It was a great pleasure to see this Office 2007deployment programme at Durham University, Business School produce such great evidence of both the way teaching and learning have changed and also students and academics expectations of communication in a distance learning context.
Some of the video is still based on vision but they have made significant progress in delivering a new platform for distance based learning with the student at the centre and communication possibilities that are far superior to way they were prior to the programme.
After speaking with those involved with the programme I'm certain that this is going to really benefit all students and academics and will make personlised learning a reality in Durham.
Another possible aspect for them and others involved with Distance Based Learning to consider is Conference XP from Microsoft Research - this has now gone Gold with version 4.
The more observant reader will perhaps notice that I posted this once before on another blog but recent