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Hallowe’en Whiteboard Mess

Pat and I are now in the meeting room, addressing the problem mentioned in the last post and more. We needed to wipe the board so we took a photo of the mess we created last time we were here … Continue reading

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Making that “insurmountable” problem crystal clear…

Pat and I had another quick meeting last week to discuss how we take the development of the Feedback widget further in the short time we have left for development. In my last post, I mentioned that there might be … Continue reading

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Presenting for JISC Activity Week

On the 18th November, I will be presenting along with Sheila MacNeill (JISC), Judith Pickering (Open University), and Stephen Vickers (Edinburgh University) on e-portfolios as part of JISC’s online Activity Week. The title is “Enhancing and creating student centred portfolios” and … Continue reading

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DEVELOP at the JISC Online Conference

We are doing a joint session on “Enhancing and creating student centred portfolios in VLEs” with the OU and Edinburgh at the pre-activity week of the JISC online conference, at 11am on November 18th. More information at

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Final tweaks for the Portfolio Templates Widget

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Our proposal for a presentation on “Extending the Functionality of the VLE: Engaging Students with E-Portfolios and New Learning Approaches” has been accepted and we will be presenting at Online Educa in Dec! We are pleased that we will be … Continue reading

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Linking the Portfolio Widgets

I spent some time last week creating a link from Portfolio Templates widget to the Portfolio Feedback widget. I haven’t mentioned the Feedback widget much (save regarding piloting here) but I hope to be blogging about the design, development, and … Continue reading

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Farewell to Karsten

I’m just started to consolidate materials to catch up on blog posts and thought I’d take the opportunity to post a quick project farewell to Karsten Lundqvist. Karsten left the DEVELOP project to take up a post as full-time Teaching … Continue reading

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TagAll, IE and Houston We Have A Problem!

I’ve been working on finalising the tag/recommender plugin and we have a serious problem. We determined that we needed a TagAll button, instead of separate buttons for each tag field. I implemented this, but unfortunately the version of the Prototype.js … Continue reading

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DEVELOP Project Lunch

On 10th June, 2011, from 12.30 to 14.00, we are holding a DEVELOP Project Lunch for those who have agreed to or expressed an interest in piloting for the project, for the School e-Learning Co-ordinators, and for other members of … Continue reading

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