Having used the TPACK framework as an approach to digitally embedded academic development, I have rarely experienced staff who treat these domains equally (in terms of crtitical understanding) despite my own research showing that they recognise the value in doing so. Why is that?Read more
Listen to the short audio file above or subscribe to the “peacast” via any of the services here: https://anchor.fm/digisimRead more "Digitally Supported Curriculum Design #altc"
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."
I count myself as very fortunate to be part of such a passionate community that is the Association of National Teaching Fellows.
This years annual symposium was once again a tapestry of rich discussion, critical thought and exchange of ideas
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"
I am proposing that we focus on Next Generation Digital Learning and forget about the environment element for now. That’s not to say they are not important (I will come on to them) but that we don’t necessarily need any new environments, we just need better links and connections to the ones we have.Read more "An edtech future without more edtech."
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."
Having 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"