Category Archives: Miscellanous Ideas

Posts on a random set of ideas in the area of e-learning

Student led curriculum

I came across this post at DMLcentral and thought it seems to tie in the few other posts I have made recently. Yet “another brick in the wall” – to borrow a phrase – entombing the old teaching model and … Continue reading

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Phone? Computer? Television? Radio?

Does it even make sense to attempt to distinguish among these different media – phones, computers, television and/or radio? I think not! The convergence is already here, the remaining unknowns are just to do with sharing the pie among providers; … Continue reading

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More and more free quality content

There is a growing stream of top quality content being made available through a variety of sources. Institutions that wish to encourage users to use their content, experts who are building profile and followings and newbies keen to get some … Continue reading

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Sharing and grouping tools

For the lack of a better description I will refer to a most interesting set of tools that are emerging as Sharing and Grouping tools. Tools like Wiggo which allow the creation of groups in a shared environment providing tools … Continue reading

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Blackboards

At last year’s LAMS conference http://www.lamsinternational.com/ a teacher talked about the experience of having removed all the blackboards (chalk based technology) from classrooms and installed interactive white boards (IWB). The teachers loved it and the students loved it and the … Continue reading

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Informal Learning – re-visited

This concept of informal learning is still gnawing away at me. I can see how a disciplined and strongly self-directed learner can fully take advantage of all the open access materials available. What I struggle with is the rest of … Continue reading

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Blog on the run via iPhone

It amazes me that I can sit and blog from my phone; I wish I had had these tools growing up!

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