Category: Software & Computer Handy Hints

Screen Sharing

Robin Good reviews Citrix’s GoToMeeting. It seems to be a pretty impressive tool, though not Free, so perhaps not ideal for students to experiment with. He also links to a post he made a few days ago, which has an overview of what he feels are the differences between “Screen sharing” and “application sharing” –…

Open Source in HE

Catherine Howell looks at a report by OSS watch into the use of Open Source Software by UK FE/HE institutions. The report itself was looking at all OS use, though Catherine has concentrated on the CMS/VLE/LMS aspects of the report. Institutional Policies and actual practice do vary, according to Policies, 7% of FE establishments make…

Writely

I’ve already mentioned “Writely” though I have to confess that though I’d mentioned it previously, I’d not really tested it. Having read Brian Lamb’s review of it, I thought I’d really better check it out. I’ve set up an account, and am using it now, hopefully in the process of creating this particular post. Though…

Forums: Emerging Technologies

TechSoup Tech Soup is a site that I used to use quite a lot & haven’t for quite some time now. I found this referenced somewhere (link from a link type thing), and it reminded me of the use of the site. This particular forum is looking at emerging technologies, such as Wel 2.0, Web…