A few weeks ago I mentioned ePortfolios and since then I have been thinking through the different items that would make up such a tool. An ePortfolio allows a learner to to develop a portfolio of work/artifacts that show their learning, skills, accomplishments and development. Blogs provide a framework publish these items and when theContinue reading “More on ePortfolios”
Jeremy Zawodny writes about what he sees as some of the limitations of Wiki’s. His perspective is correct, and the comments on his post raise further questions and ideas. Interesting I have been trying to set up a Wiki on our home server and teach my wife how to use it. The whole process hasContinue reading “Wiki limitations”
Interesting item from NetDimenions, a Hong Kong based LMS vendor who has a blog. The item was written by a guest author to their blog, Harold Jarche. Harold touches on some of the same topics as I have been thinking about recently.
It has taken me about a week to get around to reading this item on elearning by Amy Gahran (from EducationNiche). What struck me about it is Amy is almost talk about a sophisticated RSS environment for learning objects. I have been thinking of how can we use RSS feeds to deliver learning content toContinue reading “Corporate E-Learning”
Just found an interesting service on the O’Reilly Network Safari BookShelf. Safari BookShelf is a subscription model for eBooks. They basically have loaded a whole lot of computer books into a database and made them available on line. From the web site:- As a subscriber to Safari, you have the ability to search across theContinue reading “Safari Bookshelf”
Just found an interesting site ePortfolios Portal which seems to have everything anyone would want to know about ePortfolios. I had not heard of an ePortfolio until today and the brief reading I have done I feel they are almost like blogs with a bit extra. I am sure a MovableType expert could hack oneContinue reading “ePortfolios?”
If you are in Australia and want some more information about is going on within vocational education and training have a look at the Australian Flexible Learning Framework website. Some interesting items, it is good to seem a couple of RSS feeds.
I just found a new eLearning site elearnspace (via a colleague at Roche) in which has an interesting blog full of links and other commentary. Such as 10 technologies that are going to change the way we learn. Every time I find a great nugget like this I wonder how did I miss such aContinue reading “A new elearning site”
I read an interesting article in the Financial Review this morning (unfortunately I cannot link to the online article as it requires paid registration) about how the government is looking to force companies to invest in staff training if they wish to tender for government contracts. This comes on the back of the Department ofContinue reading “Businesses to fund training”
Scott Aldred has been talking about how the timeframe between fringe dwellers and social acceptance is reducing and the associated impact within an organisation. Scott refers to an old article from FastCompany on how we should all be thinking more like a deviant as this is a source of innovation. In reading these items itContinue reading “Deviance + Innovation = ?”