September 28, 2012
On the final day of Social Media Week, I've been at a couple of marketing and branding sessions hosted by Equator Agency a "digitally led marketing agency" based in Glasgow. Equator have totally embraced Social Media Week Glasgow. As well running several sessions, and sponsoring the event, they are the guys behind the [...]
September 25, 2012
I've had a varied day at Social Media Week Glasgow today covering a broad spectrum of engagement and uses of social media. Starting this morning with the Social Media -What's it all about session at Glasgow Caledonian University. David Edgar (Social Media Officer ) gave an introduction to social media which, for an old hand [...]
September 24, 2012
Things come in three's don't they? And the power of three struck me this morning at the Guide Me Tours at Kelvingrove Museum session at Social Media Week Glasgow this morning.
Claire McLeod from Guide Me Tours gave an overview of the app they have developed for the museum. For those of you not familiar [...]
September 23, 2012
This week is social media week, "a worldwide event exploring the social, cultural and economic impact of social media. Our mission is to help people and organizations connect through collaboration, learning and the sharing of ideas and information."
Once again, Glasgow is one of the participating cities and I am one of the volunteers who [...]
September 18, 2012
I'm delighted to announce that CETIS and the OU are co-sponsoring the first UK SoLAR Flare meeting on Monday 19th November in Milton Keynes.
This is the first UK gathering dedicated to the field of Learning Analytics. Under the auspices of SoLAR (Society for Learning Analytics Research).
Part of SoLAR’s mission is to improve the quality of [...]
September 14, 2012
Yesterday I was part of a panel in the Big Data and Learning Analtyics Symposium at ALT-C. Simon Buckingham Schum, Rebecca Fergusson, Noami Jeffrey, Kevin Mayles and Richard Nurse the "crack team" from the OU gave a really useful overview of the range of work they are all undertaking in the OU. Simon's blog [...]
September 11, 2012
As many of you will know it's the ALT- C 2012 conference this week, the UK's biggest learning technology conference. I'm going later in the week but today am taking advance of the live streaming of the key notes and invited speakers (thank you ALT for once again providing this service); and of course [...]
September 7, 2012
Next Thursday morning I'm participating in the Big Data and Learning Analytics symposium at ALT-C 2012 with colleagues from the OU, Simon BuckinghamShum, Rebecca Ferguson, Naomi Jeffery, Kevin Mayles and Richard Nurse.
The session will start will a brief overview from me of the analytics reconnoitre that CETIS is currently undertaking for [...]
September 3, 2012
Professor David Boud got this year's eAssessment Scotland Conference off to a great start with his "new conceptions of feedback and how they might be put into practice" keynote presentation by asking the fundamental question '"what is feedback?"
David's talk centred on what he referred to as the "three generations of feedback", and was [...]