Many thanks for sending in this rather intriguing interview with Arthur C. Clarke from the 70s which is remarkably prescient:
Posts Tagged ‘internet’
The latest revision of HTML may be some years from being fully implemented but there are many parts of the specification that are ready to be implemented now. There has been much talk about HTML5 and video play back but there is a lot more to this revision and web designers have been getting pretty excited. Mr Doob is one of these and he has a great selection of random web toys on his site that allow you to glimpse the future of the web.
Are you interested in using the Internet effectively for studying?
Well now you can with Internet Detective:
Working through the scenarios, you can learn how to find good information, how to evaluate it and to make sure it is legal.
Thanks to E for this.
Last week we had a training day at the library where we learned about and tried out various e-learning websites and facilities. Here are a few we looked at:
GCSE Bitesize (http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/gcsebitesize/) is a very useful site for exam revision with key points, videos and tests.
Intute (http://www.intute.ac.uk/) is a search facility where anyone can easily search for web resources and sites. Another good thing about it is it’s free!
Open Learning (http://www.open.ac.uk/openlearn/home.php) is an initiative from the Open University where users can use some of their course materials free of charge.
The day was very successful and interesting in how the Internet can be used in education at various levels.
It’s that time of year when television provides us with a whole host of “best of” programmes…
Not to be left out, we thought we’d include a list of the Top 100 internet searches of 2008, as compiled by MSN…