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How to monitor university student attendance

Times Higher reports on the introduction of bar code readers to take registers at Derby University. http://ping.fm/LowmR Despite its problems, anything that can automate basic administration must be welcomed. Filling in registers of 100 students manually each week is the equivalent of doing the dishes by hand, when you could use a lovely Bosch dishwasher […]

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Collaborative and participatory journalism – a list of journals, texts and links.

In an analysis of how UK websites are embedding participation and collaboration, I found the following academic texts useful. If you are one of my students, you may well have the pleasure of reading some of these articles.  Most of the journal articles can be found on Google Scholar or the usual databases. The ones […]

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Dreamweaver: it may be installed, but please don’t teach it

Dave Lee, at UKPG website, has been asking – Who’s using Dreamweaver? The debate kicked off (again), after Khoi Vinh, design director of NYTimes.com explained how he went about creating NY Times. A dream candidate: He came up ‘wishlist’ when interviewing candidates [See also coverage on Mindy’s blog]. Ideally, recruits would have: XHTML CSS, JavaScript […]

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