Updated website and blog

This blog is moving!! It will now be available at http://learningenvironmentsupport.com.au

The new site is still being developed, but gradually it will contain all the relevant info.


Apple – iBooks Author

Via Scoop.itLearning Environment Support

“Available free on the Mac App store, iBooks Author is an amazing new app that allows anyone to create beautiful Multi-Touch textbooks — and just about any other kind of book — for iPad.”   I might have to get a Mac so that I can have a play with this!
Via www.apple.com

350,000 Textbooks Downloaded From Apple’s iBooks in Three Days

Via Scoop.itLearning Environment Support

“Within days of its debut, Apple’s iBooks textbook store racks up a significant number of downloads, according to a new estimate.”   It will be interesting to see what happens with this. I think its a great concept.
Via allthingsd.com

schooX – The Academy for Self Learners – Online Courses and Certificates

Via Scoop.itLearning Environment Support

Schoox is an Academy for Self-Learners where members can teach, learn and certify their knowledge online. Users can create private or public online courses by using files or web resources incredibly easy and in seconds.
Via www.schoox.com

IBM Next 5 in 5: 2011

Via Scoop.itLearning Environment Support

IBM unveils its sixth annual “Next 5 in 5” — a list of innovations with the potential to change the way people work, live and play over the next five years….
Via www.youtube.com

TechCrunch | Technology Cannot Disrupt Education From The Top Down

Via Scoop.itLearning Environment Support

Computer technology has penetrated the classroom for thirty years with little impact. After hundreds of “disruptive” education startups, the best innovation in education is still the chalkboard.
Via techcrunch.com

MIT Announces Platform for Free Online Courses

Via Scoop.itLearning Environment Support

MIT is planning to launch an open platform for free online classes, complete with certification for those who succeed in them.
Via mashable.com