Category Archives: Usability

What we can learn from a bike?

There is literally nothing that the Dutch won’t do with a bike. Here’s a short list of things i’ve seen people carrying around Amsterdam: the shopping, a large bunch of tulips, a dog in the wicker basket on the handlebars, … Continue reading

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Social technology for social learning: Voxer and ScoopIt

Voxer is a neat App for smartphones: a walkie talkie function that lets you hold a ‘button‘ and record a message that is shared, immediately, with another person or group. You can share photos, with location tags, or text messages … Continue reading

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Words about learning: Fog

Driving this morning and finding it hard to navigate as the fog is so thick. As each sign looms out of the gloom, we have to make a rapid decision and react accordingly. When you don’t know the route and … Continue reading

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Usability and utility in e-learning. How to make sure that you’ve got it right.

E-Learning is a funny creature. It’s created by a mixture of art and technology, always a heady if slightly risky mix. It’s a spontaneous activity stifled by process, it’s great communication strangled by noise. All to often, the magic gets … Continue reading

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