Bryan Alexander’s March/April 2006 EDUCAUSE Review article on Web 2.0. Much good stuff, a good summary. Something to refer to later.
Derek Morrison raises the spectre of organisational response to the idea of Web 2.0 course websites. In part, this looks like the challenge of losing control facing IT support divisions and management. The open content nature of services like Google Video would create a related issue for academics. I slipped mention of self-organising systems into
A post from Simon Fraser University talks about use of Google Calendar with some PHP code to manage calendars and bookings. Another potential application for Web 2.0 course sites – the study schedule as a Google calendar. Allow students to remix it with their own stuff…..lots of stuff here to think about and investigate.
The Web 2.0 Course Site idea has many flaws, hurdles or counter arguments. A major one is the issue of trust. Why should I trust a 3rd party to keep my classes data. Won’t it just go away? The post about OpenAcademic.org that I’ve linked to (my first experiment with trackbacks in this environment) talks
A nice quote to support the approach taken with BAM and to some extent Webfuse Therefore, research should be conducted to determine the best ways to integrate these tools into existing e-Learning programmes for students, health professionals and patients, taking into account the different, but also overlapping, needs of these three audience classes and the
Have had a report from one of the students i am facing a problem since 14 sept. that my blog has been locked by spam blogger robot.i have tried so many times to unlock my blog but it does not unlocked yet i am going late to send my blog for week 8. Sounds a
I’m becoming interested in the notion of Web 2.0 course sites as the next step in the evolutionary development of Webfuse. This details my first experiment with Google Video as part of that process. The Wikipedia page on Google Video has more detail on competing services, background and drawbacks of Google Video. The idea The
Overall Aim Make learning in SDO more authentic. Make it like the student is arriving at a real organisation as a trainee Systems Analyst. Making that organisation CQU would enable us to leverage off the students interactions at the campuses, but also with our knowledge of the systems. Training and Helpdesk One place for them
Thesis That Universities can provide a better quality, more reliable elearning service and, at the same time, repurpose resources away from low-level infrastructure resources towards higher-level customisation roles, by replacing the current model for learning management systems. The current model for course sites means that all content and technology used as part of course websites
Part of a project for “Embracing blogs” for information literacy. Based on a paper that I think I’ve seen before. Quicktime broadband version of the talk. Probably only visible to people on the CQU campus. Paper presented at Networked Learning 2006. Most of the work is coming from Sandra Cochrane who has now moved to