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Five ways to use Mahara to build digital skills

Mahara is an ePortfolio in which the default for all stored information is private.  It makes a great “walled garden” for introducing students to the concepts of social and mobile networking as well as being a great learning tool for individuals and groups. The tool is seen by teachers and students alike as intuitive and…

The Internet in 2034

A little piece I wrote recently for the Coursera Course by Dr Chuck (Charles Severance) on Internet History, Technology and Security.  An excellent course by the way, you may know much about the technology already but the interviews are quite fascinating. The Internet in 2034 References are in brackets []. If I’m still here in…

A “hidden” Moodle feature – course reports

Many people seem to think of Google Docs and Apps as a great replacement for an LMS and this may be true in many respects.  However, one place a good LMS scores is in giving access to useful data about student activity. In my last engagement, I regularly spoke of Course Reports as one of…

Is it time you had some eLearning Leaders?

How is the take up of the LMS in your organisation?  Is it: Virtually defunct – the virtual spindleweed rolling through the deserted courses? Used for content storage – just in case someone might want it. Vibrant and healthy – students go there every day and find something new? Somewhere in between perhaps. Maybe it…