Qualitypedia. ‘The Qualitypedia is a WIKI project of the European Foundation for Quality in eLearning. It is aiming to provide a user driven collection of discussions and information all around the topic of quality in eLearning. The qualitypedia is open to all topics and invites comments and feedback from all sides. It presents all kinds of information â€“ from unstructured thoughts and debates to archives of virtual discussion threads and articles, green papers and short definitions. Everybody is invited to contribute.’ The European Foundation for Quality in eLearning (EFQUEL) is a European membership organisation. Our mission is to enhance the quality of eLearning in Europe by providing services and support for all stakeholders. EFQUEL is built on principles of dialogue […]
Archives for November 2006
Toshiba Education Center Launches e-Learning – Technologists and Physicians Access Continuing Education Online. ‘As part of its ongoing commitment to education and training, Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc. today launched its e-Learning program at the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) annual meeting in Chicago, Nov. 26-Dec. 1, 2006. With this online learning center, Toshiba rounds out its portfolio of education courses, making continuing education and accreditation even more accessible to the medical community. Toshiba’s e-Learning site is open to all healthcare professionals. Toshiba customers now can register online, at their convenience, for courses at the Toshiba Education Center in Irvine, Calif., giving them the opportunity to schedule training that best suits their busy schedules. Additionally, technologists being cross trained […]
Moodle community releases Moodle 1.7 with major new features. ‘The Moodle community today announced the release of its latest version, Moodle 1.7, to the education community. The highlight of Moodle 1.7 is a new feature called Roles which allows users to create and manage the capabilities of users within a Moodle site. Gone are the days where predefined roles such as â€œteacherâ€ or â€œstudentâ€ dictate how Moodle is used. Roles allow greater flexibility and control, so that users can be permitted more (or less) rights to create and manage virtually every aspect of the system. Another feature added to Moodle 1.7 is a standard XML database schema which simplifies support of Moodle on a wide variety of databases. MS SQL […]
Microsoft Launches Distance Learning Initiative. ‘Microsoft launched on Nov. 14 its Microsoft Official Distance Learning initiative (MODL), a blended learning program that uses Microsoft Office Live Meeting to conduct MCT-led classes, which students then reinforce with self-paced homework assignments and scenario exercises. According to MODL Innovations Product Manager Wendy Johnson, MODL is a more productive and convenient alternative to previous learning program models, which typically cram lessons into a mere five days, and require students to leave their offices for the classroom.’ Microsoft Official Distance Learning. ‘This exciting new learning platform blends online classroom training, live discussion, real-world-based scenarios, and self-directed study into one rich and easy-to-use educational experienceâ€”delivered right to your desktop. Microsoft Official Distance Learning (MODL) courses use […]
OpenCourseWare Finder. Find open educational resources by typing in the search box or selecting tags. See also: OpenContent.Org Open Content Wiki. A place for collaborating on, scheming about, planning for, and developing open educational resources.