[SLED] Blackboard and Second Life

Eloise Pasteur eloisepasteur at gmail.com
Mon Apr 20 08:05:18 PDT 2009


I posted something on the 17th April called "Blackboard Invented  
Nothing" with the following link that gives the current state of play:

http://www.downes.ca/cgi-bin/page.cgi?post=48609

Must read more Tim!

El


On 20 Apr 2009, at 15:50, Tim Allen wrote:

> I haven't heard much about this since it was first announced. The  
> SLoodle project definitely has a lot of momentum, and being open  
> source, allows for many more to contribute. Blackboard was not  
> exactly popular with members of this list after they received a  
> patent broadly covering E-Learning; since then, it has been  
> rejected: http://chronicle.com/free/2008/03/2306n.htm
>
> Does anyone know the final status of the patent decision? I know  
> these things can be appealed over and over.
>
> Regards,
>
> -Tim
>
> On Mon, Apr 20, 2009 at 10:47 AM, Kim Hoffman <khoffman at uwo.ca> wrote:
>  Is there anything happening with Blackboard and Second Life just  
> like Moodle and SL?  Saw a thread in 2007 about a "rising a  
> development community for use of the Blackboard learning system with  
> Second Life."
> Got a lot of Google searches about companies jumping into Second  
> Life in 2007 but the SLURL/websites sited seemed to have disappear.
>
> ------------------------------------------------------------
> Kim Tan Hoffman
> University of Western Ontario
>
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