February 24, 2013
Week 4 of #edcmooc is drawing to a close and I find myself in a similar position to last week re articulation. We are again grappling with what it means to be human but the readings and resources have pointed us in the direction of post humanism. I think I may have made a small [...]
August 13, 2012
Is the one of the underlying questions of the week long MOOC being run this week by Hybrid Pedagogy. Like many others working education I am interested in MOOCs, and there has been a flurry of activity over recent months with a number of big guns joining, or perhaps taking over, the party.
March 9, 2012
For? Against? Not bovvered? Don't understand the question?
The term learning analytics is certainly trending in all the right ways on all the horizons scans. As with many "new" terms there are still some mis-conceptions about what it actually is or perhaps more accurately what it actually encompasses. For example, whilst talking with colleagues [...]
November 25, 2011
I've been dipping in and out of the JISC online conference this week. As usual, there has been a great mix of live presentations and asynchronous discussion. Two themes have risen to the top of my mind, (open) educational practice and (digital) literacy. I also recently attended the Mainstreaming Open Educational Practices Forum co-hosted [...]
October 13, 2011
The penultimate Curriculum Design Programme meeting took place earlier this week in Nottingham. Three and a half years into the funding cycle, the meeting focused on life after programme. What are the most effective ways to share, embed, build on the changes instigated by projects within and across institutions?
I'll be writing [...]
October 10, 2011
What is the the future of technology in education? This is the premise for the FOTE conference which was held on 7 October at UCL. And the answer is . . . . 42, a piece of string? Well of course there isn't a single one, and I don't think there should be one definitive [...]
October 5, 2011
The 12 successfully funded projects in the JISC Developing Digital Literacies programme met yesterday (4 October) in Birmingham for the programme start-up meeting.
The aim of the programme is to:
" . . .promote the development of coherent, inclusive and holistic institutional strategies and organisational approaches for developing digital literacies for all staff and students in [...]
October 2, 2011
We had another excellent Design Bash event on Friday 30 September at the University of Oxford. There was lots of discussion, sharing of ideas, practice and tools. I'll be writing a more in-depth overview of the event over the coming week, but in the meantime, this twitter story gives a taster of the day.
September 8, 2011
In preparation for the this year's Design Bash, I've been thinking about some of the "big" questions around learning design and what we actually want to achieve on the day.
When we first ran a design bash, 4 years ago as part of the JISC Design for Learning Programme we outlined three areas of activity /interoperability [...]
May 27, 2011
A recording of the online presentation "From challenge to change: how technology can transform curriculum delivery" by Lisa Gray (JISC Progamme Manager), Marianne Sheppard (Researcher/Analyst, JISC infoNet and project co-ordinator for the Support and Synthesis project) and myself is now available online.
During 2008–2010, the JISC Transforming Curriculum Delivery through Technology [...]