Tuesday, October 20, 2009

Open Source Textbook Maker Flat World Gets Funded

I was just discussing open-text options with a reading faculty member yesterday. I want to explort this site...I know the open-source text movement is growing all the time.

Open Source Textbook Maker Flat World Gets Funded

Sunday, October 18, 2009

Making a screencast in the next 30 minutes using Jing

Jing is a great little screen or video capture program.

Sunday, October 11, 2009

Teachers Without Borders: SAfrica and Kenya

Here is John Schenker's video on K-12 experience with some of the edtech challenges, and with some solutions. We just need to keep working with it--glad people like him are in this world.

Sunday, October 4, 2009

Photos from the Timbavati

Rick Voorhees took some fabulous pictures while we were in the Timbavati in South Africa:

Friday, October 2, 2009

DL at U Stellenbosch, South Africa

Thank you Dr. Tom Parks for arranging a rich and enjoyable visit to the Department of Telematics at Stellenbosch University. They have a tremendous interactive TV department there, and an interface that allow synchronous communication during sessions using phones for either text or voice. We are all asking ourselves how to best reach learners given our various geographical and technological contexts.