Open source

Learning Repositories, Badges, Standards and Mahara
I’ve been lucky enough to get across to the NZ Moodlemoot this week and catch up with a bunch of clever people working with Moodle, as well as the [...]
Blackboard Education Open Source Services – a personal view
“Change is the law of life. And those who look only to the past or present are certain to miss the future.” – JFK Over the last four [...]
EAC2011 – is the ePortfolio dead?
Ok, pardon me for the dramatic opening line, but this thought has been rattling around in my head after Day 1 of the Australian ePortfolio Conference at [...]
Mahara – as a content repository?
As you may know, I’ve been a bit like a dog with a bone about two topics in particular over the past year or so. The first has been Moodle’s [...]
Mahara Assessment in Moodle 2
It seems like far more than a year or so ago that I wrote my previous post on how Mahara views could submitted for assessment in Moodle 1.9. Since then [...]
Learning technologies – should the tail wag the dog?
I’ve been well chuffed to see the amount of discussion that last week’s blog post on using reflection as a central concept in training people [...]
Mahara, Eyjafjallajokull and the insurance claim
Eyjafjallajokull – a name I still can’t pronounce, even though it has changed the way I view air travel forever. I’m calling it [...]
Mahara in Practice 2 – Mahara Assessment in Moodle
Last time I posted about assessment in Mahara it was using Mahara’s somewhat limited capacity to act as an assessment tool. I got no problem with [...]
Mahara in Practice 1 – Groups and Assessment
One of the least understood things in Mahara is the potential for using groups as an assessment mechanism. I think this is because of two reasons: The [...]