Association for Learning Technology Online Newsletter
Issue 16 May 2009   Monday, May 11, 2009

ISSN 1748-3603

Contents
Feature article
The man behind the hole in the wall
Technology reviews
Screencasting using Articulate Presenter and Adobe Captivate
Letting learners get closer with real time screen capture
Lecture Capture using the EchoSystem from Echo360
Project updates
Stairway to online collaboration: The APT STAIRS project
The UK Access Grid
College strategies relating to learner-owned mobile devices
MoLeNET
LEAP2A: A specification for e-portfolio portability and interoperability
Reports
NGfL Cymru supporting sharing
ALT news
Chief Executive's report
Publications
New publication on learning technology from the Institute of Education
ICT Skills Briefing
Events
ALT-C 2009
Lunchtime Webinars
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Privacy policy

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Past Issues
Issue 15 January 2009
January 30, 2009
Issue 14 October 2008
November 4, 2008
Issue 13 July 2008
July 21, 2008
Issue 12 May 2008
May 6, 2008
Issue 11 January 2008
January 25, 2008

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Editorial
by Morag Munro

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The man behind the hole in the wall
by Peter Robinson

Peter Robinson recently interviewed Sugata Mitra, best known for the 'hole in the wall' experiments.

This article originally appeared in ICT Skills Briefing

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Stairway to online collaboration: The APT STAIRS project
by Sarah Sherman

The APT STAIRS (Appropriate & Practical Technologies for Students, Teachers, Administrators and Researchers) project, examines how a simple step-by-step model can be applied to introducing new technologies, such as Google Docs, to users.
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The UK Access Grid
by Deborah Haile

The UK Access Grid offers the chance for anyone involved in research or education nationwide to access a high quality virtual meeting, a conference room or a lecture hall.
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NGfL Cymru supporting sharing
by Sian Williams

NGFL Cymru, funded by the Welsh Assembly Government, has recently extended its remit from schools to cover the further education sector.
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Screencasting using Articulate Presenter and Adobe Captivate
by Graham F X McElearney

Graham McElearney looks at two different types of screen casting, and two popular commercial software applications for creating these.
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Letting learners get closer with real time screen capture
by Simon Davis

Simon Davis looks at the use of Techsmith's Camtasia software for producing screencasts.
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Lecture Capture using the EchoSystem from Echo360
by Kris Roger and Chris Fryer

The EchoSystem from Echo360 is a complete hardware and software solution that automatically captures and processes lectures for web-based delivery.
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College strategies relating to learner-owned mobile devices
by Dave Pickersgill, Julie Byrne, Peter Harrison and Karen Sekula

The Sheffield College is integrating a wide range of mobile devices into learning. Dave Pickersgill discusses the impact that these changes will have on the college infrastructure.
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MoLeNET
by Steve Butler

The Mobile Learning Network (MoLeNET) was established by the Learning and Skills Network (LSN) to promote mobile learning, primarily in the English further education sector.
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LEAP2A: A specification for e-portfolio portability and interoperability
by Simon Grant

LEAP2A is a specification for information portability and interoperability between electronic portfolio tools and related systems.
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Chief Executive's report
by Seb Schmoller

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ALT-C 2009
"In dreams begins responsibility" choice, evidence, and change

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Lunchtime Webinars
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