Month: July 2007

Children's Fight Club

Panorama look at the growth of bullying portrayed on various video sharing networks – in particular YouTube and LiveLeak – which has fewer restrictions than YouTube over violent content. The programme included interviews with victims, as well as those who have uploaded videos and managers of the sites. YouTube relies very much on the community…

How does the growth of social networking sites impact on e-portfolios?

Catherine Howell looks at the potential of things like Facebook and other social networking sites for PLEs. As I’ve mentioned already – I’m slightly worried about the impact of requiring students to use something outside the university – in case it fails. Having just spent quite a lot of time getting this blog back up…

Slideshare has audio.

The Bamboo Project report on the fact that Slideshare now supports audio files. Looking at the home page, I think that you have to have an MP3 file of the audio – and then match them. Not sure if you can upload a Powerpoint that has the audio embedded in it. I think that it…

Favourite Tools

Jane Hart has started to create a list of Top Ten tools from a range of contributors it’s an interesting list, there is a range of commercial and free tools. I’ll have a think about my own list – right now I’d probably leave WordPress out, given the hassles I’ve got getting it going, though…