Sunday, 15 February 2009

Video lectures from top universities?


Yes, you can view them from http://www.academicearth.org/. Imagine getting some of the very best lectures from Berkeley, Harvard, MIT, Princeton, Stanford and Yale! Looks like education is more open and exciting these days.

Impact of e-portfolios on learning

In the current digital age, e-porfolios appear to be the next approach to capturing one's learning path. As testimony to the positive impact of e-portfolios, read the report by the Learning Science Research Institute at the University of Nottingham. The researchers investigated the impact that e-portfolios can have on learners in schools, further education, higher education and work-based learning. They looked at eight case studies of e-portfolio projects. This involved document analysis and interviews and surveys of learners and teachers. Read:

http://partners.becta.org.uk/index.php?section=rh&catcode=_re_rp_02&rid=14007