Category: Communication and Communities

Collaborative Learning Activities Using Social Software Tools

Virtual Canuck » Collaborative Learning Activities Using Social Software Tools Some great ideas in a linked Writely doc! Can’t comment on his site though, as it’s closed for comments at the moment. 🙁 I did, however, have a bit of a browse round the public bits of Me2U – which looks useful. They’re using Elgg,…

Developing Online Communities the Centred Way

Developing Online Communities the Centred Way ‘designed’ communities need to be focused, energized and purposeful. In the educational context there are many great examples of successful community ‘themes’ around, for example, research, discipline, faculty, politics etc. We shouldn’t over look these. Also, the communities we create need to be focused around individuals rather than separate…

"Death by Powerpoint"…

Conference Day 2 and a modest proposal” Scott Leslie starts by discussing the tedium of yet another Powerpoint presentation .The link to Alan Levin’s comments about Powerpoint & how projects should be presented are well worth following, though you’ll learn nothing new – just remind yourself about what you shouldn’t do! Leslie then says: We…

Internet Research 6.0: Internet Generations

Internet Research 6.0: Internet Generations. I’ve found several blog references to this conference, in particular from Lilia’s Mathemagenic Blog. I’m not sure how many papers there are, but there are quite a few. I’ve looked at several abstracts so far, but unfortunately it seems that it’s just an abstract, only delegates get access to the…