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Why some 'successful' projects 'fail'
Smartphone studying: the technology universities try to ignore?
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Glow: the world’s first national intranet and online community for education
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The role of embodiment in student success in virtual worlds
Going Mobile: our approach
The National College’s online network
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Mahara 1.2 ePortfolios: Beginner's Guide
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Editorial
by Morag Munro


  • Mark Child examines the impact of students' sense of presence and embodiment on the effectiveness of learning in virtual worlds.
  • Google Certified Teacher (GCT) Kevin McLaughlin outlines 10 steps to take after you have applied for your Google Apps for Education domain.
  • Kayvon Beykpour outlines Blackboard's approach to mobile development for education.
  • Stuart Sutherland outlines lessons learned about the development and the management of the National College’s professional networking and learning environment.
  • Tom Franklin discusses some of the reasons why apparently 'successful' projects 'fail' in the longer term.
  • In our first  book review, Eamon Costello reviews ePortfolios: Beginner's Guide by Derrin Michael Kent, Glenys Gillian Bradbury, Margaret Anne Kent, and Richard William Hand.
  • Zack Whittaker, a student at the University of Kent, Canterbury, proposes that that combining mobile devices with university-provided resources has significant potential to aid the learning process.
  • Wendy Hardbottle introduces Epigeum's new resource 'University and College Teaching'.
  • Andrew Brown outlines how Learning and Teaching Scotland (LTS) is embracing the challenges and opportunities technology presents to education by pioneering the world’s first national intranet and online community for education, Glow.
  • A week in the life of Professor John Traxler, University of Wolverhampton.
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