Could the following be the traditional VLE Killer? Grockit Raises Cash, Prepares “Massive Multiplayer Online Learning” Product. It certainly appears to be talking the language of ‘social learning’. The article is light on the sort of features that the product would have but the concept appears long overdue at least commercially. Would other educators welcome … More VLE Killer?
This post by Bryan Alexander, discusses a recent Ed-Media Symposium on “Getting beyond centralized technologies in higher education”. There is some good analysis from Scott Wilson about the historial use of centralised systems by institutions and some great discussions in general about why we should be trying utilise the web in elearning rather than LMS’s. … More Getting beyond centralized technologies in higher education – Ed-Media Symposium
An Interview with Morten Flate Paulsen: Focusing on His Theory of Cooperative Freedom in Online Education This is an excellent article that discusses the challenges of creating learning environments that combine personal freedom with meaningful collaboration.
New technologies such as Blogging, RSS, social networks (and other systems generally thought of as Web2.0) have had a huge impact the way people manage and share information. Developing/ Teaching Information Literacy I think e learning technologists need to realise that the closed modular course, that is the usual fare on VLE’s such as WebCT … More What is wrong with the VLE?