Association for Learning Technology Online Newsletter
Issue 13 July 2008   Monday, July 21, 2008

ISSN 1748-3603

Contents
Case studies
How avatars learn together: an immersive experience
Social networking: connect-ing students and staff
A social constructivist approach to the use of podcasts
Bridging the Digital Divide in the UK’s Greenest City
Project updates
Making the LEAP
ALT news
Chief Executive's Report
Last chance to book for ALT-C 2008!
ALT Workshops
JISC Updates
Web2Rights
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by Morag Munro

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How avatars learn together: an immersive experience
by Matthew Wheeler, Ming Nie and Gilly Salmon

Screenshort from the MOOSE projectThe University of Leicester's MOOSE projects is developing training materials for students and tutors involved in learning and teaching ‘in-world’.


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Social networking: connect-ing students and staff
by Federica Oradini and Gunter Saunders

screen shot from connectSince September 2007, students and staff at the University of Westminster have been keeping in touch via a University-wide social networking site, Connect.
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A social constructivist approach to the use of podcasts
by Cheryl Reynolds and Liz Bennett

Cheryl Reynolds and Liz Bennett discuss the application of a social constructivist approach to the use of podcasts.
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Bridging the Digital Divide in the UK’s Greenest City
by Matthew Chilcott

The Institute of Digital Learning at the University of Wales, Newport, has released a free access e-case study resource that shares some of the secrets of the UK’s Greenest City.

Screenshot from the e-inclusion site


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Making the LEAP
Linking Electronic Archives and Publications
by Julian D. Richards, Judith Winters and Michael Charno

Screenshot from LEAPThe LEAP project is investigating provision of support for interactive journal articles, and raises important questions regarding the future of e-journals. The LEAP project has developed four sustainable exemplars of multi-layered e-publications and e-archives.
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Web2Rights
by Alice Gugan

WEbb2rights screenshotThe Web2Rights project is an initiative funded by the JISC Users & Innovation programme to develop a practical and relevant IP toolkit to support web 2.0 projects in dealing with IPR.
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Chief Executive's Report
by Seb Schmoller

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Last chance to book for ALT-C 2008!
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ALT Workshops
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