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IE blog

This blog is used occasionally by group members to report on our activities - mostly pictures and brief informal reports on travels.


The CEN/ISSS Learning Technology Standards Observatory

An excellent website that sheds light on the current mess of efforts, standards and specifications in the field.


IEEE Learning Technology Standards Committee (LTSC) 

LTSC develops accredited technical standards, recommended practices, and guides for learning technology. It also coordinates with other organizations that produce specifications and standards for similar purposes.


IMS Global Learning Consortium, Inc

IMS promotes the creation of open speficitacions for interoperable learning technology. All IMS specifications can be downloaded from its website.


David Wiley's website

David has written some of the more cited articles on learning objects. His website contains loads of information on his research as well as his writings.


The instructional use of learning objects, online edition

A good book on learning objects and its connection to instruction and learning.


Dublin Core Metadata Initiative

Open forum engaged in the development of interoperable online metadata standards that support a broad range of purposes and business models.


IEEE Computer Society Learning Technology Task Force (LTTF)

Task force aimed at contributing to the field of Learning Technology and serving the needs of professionals working in this field.


Stephen Downes website

Defined as a research laboratory for innovation in the use of online media in education, it is above all a good site about online learning.


Miguel-Angel Sicilia website

Miguel Angel is a good friend and coleague. We share a common interest for learning objects, which translates into a fluent collaboration in research and publications.


Elena García-Barriocanal website

Elena is also a good friend and coleague. As myself, she is a member of the Information (systems) Engineering Research Unit at University of Alcala.


Sergio Monge website




Dahl, Nygaard and Dijkstra Memorial Site

In 2002, these three very important european computer scientists passed away. Know more about the way their ideas changed the world and how these pioneers contributed to set the foundations of modern computing


BBC Science and Nature

Excellent website with lots of interesting contents about science as articles, interactive challenges, animations and the like.


Scientific American

The oldest continuously published magazine in the U.S. includes high-impact articles about developments in science and technology.



A scientific experiment that uses Internet-connected computers in the Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence (SETI). You can participate by running a free program that downloads and analyzes radio telescope data.


The Hunger Site

It is estimated that one billion people in the world suffer from hunger and malnutrition. Clicking every day gives help and hope to those with nowhere to turn. Every click counts in the life of a hungry person and it is free: advertisers pay for it.



They have been campaigning against environmental degradation since 1971, using non-violent conflicts to foster open and informed public debate about society's environmental choices.


The Soil Association

A good starting point to know more about organic food and farming.


The Earth from the Air

Large-scale photographs of astonishing natural landscapes by Yann Arthus-Bertrand. Every photograph tells a story about our planet. Seen together, they are an outstanding testimony to the world we live in today.


Other Voices

An award-winning, electronic journal of cultural criticism published at the University of Pennsylvania.


El Catoblepas

A critic journal including commentaries on the present and philosophy articles (only in spanish)



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Last updated: 5 nov 2008