Google Notebook

Google Notebook has just been launched Google Notebook "Google Notebook makes web research of all kinds – from planning a vacation to researching a school paper to buying a car – easier and more efficient by enabling you to clip and gather information even while you’re browsing the web. And since Google Notebook lives in […]

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 of e-portfolios, addressing all of […]

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 the Internet. Now, with Blogs […]


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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 to connect and share documents […]

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 SCORM compliant VLE/LMS.  Users can […]

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 – Webby Person of the Year – Thomas Friedman (of The World is Flat […]