June 12, 2008
Via Stephen Downes OL Daily I came across this post by Michael Feldstein about his recent experiences in IMS and around the contradiction of IMS being a subscription organisation producing so called open standards. This issue has been highlighted over the last 2 years or so with the changes in access to to public [...]
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.
February 4, 2008
As a follow up to the recent JISC one day conference "Using Learning Resources: Transforming the Educational Experience"; I thought it would be interesting to see what the SIG thought of some of the common themes coming through from the day about potential areas for funding and what the community thought priorities should be. [...]
February 22, 2007
Last Friday I attended the Intrallect Future Visions Seminar in Edinburgh. The brief for the four speakers was to look no further than three years forward, anticipate advances in technology but focus on the the benefits that people involved in in education will see as a result of these advances. The meeting venue [...]
February 5, 2007
According to Andy Powell (Eduserve), yes, it is. And at a technical workshop on content packaging for complex objects organised by the Repositories Research Team last week, he put forward a case for the potential of the Dublin Core Abstract Model to be used for packaging complex objects. ( A quick overview [...]
January 19, 2007
This may not appeal to everyone, but shinyshiny (the people who bring us perhaps the best blogs in the world - well, my world anyway - including shoewawa, and the girls guide to gadgets, shinyshiny) have launched a new blog on web 2.0 developments call techspace. I'll certainly be keeping an eye on this [...]
November 21, 2006
At our conference session one of the many topics we covered was aggregation. Brian Kelly recommended an aggregtor called netvibes. I've been having a play with it this morning and it seems pretty cool. I've got feeds from all the CETIS blogs now on it and links to del.icio.us, flickr, the weather [...]
November 2, 2006
An overview for the 'understanding my learning' (the learners experience of e-learning projects) was presented at the recent e-pedagogy experts meeting by Greg Benfield and Ellen Lessner of the support project from this strand of the pedagogy programme.
As part of the synthesis of the projects, a number of guides have been produced for learners, [...]
September 18, 2006
I've spent most of today writing up my notes from the recent IMS/Blackboard meeting. I've just tried to upload the word file, but it didn't work - doh! Will try and investigate to see where I'm going wrong
September 18, 2006
So here we go, this is my first entry into the new CETIS blogging world. Fingers crossed it really is a simple as it seems.