Next week I am presenting to a range of senior Higher Ed staff on the definition of blended learning. The best bit about having to discuss things like this with others is that you have to broaden your own view, whilst at the same time trying to establish a common agreement as to what blended […]Read more "Blended Learning – Continuum model."
I passed! But what does it really mean? I am intrigued by the trend in MOOCs (Massively Open Online Courses) so I decided to take the Google Powersearch one. On reflection I have been wondering whether it was worth it. Firstly I considered my motivation, if I am honest I wasn’t motivated by the subject […]Read more "MOOC’S – MY PERSONAL PERSPECTIVE."
EPIC 2020, stands for the proposition that the education of the world will change dramatically for the better during this decade. This movie suggests what education will be like in 2020.Read more "Education in 2020"
How do you know if your students have understood that key theory you just introduced? You could ask them to put their hands up or…………..just tell them to get their phones out & text the answer to a poll!Read more "A reason not to ban mobile phone use in class!"
[vimeo http://www.vimeo.com/24504225 w=500&h=283] via vimeo.com This is brilliant!Read more "Melvin The Magical Mixed Media Machine on Vimeo"
About SciCast SciCast is four things: A competition to get children, young people, teachers, parents, science communicators and science/engineering/technology professionals all making short films about practical science. A web resource of all those movies, for the use and amusement of everyone involved, and particularly for schools. A platform to help other science engagement projects share […]Read more "Working on HE SciCast project today."
[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ebHDnLK8NTM] via youtube.comRead more "Games, Multimedia, Animation & Music End of Year Show 2011"
Shop Online | Find a Store | 0800 048 0408 Students, parents purchasing for students, teachers and staff can buy a new Mac with Apple education pricing** from 16 June to 20 September 2011 and get a £65 University Gift Card to use on the Mac App Store.* Shop now Thousands of apps for your Mac. With the Mac App Store right on your Mac, you can find […]Read more "Apple offer for college students."
You Tell Us Day Surveys: September 2010—August 2011 Register & Login–> The Share Project is researching teaching practice: we are investigating how academics represent, share and change their practices. One strand of our investigation (this one) is designed to collect material on the everyday lives and normal routines of academics. If you sign up, we’ll […]Read more "Sharing Practice – NTFS Project"
This has done the rounds before but I love it so much I thought it was worth sending to new followers! [youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zDZFcDGpL4U?hd=1] Simon Thomson Apple Distinguished Educator Apple Education MentorRead more "RSA Animate – Changing Education Paradigms"