My Twitter inbox showed a message from Sylvia Currie where she pointed to a post she had made on aggregating together the disparate content created by members of a network from their multimemberships in various online communities. http://scope.lidc.sfu.ca/mod/forum/discuss.php?d=1846 This prompted me to write the following: This post strikes a chord. Being a multimembership person myself...
Teacher professional development in groups,...
I have been invited to speak at the Network to Support Trainers in Europe’s first annual on-line conference on “the Training of Trainers” on 6 November, 2008 http://www.trainersineurope.org/conference/programme/. The organizers are aiming to have four speakers in each session and have asked for a title for my contribution and three or four lines describing it. I...
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Vance looks forward to first opportunity since immediate aftermath of 9-11 to restore positive image of USA in world, reversing worst abuses of Bush administration.
Someone sent this out over one of the lists I follow: I run a language lab at … We are looking to update to a computerized lab, and I’m curious about software. At present our students come on their own time and listen to audio cassettes of exercises created by the publishers of their textbooks. We offer Spanish, French, German and ESL. I guess I’m caught in a paradigm...
Gearing up for EVO multiliteracies
I just tried to leave a comment at Jen Wagner’s blog post, If I Had To “THINK” Of A New Literacy: http://jenuinetech.com/blog/?p=482. I was attracted to MetaWeb20’s pointer to that post from Twitter because I’m about to teach a course on Multilteracies with EVO Online http://evosessions.pbwiki.com/ and I am keeping an ear to the tracks on what’s buzzing in the...
Moodle musing on my way to work
I was listening to a podcast this morning on the way to work that was all about Moodle featuring Laurie Korte who has authored a book on the topic (and is working on an opensource book as well): http://edtechtalk.com/node/3206. Some interesting resources were mentioned including: Free hosting at http://globalclassroom.us/ and a Ning that is very active in providing Moodle support...
updating http://hellotxt.com/l/1OG9 with widgets from collection expanded since last visit here. Check it out :-)
1 week holiday now back from hiking incl.2 nights sleeping rough in Oman, Jebel Al Akhdar. Off diving tomorrow, Dibba. Ignoring computers.
Just submitted my paper for WorldCALL 2008 proceedings; sneak preview: http://hellotxt.com/l/CuZF - any feedback?
Someone requested copy of my DOS text manipulation program Supercloze so I put it where anyone can get it free http://hellotxt.com/l/PYqp
Back at work in hot and humid UAE, have just podcast my presentation from Fukuoka, Japan here: http://hellotxt.com/l/k27M
Last email check from hotel lobby in Fukuoka b4 heading back to Seoul for a day with son Dusty, and then return to Abu Dhabi and work :-(
Welcome to live event from Fukuoka on http://hellotxt.com/l/VvPv at 08:15 GMT http://hellotxt.com/l/oC8M - venue http://hellotxt.com/l/CNKy
Still in Fukuoka, Japan meeting WONDERFUL webheads and posting photos which are aggregating at Technorati http://hellotxt.com/l/R58D Yaay!
About to fly from Seoul to Fukuoka for WorldCALL 2008 conf, looking forward to meeting Webheads, and presenting http://hellotxt.com/l/iaGX
Crafted intro to my WorldCALL pres at http://hellotxt.com/l/iaGX that links to slides, and am heading for airport now for Seoul & Fukuoka
I’m BACK happy online- problem was ROUTER! Solution switch off and back on- things working now as before.Now to resume prep for WorldCALL
Is it Time or Space between here and Samarkand?
Somewhere between Samarkand and Dubai I heard this On the Media podcast about someone who surely is a Webhead precursor. Like many artists I was familiar with a little of his work but didn’t know his name: Tony Schwartz http://www.onthemedia.org/episodes/2008/06/27/segments/102446 When I listened to the recording I thought of Michael and how he relates to sound, to voice, and there was...