eLearning Awards 2006

Schools, educational institutions and organisations in Europe carrying out primary, secondary or teacher training education are eligible for the eLearning Awards. Entries must be submitted via the eLearning Awards website on or before 13 October 2006 eLearning Awards 2006


Playaway is the "first-ever, self-playing digital audio book". Playaway It is an audio book that actually plays itself. It comes with a story already on it. A battery to make it play. And earphones for people to listen.

Evolving e-Learning

The HELIOS 2005/2006 report "Evolving e-Learning" is available for download It describes itself as "an original approach to the critical analysis of innovation in learning in Europe

E-Learning Trends using Google

Google Trends was launched in May 2006. Kineo has spent some time using it to analyse the trends in e-learning. This page summarises some of their results.

White paper on rapid e-learning

Here’s a white paper that describes one content development company’s experience with creating rapid e-learning for a client. White Paper on Rapid eLearning And the rapid e-learning tool used was … PowerPoint

Symex mTeacher

Here is an interesting tool that has just been submitted to the e-Learning Centre. Symex mTeacher "Enable teachers to share the mLearning vision… use SYMEX mobileTeacher and start your mLearning experience now, at school, at home, in the park, with additional benefits, of a PDA phone! Using any PDA phone …


If you are working in Further or Higher Education in the UK, then this is a useful project funded by JISC. JORUM Jorum is a freeonline repository service for teaching and support staff in UK Further and Higher Education Institutions, helping to build a community for the sharing, reuse and …

Podcast lectures for uni students

This article appeared in BBC News yesterday, 25 May. Podcast lectures for uni students "A lecturer at a West Yorkshire university has abolished traditional lectures in favour of podcasts." The lecturer concerned is also using text messaging and blogging into his teaching.  I am sure there are many other lecturers …