Month: April 2008

Slideshare, Tibet, China and DoS attacks

Andy Powell comments on the DOS launched on Slideshare recently, seemingly in relation to presentations about the situation in Tibet. (He also noted how quickly someone from Slideshare emailed him, after he’d twittered about it. This highlights not only the problem of putting material on Slideshare (though the VLE at work has been known to…

How Much Time Does Classroom 2.0 Take?

This was originally a post about Web2.0, in the context of libraries. It doesn’t take long to change it to “Classroom 2.0” or “eLearning”. From a staff point of view, if we’re going to start to get our students to use Web2.0 tools to support their learning, how much time we can allocate to supporting…

A Free Learning Tool for Every Learning Problem?

ZaidLearn presents a list of tools. It’s quite long, most are familiar to me, though there are some new ones. I’d heard of “DimDim” before, but I’ve not checked it out; Courselab, was new to me. I was sorry not to see Elgg in his list; but perhaps he’s been bitten by the recent hiccups…