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Timeline Communities April 07


LAMS (Learning Activity Management System)

“The LAMS community website is a global community website for teachers and developers who use the LAMS software. LAMS creates “digital lesson plans” that can be run online with students, as well as shared among teachers. The LAMS Community allows teachers to share and adapt digital lesson plans, and discuss their experiences of using LAMS. Teachers, trainers and academics can find digital lessons plans that are freely available to use and adapt, and they can share their own creations and adaptations to the benefit of all education”.

Source: LAMS Foundation web site.

UNFOLD Communities of Practice, described in “E-learning specifications. An introduction”, Burgos and Griffiths (2005)



“Project EnRoLE is building an Australian community of university clusters, state networks and international partnerships, to assist dissemination of the teaching technique of online role play in university education”. EnRoLE is a joint project between the University of Wollongong, University of Sydney, University of Technology, University of New South Wales and Macquarie University.

Source: EnRoLE project web site.



Cloudworks is being developed by the Institute of Educational Technology at The Open University.  It is part of the Open University Learning Design Initiative (OULDI) project and is funded by both the Joint Information Systems Committee (JISC) and The Open University.

Source: Cloudworks web site


LD Grid

LD Grid is a project aimed at creating a guide for practitioner-led design-based research in TEL. LD Grid envisaged to it make it available to a wide audience as a dynamic collection of interactive web-based resources and as a cohesive printable document through STELLAR network (Sustaining Technology Enhanced Learning at a LARge scale, an EU project).

Source: LD Grid web site


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