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March 30, 2009

Reflection and Technology

March 30, 2009

In my PhD research, I interviewed a number of people in Higher Education who remarked that students often only reflect before assessment etc. The students see themselves as rarely having the time to reflect. They dont take the time to reflect. They may not have the skills to reflect, the vocabulary to reflect or a process of reflection. When they write ...

From: Nicholas Bowskill - Read more

October 18, 2008

Out there? Incohate coalescent worlds

October 18, 2008

There is lots happening out there. I had my attention drawn to the Eduserv Virtual World Watch (VWW). Eduserv and VWW have just published a "snapshot of virtual world activity in UK Higher and Further Education", available here. No single conclusion from the report, but an account of an incohate, coalescent sphere of frenetic activity and much more to ...

From: George Roberts - Read more

July 26, 2007

Salford Users & Development Group Meeting - 9 August 2007

July 26, 2007

The next Emerge Platform User & Development Group is being hosted by Salford, and will take place on Thursday 9th August at the Salford Peel Park Campus: & Development group activities will take place between 12 (starting with lunch) until 4pm. If you've used the Emerge platform you probably have an opinion on it, so come along and ...

From: Emerge Users & Development Group - Read more

July 19, 2007

Working Day

July 19, 2007

I am sure I am not the only one who could have done with a Second Life today.... We had a core group of myself, Vania Dimitrova, Aisha Walker and Melissa Highton plus several Leeds users and stakeholders plus Frances Bell, Cristina Costa and Tony Linde and we worked our little socks off exploring and developing the bid we ...

From: Academic Writing - Read more

July 06, 2007

Emerge Forum: What it says on the tin

July 06, 2007

Hi all We have implemented phpBB in response to several requests that there be a threaded discussion forum. The Elgg is great for making blog statements and commenting on posts, but for extended discussion with complex turns it is not a easy as a forum. Similarly, while the Moodle forums are popular they are, for the most part, ...

From: George Roberts - Read more

July 01, 2007

"Manchester's got everything except a beach."

July 01, 2007

The lastest Emerge community event is promising to be the best event yet, as community members take centre stage:If you haven't yet booked your place, please do so now! here!Monday, 9 July 2007:Evening activities will be taking place at the Golden Tulip Hotel, where delegates can opt to stay overnight. From 6pm there will be a pre-dinner drinks reception ...

From: Josie Fraser - Read more