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The VLE is dead (or is it?)

September 9th, 2009 by Graham Attwell


Lots of fun at yesterdays debate on the future of the VLE at the Alt-C Conference in Manchester, UK.

James Clay, Nick Sharratt, Steve Wheeler and myself all were allowed to argue our position for five minutes and then we handed over to the audience.

Great fun and lots of interesting contributions. It is surprising how attached to their VLEs these ed techies are :).

9 Responses to “The VLE is dead (or is it?)”

  1. Brian says:

    “It is surprising how attached to their VLEs these ed techies are.”

    Stockholm Syndrome?

  2. Michael says:

    Thanks for such a great video.
    However I can’t embed this in my Ning page.
    Can you upload this to YouTube?
    Thanks!

  3. andy says:

    Interesting to see that the flip chart and the whiteboard (that you can use permanent marker pens on) is alive and kicking in that room

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