Pupils to sit first online exams

BBC News reports that "School pupils in Scotland are set to sit exams online for the first time as this year’s exam season gets under way." "The Scottish Qualifications Authority (SQA) said the move was a "significant milestone" in modernising exams." Read the full article Pupils to sit first online …

Personal Knowledge Management Tools

Robin Good, recently wrote an article on Personal Knowledge Management Tools Ready For Enterprise Use.  Here is an excerpt. "Personal knowledge management is making strong inroads into enterprise environments where individual users can be motivated to publish quality (commercial) information effectively and with the ease that "bloggers" enjoy. "Be it …

Raptivity

Raptivity is an interesting tool, the details of which have recently been submitted to me at the e-Learning Centre.  This is what they say about their product: Raptivity "Raptivity is the world’s first and only rapid interactivity builder. With Raptivity, you can rapidly add interactivity to your eLearning content. You …

Shroud of Turin

This project was a recipient of the ISTE SIGTEL Online Learning Awards 2006 Shroud of Turin It examines the authenticity of The Shroud of Turin, and the possibility that Leonardo created it, in light of the recreation of the Shroud by Stephen Beckman who used a pinhole camera with renaissance …

Babble

Babble has been relaunched so it’s worth another posting. Babble "Babble was created by a bunch of babblers who feel passionately that talk should be free. Free speech … Since Babble was born, we have focused on delivering the highest quality, cheapest phone calls on the planet. That means we …

Learning Futures 2006

Elliot Masie’s conferences are always very popular and very well attended in the US.  This is one he’s running in Ireland Learning Futures 2006 "Learning Futures 2006 is 100% dedicated to the future of organizational learning in a changing global context. Come to Dublin, Ireland to engage in two full …

MoGo Mouse

Here’s a nifty little piece of hardware, I came across on Yahoo’s Daily Wire MoGo Mouse This is a palm-sized mouse now available, which delivers "true Bluetooth wireless operability to the on-the-go user"

teamslide

Here’s a lower cost online meeting tool that supports sharing of presentations. teamslide teamslide is offered with a single-user, five-user and ten-user license. Who needs a license? Only you, the presenter. Each presenter can upload an unlimited number of slidesets and switch between them.

Honda community grows rapidly on brand blog network

I received this interesting press release yesterday about Honda’s blogging community: "Honda’s controversial decision to sponsor a blog community for its brand through independent network 2TalkAbout.com, appears to have been vindicated. In less than two months since the blog was launched, a vibrant Community of Honda owners and other car …

BBC revamps Web site

When I heard the news that the BBC was revamping its website because "it is in danger of losing the interest of the young generation unless it develops a new breed of personalised and on-demand programming", it made me think how learning departments should be thinking the same thing about …