New Learning

September 17, 2008

Alt-C, AccessApps and EscapePod

Filed under: Uncategorized — kevhickeyuk @ 9:43 am

Last week I was at the Association for Learning Technology Conference (ALT-C) in Leeds.

There was some useful stuff:

There was also some ideas that I don’t think have been developed enough to be useful products yet, but are still interesting:

Moving away from ALT-C, Techdis and RSC Scotland (South West and North East) have been working on collating a number of open source applications which can be stored on a 2Gb USB stick.  Click here for more details, there’s even an advert:

Last week was the first  official week of my OU course.  So far I seem to be putting in alot more than the recomnded 15 hours a week just to keep up, but hopefully that will calm down as I get used to it.

Finally a quick mention to Escapepod, this site produces a high quality weekly podcast of SciFi stories.  They last about 30-40 mins and i’ve really enjoyed listening to them on the drive to work.

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1 Comment »

  1. […] everyday life. This I can identify with. It was for example very strange at ALT-C 2008 to meet Kev Hickey, someone I knew very well from Jaiku. Over the last year we had discussed many e-learning issues […]

    Pingback by Are you a resident or a visitor? « e-Learning Stuff — September 30, 2008 @ 7:35 pm | Reply


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