Monthly Archives: April 2011

Meeting (#2) with Cindy Becker, School of English

Since my last meeting with Cindy, Karsten had made some progress with the prototype of the tagging widget. So I arranged to meet Cindy again, and invited Karsten along to observe the reaction what he had developed. As in the … Continue reading

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The Widget Bash

On the 23th and 24th of March I ventured up to the University of Bolton (UoB) to the JISC/CETIS widget bash. It was a session designed to promote and aid developers to understand the Wookie widget solution. The first day … Continue reading

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Tag and Recommender widget considerations

Within the project proposal of the DEVELOP project two different functionalities / widgets are mentioned, which both are conceptually working with the content of courses within Blackboard (BB), making it easier to navigate and find content for students. Tagging, within … Continue reading

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Some questions around the Video Upload widget

I composed a message recently about the video upload widget we currently have in our live version of Blackboard (version 8). I sent it to all those who’ve so far agreed to be involved in piloting and I’ve had a … Continue reading

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“Video Upload”

A quick note to say that we have changed the name of the box for uploading videos in Blackboard to “Video Upload”. Previously it was called “Video Dropbox” but we changed it in order to: Avoid confusion with the old … Continue reading

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Meeting with Karen Ayres, Applied Statistics

Before the Steering Group a couple of weeks ago, Karsten and I went to meet with Karen Ayres, who is an academic in the School of Applied Statistics and also a member on the Steering Group for the DEVELOP project. … Continue reading

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