Tag Archives: education

del.icio.us for learning 2.0

A short video on how to use delicious for learning purposes. Unfortunately, the quality of the video embedded in the page is only barely acceptable, due to the small resolution stretched to a bigger size. The speaker, Kathleen Gilroy of … Continue reading

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podcasting in education, a couple of examples

Podcasting in education, links courtesy of the folks at ProfCast: Podcasting at the University of Connecticut: Enhancing the Educational Experience Globalizing Education One Podcast at a Time Powered by ScribeFire.

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3-D web for learning

An interesting article from Vicki Davis on the potential of 3-D worlds in education. She’s spent some time in Second Life and says that it’s “not ready for prime time in education”. All the more valuable are her insights into … Continue reading

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Nielsen says schools should teach life-long computer skills

In the latest Alertbox from Jacob Nielsen, he tells that schools should be teaching kids life-long computer skills, not just the kinds of things they can learn from a manual. He emphasizes the need to learn concepts as opposed to … Continue reading

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Librarians in Second Life

A podcast episode featuring some librarians who have been active in Second Life, describing what Second Life is and what they are doing there: a Second Life library. The podcast available on District Dispatch Their blog: Info Island, Second Life … Continue reading

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Second Life Education Community

The Second Life Education Community page gives a little background on what’s happening in Second Life as far as education goes. More coffee break fodder… 😉 [edit] More on education in Second Life: New York Times: The Ultimate Distance Learning … Continue reading

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Gray’s Anatomy Online

Not the series, it’s the book, the bible of medical students everywhere: Gray’s Anatomy.

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Podcast on podcasting and education from learnoutloud.com

A panel discussion on podcasting and learning that took place at the Portable Media Expo in September 2006. Here’s how they describe it themselves: “On Saturday September 29th, David and Seth had the pleasure of sitting down with Douglas Welch … Continue reading

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Blogging to Learn…

This article on elearnmag.org, Blogging to Learn and Learning to Blog points out what it is about blogging that makes sense to me: blogging to learn. I’m not someone who feels a need to blog out loud personally, au contraire: … Continue reading

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Apple and IDG Global on Podcasting for Learning

Apple and IDG Global have put out a pdf paper on podcasting used for learning. A bit long at 10 pages (fullfilling a need to appear “academic”? ;)), though it covers some basics for the uninitiated too. The examples from … Continue reading

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