Association for Learning Technology Online Newsletter
Issue 5, July 2006   Tuesday, July 11, 2006

ISSN 1748-3603

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Sound opportunities with Horizon Wimba Voice Tools
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Software reviews
by Neal Sumner

PebblePad is an eportfolio system developed by Pebble Learning in collaboration with the University of Wolverhampton. This review sets out the main functions of the Pebblepad eportfolio system and describes our experience of setting up and running a year-long pilot project using this tool at City University. The scheme has been running for eight months and the review aims to report on our experiences in advance of the more formal evaluation that we will complete at the end of the year’s trial.
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Sound opportunities with Horizon Wimba Voice Tools
The Horizon Wimba Voice Tools (as PowerLinks within a VLE)
by Marina Orsini-Jones

The Horizon Wimba Voice Tools consist of a suite of tools that can be easily integrated as PowerLinks within a Virtual Learning Environment (VLE) like WebCT or Blackboard and/or used as stand-alone web tools. This review looks at the four voice tools available (Voice Board, Voice Email, Voice Direct and Voice Recorder) and focuses on how they can be integrated into WebCT.
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