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March 30, 2009

Guardian Article Twitter In History Out

March 30, 2009

I just read this and was saddened to see such shallow thinking. Why any particular technology should be singled out at all is one thing. Why adopt it as a replacement for understanding culture is dreadful. This is further compounded in a digital context because understanding and working with those from other cultures becomes all the more significant in ...

From: Nicholas Bowskill - Read more

March 04, 2009

Emerge Continuation

March 04, 2009

Those who were in York in January or who read the ensuing discussions will know that there are moves afoot to ensure that the Emerge community presence continues in some form after the end of the programme. We have an offer from Oxford Brookes to host a follow on community and a gang of volunteers who are willing to ...

From: Janet Finlay - Read more

February 25, 2009

Planet on video!

February 25, 2009

Planet has a new video in which we give an overview of the project and our methodology. Check it out and let us know what you think. There is also a high resolution version for large screen display. We are now working on a series of shorter videos giving more detail of each workshop and its activities. Many thanks to ...

From: Janet Finlay - Read more

February 24, 2009

EXTEND/Planet discussion continuing on CABWEB

February 24, 2009

We had a really interesting discussion at lunchtime where a number of people shared stories of their successful teaching practice and we considered how the Planet process might help us to explore them in more detail. What was particularly exciting for Planet was that there were a number of stories that seemed to offer confirming examples for a couple ...

From: Janet Finlay - Read more

Don't forget - join us for lunch!

February 24, 2009

Don't forget that today we are holding a mini-Planet workshop via eluminate - hosted by the EXTEND project. The idea is to come and tell us a story of some teaching experience you have had that worked. We want to know about the SITUATION - the context in which the event occurred; the TASK you were trying to do; ...

From: Janet Finlay - Read more

February 18, 2009

Next Generation Technologies in Practice Conference, 10-11 March

February 18, 2009

Places remaining at the Next Generation Technologies in Practice Conference, 10-11 March, Burleigh Court Conference Centre, Loughborough UniversityInterested in how new technologies can impact on the effectiveness of HE and FE staff, students and researchers! Register now at Next Generation Technologies in Practice conference on 10th and 11th March will be highlighting a range of major developments in multimedia ...

From: George Roberts - Read more

February 15, 2009

Hello. Are you reading? Here?

February 15, 2009

What is the aim for this site as we near the end of the U&I funding period? There has been some concern about continuing the Emerge site in some form, but I really do wonder how many people actually read the posts on these pages at this address. And, comment? Here? And, is that at all important? The three ...

From: George Roberts - Read more

February 09, 2009

Next Generation Technologies in Practice 10-11 March Loughborough

February 09, 2009

Register now for the Next Generation Technologies in Practice Conference, 10-11 March.The JISC Users & Innovation projects are highly acclaimed by the wider  community, and Benefits Realisation activities have significantly raised their profile.Day 1 of the Next Generation Technologies in Practice Conference on 10th March celebrates and shares the successes of these projects and their invaluable knowledge and experience. ...

From: George Roberts - Read more

January 13, 2009

Final evaluation report for Emerge

January 13, 2009

I am starting to write the final evaluation report for Emerge. I want to do this in good time before our programme meeting 29-30 January, when you will all have an opportunity to engage with it and let us know how well you think it represents you experiences of Emerge. We're looking at what processes have helped you to ...

From: Rhona Sharpe - Read more

December 08, 2008

Help me aggregate

December 08, 2008

I had an interesting onsite conversation through onsite messaging with Alan Cann about how to moderate one's own aggregated output into the Emerge Elgg. There is a difference between a "community" site service like Elgg and what I'll call primary blogging. Emerge is supposed to be a service abetting the formation of a community around an interest in user ...

From: George Roberts - Read more

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