Category: eLearning

Evaluating E-Learning

Graham Attwell has posted a report he wrote covering the evaluation of eLearning. It was a project that ran from 2002 – 2005. (It’s worth keeping those dates in mind when looking at the comments on Stephen Downes’ site). I’ve not read it totally yet, though from what I’ve seen so far, it’s probably more…

Audio and Online Learning.

Cathy Moore has created a (partially) narrated presentation highlighting some of the points that Kulhmann has made in regard to the use of Audio enhanced presentations for online learners. They both make valuable points; I know that I am definitely someone who reads ahead of the presenter. I think there are infact two things that…

Intute Blog

Intute have launched a blog. It’s very much of the “news” rather than personal opinion, however, one worth following, I suspect, as the Intute materials are generally useful….

Student expectations study – Our Space, not Your Space.

JISC have released a report looking at the expectations of students entering University – in terms of Computer access/ support/ use in learning etc. Many of their expectations are predictable, that, for example, they’ll be less restricted in the websites that they can access – especially in Halls. Others are similar to some of the…

Alt-C 2007 – Day 1

I’m now in Nottingham at ALT-C – which is a much larger conference than I’ve got used to! There are people everywhere – and a choice of 9 sessions to attend each time. The first Keynote was Michele Selinger (link to Elluminate recording), who spoke about a range of different “chasms” – and how we…

Logo Wiki

logothings: A wiki about the History of Logo. It’s got some 1980s video of children using turtles, as well as links to other aspects of the history of logo. Via: Stephen Downes…

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…