EduMash – "Using Web2.0 for experience based learning"

Just had to post this. Is is a taster session for http://www.vitae-project.eu. (by foxdenuk) Web2 for experience based learning Is is a great example of: a) mashing up various online tools for educational purposes (I found the presentation on their Ning community, the presentation itself is on Slide Boom, Graham Atwell’s video about personal learning… More EduMash – "Using Web2.0 for experience based learning"

Becta – Web2.0 benefits in the classroom

Becta have published research into the use of web2.0 in the classroom for children between 11-16. The headline benefits of the research include: Web2 can improve engagement and participation. This especially true amongst ‘quieter’ pupils. Web2 facilitates discussion outside of the classroom Provides extension opportunities The sense of ownership can increase the quality of the… More Becta – Web2.0 benefits in the classroom

Getting beyond centralized technologies in higher education – Ed-Media Symposium

This post by Bryan Alexander, discusses a recent Ed-Media Symposium on “Getting beyond centralized technologies in higher education”. There is some good analysis from Scott Wilson about the historial use of centralised systems by institutions and some great discussions in general about why we should be trying utilise the web in elearning rather than LMS’s.… More Getting beyond centralized technologies in higher education – Ed-Media Symposium