Top 100 Tools for Learning 2012

Jane Hart, Consultant, speaker and writer at Centre for Learning & Performance Technologies, has created an excellent presentation on the Top 100 Tools for Learning 2012 as voted for by 500+ learning professionals worldwide. The presentation is available from Slideshare and embeded below. The tools list is perfect for online learning, collaboration and remote working, […]

Blackboard Collaborate at #JISCrmd Webinar

Today was my first experience with Blackboard Collaborate. Blackboard Collaborate “combines the capabilities of Wimba and Elluminate” – both were bought out by Blackboard in 2010. I’ve written quite a lot on my experiences using Elluminate but haven’t used Wimba before. Since the acquisition Blackboard have been working on a Beta program designed to involve […]

Supporting Researcher Engagement With Social Tools

Today I signed in to the Netskills “Supporting Researcher Engagement With Social Tools” online talk presented by Alan Cann, University of Leicester. Alan wrote a guest blog post on Go Forth and Amplify! for us last year. It was a really interesting talk and presented very effectively in Elluminate. More Tips for Elluminate Everytime I […]

GoToMeeting Time

So we are all trying to save money, and one of the easiest ways of cutting costs is by slashing the travel budget. If people need to get together there are plenty of ways they can do it that don’t involve travel, or even leaving the office. Although I’ve been involved in lots of webinars […]


This morning as part of the UKOLN staff development series UKOLN staff (and others) were treated to an an introductory session on Elluminate entitled Running an Online Event using Elluminate Live! Usage Cases and Best Practices. Brian Kelly has written a blog post on the background to these sessions which we are opening up to […]