Stephen Downes

Knowledge, Learning, Community
Summary of the NAACE conference in Britain and in particular links to some free Microsoft software. The experienced will likely be familiar with things like Moviemaker and photosynth, but things like pptPlex - display effects for your PowerPoints - are new to me (you might not think so, but I don't really explore a lot of desktop software beyond the basics, because I'm so web focused). NAACE, by the way, appears to stand for "National Association of Advisors for Computers in Education" (I had to look it up here, because the full name appears neither in the article or on their website - I guess everybody (but me) just knows. Naace is "the professional association for those who are concerned with advancing education through the appropriate use of information and communications technology (ICT). Naace was established in 1984 and has become the key influential professional association for those working in ICT in education." No hyperbole there! Related: Steve Wheeler reacts, saying "let's stop calling it ICT... it's learning technology."

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