Tuesday, February 03, 2009

EDUCAUSE Learning Initiative

EDUCAUSE Learning Initiative (ELI) is an area on the EDUCAUSE website that has a number of areas. There are various publications in the Resources section and today I will highlight the 7 Things You Should Know About...pieces "which provide quick, no-jargon overviews of emerging technologies and related practices that have demonstrated or may demonstrate positive learning impacts." The latest 3 are about Alternate Reality Games (Jan 2009) (ARGs "weave together real-world artifacts with clues and puzzles hidden virtually any place, such as websites, libraries, museums, stores, signs, recorded telephone messages, movies, television programs, or printed materials", Lecture capture (Dec 2008), and Flip camcorders (Nov 2008) Other 2008 topics include Zotero, Google docs, Second Life.
Photo by Sheila Webber: Snowdrops snowed in, Sheffield, Feb 2009

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