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This is broken - Friday, November 14th 2008 7:00 AM
This morning I was asked to register for a couple of events, being run by my own section. I assumed I was going to both as I am involved in the organisation of one and I was...
Face to Face Vs eLearning Update - Wednesday, November 5th 2008 10:38 AM
Well I am pleased to advise that the situation did change and I received great one on one training. Except....... I still couldn't do what I wanted to which was... find my...
Face to Face Vs eLearning - Thursday, October 30th 2008 8:26 AM
I attended a training session recently for the Universities new Student management system. It took about 2 hours and I left knowing very little, but with a training manual to...
Lifelong learning or sentencing learners to life? - Tuesday, October 7th 2008 11:55 AM
The actual title of the keynote address by Professor Erica McWilliam from QUT was Todays Kids, Tomorrow’s Creatives but the title above was used in her opening address. The...
The University of Canterbury LMS Review - Tuesday, October 7th 2008 9:31 AM
The University of Canterbury is currently carrying out a review of Moodle/Blackboard. The comments sections are closed to outsiders, but they have a video on Youtube and general...
Moodle Moot Brisbane 08 - Monday, October 6th 2008 11:16 AM
Last week I attended the Australian Moodle Conference in Brisbane. The conference was held at the All Hallows School, an all girls school in the middle of Brisbane. The school...
Android: It’s not (just) about Sex, Excitement, or Cool - Monday, September 29th 2008 3:10 PM
Well perhaps it is. I read a recent article on ZDNet which discussed the lack of sex appeal embodied in Android, the new mobile phone OS released by Google. Just how important...
ePortfolios - Are they worth the effort? - Wednesday, September 24th 2008 10:34 AM
This will be the first of a few posts I want to make on the theme of ePortfolios. What are they and where do they fit in the 21st centaury educational landscape?   One of the...
Download limits for online students - Video downloading - Monday, September 15th 2008 11:47 AM
There is a lot of talk about the need for Australia to embrace high speed broadband. Slowly it is happening, but are we keeping up with download limits applied to students? UB...
Some call it Learning 2.0 - Friday, September 12th 2008 10:47 PM
Some call it Learning 2.0. Others call it informal learning or Alternative learning. It is now clear that the impact of new technologies is driving change in the way knowledge...
What is the unique idea in Connectivism? - Tuesday, September 9th 2008 11:17 AM
I am currently participating in an online course 'Connectivism and Connective Knowledge'. George Siemens and Stephen Downes are co-facilitating the course. It's fully online and...
I like sheep but…………… .. - Tuesday, September 9th 2008 9:30 AM
In another lifetime (or so it seems) I worked in the sheep industry. Australia has traditionally been known for its wool industry, which is based on the Merino breed. Merino’s...
Social media - What does it mean for eLearning? - Monday, September 8th 2008 4:53 PM
The recent Teens and Social Media report published by the Pew Internet & American Life project found that teenagers are using social media more as they embrace the...
Is the future of online education in the clouds? - Saturday, September 6th 2008 2:25 AM
I recently did a presentation on networking and collaboration for the Centre for Regional Innovation and Competitiveness (CRIC). The focus of the presentation was on 'cloud...
Subjectivity, Creativity and the Institution - Wednesday, August 13th 2008 2:30 PM
There is a  conference being held at Curtin University in Perth in February next year that has a great theme. To be honest it sounds a bit high brow for me (OK because I...
Facebook - Faceoff - Wednesday, August 13th 2008 10:57 AM
Even though Facebook is now the largest social network in the world,—with 132 million unique visitors in June—it is also still the fastest growing of the major social...
Boing Boing: A Directory of Wonderful Things - Monday, April 7th 2008 1:33 PM
I was looking at the 100 most popular blog list on Technorati, and thought how on earth could a blog with a name like Boing, Boing be the second most popular site in the world?...
Are you ready to become the hottest of hot Bimbos !?! - Friday, March 28th 2008 10:46 AM
Well text like the headline above have had the worlds media in a frenzie this week as the Miss Bimbo website has come caused mass hysteria. With  285 406 registered users,...
Google Click Ad growth Slows - Friday, March 28th 2008 10:05 AM
ZDNET reports that the ComScore paid click report for February, the most anticipated metric in the Web world, is not good news for Google. There is much debate about the...
Great customer service - Wednesday, October 10th 2007 1:29 PM
You get so used to bad service that it is a shock sometimes to get a reply. I like to watch Click, an IT news show produced by the BBC. One of the recent shows was on ' the...
Online Photo Management - Wednesday, October 10th 2007 1:26 PM
ONe day I will learn how to use Photoshop, but I find it so over the top complicated. I have found fotoflexer, a free online solution and it is great. Even I can manage...
Lists - Wednesday, October 3rd 2007 3:33 PM
I constantly suffer from information overload. You see a great blog or web page then forget where it was. This is a page I found recently that lists lots of useful eBusiness and...
SaaS - Friday, September 28th 2007 11:43 AM
The time for SaaS or software as a service has arrived. While the role out will take many years, I can't wait. In countries like Australia, availability of good high speed ...
How relient are we on the Internet - Wednesday, September 5th 2007 4:05 PM
This video from 2006, is still a favourite of mine. How will we cope with all the leisure time when the Internet crashes?
Social Networks a Dilema for Buisness - Monday, August 6th 2007 12:34 AM
Headlines from the UK tell us that Facebook has had ads cancelled because they were placed next to dubious content. Well that is hardly a surprise. First Direct, Vodafone,...