October 30, 2005 Download mp3 (12.2MB, 53:42)>br>
This webcast marathon included a pre-show and post-show. Our pre-show included visits from Vance Stevens who updated us on the upcoming Webheads in Action Online Convergence and Ruth Vilmi who discussed her online activities and upcoming presentation as part of the Nordic Voice Conference. Our 'main' show featured discussions of splogging, open source (free) webcasting possibilities, classroom blogging, and the unclear goals of modern education. Our post show was a fascinating discussion between Buthaina, Ruth, and Sus discussing the job threatening obstacles some educators face using online learning, and the cultural barriers that women in some cultures face in participating in the online world.
The latest EdTech News, updated webcasting resources, discussions of technical 'literacty' and the virtue of interactivity in synchronous presentations, and info about upcoming virtual conferences and events.
Part #2 of our conversation with two leaders in the field of educational technology. As Will returns after a power failure by skyping in from his cell phone we discuss possibilities of action research, time management in a web2.0 world, structured blogging, resource profiles, microformats, social networking, blogging in K-6, professional development, differences between U.S. & Canadian educational systems, & lots more
The first part of our conversation with these two leaders in the field of educational technology. The discussion includes life before web2.0 and the paths each took to get where they are, copyright issues of digital content, politics of edtech, the use of tablet pc's, professional development, differences between U.S. & Canadian educational systems, & lots more
Announcements about upcoming webcasts for the Canadian MoodleMoot and PopTech conference, an EdTech News Roundup including Yahoo's RSS White Paper, Google-Sun Collaboration, Whiteboard software reviews, helping kids focus with computer games, educational potential of podiobooks, and a conversation with Jo and Scott about blogging in the classroom.
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