OK – the rumours are true, I’m starting a new job in July at the University of Liverpool. Read for more details.Read more "A New Path (aka New Job)."
As Virtual Reality becomes more accessible (in terms of development and consumption) what might the future hold for university estate strategies?Read more "The role of VR in a University estate strategy."
Self-Determination Theory frames motivation around these 3 experiences as individuals: autonomy, competence, and relatedness. How can we develop an EdTech model which have a model that is more intrinsically motivated?Read more "Self Determined EdTech #codesign17"
Using twitter data from the #4wordpedagogy hashtag I have created a semi-interactive data set. I am hoping that this means the data is now less “static”. In this data model I have merely extracted the number of mentions each person has received based on the #4wordpedagogy hashtag activity. Roll your mouse over the circles to find out who they are.Read more "The #4wordpedagogy phenomenon."
I have gradually begun to take control of my own data. Having always been interested in Open Education and the extension of this to control my own data I have made a number of changes over the years to how I manage my own data & control my own technologies.Read more "Owning just a little more of my data."
My blog is sad and feels neglected, but I won’t apologise for that.
After all I don’t get paid to blog, it’s a value added, a plus, a personal activity. I do sometimes think that perhaps I should be blogging more but then I just get a reality check & I get over it.
Whilst the #ukoer funding established a number of high quality OER repositories over the period of funding we are now seeing some (not all) of these disappear into the ether.Read more "The challenges of maintaining OER repositories, but why we must never stop trying."
If our learning technologies should change then shouldn’t our roles in supporting it? A response to a post by Lawrie Phipps.Read more "What’s in a name?"
At the recent #jisccreativity event we proposed an idea for a geo-located mentoring app for (university) students. We decided it was a bit like YikYak but with a purpose.Read more "Yik Yak with Purpose?"
Internet based services and companies need to keep ahead of their competition. If they don’t they risk losing (my) business.Read more "Why I love SmugMug but it’s just not keeping up."