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BlogShop del Norte (UBC)

Recently Brian Lamb and Jim Sibley conducted a Canadian Blogshop at the University of British Columbia, and plentifully acknowledged the materials in our BlogShop from down here in the far south Canadian hinterland province of Arizona ;-) Actually the UBC version takes it a notch further by posting the workshop materials in a wiki. I […]

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3 LO Searches for 1 Query: Merlot’s Federated Search

Zoom-zoom. More power for those looking for learning objects or instructional resources. MERLOT’s Federated Search allows you to enter keywords (say “cell mitosis”) and with one click conduct a search of MERLOT, Australia’s )EdNA Online, and the Science Math resources of SMETE. Actually the EdNA folks had demo-ed this first at the MERLOT 2003 conference […]

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Powerful Web Bulletin Board: phpBB (oh and it is free!)

I was recently looking for a package to implement a discussion board for a group project, and luckily came across phpBB :: Creating Communities. phpBB is a high powered, fully scalable, and highly customisable open-source bulletin board package. phpBB has a user-friendly interface, simple and straightforward administration panel, and helpful FAQ. Based on the powerful […]

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Mark Lays out the sobering truth on blog-spam

The euphoria of stomping out blog spam cockroaches may be short-lived. Mark Pilgrim lays out the depressing, sobering truth on weblog spam [dive into mark]. Mark sez the good times will last last than a month… And then the spammers will strike back. They’ll complain to your ISP that you’re spamming, and your ISP will […]