Category Archives: Geocaching

Geocaching with the iPhone

Nice little app, if rather expensive for an iTunes app at £5.99. First pages is a little disclaimer screen – be advised that Geocaching can be dangerous. Shame that this is displayed each time you start the app. I think … Continue reading

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Serendipity and Geocaching

Last Wednesday I went to the Cellar Bar. This is a lovely old bar in, you guessed it, the cellars below the oldest part of the Open University campus. Quite small but very friendly and cosy. A few others were … Continue reading

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OpenLearn Travel Bug

  I’ve just set up the OpenLearn travel bug. A bit of a long shot but might prove interesting. I’ve got an OpenLearn USB pen and have registered it as a travel bug. Patrick has laminated the goals card that … Continue reading

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IET’s Learn About Fair

This took place over a lunchtime in the Old Lecture Theatre. There were stands covering the most popular “Learn about” papers available on the Knowledge Network. Popular means most downloaded. There was Geocaching, Ambient Technologies, Second Life, Blogging and Wikis … Continue reading

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Geocaching and Learning

Geocaching: What is it? Geocaching is a leisure activity in which participants use a global positioning system (GPS) mobile device to locate a hidden ‘cache’. The cache is usually a physical container concealed somewhere in the landscape. Participants are given … Continue reading

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Wednesday Morning – GPS Enabled PDAs

9am was the start of my session. I’d worked hard to cut it down to 15 minutes – shedding all the literature and theory in favour of just covering the practical aspects of what I had done, my findings and … Continue reading

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Geocaching and mobile devices

Unfortunately the Law and Social Sciences building won’t allow me on to its wireless network. This means live blogging has to be produced in a file and pasted into the blog later. So it’s a delayed live blog. As I … Continue reading

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Geocaching instead of Dancing

Rebecca and I were so very tired after today. We returned to the comfortable halls after our presentation and had an enjoyable and nice meal. But we couldn’t face dancing so instead we decided to go hunt for a geocache … Continue reading

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