Category Archives: social media for learning

Place is our starting point

“In Aristotle …we have a very powerful philosophy of place as the starting point for all other forms of existence.” (Cresswell, 2009, p. 2) This year will see the publication of my book Reimagining Spaces for Learning in Higher Education. … Continue reading

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#socmedhe17 – what next?

The third annual Social Media for Learning in Higher Education Conference took place this week at Sheffield Hallam University. I have been involved with it throughout and may claim some responsibility for proposing we run it in the first place … Continue reading

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Twalking as digital placemaking #twalk #socmedhe17

This 10 minute screencast introduces the key ideas of the twalk concept – learning walks with integrated tweetchats – and the pedagogic rationale underpinning walking, talking, tweeting and thinking. The video is part of the Twalk Toolkit being developed on … Continue reading

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Stretch your legs #lssig #twalk #TwalkBoundaries

Join us for a Twalk tomorrow, Friday 28th July between 14:15 and 15:30 BST If you joined us at the end of May on the #MELSIG #SIGCLANS Twalk you will undoubtedly want to join us again – wherever you are. You will … Continue reading

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The future ain’t what it used to be – looking at key drivers for change in HE up to 2020 #uogapt

I was invited to be a panel member at the University of Greenwich’s APT 2017 conference in lieu of George Siemens who had been scheduled as keynote, but who was unable to make the journey over from Texas due to illness. Myself, … Continue reading

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