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Using web services to revisit conference themes: a test case

Margaret.OCONNELL's picture

Last time I blogged, I mentioned again the efforts of Beth Kanter. Since then I've been snowed under with a major project at work, and have really just "resurfaced"!

One activity I was recently involved in was a conference, the Moodle Moot AU. Moodle Moots are run around the globe and provide an opportunity to show and tell experiences of using the open source online learning platform, Moodle. The one I attended was held in Melbourne just a couple of weeks ago, at the Convention Centre in Southbank (a very nice conference venue I must say!).

In continuing my blogging theme of using social networking services to bring people and ideas together, I want to briefly highlight my use of such 'tools' at this conference, as a 'test case' or 'discussion catalyst'.
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