Reading Time: 3 minutesHaving been involved in all of the OER Conferences (starting in Cambridge 2010) I feel like it’s evolved into something quite different from where is started (and that is a good thing in case you were wondering). What started out as a conference mostly about “resources” has become a conference where we explore what it means to be open.Read more "Open is Messy & That’s OK. #oer16"
Reading Time: 3 minutesThe challenge that exists is that we live in a digitally connected world and there is significant pressure on UK HEI’s to engage in the development of digitally prepared graduates as part of the broader UK Digital Strategy. Personally, I think it is right that Universities step up to the challenge of equipping our staff & students to be confident, capable and critical users of digital tools and services in their personal, professional and leisure activities. However, this has to be carefully managed and should be a process of what I call “digital by design”, rather than “digital by default”.Read more "Digital by default or by design?"
Reading Time: 2 minutesI feel a little bit like the OERxx Conference has perhaps come of age. My Take on OER15.Read more "Open Up!"
Reading Time: 1 minutesMy presentation for the ICT in Education, Leeds conference exploring a conversational framework for e-learning.Read more "ICT Education Presentation"
Reading Time: 2 minutesRead more "ALTc Day Three – A Folklorist and a Love Story."
Reading Time: 4 minutesRead more "ALTc – Day Two was not about MOOCs at all (well not for me)."
Reading Time: 3 minutesRead more "ALTc – Day one was not (quite) all about MOOC’s"