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January 16, 2009

Report on Identity management for lifelong learning

January 16, 2009

The JISC have just released a report on Identify Management for Lifelong Learning in the Further and Higher Education Sector.A full copy of the report can be downloaded from There is also a summary and consultation on the JISC e-learning blog, comments welcomed. See ...

From: Paul Bailey - Read more

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 ...

From: Josie Fraser - Read more

July 23, 2008

Not ‘Natives’ & ‘Immigrants’ but ‘Visitors’ & ‘Residents’

July 23, 2008

This post was inspired by the JISC funded Isthmus project not the MUVE focused Open Habitat but it seems like the sort of thing Emerge could have a good discussion/argument about + I'm not sure I would have come up with the distinction without being on both projects: As part of the JISC funded Isthmus project we have been taking ...

From: David White - Read more

April 26, 2008

Digital Identities & Digital Communities

April 26, 2008

Most of my week was taken up presenting, hosting, and having a huge deal of fun at the Emerge project three day online conference, Digital Identities and Digital Communities. I lead on the programming for the event,& recruited many of the speakers, so it wasn't altogether surprising that I really enjoyed myself. The quality of ...

From: Josie Fraser - Read more

April 23, 2008

Technology and Community as Identity

April 23, 2008

A lively and informative session, with George Siemens discussing Identity, and particularly Digital Identity (DI).  As he pointed out, most of us are more concerned with the relational aspects of identity than the technical aspects relating to authentication and authorisation.Our online identities,  our DIs, have multiple aspects to them.  They have persistant elements, in our profiles in social networking ...

From: Pat Parslow - Read more

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 ...

From: Josie Fraser - Read more

April 03, 2008

George Siemens to Keynote at the Emerge Online Conference

April 03, 2008

Just a quick note to let you all know that George Siemens will be keynoting at our conference, Online Communities and Online Identities on April 23rd. Georges rather susinct wikipedia entry reads: George Siemens is a well-known theorist on the changing nature of learning in a digitally-based society. He is the author of a widely cited article Connectivism: A ...

From: Josie Fraser - Read more

March 27, 2008

Emerge Online Conference April 23-25 Registration Now Open!

March 27, 2008

What are you waiting for? Registration is now open for our free, three day conference: Digital Communities and Digital Identities. Click through & sign up for what's shaping up to be one of the most exciting & engaging elearning conferences of the year, with sessions focusing on social networking and collaborative learning practices; multimedia, story telling and narrative; community ...

From: Josie Fraser - Read more

March 22, 2008

Families/communities: gotta love 'em

March 22, 2008

Had my parents for a week. First time seeing their new grandchild. It was great and for the most part very relaxing. As ever amid the joy there is tension. Children compete even when they are grown up. How quickly we can revert to sandbox behaviour. In a blog some time back on intentional communities (follow it for links ...

From: George Roberts - Read more

March 19, 2008

Emerge Online Conference April 2008: Digital Communities & Digital Identities

March 19, 2008

Registration is now open for our free, three day conference: Digital Communities and Digital Identities. Click through & take your project members with you! I’m delighted to announce the Emerge project’s next community event – a three day online conference looking at cutting edge developments and practice under the banner of ‘Digital Communities & Digital Identities’, taking place on the 23rd, 24th, ...

From: Josie Fraser - Read more

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