Teaching Technology through MUVE

Following the MUVEnation project (MUVE: Multi-User Virtual Environments)

The best web translator available. Ever.

Posted by slandete on Tuesday, November 11, 2008

Search page of IATE translator

Search page of IATE translator

Many people don’t know it, but I use it all the time for technical stuff or simply where wordreference.com does not help: it is called InterActive Terminology for Europe (IATE) and it is the European Commission’s multilingual term Read the rest of this entry »

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Pre-week 1 activities – Reflecting my own experience

Posted by slandete on Sunday, November 2, 2008

A. I am your friend. I don’t work in education. You are talking to me about the idea that we all learn from each other, in all kinds of contexts, and that this can often be richer than more formal classroom based learning. I am sceptical. Tell me about an informal learning experience you have had online in which collaboration was involved, show me a concrete example to help me to see what you mean.

When thinking about an informal learning experience I have had online in which collaboration was involved, the first thing that came to my mind was the planning of our trip to Costa Rica 3 years ago. There was four of us going, each working in a different city in 2 different countries, and we were going on our own, so we had to do all the plans. Read the rest of this entry »

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