Posts on the Moodle blog "Changing the Game"
Created by iusher on Apr 25, 2008
Last updated: 03/10/10 at 05:39 PM
Clifford Stoll: Why Web Won't Be Nirvana - Newsweek.com
interesting article from 1995 on why the internet wouldn't revolutionalise the world. Many points still valid...
WORDLE Trademark by Koeff, Mark Jordan | USPTO Registration Search: 75300387
original trademark information for Wordle
Jennifer Purych shows innovative uses of Moodle Quizzes for Basic Medical Terminology « CID Spotlight
How to create Short-Answer questions with embedded audio in Moodle « Did you know?…
VT suddenly finds itself cast as predator-turned-prey - Times Online
VT Group., who provide the school improvement service for Surrey County Council, look like they might be taken over... but (obviously) not by an education-focused company.
Babcock International bids £1.1bn for VT Group - Times Online
During Wednesday this week it became apparent that things were not great with eTech - one of the (relatively) newer players in the UK Learning Platforms market, which provides its StudyWiz platform to about 13 Local Authorities (LAs) and other schools (29,000, according to its own site). An increasing number of tweets indicated that Becta were going to contact schools (and presumably, LAs) who
Open University Adopts Google Apps For Education « OUseful.Info, the blog…
Geotagged sounds on freesound...
Streaming links of all games | DailySportsLive.com
Virtual learning environments: an evaluation of their development in a sample of educational settings
Home & School Relationships
PDF from Futurelab
Xibo Open Source Digital Signage
Stories In Flight | FlickrPoet
nice tool to take the words of a poem and illustrate them with images from Flickr...
MapSkip - Places Have Stories!
linking stories to images that illustrate them...
Virtual Learning Environments (VLEs): here to stay, or on the brink of demise?
Teaching with Technology -- Simon Hooper & Lloyd Rieber
BBC iPlayer use, in beautiful graphics
Wishful thinking in medical education: Tech addiction 'harms learning' .....really??? $24.99 and I am no wiser
British Journal of Photography - Report highlights increasing restrictions on public photography
Interesting note in the potential photographic "gaps" in children's lives left by restrictions on public photography.
Launch of report: Policing the Public Gaze | Manifesto Club
A report highlighting "the assault on citizen photography".
The Missing Manual author guidelines = top rate advice for ANY tutorial author - David Barnes @ Packt
Excellent summary of O'Reilly's guide to writing Missing Manuals
Waterford Institute of Technology: eLearning
Moodlerific.org » Blog Archive » Back to School Special
Baruch College's Guide To Using Copyrighted Media in Your Courses
When to Use Bar Charts Instead of Pie Charts - Charts - Lifehacker
Lifehacker starts Gmail Ads bloodbath
Wondershare Quiz Creator: Flash Quiz software to Make Online Quizzes and Tests
Project Canvas - Design Interactive Presentations
s at the fraction of the cost. Create click-by-click adventure games, int
Blackboard vs. Moodle: a comparison | eLearning Blog // Don’t Waste Your Time …
Community Core Vision
VIDEO COPILOT | After Effects Tutorials & Post Production Tools
ConnectSolutions - MeetingPulse: Web Conferencing Meets the Desktop
Creating an e-dentity for each student
epac / FrontPage
EPAC Community of Practice Electronic Portfolio Action and Communication
EPAC Community of Practice
Online Meeting, Web Conferencing, Desktop Sharing and Remote Support with Mikogo
8 Photo And Video Sharing Tools For Twitter You May Not Have Seen
The Dog Ate My Homework 1 by iirraa used under a Creative Commons License.Today I randomly received a phone call from someone who'd been recommended to speak to me about using a VLE Learning Platform (must get the terminology correct) to support homework. Well, it might not make you the most popular teacher, but if used well it can support colleagues and students with managing, tracking and even
Gmail Signature Generator
Does Google Wave Mean the End of the LMS?
Belated reflections on the Ofsted VLE ReportFolly in the evening by Adrian Midgley - used under Creative Commons license.About a month ago I spent an evening trying to get into the FlashMeeting of EdTechRoundup - but for some reason it wouldn't let me in, which was a little bit galling - however it did prompt me to bash out a brief blog post on the Ofsted report Virtual learning environments: an
UMapper / Home
Excellent tool for creating geographic quizzes...
pixer.us :: online photo editor
The World in panoramic - ViewAt.org
Flash based panoramas
po-ru.com: iPlayer Downloader
should do exactly what it says on the tin...
backchan.nl -- Conferences
Moodle Themes - ThemZa Free Templates
Comfy Magazine - Rich magazine theme for WordPress
Amazing WordPress theme.
moodle-google - Google Code
Part-way integration between Google Apps & Moodle
Aviary - Raven
Online vector editor
A nice front page Moodle mod
14 Tools of Highly Effective Twitter Users - Kenny Hyder
Visualise GPS plots
OS GB Mapping by The Hug
Plot your route, output it as a GPX file
Fantastic Contraption: A fun online physics puzzle game
SCORM/AICC Standards Used in Web-based Learning Management Systems
Simple overview of SCORM
Rubber Band Gatling Gun
Fine, but where's the demonstration video?
Netiquette: StopForwarding.Us Requests a Contact Does Just That
Find Images that Have a Certain Size
Code Review - XMind - Social Brainstorming and Mind Mapping
interactive timeline generator. That's an understatement.
Tech talk: Elearning gets to grips with the Moodle effect - 21 Apr 2008
Ligthweight overview of Moodle, citing the OU as an example. Possibly written with the help of Kineo
Open source software for Epoc / Symbian OS
C64 game emulator for your Symbian phone.
my twitter follower mosaic
Pixenate - Online Photo Editor
Quick and simple editing of pictures online...
Today I received an email which contained the words
Getting on with the day job, a bit of a shock after last week...
Clearly, the author had been to BETT - which describes itself as the world's largest educational technology event. Just as with any event which has the phrase world's largest attached to it there's bound to be a certain sense of detachment from what's "really" going on - whether it
TiltShiftMaker - Create your tilt-shift picture
Make your world in minature...
How to Embed Almost Anything in your Website
Drawter.com - DrawAble Markup Language
Nifty little tool for creating CSS/XHTML/HTML layouts in a visual way (e.g. "drawing")
Vivo Miles - School Rewards System
Online tool to manage rewards in a school. Allegedly promises integration with a VLE.
Widgets for your website - some good, some pointless, some very bad
Interactive app to create your own domino toppling world record... or something
Twuffer - Schedule Twitter tweets.
Online tool enabling fundraising without PayPal...
Animasher - animate your photos
Free PDF Report. Ultra Mobile Computing Buyers Guide. | UMPCPortal - The Ultra Mobile Computing reference site
SharePoint Web Parts for Moodle
Web parts for aspects of Moodle - requires Moodle to be running on an MS server, which, if it's true, is a bit rubbish
What seems like an age ago I was contacted by Becta to ask if I could recommend some schools who had progressed well with their Virtual Learning Environments Learning Platforms (I'll explain the amendment in a moment). There were many candidates to choose from, but some of the most interesting work was being done at Buckingham Primary School and Chalfonts Community College. Becta said that they
Changing the game?: BBC fails to choose between RSS & elbow
Sometimes, the BBC provides an object lesson in the art of being open. The new Common Platform blog by Steve Bowbrick on open content, open culture and sharing at the Beeb is the sort of thing to get people like Theo Kuchel excited and revved up about the wealth of content which sits somewhere in West London and the potential for opening it up. At other times, there's a (hopefully unintentional)
Picsearch - Image Search for pictures and images
Child-friendly image search tool
Lexical Analysis of 2008 US Presidential and Vice-Presidiential Debates - Who's the Windbag?
A nice analysis of the Presidential debates, which shows BBC News and Channel 4 news how they could use Wordle-type tag clouds usefully, not just as eye-candy with no context or reason
AspireOne - Community Ubuntu Documentation
Getting ubuntu Hardy Heron on the Acer Aspire One. Required before installing the Ubuntu Netbook Remix
Ubuntu Netbook Remix | Canonical
FrontPage - eXe : eLearning XHTML editor
Free SCORM / IMS creation tool. Works well with Moodle, and there's a video on the site of how to do this...
eActivity | Product Overview
used to be InstructionalSpice.com
ContentGenerator.net - create your own Educational Flash games
Andrew Field's fantastic Flash games generators, some of which are SCORM compliant for dropping straight into Moodle.
Linux Street Fight: Linpus Lite on the Acer Aspire one vs. Xandros on the ASUS Eee PC
Acer Aspire one (Linux) Design, Keyboard, & Touchpad
Review of the Acer Apsire One netbook / mini notebook
BBC feeds move to WMV.... [Archive] - Slim Devices : Community : Forums
List of Windows Media compatible BBC radio streaming feeds
Moodle and Twitter
Enabling some integration between Moodle & Twitter.
Updating the firmware on a Nokia N95
Mananging the Moodle Data-Stream
The Whitney's No Photography Policy Sucks on Flickr
NanoGong - Home
Awesome tool which can be used to record audio straight into Moodle
Screenshot Tour: Picasa 3 Beta's New Features
Fortunately, the picasa2flickr plugin has been updated to work with this...
Last Wednesday was the Celebrating / Sharing Success E-Learning Conference. For me it was a day bookended by a meeting with a Headteacher in a primary school, and a brief after-school INSET session in a secondary school. In between, 60 or so people met at the Teaching & Learning Centre in Aylesbury for a couple of hours to hear about 16 of their number share what they had been doing with all
Innovating e-Learning online conference 2008 : JISC
Clark Aldrich's Style Guide for Serious Games and Simulations
Tomorrow (1st October 2008) is our E-Learning conference - a slightly smaller scale than other conferences. It will last for about two and a half hours and follow a morning of presentations for our Just a Minute digital video competitions - consisting of videos of less than a minute entered from schools.
The presentations will be about what schools are doing with E-Learning - some of them major,