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by the European Travel Commission >>>

Virgin: the world's best passenger complaint letter?

the power of pictures and internet in tourism
on the Telegraph >>>
on FOXNews >>>

'Little’s Britain': Mobile revelations

(Checkpoint eLearning) London (UK), January 2009 - (by Bob Little) Kris Swanson, of Merrill Lynch, has revealed that the company has some 60,000 employees and, of these, some 21,000 have BlackBerry mobile devices. Of these, some 6,000 have been given access to mobile learning materials and, to date, there are some 2,000 regular users of this mobile learning material. That means that some 9.5 per cent of those with access to the delivery technology for mobile learning are using it >>>

Hal Varian on how the Web challenges managers

Varian spoke with McKinsey’s James Manyika, a director in the San Francisco office, in Napa, California, in October 2008 >>>


Red-ink Open Educational Resources

a must >>>
also in MERLOT >>>

The red-ink doctoral school is committed to enhacing the quality of higher education in digital technologies for education. To this purpose, red-ink releases part of the content developed for its doctoral students as Open Educational Resources. There high-quality educational resources are packaged as SCORM 1.2 packages and are under a Creative Commons licence. A Paradigm

Change (historical part)
This module offers readings and activities for understanding the historical development of eLearning in higher education, under the escort of prof. Otto Peters from Fern-Universität Hagen (Germany).

Teaching, Learning & the Knowledge Society
This module presents two activities for understanding the transformation of the roles of teacher and student in the knowledge society, under the escort of prof. Otto Peters from Fern-Universität Hagen (Germany).

Future devices / Future computing
In this module we try to move forward, and think of the future of technologies in education – how will they evolve? What changes will they bring about? To do this, we will follow the guidance of Prof. Hermann Maurer, of the Technical University in Graz, Austria.

Philosophical Concerns
In this module we turn to the anthropological implications of the continuous and fast progress in technology development in education. We will follow the line traced by prof. Hermann Maurer from the Technical University Graz.

Replacing Handwriting?!
Indeed, technologies are offering more and more new possibilities – how will they affect education in a few years from now? In this module we try to confront rather extreme and radical position - it is a good exercie to stretch out thought and think about the values in education.



worth a try (i don't give you my code... my wife has it) >>>



worth a try >>>


mediamorphosis gadget



list.it, the Latitudinal Information Scrap Trapper that Indexes Things - is a small, simple note-keeping tool for solving a big, complex task -- helping you manage the tons of little information bits you need to keep track of each day. list.it does this by focusing on speed and simplicity. We have gotten rid of everything except a way to get things in and out quickly, so that you can get things out of your head and somewhere you can access easily any time >>>

ζώον λογικόν. Un itinerario tra comunicazione ed educazione

L. Cantoni, ζώον λογικόν. Un itinerario tra comunicazione ed educazione, in P. Zoccatelli & I. Cantoni (eds.), A maggior gloria di Dio, anche sociale. Scritti in onore di Giovanni Cantoni nel suo settantesimo compleanno, Cantagalli, Siena 2008, pp. 55-68 >>>