Monthly Archives: November 2016

Why did we ever accept an outmoded VLE concept?

I never understood why higher education educators so readily accepted the VLE/LMS concept in the late 1990s. Certainly the idea of Virtual Learning Environment was misguided. The idea of Management System comes closer to explaining what we have lived with, … Continue reading

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Finding the hole in the HE wall – learner engagement

Sugata Mitra’s story about how children in New Delhi flocked to a computer screen built into a wall like a bank ATM is well-known (see his TED Talks). Driven by their sheer curiorisity and niavity, he tells the tale of … Continue reading

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Being visibly present in two places – further reflections on tweetchat participation

Sue Beckingham has posted on her experience of last week’s physical-digital tweetchat: Reflecting on my experience of digital transient CPD #SEDAconf #SEDA_NETS In these posts we are reflecting on the nature and quality of our presence, and the relationship of … Continue reading

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Here is the Storify from our #SEDAConf #SEDA_NETS physical-digital tweetchat. Thanks to all who took part. View the story “From Conundrum to Collaboration, Conversation to Connection: using Networks to Innovate” on Storify

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View from the other side of the physical-digital tweetchat

I asked two of the tweetchat participants about their experience of our physical-digital tweetchat, as discussed in my previous post Weaving across the digital-physical space. To recap, myself and Sue Moron-Garcia co-ran a face-to-face workshop in parallel with a synchronised online … Continue reading

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Weaving across the digital physical space

Understanding the interconnectivity between the physical digital learning space has been central to my thinking since the participatory web emerged in about 2004. This is what drove my interest back then in podcasting and the ‘digital voice’ and it continues … Continue reading

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What makes a good network? Join our Tweetchat

I am running a workshop with Sue Moron-Garcia this Friday morning (4th November from , 11:50-12:35, UK time) at the SEDA conference. It is titled From Conundrum to Collaboration, Conversation to Connection: Using Networks to Innovate. We will run a … Continue reading

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