March 6, 2013
Following on from yesterday's post, another "thought bomb" that has been running around my brain is something far closer to the core of Audrey's "who owns your educational data?" presentation. Audrey was advocating the need for student owned personal data lockers (see screen shot below). This idea also chimes with the work of [...]
February 13, 2013
It's been a very reflective week for me in #edcmooc as we move to the "being human" element of the course. In week three we're being specifically asked:
"what does it mean to be human within a digital culture, and what does that mean for education?"
and more specifically:
"Who or what, in your view, will define what [...]
February 8, 2013
Following on from last week's post on the #edcmooc, the course itself has turned to explore the notion of MOOCs in the context of utopian/dystopian views of technology and education. The questions I raised in the post are still running through my mind. However they were at a much more holistic than personal level. [...]
January 24, 2013
Like many others I was introduced to A Bill of Rights for Learners in a Digital Age" yesterday. And like a few others was slightly confused by it. I think there is maybe a slight tendency for us the UK to be slightly skeptical of anything claiming to be a "bill of rights". It's a bit [...]
June 21, 2012
The JISC e-Learning Programme team has just announced the release of five new publications on the themes of lifelong learning, e-portfolio implementation, innovation in further education, digital literacies, and extending the learning environment. These publications will be of interest to managers and practitioners in further and higher education and work based learning. Three of [...]
April 27, 2012
Continuing our discussions around concepts of a Digital University, in this post we are going to explore the Learning Environments quadrant of our conceptual model.
To reiterate,the logic of our overall discussion starts with the macro concept of Digital Participation which provides the wider societal backdrop to educational development. Information Literacy enables digital [...]
June 23, 2011
How do you write learning outcomes? Do you really ensure that they are meaningful to you, to you students, to your academic board? Do you sometimes cut and paste from other courses? Are they just something that has to be done and are a bit opaque but do they job?
I suspect [...]
June 19, 2011
I recently attended a workshop for the Cogent Project. I will be writing more about this but in the meantime I've pulled together a narrative from twitter which gives a good overview of the day.
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