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January 20, 2008

Summary of the past month by an anti-social blogger

January 20, 2008

… yet another shameful blogging hiatus (it’s been over a month!) and I’m determined to be a better blogger this year – as opposed to a selfish blogger, which is what I’ve been so far. It’s not been intentional – I just didn’t realise that many people actually read it until fairly recently when I was alerted to ...

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December 12, 2007

The highs of teaching and learning!

December 12, 2007

Feeling over the moon today after a session with some of my final year students where they presented group research projects (authored on wikis) to one another via a web-conference. Although I’ve taught various tech/multimedia modules for some years now, I changed my approach with this one and rather than focus on specific tools (software such as Dreamweaver/Flash/VB.Net, which ...

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October 20, 2007

Information/communication overload and continuous partial attention

October 20, 2007

… two more excellent offerings from Mike Wesch (creator of “The Machine is US/ing Us.”):Information E/Revolution which "…explores the changes in the way we find, store, create, critique, and share information": Vision of Students Today - a short video produced in collaboration with 200 students summarising "how they learn, what they need to learn, their goals, hopes, dreams, ...

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April 19, 2007

Death by Social Software

April 19, 2007

I'm fascinated by online communities and addicted to social software, so am really looking forward to the Emerge event and meeting up with everybody next week, sharing ideas and seeing how the community evolves over time...... although (slightly ironically) i've just posted a short account/description of information/communication overload and the 'perils' of social software addiction over at my Elgg ...

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