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March 16, 2009

Digital Literacy Debate

March 16, 2009

Picture credit CollaboraiveSociability by vaXzineI've put up a wiki to help organize attendees, resources, schedule and outputs from the Digital Literacy debate that will be taking place online, in Elluminate, on Friday 27 March 2009, at 1pm GMT. The event arose from conversations on Twitter, around the meaning and definition of digital literacy, and frustration about ...

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January 09, 2009

The problem with the mother

January 09, 2009

Link love: This post builds on the case study I contributed to the Eduserv workshop on Digital Identities at the British Library today. Everyone's case studies are lodged over at the Pattern Language Network site, along with Yishay's Slidedeck pattern language tutorial on writing a case study. It also moves forward some observations I made in my ...

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October 20, 2008

Notes towards Digital Literacy

October 20, 2008

Anyone who has talked to me for any length of time over the past couple of years will have been hard pressed to have avoided my growing preoccupation with the UK's digital literacy agenda, or rather, lack of one. However, while I've been talking about this a lot, I haven't made many written remarks outside of policy contributions ...

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October 02, 2008

Emerging Monday's coming your way on 27th October 2008

October 02, 2008

Our next Emerging Mondays broadcast will be tackling some of the thorny issues surrounding digital identity - what is it and how do we manage it? Full details are here on the Emerge site and we will be announcing the running order soon. Put it in your diary now ;) Please let us know if you want to take ...

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April 23, 2008

Emerge online conference day 1: Appreciative Inquiry day

April 23, 2008

Good morning everyone! It's day one of our three day online conference: Digital Identities and Digital Communities. We'll be kicking off at 10.30 and leading into a pretty amazing programme, which today includes our conference keynote from George Siemens at 11pm: Technology and Community as Identity.Direct link to George's session: At 1pm theres an essential session for everyone ...

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March 18, 2008

The MiniLegend’s Blog Given Order for Closure

March 18, 2008

Actually I should have titled this post: The power of Ignorance!!!!! Going through my emails today I bumped into this horrible piece of news: ‘ South Australian primary school teacher Al Upton was ordered to shut down an educational blogging initiative last week following a directive from the South Australian Department of Education. Al Upton is internationally recognised for ...

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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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