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Tag Archives: Learning Object

EdTech 2008 Review

The EdTech 2008 conference presentations have been published on the ILTA web site. They are divided into three strands practitioner, research and postgraduate with the bulk of the presentations (29 out of 45) being practitioner papers. Being one of the organisers I did not have time to blog at the conference but I can recallContinue Reading

Blackboard Building Blocks – Journals, Podcasts, Portfolios & Certs

Learning Objects http://www.learningobjects.com/ have developed ‘Campus Pack’, building blocks which allow authors to add podcasts, journals, eportfolios or wikis to their Blackboard courses. This enables lecturers to make full use of these technologies while maintaining control over access to student contributions and their own learning materials. Peter Shipley of Learning Objects will be demonstrating CampusContinue Reading

NDLR & Communities of Practice

The National Digital Learning Repository (NDLR) has received a further years funding from the HEA. The aim of the funding is to evaluate the work done in the first three years of the project, archive resources for posterity and possibly transfer to another more permanent repository. According to the IntraLibrary system (where the NDLR isContinue Reading

Reflecting on ALT-C

Back at work after ALT-C and reviewing the conference… I had some time free at the end to walk around the beautiful campus in Nottingham and admire the Millennium Garden and Lake. Spotted the coat of arms on the gates beside the lake – Knowledge Leads the City?. I also had a quick look roundContinue Reading

Learning Objects

At the ALT learning object showcase the seven best LOs (as selected by the judging panel) were demonstrated. The quality of the objects was excellent. It was interesting to see that the LOs were rather large (low granularity!) and all came with learning objectives, learning activities and feedback. Most were developed in Flash (one inContinue Reading