Association for Learning Technology Online Newsletter
Issue 15 January 2009   Friday, January 30, 2009

ISSN 1748-3603

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Contents
Feature article
Building a better future – planning and designing innovative, intelligent educational buildings
Conference reviews
Perspectives on learning design – a report on the 3rd International LAMS and Learning Design Conference
FOTE – Future of Technology in Education 2008
Technology reviews
The eBeam – interactive whiteboard and capture system
eXe – e-learning XML editor
Project updates
Developing open content – the POCKET perspective
Web 2.0-style resource discovery comes to libraries – the TILE Project
Reports
ALT research news – transformed for 21st century learning
Technology and learning – a trade association perspective
Commentary launched: Education 2.0? Designing the web for teaching and learning
The Australasian Society for Computers in Learning in Tertiary Education (ascilite) update
ALT news
Events
ALT Journal (ALT-J)
Chief Executive's report
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Project updates
Developing open content – the POCKET perspective
by Sarah Malone, Dave O’Hare, Sarah Darley

The Project on Open Content for Knowledge Exposition and Teaching (POCKET) is an 18-month project due to end in March 2009, funded by the JISC Repositories and Preservation Programme. This project aims to investigate the potential of migrating open content approaches in a range of disciplines across a number of different higher education institutions (HEIs). This article describes the project in more detail, looking at the project’s aims, the content development process and the future plans.
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Web 2.0-style resource discovery comes to libraries – the TILE Project
by David Jennings

David Jennings reports on the ALT workshop “Sitting on a gold mine” for the TILE project which looked at improving provision and services for learners by aggregating and using 'learner behaviour data'.
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