Following on from this bright idea to use a spamming tool to create a blog from an Open University course feed, the OU asked us to build a plugin for WordPress MU that will automatically create a bunch of blogs from Open University feeds. We also built a WordPress widget, to implement another bright idea, that can then deliver the blog entries for a course in periodic chunks.
So you can consume the course in your feed-reader at a pace that suits. This should be released soon, meanwhile, the testing is very educational.
Every day this week I’ve been mostly learning about James Clerk Maxwell.