Handbook of Research on E-Portfolios

When I was researching new books that could be added to the e-Learning Centre Bookshop, I came across this one on e-portfolios. Handbook of Research on E-Portfolios Ali Jafari and Catherine Kaufman (Eds) "The Handbook of Research on E-Portfolios" is the single source for comprehensive coverage of the major themes …

Blogs, wikis, podcasts, and other powerful web tools for classrooms

I was reviewing the books we have in the e-Learning Centre and realised that this one was missing: Blogs, wikis, podcasts, and other powerful web tools for classrooms By Will Richardson New easy to use, low-cost Web publishing and information gathering tools are spawning a revolution in our relationship to …

backupmyblog

Ever wondered what would happen if your blog disappeared? backupmyblog might be the answer. "Why use BackupMyBlog? What if the server or database that hosted your blog crashed or your webhost suddenly shut its doors? Could you easily recover your posts and comments? Backup your blog automatically for pennies a …

Windows Live Messenger

I’recently downloaded the beta version of Windows Live Messenger This is what it says about itself: "Windows Live Messenger will be the next-generation MSN Messenger. It will have everything you already love about Messenger—your contact list, emoticons, and instant access to your friends via text, voice, and video—plus new ways …

Curriculum Bits

This is a nice site that has been submitted to me at the e-Learning Centre Curriculum Bits "Free access to a library of flash based elearnng objects that are generally aimed at keystage 3 and 4. Some are available for free download and are SCORM compatible for use within a …

2006 Webby Awards

The 2006 Webby Awards – The Best of the Web – were made yesterday, 9 May 2006. The winner of the Education award was Can I have a word from the UK. Other significant awards include: Breakout of the Year – MySpace.com Webby Person of the Year – Thomas Friedman …

News University

News University is the e-learning home of more than 14,000 journalists, educators and students. Since their launch a year ago, NewsU has helped journalists around the world LEARN, EXPLORE and SHARE. Read the White Paper that examines the dramatic growth of News University and how it is meeting the needs …