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 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 [...]
June 12, 2012
Following Martin Weller's example, here are my responses to Alice Bell's educational blogging survey. If you want to participate (deadline 15th June), then either cut and paste the questions (and your answers) onto your blog, or comment on Alice's original post.
What do you blog about?Developments in educational technology, conferences and events I've been [...]
April 24, 2012
As part of the JISC Developing Digital Literacies programme two public webinars have just been announced. The first is being held this Friday, 27 April, and the topic is "Mozilla and web literacies".
Representatives from Mozilla will "will talk about their work in this area to define key Web literacy skills, create pathways for [...]
January 31, 2012
The JISC Developing Digital Literacies programme is now well underway. As I reported from the programme start up meeting last October , the aim of this 2 year programme is too
" . . .promote the development of coherent, inclusive and holistic institutional strategies and organisational approaches for developing digital literacies for all staff and students [...]
November 9, 2011
This morning I was having a PROD call with Peter Kilcoyne from the WORDLE project (part of the current JISC Developing Digital Literacies programme). One area that came up during our discussion was open source alternatives to SPSS for data analysis of their baselining interviews with staff and students.
Peter and his team have [...]
September 23, 2011
Glasgow is one of the participating cities in the global Social Media Week. I was pleased to be able to attend the Social Media and Academia workshop at Glasgow University earlier this week; organised by Edinburgh Beltane, Beacon for Public Engagement and EDINA.
The event generated a really interesting discussion around use of social media [...]