Category Archives: Smart Learning & BYOD

Smart and mobile learning including posts relating to my Smart Learning book

Photopedagogy and photovoice

Loopmans et al. (2012) observe that photographs incite public debate about place and community. When that public context is the university course and where there is a desire for learning engagement and community building, how can photography empower the learner? … Continue reading

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Revisting the 5Cs to discover value for different times

I have had an immense feeling of warmth and solidarity this evening as good thoughts and memories have been triggered by Sheila’s post on How Sheila Sees It ‘Bring your own device for learning or bringing learning to your device?’ … Continue reading

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Bring your own device for learning or bringing learning to your device? – howsheilaseesIT

Bring your own device for learning or bringing learning to your device? – howsheilaseesIT — Read on howsheilaseesit.net/curriculum-design/bring-your-own-device-for-learning-or-bringing-learning-to-your-device/

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Learning Spaces Iceberg

This infographic represents the complexity of learning space discourse and points to the experiential value of the ‘hidden depths’ where the space is least understood because it is least represented and least visible – who are the advocates for the … Continue reading

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Audio reflection

My colleague Jo Outteridge encouraged participants in our Active Learning Network meeting on ‘Active and Reflective Learning’ to produce a resource together by incorporating examples of reflective learning from our various areas of practice. Jo introduced models of reflective and … Continue reading

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Curation as a pedagogy #activelearning

This article considers the agency of the learner in an active learning context. It considers curation as an act of making; more than taking, the learner processes artefacts to discover new knowledge. Curation is an iterative learning activity of collecting, … Continue reading

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Space, walking and non-verbal communications #activelearning

Learning walks are valuable conversational spaces. They tend to be non-confrontational and, for me, epitomise co-operative learning. Not only do they feel familiar spaces exemplifying a networked paradigm as people move naturally between small groups through the course of semi-structured … Continue reading

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Space Walk #Twalk #ALN #activelearning

Active Learning Network – Space Walk 16 January 2020, 16:00 – 18:00 GMT Our Active Learning Network satellite group will be taking part in a Space Walk at Anglia Ruskin University and we hope others in the sector will join … Continue reading

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Get active- watch TV

My colleague Jason Williams at ARU’s DigiFest (#ARUDigifest) introduced our academics to Box of Broadcasts (BoB), a service provided by the British University’s Film & Video Council (BUFVC). The service provides access to 65 ‘free-to-air’ channels and their current and … Continue reading

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Polycontextuality, spheres and headphones

Space, including learning space, can be thought of as ‘spheres’ and ‘atmospheres’. Ash (2016) looks at the implications of this for studio studies. For me and my own interest in studio-based learning and my longstanding interest in the ‘digital voice’ … Continue reading

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