of being open

eFoundations: The importance of being open I have just found this blog – Andy Powell is discussing some of the JISC tools (in particular JORUM and JISC IE), and comparing them to freely available tools (such as SlideShare, Flickr etc). He makes some good points, both about the “Reinventing the Wheel” syndrome, as well as…

Google Accounts … an oddity.

I’ve mentioned in the past, tools like Google Spreadsheets and Google Docs, as a way of collaborating on Documents. I’ve just discovered from a couple of conversations with people that if you want to collaborate using them, they both work slightly differently. Google Docs (which, was originally Writely and thus outside the Google empire) requires…

RSS into WebCT.

One of the things that I’ve been doing with the ExPERT centre is looking at the WebCT site -to see how it can be improved. One issue that struck me was the news page. It’s not that interactive. So, I initially wondered if it was possible to have an RSS feed from WebCT, but have…

» Personalisation in electronic environments Josie Fraser gives a good overview of where we are, and, more importantly where we could be going with personalisation in electroncic (learning environments). She looks at a range of differing levels of personalisation and control that the learner can have over the environment, and sees a difference between a…