Apple allows eBooks on iTunes U sparking eBook Poker: I see your Shakespeare’s First Folio and raise you 100 interactive eBooks

[flickr]3121569986[/flickr] Apple have announced the ePub (one of the eBook formats) is now available on iTunes U. Users of iTunes have been able to view eBooks in ePub format for some time using the iBook app for iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch, but users of iTunes U have been restricted to distributing text using PDF. […]

What I’ve starred this month: October 28, 2010

Welcome to my ‘new look’ ‘What I’ve starred …’ posts. Small change in strategy moving to a monthly posting rather than weekly. I’m also going to spend more time annotating these links to help you decide what to click through to. If you can’t wait until the end of the month all these they get […]

NUS Scotland: Still in the Red Report – Student Finance in 2010

NUS Scotland have published a report researching the student financial support system.  The Still in the Red report surveyed over 7,400 Scottish further and higher education students exploring the effectiveness and impact of student finances. Headline findings from the report include: 61% of students worry frequently or all of the time about finances 62% said […]

Learning and Teaching Innovation Grants for FE (SWaNI)

This post is mainly for staff at FE colleges in the Scotland North & East region.  As part of JISC’s Learning and Teaching Innovation Grants a call has been published just for FE colleges in Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland (See Grant 10/10: Learning and Teaching Innovation Grants: SWaNI FE). The deadline for submissions is […]

Create&Convert: Can you afford to ignore this?

A recent article in Fortune highlights ‘How corporate America went open-source’ which in turn highlights: A Forrester Research survey of the business landscape in the third quarter of last year found that 48% of respondents were using open source operating systems, and 57% were using open source code In reality the level of open source […]

What I’ve starred this week: October 5, 2010

Here's some posts which have caught my attention this week: Yahoo Pipes Code Generator (Python) – September 30, 2010 Automatically generated from my Google Reader Shared Items.