Category Archives: edtech

#Moodle for Mobile Learning

Can you use Moodle to deliver eLearning to Smartphones and Tablets? Some people wonder what they may need to do in order to access interactive Moodle content on a mobile … Continue reading

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Using Google for Easy QR Codes #edtech

Automatically add QR codes to Moodle and other PHP Content Management Systems. I’ve been using goo.gl with the google charts api in order to dynamically create reasonably sized qr codes … Continue reading

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Free collaborative browsing on the iPad #ipaded #edtech

How can we have true in-class collaboration with iPads without having to install apps? Still looking for really innovative and ‘game changing’ uses for the iPad that are applicable across … Continue reading

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Does easier eLearning authoring increase quality? #elearning

Does eLearning Improve as More People are Able to Create it? I don’t think it necessarily does. The profusion of content and authoring systems do mean that it is easier … Continue reading

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But is it eLearning? #elearning #edtech

Do content and self-marking quizzes make a real “eLearning” experience? SCORM activities and multiple choice quizzes are still the main “interactive” mode of delivery in FE.  However, there are justified … Continue reading

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The “Fast Moving” Field of eLearning #edtech

Is mobile learning, social networking and Web 2.0 driving mainstream eLearning? That title is actually ironic.  Working in part of an industry that would seem to be driven by technology … Continue reading

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My favourite SCORM packager #edtech

How can you make a simple SCORM package without complex software? I don’t have to do any particularly complex SCORM packaging so I find that the Dreamweaver plugin Manifest Maker … Continue reading

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iPad Screen Sharing #ipaded

More than apps. Using an iPad for in-class collaboration. Everybody loves iPads for learning but I have to say that until recently I have just seen them as personal learning … Continue reading

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Joining PDFs online #edtech

Managing PDF files online with no software It’s amazing the number of ‘eLearning’ queries we get at work about mundane PDFs.  We’ve recently had quite a few enquiries about easy … Continue reading

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Useful Alternative to Adobe PDF Reader #edtech

Annotate and comment on locked PDFs for free. Great for digital marking. There are probably many occasions when you have been given  or have found a PDF document that you’d like … Continue reading

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