Category Archives: News

New structure and design for my website: C4LPT

Due to the large amount of material I now host on my main website, Centre for Learning & Peformance Technologies (C4LPT),  I've re-structured it, and applied a new design. if you're looking for something, and can't locate it, try the new Site map.

This week on the Web

Here are a few more resources I came across this week, taken from the c4lptnews. First a couple of Twitter articles: Nine great reasons why teachers should use Twitter by Laura Walker The Hierarchy Of Tweets – Analysing The Psychology of Twitter If yu are looking for further articles on Twitter, take a look at […]

What’s been happening this week?

There's been lots happening online this week.  Here's just my personal run down of some of the  interesting news. It's not even April Fools Day yet, and yet this Twitter hoax managed to get a lot of mileage: Twitter to blame for economic woes. If you want to keep up with April Fool's Day jokes, […]

My week on the Web

On 21st March, Twitter celebrated its 3rd birthday (as Mashable and others reported).  Now it has over 6 million over users.  Here are few more Twitter articles I came across Twenty Interesting Ways to use Twitter in the Classroom The 14 Types of Twitter Personalities from Media Caffeine 100 Tips, Apps, and Resources for Teachers […]

My week on the Web

Despite being on holiday this week, I made sure I got my daily dose of the Web, so here's my weekly round-up of some of the resources I enjoyed this week. First of all, George Siemens and Peter Tittenburg released their Handbook of Emerging Technologies for Learning both as a wiki and as a PDF […]

First UK Chinese Restaurant to Use Twitter for Business

Lisa Tse sent me this press release, and although it's not entirely about (e-)learning, it is very interesting nonetheless and shows how Twitter is impacting all kinds of businesses.  I'm therefore reproducing the press release in full: When Lisa Tse, CEO of the award winning restaurant and cookery school, Sweet Mandarin (@sweetmandarin) in the Northern […]

This week on the Web

I am writing this posting from my hotel room in Miami Beach, Florida, where I am spending a few days before going to Captiva Island (on Florida's west coast) for a short holiday.  I shall endeavour to keep up with daily posts as usual this week, although there might be some delay in posting them.  […]

This week in review

Here's my usual round-up of the week's LearnTech news that didn't make a posting last week, but should have done! Twitter, as always is in the news, and here are a few interesting articles: Twitip describes The 90-10 Rule for Successful Twitter Networking Pistachio explains How to Present While People are Twittering For those in […]

What’s been in the news this week?

This week, the blogosphere has been abuzz and the twittersphere atwitter with news of Facebook's change in terms of service. I first read about this in the Mashable article, Facebook: all your stuff is ours, even if you quit.  Although Facebook subsequently reverted to the original terms of conditions, Chris Brogan, in his article, Wake […]

Learning Technologies: the road ahead

I'm at the Learning Technologies conference at Olympia in London, and sitting in the first session of the Learning Technologiy track in which Seb Schmoller and Jay Cross are looking at the future of learning.  Seb has demonstrated the exponential growth and the ubiquity of the technology.  He also emphasised the importance of open source […]