Tag Archives: learning design

Managing change to a popular website

How does one approach the introduction of major change in a much loved web institution? For over 12 years now I’ve run a children’s writing website, Kids on the Net, and for a variety of reasons I’m contemplating some changes – to bring it right up to date and keep

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? http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/entertainment/7460634.stm 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

Integrating Web 2.0 – some doubts

Here are some issues that have been mentioned to me (by academic staff) about integrating Web 2.0 technologies into institutional VLEs, and how they might be overcome. Institutional IT policy can be a barrier – you don’t know what’s available.Fear of “what people will say” How to cope with the