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.

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 with Microsoft® Windows® Mobile, you […]


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 repurposing of learning and teaching […]

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 around the country that are […]

Donald Clark Plan B

Donald Clark’s Plan B Blog is really worth reading.  As he writes in his profile "After 23 years in the e-learning industry, a founder and CEO of Epic Group plc, which was sold on the stock market in late 2005, I am now free from the tyranny of employment   Board member of University for Industry, […]


I came across this today when reading a posting in Jay Cross’ Informal learning blog.  It’s great for anyone who’s into Web 2.0 apps Web2.0Slides "This is a self-running slide show of over 1,400 of the best Web2.0 sites. It’s categorized by tags and sorted alphabetically. What’s cool about it? You can click on any […]