What I've 'starred' this week – March 31, 2009

Here’s some posts which have caught my attention this week: Podcast: What is the library of the future? with Chris Batt – March 30, 2009 5 Great Alternatives To Google Docs You Should Consider – March 26, 2009 HEFCE launches strategy for technology-enhanced learning – March 19, 2009 Have All Your Social Updates Collected & […]

BBC Launches Virtual College of Journalism

According to the BBC’s dot.life blog the BBC is going to open its virtual College of  Journalism to the public. Thousands of pages of skills advice, video and guides to almost every aspect of journalism – from interview techniques to in-the-field reporting and even sports commentary – will be made available. … Every aspect of […]

Green IT – Tips for Using Less Paper and Toner

macro water drop by Hypergurl MakeUseOf.com (the one stop stop for all that is cool, free and useful on the web) have pulled together some free resources and tips for printing less. As well as some advice on settings you might tweak on your printer and applications like Word, they also have some ‘cool’ resources […]

What I've 'starred' this week – March 24, 2009

Here's some posts which have caught my attention this week: How To Listen To Millions Of Songs For Free On Your Desktop – March 18, 2009 Slideshare goes mobile – March 19, 2009 Automatically generated from my Google Reader Shared Items.

Enhancement Themes!!!

I often look over at my colleague Kevin Brace’s blog with great envy when he pulls together posts full of great resources. I think I might have trumped this time with outputs from the Enhancement Themes. For those of you unaware the Enhancement Themes are planned and directed through the Scottish Higher Education Enhancement Committee […]

What I've 'starred' this week – March 17, 2009

Here's some posts which have caught my attention this week: Handbook of Emerging Technologies for Learning – March 16, 2009 – This handbook is on my ‘to read’ pile. DMU highlight some key bits Mobile internet use – March 12, 2009 How To Make Your Own Books From Wikipedia – March 10, 2009 – A […]

Microsoft Freebies

Getting the most out of your Microsoft campus deal? BlogMS, which picks the best from over 200 official Microsoft team blogs, has complied a long list of free Microsoft software and online services. For the techies there are some links to ‘powertoys‘ you might not have known about (I went for an ALT-TAB replacement which […]

RobotProg – Learn Programming and have Fun

Teaching basic logic for programming languages can be a challenge. RobotProg is a free software tool available for PC and Mac designed to allow students to work through programming problems graphically creating their own logic flowcharts. Students can then run their program and watch a robot execute their commands. RobotProg is designed to allow students […]

Animation – Instructional technology – 100 years

Following on from the History of the Internet animation in the last edition of NewsFeed here’s another short highlighting the last 100 years of educational technology:

What I've 'starred' this week – March 10, 2009

Here's some posts which have caught my attention this week: Call 4: Enhancing Learning and Teaching through the use of Technology – March 9, 2009 Scotland’s shared digital library gives researchers vital edge – March 5, 2009 From Hansard – Thin Client doesn’t equal energy efficient – March 5, 2009 – The Government aren’t sure […]

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