Monthly Archives: June 2008

Webinar tomorrow 27th June – learner experience of elearning

Our academic colleagues, clients and partners might be interested in the webinar we are running tomorrow, Friday 27th June, in the ELESIG community. ELESIG (the Higher Education Academy’s Special Interest Group for the Learners’ Experience of Elearning)  is a community for researchers and practitioners who are looking at evaluating the

Wordle for tag clouds

Wordle is a rather beautiful way to display tags – prettier than the usual tag cloud it generates “word clouds” from text that you paste in yourself. Like a normal tag cloud, words that appear more frequently in the source text are bigger. Various colour schemes are available. They can

As seen in the Independent

Reach Further’s Liz Cable is profiled in the Independent’s Flexible Working feature today.  Reach Further is very committed to flexible working and as well as providing various solution for its own employees works with others to develop skills in managing remote teams and networking online.  You can see some of

Twist in the tale of Robin Hood

Robin Hood as a baddy and the Sheriff of Nottingham as the goody? Only in Hollywood! Whatever next? There are some conventions that it just doesn’t work to play with, something that designers of every kind – and including elearning developers – need to remember. A recent newsletter from

Read the question!

My son is in the middle of GCSEs and I’ve been giving him the best piece of advice I know for success in exams – read the question! It sounds basic, but it is surprising how easy it is, especially in a stressful situation such as an exam, to miss

Work Literacy

Tony Karrer and Michele Martin have just announced the launch of Work Literacy – a network of individuals, companies and organizations who are interested in learning, defining, mentoring, teaching and consulting on the frameworks, skills, methods and tools of modern knowledge work. Their goal, they say, is to “create a