I’ve argued for a while that, whilst I agree with the idea of eportfolios as a way of demonstrating student learning, I have a few concerns about the way that some universities have implemented eportfolios. I have always believed that an eportfolio should ‘belong’ to the student user and should be independant of the university. Ideally it will be a space in the cloud that the student can use across many institutions as they continue their life long learning activities both academic and professional. Continue reading
I’ve just been reading this post on ReadWriteWeb that suggests there is a deal in the offing that will see Yahoo search disappear to be replaced by Bing with Yahoo providing ads against the search results. Now I quite like Bing, I find it very quick, the results are good and I like the interface. It hasn’t dislodged Google for me mainly because Google search is embedded in all of my browsers. Ironic eh?