Friday, January 29, 2010

BCIT Guide to Developing Online Courses

The idea behind British Columbia's Institute of Technology's Developing Online Courses site is to bring together a basic guide to online course development, with accompanying resources, such as checklists and templates, that will be useful to a variety of people involved in creating online courses.

Friday, January 15, 2010

2010 Horizon Report

The New Media Consortium 2010 Horizon Report is now available!
The annual Horizon Report describes the continuing work of the NMC’s Horizon Project, a research-oriented effort that seeks to identify and describe emerging technologies likely to have considerable impact on teaching, learning, and creative expression within higher education.

Thursday, January 07, 2010

SynchTube Beta : Watch Videos With Friends in Real Time

Nik Peachy tweeted about synchtube this morning, so I thought I'd try it out. This is a specific need I've had in the past as an online facilitator -- how to have a conversation while viewing/analysing video clips. This simple tool works very well!

From the synchtube beta site:
Watch Videos With Friends in Real Time: "Simply paste a YouTube link and create a room. You can share this room with others, and watch videos in real-time... well enough talking, just try it already!