Blogging IT and EDucation

Sign Language Awareness Week

It’s Sign Language Awareness Week this week, and the BBC have got a page about it. As usual with the BBC, they have quite a few pages, not always linked to in the most logical way, so another page provides a set of useful links, including one to DeafSign, which has a rather nice “translator”…

Paste Special Unformatted Text At Your Fingertips

Paste Special Unformatted Text At Your Fingertips Having been doing a lot of cutting & pasting between documents recently, I was finding it a bit of a pain to use the Edit/Paste Special/Unformatted text to ensure that the formatting wasn’t copied. It seems that MS don’t think that you need one – and so it’s…

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….

Swimming MasterClasses

The BBC now have some Swimming Master Classes online. I’d be interested to know how easy it is to improve your swimming style in front of the PC … and then to see an improvement in your actual style. I suppose if you had one of these then you could study it and swim as…

Sharing Bookmarks

iKeepBookmarks.com A useful site for sharing bookmarks – either with yourself if you have more than 1 computer that you use regularly, or with a group. It’s possible to set various levels of adding/ editing rights for different users, so can be used to generate shared lists of bookmarks. The only problem I’ve found is…

Wink

The Flash file demonstrating how to start a blog, was created with Wink, a program that will convert a series of screen shots to Flash. It’s not perfect – I had to try several times to get what I wanted and it’s not right now. I set the screen to 800*600 before capturing, as then…