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Blogs and learning professionals.

Mark Berthelemy writes about a workshop he ran, looking at Blogs and RSS for Corporate learning. One of his groups created a diagram which, while it looks at learning professionals needs for a blog, has many points that can apply directly to students – in particular the “very personal thing” and “not one size fits…

Social Networking

Several good posts recently. danah has a paper on the Australian Flexible Learning Framework site; she’s looking at teens & mySpace. It’s got a good overview of just exactly what a Social Networking site is, and then some ideas about how Educators might use them to develop their own space – without feeling like an…

More collaborating tools

Radius claims to be a “Social IM” tool – it allows you to know where your friends are, as well as integrating more than one IM accout. I’ve not yet tested it, so not sure if it works outside of the US. (Via: Profy) Evo is a Java based tool, developed by CERN, and seems…

The Big Question – Powerpoint

The Learning Circuits Blog has its monthly “Big Question” about Powerpoint this month. I’ve not yet had a chance to read all the ideas, but those that I have seem to agree with what I think. From my perspective, we have a number of conflicting points. Presentations have the potential to be very boring. Powerpoint…