Thank you once again PLN! Posted by admin | Posted in Blogs | Posted on 07-06-2010 I have to thank my wonderful PLN who once again cheers me on and keeps me going when my life feels like the chaos will never end! Those of you who have signed up for the Educators Blogging Alliance, not to worry I still have the list and hope to get it all set up and sorted out this week.
Managing Twitter Favorites [This is a guest post by Matt Thomas, a PhD Candidate in American Studies at the University of Iowa. You can follow him on Twitter: @mattthomas.] If you spend time browsing the Web, you undoubtedly come across stuff you don’t want to or simply can’t deal with right away. 10 Worst Practices in ICT for Education Michael Trucano, a recognized expert on deploying ICT in education, recently blogged about Worst practice in ICT use in education: Here’s a list of some of what I consider to be the preeminent ‘worst practices’ related to the large scale use of ICTs in education in developing countries, based on first hand observation over the past dozen or so years. I have omitted names (please feel free to fill them in yourself).
The Ed Techie [The following is an adapted extract from the upcoming Battle for Open book, which I'm bouncing off you lot first]. I am not by nature an overtly political person, in that I don't interpret everything through a political lens. So, rather like Clay Shirky and higher ed, writing on politics is not my strongest point. Which is by way of saying, sorry of what follows is a bit rubbish. I often avoid given a tight definition of open education, because I want to admit degree and variation in practice. Whilst some areas, such as OERs, have a very clear definition, others such as open scholarship, represent more of a general approach and set of beliefs.
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Twitter in Education – Barriers and possible solutions? After a wry commentary on the ‘10 Stages of Twitter‘ many educators have commented on the barriers that exist to twitter use. As a proposed channel of communication for iPad use in school, it is important to investigate these barriers and address them for staff. ACCESS – It is all very well popping onto twitter if you have a smartphone that allows you access with one tap of an icon. Visualizing A Twitter Feed-based Digital Newspaper with Flipboard <div class="greet_block wpgb_cornered"><div class="greet_text"><div class="greet_image"><a href=" rel="nofollow"><img src=" alt="WP Greet Box icon"/></a></div>Hello there! If you are new here, you might want to <a href=" rel="nofollow"><strong>subscribe to the RSS feed</strong></a> for updates on this topic.<div style="clear:both"></div></div></div>