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March 08, 2009

Connectivism - conclusions from CCK08 study

March 08, 2009

Here is a reworked version of my conclusions from a paper on connectivism that I recently submitted to a conference.  I can’t publish whole paper prior to review and (hopefully) publication at web site but I would be interested in comments on my findings.  Related work is under CCK08 category on this blog. Cormier   identified as […] [Read more ...

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January 25, 2009

Multi-User Virtual Environments in Teaching and Learning

January 25, 2009

Hot on the heels of the ALT-J Special Issue on Immersive Virtual Worlds is the EXTEND two week discussion at CABWEB on Multi-User Virtual Environments in Teaching and Learning.  We have excellent resources and input from the projects HABITAT {{video:}} and MOOSE with 3 podcasts available at CABWEBand the discussion is facilitated by Helen Keegan. Do join us - ...

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January 09, 2009

Blog about a Woman in Technology that you admire

January 09, 2009

I blogged about this  yesterday at Charman-Anderson has set a challenge for people to blog about a woman in technology on Ada Lovelace Day, 24 March.   As I write this 747 out of 1000 have pledged to do this so hitting the 1000 target won't be an issue but let's make this count by blogging, twittering and ...

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November 11, 2008

Connectivism MOOC sparks a critique- Actor-network theory vs Connectivism - seconds out!

November 11, 2008

The Connectivism MOOC with 2200+ students has been running for the last 9 weeks.  I have been participating but not doing the official assignments ;-)  This has been a fantastic learning experience - demanding, frustrating, provoking and above all social. My main motive for participation was to pursue an idea I have had for about 18 months about a ...

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September 29, 2008

Exploring the Educational Digital Divide

September 29, 2008

Following on from the recent ALT Conference, the EXTEND project team would like to invite you to participate in an online asynchronous discussion in which we will explore the Educational Digital Divide. Funded by JISC-Emerge Benefits Realisation, the discussion begins on Monday 29 September 2008, with topics and questions including:· What does the digital Divide mean to you?· Who ...

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September 25, 2008

Research post on Digital Environment Home Energy Management System (DEHEMS)

September 25, 2008

Message from my colleague David Kreps. There is a vacancy at the University of Salford, on an EU funded Research Project, Digital Enivronment Home Energy Management System (DEHEMS).    If it is not of interest to you or your colleagues, please pass it on to anyone you think it may be of interest to.    ...

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Second Life Book Chapter Call

September 25, 2008

Not quite sure why this refers to Second Life, not more broadly IVW or MUVE but ....CFP - Higher Education in Second Life   HIGHER EDUCATION IN SECOND LIFE (Information Age Publishing, Charlotte, North Carolina) Editors, Charles Wankel, St. John's University, New York; and Jan Kingsley, Training & Development Consultant   Final date for initial submissions: November ...

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August 27, 2008

Women in Games Conference

August 27, 2008

Thanks to Eileen Brown for the heads up on this ...

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February 05, 2008

Every picture tells a story

February 05, 2008

....and some tell tall ones.  What does this picture mean to you? more at ...

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February 03, 2008

A joke to test my feed

February 03, 2008

I wanted to test the feed from this blog, so I thought that I would share this joke with you.  It is by Gregory from a New Yorker cartoon in a calendar that I bought in the January sales.One dog says to another "I had my own blog for a while, but I decided to go back to just ...

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