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November 16, 2008

Full Fat Feeds

November 16, 2008

It's great to see so many projects syndicating their web and blog content over to the site - it means that the community can share and connect in one handy place. Some of the feeds coming over are restricted however, meaning that people have to click through to the original site to view the entire post. I'd like to ...

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October 19, 2008

Notes towards Digital Literacy

October 19, 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 10, 2008

e-book: Opening Up Education

October 10, 2008

Ian Dolphin just tweeted that "Opening Up Education: The Collective Advancement of Education through Open Technology, Open Content, and Open Knowledge" Edited by Toru Iiyoshi and M. S. Vijay Kumar Foreword by John Seely Brown is now freely available as an e-book at ...

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October 06, 2008

e-Framework workshop - 100% attendance

October 06, 2008

To all the projects THANKS, we have a representative from each of the projects at the up coming e-framework workshop. In fact, given the popularity, we've moved to a bigger room so that all of the extra people from the projects who wanted to come can also attend. Venue: the Hatton in London () please plan to be ...

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October 01, 2008

Too shy

October 01, 2008

The sounds Good project have been a little shy coming forward, but for those of you who read the Times Higher, you will have noticed that one of our own U&I Projects, Sounds Good directed by Bob Rotherham, have been nominated for an award - MANY CONGRATULATIONS more details at ...

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September 25, 2008

Being There

September 25, 2008

Photo credit: Invasion by Henryleelucas Dave White's recent post, Not 'Natives' or 'Immigrants' but 'Visitors' & 'Resident' slipped by largely without comment, which is a huge shame and one I'm happy to try and remedy a little here. It's a must-read post because it does what a lot of people have been trying to do ...

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September 14, 2008

ALT-C 2008: Radio, edubloggers, edupunks & digital divides

September 14, 2008

So this is my round up of some of the highlights of my ALT-C2008, and links to some of the stuff we made & documented. Thanks to ALT for an excellent conference, and to everyone who I was lucky enough to get to hang out with this year. As Steve Wheeler's already noted, it was a excellent ...

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September 11, 2008

Learning Technologist of the Year 2008

September 11, 2008

I'm delighted & honored to have won the Individual Award for 2008 Learning Technologist of the Year (pfd) at last nights ALT-C 2008 Gala dinner. The Award aims to celebrate and reward "excellent practice & outstanding achievement in the learning technology field", and was presented at the ALT conference in Leeds last night by David Cavallo, Chief Learning ...

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September 05, 2008

4th ALT-C Edubloggers meetup

September 05, 2008

Really looking forward to our fourth ALT-C Edublogger meetup next week, taking place at Leeds Student Union Mine Bar, 19.30 onwards. The Alt-C evening meal (for those who are attending the conference & have signed up for it) is served in the adjacent Refectory building, and as usual will provide a handy initial meeting point for some of ...

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September 03, 2008

Digital Divide slam invite

September 03, 2008

I'm off to ALT-C next week, along with most of the UKs edtechs and learning technologists. I'll be pretty busy, supporting the 4th annual ALT-C Edublogger meetup, helping host the Emerge reception & live radio broadcast, and contributing to the F-ALT fringe activities. I'm really excited to be teaming up again with with Frances Bell, Helen Keegan and ...

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