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SocialLearn session: OU's Learning & Tech Conf. 2010
SocialLearn is designing a social learning space which can integrate existing tools in the OU and the cloud, to support learning
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14 March 2010
Welcome to our cloud for this conference session :-) from the SocialLearn team: Simon Buckingham Shum, Rebecca Ferguson, Mark Glaister, Thanh Le
SocialLearn (part of the portfolio under Denise Kirkpatrick, Pro-Vice Chancellor for Learning & Teaching Quality) is designing a social learning space which can integrate existing tools in the OU and the cloud, to support learning. Our immediate target groups are the hundreds of thousands of users in the Open University’s online communities, with a specific focus in the coming year on professional development and e-scholarship/research.
Post your comments here... or to make up for the absence of f-f discussion, feel free to call me (Simon) during the conference after this session on 01908 655723 or Skype on sbskmi
Social Software approaches to addessing issues of Accessibility
Martyn Cooper is co-ordinating discussions on Social Software approaches to addessing issues of Accessibility for disabled people.
[Note this is distinct from issues of accesibility in social software. Chetz Colwell is undertaking work on accessibility issues in SocialLearn for instance.]
So far included in the discussions are Doug Clow and Nick Freear. If anyone else is interested please contact Martyn Cooper (mailto:email@example.com).
A cloud with further information will be created soon.
15:23 on 14 March 2010