Category: eLearning

IRRODL: Elements of Effective e-Learning Design

IRRODL: Elements of Effective e-Learning Design The IRRODL generally has useful papers – this one is no exception. They are looking at eLearning in all its genres – blended as well as distance. Though the paper focuesses on By ‘design’ we mean the planning or working out of the e-learning resource. This combines tasks including…

KEEP Toolkit

KEEP Toolkit This is an initiative started by Knowledge Media Laboratory of The Carnegie Foundation. It’s a set of open source tools. Knowledge sharing and collaboration are key aims of the project. They summarise the main points as: The KEEP Toolkit is a set of web-based tools that help teachers, students and institutions quickly create…

International Journal of Education and Development using ICT

International Journal of Education and Development using ICTThis is a new Journal, focussing on, as the title suggests, the use of ICT in education in developing areas of the world (rather than the use of ICT to teach about Devleopment). The list of articles for the first issue looks interesting….

Web Accessibility Resource Planner

Web Accessibility Resource Planner WebAim, a sote focussing on accessibility have now put together WARP. This is an area where, as a teacher, you can put together a set of resources for students about accessibility. While they give you a template (it ends up looking rather forumlaic), there is the option to either create your…

The WebLog as the Model for the new VLE

Auricle In February 2004, Auricle initiated a series of articles The Weblog as the Model for a New Type of VLE? Auricle (based at Bath) have been looking in particular at ELGG, a blog type system developed at Edinburgh, which has quite a lot of social interaction type features. They are calling it a “Personal…

COL Learning Object Repository

The Commonwealth of Learning an organisation based in Canada focussing on learning within the Commonwealth, has just opened this LO repository of materials from across the commonwealth. A number of online databases of learning content – or Learning Object Repositories – have been created around the world including CAREO, MERLOT and EdNA. COL has worked…

LearnScope

LearnScope A useful looking site – with forums and many links for eLearning. There seem to be a lot of good examples of online resources in general in Australia – and of course, they have expertise in distance education (School of the air) for all ages….