Category Archives: Education

Did you know 2.0

A while ago I posted a link to what I regarded as a great Power Point presentation (Shift Happens), but more importantly it was a really eye opening message. In keeping with the Shift Happens theme, this has been updated … Continue reading

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Slidedeck from Microsoft Learning Gateway Conference

A big pat on the back for Alex Pearce and Richard Willis for organising the first every Microsoft Learning Gateway conference that took place on last week.  With such a focused topic as SharePoint in Education it was amazing too … Continue reading

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SharePoint in Education and The MLG Conference

There has been a noticeable increase in the amount of people now blogging and tweeting about SharePoint in Education, or more accurately the Microsoft Learning Gateway platform.  Having posted a number of articles on the subject and having started the … Continue reading

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Learning Content Development System (LCDS) has a forum

I posted recently about the release of the LCDS to make it easier for people to create SCROM content.  I had a few comments and concerns but generally liked the look and feel.  We now we have a place to … Continue reading

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SLK Course Manager 1.0 Released

On the 1st July 2008 the SLK Course Manager package was uploaded to codeplex,  this was something that I had been waiting for as there are plans to incorporate functionality into a project I am currently working on.    Having installed … Continue reading

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Worldwide Telescope – Wonderful Educational Tool

This post is off topic, in that it doesn’t related to SharePoint, however as I do a lot of work in Education this new WorldWide Telescope released by Microsoft Research is fantastic and worth a post.   I can remember going … Continue reading

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LLN another BETT Learning Gateway story

One of the main projects I have been involved with over the past year is the Leeds Learning Network.  I have blogged about some of the technologies and recently launched a Special Interest Group for SharePoint in Education on the … Continue reading

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MLG version of SLK to be updated

The Microsoft Learning Gateway 2007 components (www.codeplex.com/lg) include a version of the SharePoint Learning Kit (www.codeplex.com/slk) that has been updated to include the Observer Role (parent in Education context) and the ability to filter the contents based on the My … Continue reading

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SharePoint in Education – Dedicated Forum on SUGUK

To support the growing use of SharePoint in Education we have created a Special Interest forum on the UK SharePoint User Group site specifically targeted at Education.   This forum aims to cover all areas of SharePoint in Education from the Microsoft Learning Gateway, … Continue reading

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SharePoint in Education

I have been working with SharePoint in an Education setting for the past year or so initially working with RM on the Scottish Schools Digital Network project Glow Scotland; which at the time was regarded as one of the largest … Continue reading

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