On my way to work this morning I was listening to Chris Pirillo talking to James Wen from Positive Motion, about their new tool called Mobile Prep a mobile phone flash card program. Atf irst I was a bit skeptical about the product but listening to James and hearing his vision of how he wantsContinue reading “Mobile flash cards”
Just finished listening to show number 51 from The Cranky Middle Manager Show where Wayne spends time chatting with Matt Manuel from EA who looks after the development of FIFA 2006. A great show with some really interesting ideas covering on-boarding, peer mentoring, and team management. It seems that a number of the manager’s atContinue reading “How to manage gaming geeks, or any geek for that matter”
A recent Wired Magazine article provides unique perspectives on learning and to a lesser degree recruitment. The article talks about a senior manager at Yahoo who is a guild leader in World of Warcraft, a massive multi player online game. His position in World of Warcraft has provided him many of the necessary skills neededContinue reading “Learning like a 5 year old”
Frank Arrigo’s son is getting a Tablet at his new school, very cool. Frank provides a great description of the software that that will be using. Frank is pumped, maybe he should have a look at The Table Education Blog for some more ideas?
Anne Bartlett-Bragg (one of the organisers of BlogTalk Downunder) was interviewed recently by Anna Salleh from ABC Science Online about her research in blogs and education that she has been conducting for her PhD. Her quote “I say, I’m sorry, I’m making you think. Isn’t that why we’re here?” made me laugh, so many peopleContinue reading “Students who actually think!”
Amy Bellinger from Learnandteachonline.com is pondering about the use of OPML in LMS’s. I really see this as a fantastic merger as I have said before here and here. I guess time will tell if it catches on.
(Via eHRMS) PR Newswire reports that WebEx is the market leader for live, web-based training “WebEx Training Center added an integrated platform for creating and delivering on-demand training materials, making it one of the only services to support both delivery methods.”
Amy Bellinger from Learn and Teach Online has found a new site for podcasting within education called Education Podcast Network, or EPN for short. The site looks to be setting itself up as a directory of sorts within the education space on podcasts and blogs. The directory looks like it has been built using RSSContinue reading “Education podcasting”
For the last 3 months I have been wanting a Tablet PC, specifically the Toshiba M200, and since returning from BlogTalk Downunder this want has increased. Why? Firstly I got to see Mick Stanic’s up close and personal and I got to use the iBurst wireless broadband. My personal view is Tablet PC + WirelessContinue reading “Tablet PC’s in Education”
The University of Michigan is running a course on blogs, Jeremy Wright is planning to conduct a review of them over the next few days.