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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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March 10, 2009

ThoughtFest 09

March 10, 2009

Last week I was fortunate to be one of the attendees at the fantastic Thought Fest 2009 conference, held at the University of Salford's Think Lab. Organised by organized by Pontydysgu with the support of the JISC Evolve network and the European Mature-IP project, the event attracted top class learning technology researchers and practitioners from across Europe. Potential ...

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February 09, 2009

JISC Conference: We need your Demos

February 09, 2009

Hi All,Just a quick reminder that we have loads of spaces for you to demo your wares at the JISC  conference so please get in touch with Alice asap. Lawrie ...

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January 16, 2009

Programme Closure Meeting

January 16, 2009

We're nearly there! The closure meeting is less than 2 weeks away, and your draft reports are coming in at an alarming rate. So far I've only got 2 pre meetings booked, if you want to grab me for anything please get in touch soon. But in preparation for those meetings I can let you know now that, 1. all ...

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January 15, 2009

Tagging - looking for a resource

January 15, 2009

I come seeking help using the crowd as a source. Does anyone in the community have a good, simple best practice guide to Tagging. I know that many of you are using Tags effectively, so I'm guessing there should be something out there. Any ...

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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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December 24, 2008

Twitter allegiance

December 24, 2008

In the spirit of passing time at Christmas, and following on from a heated discussion about the meaning and robustness of community in online environments, I invited 100 of my 1,276 current Twitter followers to fill in a quick survey cunningly designed to provide a fairly wonky measure of community allegiance. Of course I welcome critical feedback about ...

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December 18, 2008

Edublog Awards 2008

December 18, 2008

Its the Edublog Awards 2008! Dust off your party outfits and get ready to join us on Saturday night for the spectacular 5th awards show, celebrating the vibrancy of blog and social media practice to support learning. Voting is still open across this years 16 categories, and every vote still counts since most of the category ...

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December 14, 2008

Seasons greetings and see you in the new year

December 14, 2008

Hi all,just wanted to thank you for everything you've done this year and for getting a fantastic profile for the Users and Innovation Community and Programme. I'm now on holiday until the new year, for those that follow me on Twitter and Flickr etc, you'll see where :-)Just one quick reminder that he closure meeting for the programme is ...

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December 05, 2008

Library Technology Working Group

December 05, 2008

Thanks to Chris for pointing this one out. WHAT: Library Technology Working Group (LIB.TWG) [LAUNCH EVENT] WHEN: Friday December 05, 2008 from 12-1pm ET (9-10am Pacific / SL time) WHERE: Second Life OVERVIEW: The Library Technology Working Group (LIB.TWG) is responsible for defining, implementing, evolving and maintaining applications and open standards related to the provision of ...

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