Monthly Archives: December 2011

Amazon sells more than 1 million kindles a week

According to a press release from 15 Dec 2011 Amazon sells more than one million kindle eBooks per week. Top selling product amongst the kindle products is now the kindle fire which remains number 1 amongst all amazon products.  Currently … Continue reading

Posted in eLearning, technology enhanced learning, mobile devices | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Guidelines for OER usage in Higher Education published

The UNESCO and the Commonwealth of Learning (COL) have published a set of guidelines for the use of Open Educational Resources (OER) in higher education. The guidelines give stakeholders such as governments, post-secondary institutions, teaching staff, students and student bodies, … Continue reading

Posted in eLearning, technology enhanced learning, open educational resources (OER) | Leave a comment

Aldi (Hofer in Austria) sells new tablet PC from medion with 32 GB and UMTS for 400 €

The discounter Aldi (called Hofer in Austria) sells since 8 December 2011 a medion Android tablet PC – Lifepad – with 32 GByte RAM, 10″ display and UMTS for 400 Euro.  Even though this is only about 80 Euros less … Continue reading

Posted in mobile devices | Tagged , , , , , | 2 Comments

Online educa 2011 was worth being visited

Again the conference was very impressive, 2028 registered participants from over 140 countries. Really great key sessions, a lot of interactive sessions and a very interesting exhibition added a great value. I was very happy, that my interview on the … Continue reading

Posted in eLearning, technology enhanced learning | Leave a comment