March 31, 2008
The JORUM have started a series of community video podcasts featuring users of the service. The latest one features our very own Phil Barker. One of the changes to JORUM that Phil (and a great many others) would like to see is the service being more open - particularly for searching purposes.
March 26, 2008
Read/Write web have produced a really concise guide to the use of semantic technologies - Semantic Web patterns: a guide to semantic technologies. They have also just introduced a new monthly podcast feature called "The Semantic Web Gang". The first episode is called "readiness for the semantic web". Although taking [...]
March 14, 2008
A meeting was held on 4th March to get some 'real world' input into how the development on the two pedagogy planning tools in the current JISC Design for Learning programme should progress.
The audience was made up mainly of teaching practitioners, most of whom have an interest in staff development and e-learning. [...]
March 3, 2008
IMS (GLC)have just announced announced plans to initiate a pilot project in the distribution of interoperability specifications under a form of Creative Commons license. According to the press release "IMS GLC has conceptualized a novel approach that may be applicable to many standards organizations."
I'm not exactly sure just what these [...]
March 3, 2008
I managed to get along the the second day of the recent intralibrary conference the other week. Although a many of the presenters had links with Intrallect and/or were intralibrary users the discussions did focus on much broader issues than the specifics of that particular system. As I missed the first day I [...]