This article by Scott Wilson of CETIS succintly analyses the concept of PLE’s in terms of ‘what they could be’ and ‘why they should be’. In my role I think that it would be interesting to try and deliver elearning through various non institutional applications inlcuding social networking, blogs, instant messaging, RSS (inlcuding communal RSS… More Using student-owned technologies in educational ict
» Google Gears looks the absolute business if you use an RSS reader. It appears that it allows you to view unread articles offline.
Afeeda is a recent addition to the world of RSS. It has a particular feature that could be of use in the eLearning world – namely the ability to generate group feeds. This might of use when using blogs within a course by adding feeds from all the participants in one place, thus facilitating collaboration/… More Afeeda – Online RSS Aggregating tools – useful