This is my first course - I'll be trying out an alphabet quiz.
We'll be creating spot the difference lessons using pairs of SVG images from the Open Clip Art Library.
Here we incorporate various resources into our course, including activities programmed using MIT Scratch, RSS feeds, PhET science simulations, and a HTML5 jigsaw.
We wrap up by discussing the importance of making online learning resources accessible to those with disabilities. After a brief look at the legal framework, we illustrate the fundamental principles with practical examples. We end with links to further reading.
A chapter-by-chapter list of links to the software and content downloads referred to in the book.
A demonstration course for various plug-ins, for now.
Despite appearances, I argue that oEmbed is alive and kicking.
Brian Mearns has put together a document describing some concerns around the oEmbed standard, partly around security. It's generally very useful. The discussion on the
Quoting from a recent blog post by Marco Zehe,
There are those days when you watch a discussion unfold on Twitter, and a point is reached where a statement is made that leaves you more or less speechless for a
Its been a long time since I've blogged about the OU Media Player project. So what has been going on? I thought I'd take a brief look back, then look forward...
Last spring and summer we developed an embeddable player based on the open-source Flowplayer Flash-based toolkit. Two designers form Learning and Teaching Solutions here at The Open University, David Winter and Peter Devine creat