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Lifelong learning and information literacy

Published on: Author: KerryJ

Information literacy is a human right, according to the Australian Library and Information Association. I found this incredibly moving and inspirational fact out while researching a presentation on lifelong learning.It is obvious to me that information literacy underpins lifelong learning — and that digital literacy skills are essential to both.One of the learners at a… Continue reading Lifelong learning and information literacy

HTML5 is a game changer: tech investor and Tedx Santa Cruz speaker

Published on: Author: KerryJ

Roger McNamee starts his video off asking “What if you knew major new technology cycle was beginning in the next couple of years?”A tech investor, he then poses six hypotheses with which he’s been working for the past 10 months:Windows is dying – their market share is plummeting. Smart phones have taken Windows from 96%… Continue reading HTML5 is a game changer: tech investor and Tedx Santa Cruz speaker

HTML5 – Why I couldn’t see it in IE9 and why Windows XP users never will

Published on: Author: KerryJ

Download an MP3 file (2.4 MB) to listen to this blog post: HTML5 goodness Or, browser willing, play it back here: Sorry, your browser doesn’t support HTML5. Click on link above. A few posts ago I was po’ed at IE 9 because I couldn’t see video captions or HTML 5 content. Neither could my husband.… Continue reading HTML5 – Why I couldn’t see it in IE9 and why Windows XP users never will

Mark Smithers on why lecture capturing is a woeful use of technology

Published on: Author: KerryJ

I wish I could add something pithy to this – but when someone makes the point so very, very well – all you can do is point others to it. Being me and unable to NOT state an opinion, I will preface this link as follows: As an online student who had to sit through… Continue reading Mark Smithers on why lecture capturing is a woeful use of technology