Archive | innovation

It is always good to come across a new magazine or book that you really enjoy and know that a lot of your friends will also like. I recently came across a magazine called Make while I was in the USA. It is published quarterly and costs near $15 but it is well worth it. The […]

Futurelab coordinating games and learning research project

In the latest Naace newsletter there is an article about Futurelab coordinating a games and learning research project. “Futurelab has been appointed as the UK National Coordinator for a pan-European study of the use of computer and video games in schools. Our Games and Learning project is a programme of research, events and planned publications […]

mobile phone to iphone

Over the past 2 years I have managed to go through 4 different mobile phones from a variety of manufacturers. They have all stopped working at one point for a variety of reasons ranging from been dropped one too many times to another getting absolutely soaked during a thunderstorm! For the past couple of months […]

games design in e-learning

After talking to the team at Norwich University College of the Arts we are close to setting up a link with the Games Degree. I’ve been interested in Games Design and how the skills of games developers might transfer to e-learning for some time. I’ll have more news about what we are planning in the […]

Multi-touch table at Bett

It is the day before Bett and I’m getting a list of stands that I want to visit, near the top of the list is the SMART stand where they are demonstrating “the world’s first multi-touch, multi-user table for primary education” I’m really interested in seeing this technology as I’ve read a lot about touch-screen […]

e-learning material on a blackberry….

Last month I attended the elearning network November event. One of the sessions showed how merrill lynch are delivering e-learning content via a blackberry. Delivery of content via blackberry has proved to be a great success with an increased adoption rate amongst their trial group. The group also provided some great insights into how the […]