The ShoutOmatic platform lets Practitioners, Learners and other Stakeholders record short messages ("shouts") straight from their desktops and smartphones, and have them instantly delivered to others. These short "shouts" can be used in so many different ways, within the learning environment,in a more personalised way than faceless emails, texts, tweets etc.
"Shouts" are particularly suitable for educational use since they all come with their very own QR codes; providing alternative communicat... Continue reading...
Twitter is normally used to update statuses and share activity updates with friends. Twijector allows Twitter users to hold text conferences.
Twijector is a free to use web service providing a wall that can gather public tweets with a particular hashtag.
Choose a custom hashtag and ask your colleagues/learners/stakeholders to tweet with it. The wall will then show all the public tweets containing that unique hashtag. Options provided by the application include blocking certain users and using ... Continue reading...
Ever wish you could easily receive big files from anyone? Now you can - together with Dropbox you can setup an unique upload address with password protection for FREE. DROPitTOme is your one stop solution when email is just not enough.
DROPitTOme is a free service that works with Drop Box to allow learners to upload files to your Drop Box account without giving them access to the contents of your Drop Box account.
Ideal for WBL/ACL learners, Learning providers without VLEs etc.
"Organize your life with Wunderlist, a free and easy-to-use Task Manager"... Wunderlist is a simple task manager that works on the web or on a user’s PC, Mac, iPhone, iPad, or Android phone. A users list follows them and stays synced across all their devices, and they can even share their to-do list with the Wunderlist via URL or Twitter. Ideal for "Team Collaboration"
Guidance Note 7 - Published 11 April 2011
Skills Funding Agency-P-110031
"Electronic Records 80. Providers must retain a robust and reliable form of evidence to support funding claims including evidence of learner existence, eligibility, and achievement. From 1 August
2011, providers will be able to hold evidence in electronic format. This may include
holding data on electronic platforms and in scanned format, including learner
The Criminal Records Bureau (CRB) was set up to allow employers in the
public, private and voluntary sectors to run a background check on all
job applicants whom they might be considering offering work to.
The Safe Workers Website looks at...
how it is necessary to undertake a criminal background check on
potential employees in order to protect the most vulnerable sectors of
how the information is gathered and what it is used for.
I'm an eLearning Adviser specializing in stimulating and supporting innovation in learning via eBooks, eMagazines, blogs (including audio versions), online TV, interactive resources, forums, workshops, conferences and face2face consultations. Evaluating and becoming familiar with sustainable and new technologies allows me to respond to the needs of learning providers from a position of experience rather than 'hearsay'. Supported learning providers, in the northwest of England (UK), can contact me for FREE consultations. Based at Lancaster University I work for the JISC Regional Support Centre - Northwest.