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Thought for the day

A recent survey by Virgin Money asked football fans to estimate how much, on average, they thought about the game each day. Fans of Sean Bean’s favourite side – the Blades (Sheffield United to the uninitiated) – came top of the poll, thinking about football 110 times a day; followed by Charlton fans (104). The [...]

By | January 27th, 2008|Categories: Learning Technologies, Sport and Leisure|Tags: , , |0 Comments

At the drop of Geoffrey Boycott’s hat

What have the cult radio programme, Test Match Special (TMS), and the eLearning Network (eLN) in common? Leaving aside any suggestion that both engage - at the drop of Geoffrey Boycott’s now famous hat – in detailed speculation on obscure and arcane issues, the answer is ‘cake’. TMS has been inundated with cakes since long-time [...]

By | November 27th, 2007|Categories: Learning Technologies, Sport and Leisure|Tags: , , |0 Comments

E-learning at the 2012 Olympics

Among the many speakers at the Training in Action conference in Italy in June was Pascal Wattiaux, of Disruptive Play and P W Sport Ltd, who is advising the International Olympic Committee and especially those organising the London Olympics of 2012. He explained how an Olympics is equivalent to starting a massive organisation from scratch [...]

By | June 17th, 2007|Categories: Learning Technologies, Sport and Leisure|Tags: , |0 Comments