Author Archives: Terry Patterson

Get Your Open Tok

As it sometimes happens with startups, things may end, evolve, or simply move into a new direction.  Last year when I wrote an article about TokBox named “Assets for Distance Learners: TokBox”, I did not know what the future would … Continue reading

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BoilerWeb 2011: The Emerging Web Technologies Conference for Purdue Web Professionals

With a tagline like “cultivating Purdue’s web expertise”, I don’t need to say how the annual BoilerWeb conference will benefit anyone at Purdue with an interest in web technologies.  This networking and learning event will take place this year on … Continue reading

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Free Social Learning Network: Sophia

Last week I came across a new platform that intends to compile learning resources for students through a social teaching and learning system called Sophia. The concept is that teachers from anywhere in the world who join this social teaching … Continue reading

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SharePoint as an e-Learning Solution

First, let me clarify that this article is not about advocating the replacement of enterprise learning or course management solutions with SharePoint 2010.  I will focus on SharePoint 2010 and its features to deploy e-learning in ways that are effective and … Continue reading

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Rich Media Viewing and Presenting Platform

About a year ago, I came across a post about using a 3D viewer to display presentation slides. I thought it was a neat idea at the time, and I still think it is worth the time to finally experiment … Continue reading

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When Pearls Hold Your Web Pages

When working with web bookmarks, what is more satisfying that collecting good ones, organizing them, and sharing them the way that you want? Tags aside. Continue reading

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Meaningful OERs

I have to admit that one of the things I love the most about teaching and learning in this day and age is the plethora of information that we have at our fingertips.  We’re seeing a revolution of digital learning … Continue reading

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Extended Learning Environments to the Forefront

We know that students are accessing instructional content online more than ever before, but most recently; the mobile learning trend is also becoming common. For many instructors it is still a challenge to provide online content that is also readily … Continue reading

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