Well, I guess this is a good place to detail my interest in Elgg.I know it's a Wiki, but that's OK :-)I've been involved with Moodle for many years (and also Mahara, and other e-learning platforms, applications, products). I've always liked...
I feel I can comment on the use of Elgg as an educational site, as I'm heavily involved in Moodle, and have used a variety of CMS/LMS platforms including FirstClass, Blackboard, Canvas, etc.
I agree that Elgg is one of the best options for...
I'm more of a Moodle expert, and just learning some of the more advanced Elgg stuff, but in Moodle I notice a lot of teachers using a simple HTML Block, and pasting in the code to bring in feeds from Twitter, YouTube, Facebook, etc. (they all have... view reply
I feel that Catagories are more for site-wide use - only Admins can do this right ?So by their very nature they feel more "official".They are controlled and managed.
I agree with Juho that tags can be more awkwards to find (easier to miss!?) with... view reply
Yes, this will be a nice plugin :-)Is it intended to function similar to the Facebook 'People you my know' function (totally automated) or function more like a user controlled search / filter ? view reply