Wednesday, September 27, 2006

50 ideas for online learning

Following on from a recent post about the use of social software in place of traditional VLEs, this document describes lots of ways that free software can be used to support e-learning.

Tuesday, September 26, 2006

Friday, September 15, 2006

Is social software better for learning than VLEs?

A thought provoking article from Christian Dalsgaard argues that social software provides a better learning platform than traditional VLEs.

Although I think that there are some flaws in his argument (such as students'a abilities to use web services), I appreciate the richness that the raw Internet provides to learners - a richness that no VLE can hope to match.

Tuesday, September 12, 2006