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September 05, 2008

4th ALT-C Edubloggers meetup

September 05, 2008

Really looking forward to our fourth ALT-C Edublogger meetup next week, taking place at Leeds Student Union Mine Bar, 19.30 onwards. The Alt-C evening meal (for those who are attending the conference & have signed up for it) is served in the adjacent Refectory building, and as usual will provide a handy initial meeting point for some of ...

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September 03, 2008

Digital Divide slam invite

September 03, 2008

I'm off to ALT-C next week, along with most of the UKs edtechs and learning technologists. I'll be pretty busy, supporting the 4th annual ALT-C Edublogger meetup, helping host the Emerge reception & live radio broadcast, and contributing to the F-ALT fringe activities. I'm really excited to be teaming up again with with Frances Bell, Helen Keegan and ...

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August 01, 2008

Altered States: Emerging practices and places

August 01, 2008

I'm pleased to be able to announce themes, formats and dates for the next Emerge Online conference. Taking place in the week of CETIS's conference on Learning, Teaching and the Institution, Emerge's Altered States conference will explore the complex relationships between practitioners, innovation and institutions. Emerge members are invited to contribute their experiences, perspectives and ideas to a range ...

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July 25, 2008

Open Source Social Software

July 25, 2008

This week, a bunch of us from the Emerge project were invited to contribute to the OSS Watch expert workshop on profiling communities. I was asked to present, and as part of my talk looked at the current state of Open Source social networking platforms and tools. I'm hoping to follow up with an evaluation matrix of the ...

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July 22, 2008

F-ALT

July 22, 2008

 This years ALT-C Edublogger meetup will be taking place after the Emerge reception & dinner, in it's usual slot on Tuesday night. Really excitingly, it's taking part in this years fringe event - the first (and maybe only?) ever F-ALT:    F-ALT is the seriously fun & participant led alternative to more traditionally  formatted conference session, and, taking a ...

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July 15, 2008

Telling (digital) Stories

July 15, 2008

One of my favorite sessions at the last Emerge online conference, Exploring User 2.0 was the hands-on closing session on Digital Storytelling. John Sandars invited us to upload a single image "that represents your feelings about engaging with web 2.0 technologies" prior to the session, and we talked through 12 submitted pictures. The session was very lively, thought provoking and ...

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June 16, 2008

Microblogging - lots of it!

June 16, 2008

| View | Upload your own It's great to see that microblogging is being integrated into our next conference - and also right here on site!Microblogging and mobile site Twitter is one of the platforms that's being used in our forthcoming conference, Exploring User 2.0: the shape of the future user. If you haven't previously used Twitter, support ...

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June 03, 2008

Upcoming

June 03, 2008

It's a grey and dreary day here, so it's great to be able to swing by the Emerge site and see how things are moving forward. Things are noticeably more lively than usual over here, and it's great to see so many members sharing resources, information, news and asking important questions. If your project isn't bringing it's off site ...

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June 02, 2008

Young People and Social Networking Services

June 02, 2008

I'm delighted to announce that the Young People and Social Networking Services report that I have been working on for Childnet International, with the generous support of Becta, is now available from Childnet's digital literacy and citizenship site, Digizen. It's a pretty comprehensive report, with the whole shebang available for download under ...

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May 28, 2008

Emerge Yourself! June 5th warm up session for all projects

May 28, 2008

The Emerge support team are hard at work this month making sure that there are plenty of activities, events and opportunities for our geographically disparate community to have fun and be productive together. We're looking forward to seeing how the constituency will pitch in to our upcoming conference - Exploring User 2.0, and those who aren't able to be ...

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