Monthly Archives: June 2008

Lifelong Learning or Lifelong Research?

Recently a colleague challenged us to do a diagram or concept map of our own PLE in the Learning Design Hub. OK…but what is a PLE? It’s a Personal Learning Environment, which I’m interpreting as what tools users are using … Continue reading

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The Rest of the NMC 2: Religion Online

I’m a fairly cynical creature, so it’s not often that I find a philiosophical presentation mind-blowing, but this one did it. The presentation was innocently title Religion Online, but the speaker, Edward Lamoreux of Bradley University (a practicing ethnographer), raised … Continue reading

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The Rest of the NMC 1: Maps, iPhone and Games

My colleagues commented that some of the sessions were mislabelled (see below), but I was actually satisfied with what I got to see – which were some interesting examples of how new technology is playing out in the classroom Maps … Continue reading

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NMC Day 1 – Quick Time Pro

For a preconference tutorial, I chose to go to the Quicktime Pro (QT Pro) seminar, partly because I have been working with a lot of video material lately. The thing I like about Quicktime Pro is that it has a … Continue reading

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The Home Page is now the Orientation Area

At the Web 2008 conference this year I was able to listen to the keynote from Steve Krug, the author of the classic usability book Don’t Make Me Think. The one take-away I got from that session was that modern … Continue reading

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