Learning - Educational Technologies - Articles Archive
from October 22, 2008 to September 8, 2008

Still in doubt about whether to get an Amazon Kindle? Not fully convinced that these new ebook reader devices have the form factor and usability traits you are expecting? John Blossom has taken the time to go out and borrow an Amazon Kindle from his close-by ... read more

John Blossom - Shore - October 22, 2008

Video conferencing? Need to share very large files with your team? Want to organize your team project while keeping in touch with all of your team members? This online collaboration tools Sharewood Guide has the tools you are looking for. Here the full set of online ... read more

Robin Good - October 19, 2008

Wondering what's happening between social software and academics? If you were to read some of the opinions expressed in the press, you wouldn't bet a dime on these new tools to become a future staple of learning evolution. General message: "it's bad. Very bad. We must ... read more

George Siemens - eLearnSpace - October 18, 2008

How long can we continue to add technology to teaching and learning before we fundamentally reconsider the entire process, including the spaces and structures of learning? If you have not yet realized it, smart phones and other intelligent mobile devices are invisibly becoming the prime just-in-time learning ... read more

George Siemens - eLearnSpace - October 11, 2008

Web 2.0 has revolutionized the panorama of the information society: users have become information producers and the new web platforms have become relationship venues where new knowledge and ideas emerge. Also the new tools of social networking, social tagging, wikis and blogs enable new forms ... read more

Robin Good - October 10, 2008

Do you need to show to your distant teammates a set of images or a PowerPoint presentation right from your computer desktop? Do you want to train your classroom at a distance by inviting your students to watch what you are doing live on your PC? ... read more

Robin Good - October 6, 2008

If you are looking for web-based collaboration tools to manage your team projects, share your screen with other people or have web-conferencing sessions, I have picked some really cool new online collaboration apps for this issue of the Sharewood Guide. Here the full set of online collaboration ... read more

Robin Good - October 5, 2008

How do you know whether the information you are searching for online has been verified and comes from reliable sources? Are you getting into the mass-media habit of taking for granted whatever you read online? Is your critical evaluation attitude miserably fading? George Siemens, MasterNewMedia official guide ... read more

George Siemens - eLearnSpace - October 4, 2008

Getting ready for an online video interview? Find out how to set up your computer, webcam, lights and microphone for a perfect online video interview. Though for a geek this may be simple stuff, if you are not a technically skilled person or if you have ... read more

Robin Good - September 30, 2008

Web-based image editors are online tools that anyone can use to easily modify, resize, edit and crop digital photographs or graphics files, without needing to download and install any software. Digital image editors, are typically free, and, in most cases, do not even require a registration ... read more

Robin Good - September 29, 2008

Is virtual learning better than classroom face-to-face instruction? Are the benefits for learning at a distance as effective as those obtainable from a traditional in-class curriculum? Tough to say. Different researchers report different experiences and given sometimes the shallowness of their investigation or the limited numbers ... read more

George Siemens - eLearnSpace - September 27, 2008

Want to have a video conference with up to 8 people at cost zero? Need to send huge files without worrying of their size? I have the collaboration tools you need right here. In this collaboration tools digest here the best tools and services I have hand-picked ... read more

Robin Good - September 22, 2008

Understanding the concept of "information funnels" is critical to anyone passionately dedicated to become a successful independent web publisher. This is it. I am indeed glad that George Siemens, who weekly authors these insightful digest, has himself chosen to point to the relevance of this very concept ... read more

George Siemens - eLearnSpace - September 20, 2008

I have had the honor of recently having as a house guest Michel Bauwens, the P2P philosophy evangelist, who, while based in remote Thailand, travels around the world to explain and divulge what peer to peer is really all about. Peer to peer is not just illegal ... read more

Robin Good - September 17, 2008

A new class of powerful, inclusive, popular and engaging events liberated from the straitjacket of space-time by the convergence of usable new media technologies is ushering at your door: X-events are next. But let me explain myself better: Online (and offline) events should not be confined anymore ... read more

Robin Good - September 16, 2008

Sending large files is much less of an issue nowadays, thanks to a growing number of web services dedicated just to this, that we have also recently covered. But lo and behold, surprises never end for for us technology explorers: in this issue I have included ... read more

Robin Good - September 15, 2008

"The growing complexity of technology and tools for designing learning leaves us at an interesting point: should educators/trainers become technologists? Or should the tools of design become so easy to use that technical skills are minimal? Or do we move the technology to specialized design teams ... read more

George Siemens - eLearnSpace - September 13, 2008

Collaborative review tools represent a new group of web-based collaboration tools designed specifically to facilitate and support any visual review process. From graphic design approval sessions, to creative visual brainstorms, collaborative review tools provide the relevant context and technical toolset needed. From collaborative highlighting, to annotating ... read more

Robin Good - September 11, 2008

CarCast is a new hybrid Internet audio capture, playlist library and automatic audio synchronization system which allows you to take just about any audio track you hear on the Web to your portable and car-friendly USB music player. If you are looking for an easy and ... read more

Robin Good - September 10, 2008

Video conferencing tools allow you to use your standard webcam and broadband Internet connection to have multi-party videoconferences. Once reserved only to high-end and very costly proprietary hardware systems, videoconferencing tools and services have sharply grown in number and they now offer multiple useful alternatives that ... read more

Robin Good - September 8, 2008

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