Computer skills to last a lifetime, not just until the next software version

If I had a pound for every list of “21st century skills/competences/literacies” I’ve seen recently…. But still, Jakob Nielsen makes some telling points about the need to move away from the old application-centric way of teaching people to use computers (is anyone still using the European Computer Driving Licence? what value does that accreditation have … Continue reading

Wonderful debunking of e-portfolios by @donaldclark

On his blog, Donald Clark has built a strong track record of laying into some cherished ideas and proclaiming that the emperor has no clothes. This post is the perfect antidote to my post here a few months ago http://agilelearning.amplify.com/2011/01/25/the-new-breed-of-tools-for-building-online-portfolios-myshowcase-zesti-others/ I’ve just included the headings of Donald’s seven reasons — click through for full details … Continue reading