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ILTA -- Brian Mulligan offers 27 points in his June 2004 newsletter, many arising from the EdTech 2004 conference in Tralee. Anyone interested in getting value for money in education should read the ILTA occasional newsletter and join the ILTA Group.

  • Proceedings for EdTech2004 will be available in July 2004.
  • EdTech2005 may be in Northern Ireland.
  • Online Portfolio Tool available from Orla Hanratty.
  • ePortfolio Dublin will be held on 12 July 2004 in Dublin City University from 0900 to 1700.
  • DIT e-Learning Summer School occurs from 21-25 June with a focus on WebCT. Speakers include Peter Hamilton (Intel and, Sean M. Rowland (Hibernia College), Peter Byrne (Digital Community Project) and Helen Fallon with Suzanne Redmond Maloco (both NUI Maynooth).
  • Moodle and Open Source. Tipperary Institute proposes a day-long conference on Thursday, November 18, 2004 in Thurles with a stream dedicated to Open Source Software. Moodle will feature at this event with a series of tutorials for those interested.
  • Grace Corcoran needs help teaching Maths Online.
  • Check out Ed O'Neill's use of Opus Authoring and Flash conversion.
  • Buffalo State College offers a free online newsletter.
  • Although Brian Mulligan admits he just doesn't get it, topics like "How to use Weblogs to create engaging learning experiences" keep resurfacing. The Australian Flexible Learning Community describes a simple method for using blogs in a corporate learning situation. The method uses the three important aspects of blogs: 1) personal point of view, 2) chronological nature and 3) byte-sized posts.
  • HP Bristol Lab Open Day on 6 July 2004. The event is being run with funding from the Joint Information Systems Committee (JSIC) and the Learning and Skills Council (LSC), and support from HP. The event will feature presentations about current work from BBC, HP, Open University's Institute of Educational Technology User Lab, Bristol University's Institute for Learning and Research Technology, the Learning Technology Research Institute (LTRI) in London, Metropolitan University, London Knowledge Lab, NESTA Futurelab, Oxford University, and Ultralab.
  • Moodle in Goldsmiths on 15 July 2004. The presenters include Dr John Phelps Sonja and Grussendorf Goldsmiths, University of London.

Points extracted from Brian Mulligan's Newsletter.