Monthly Archives: April 2008

Virtual ‘education’worlds

Inevitably the VW market is being carved up by commercial interests. Many of the usual suspects are moving through from the entertainment/gaming side and into ‘education’. It almost seems that people in the real education industry have left this domain … Continue reading

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Appreciative Enquiry

Reading more on AI recently (methodology for  looking at the health of an organisation).The general philosophy of seeking what is good – positive values in an organisation and the Appreciative Inquiry cycle of Discovery, Dream, Design and Destiny can be … Continue reading

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Ubiquitous computing & Smart objects

Flicking through latest edition of Ed Tech (still a must read)- and two articles jumped out.   One on Ubiquitous computing – a term often misused to referring to PDAs etc (inferring mobile rather than truly ubiquitous). Louisa Rosencheck’s article quickly … Continue reading

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