ICT-use surveys in Georgia and Estonia

Taming the spaces

Tiger Leap and Deer Leap are two organizations that coordinate ICT education in partnering countries - Estonia and Georgia. Last month we handed over the survey (in estonian) how teachers use ICT as an integrated topic in their lessons. It seems there is an explosion of collaborative project-based learning in Georgia. As an additional task i have done this year some surveys and book-writing related to ICT teaching.

My Reflections on the Mobile World Congress

Nancy White

There was a lot of excitement with new announcements such as LG’s 3D phone, Sony’s Experia Play, HTC ChaCha and Salsa devices with integrated Facebook, new Samsung devices and lots of tablets from companies such as HTC with their Flyer, Samsung which includes a pen, Motorola’s Xoom and RIM’s PlayBook, all trying to distinguish themselves from the absent iPad. The winner was Urban Planet Mobile from Savannah, Georgia, for their mobile English learning initiative.

Learning Technologist of the Year 2008

SocialTech

Other teams and individuals honored last night: The Learning Technology Group - Aditya Vadali, Dan Jackson, Georgia Georgiou, Mark Bryson, Mike Cowie, Rich Ranker, Steve Powell, and Tim Ellis from Lancaster University won the team award for "successful provision of an integrated service that has benefited staff and learners across the whole university" Stuart Hepplestone from Sheffield Hallam University carried off the commendation in the individual category.

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The HBR List 2009 - How Social Networks Network Best

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network KM

The bees’ decision making highlights both information discoveryand information integration, two processes that are crucialto every organization but that have different requirements.A The bees’ process suggests that organizationsthat alternate as needed between the centralized structureand the richly connected network can shape information fl ow tooptimize both discovery and integration.

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