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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 ...

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Guardian Article Twitter In History Out

March 30, 2009

I just read this and was saddened to see such shallow thinking. Why any particular technology should be singled out at all is one thing. Why adopt it as a replacement for understanding culture is dreadful. This is further compounded in a digital context because understanding and working with those from other cultures becomes all the more significant in ...

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March 25, 2009

Thanks, team!

March 25, 2009

Now that the formal part of the project is over and the final report is pretty much ready to go, it's time to acknowledge that it's been a team effort and thank everyone.Sounds Good has involved many people, staff and students, all of whom helped the project to succeed in one way or another. Thanks are particularly due ...

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March 23, 2009

So where are we?

March 23, 2009

At the end of February I called ‘time’ on Sounds Good: audio feedback after that date would not be taken into account when writing up the project. Since then, I’ve been gathering and analysing information and drafting the reports for JISC. Several months ago I asked on the blog ‘Are we nearly there yet?’ Only now, after ...

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March 10, 2009

Sounds of the Bazaar- LIVE internet Radio today

March 10, 2009

The March edition of Emerging Sounds of the Bazaar will be broadcast live today, Tuesday 10 March, at 18.00 UK time, 1900 Central European Time. This is a Sounds Special - being broadcast live from the Jisc Next Generation Technologies in Practice conference in Loughbrough, UK. The programme will be co-presented by Graham Attwell and Josie Fraser and will ...

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March 06, 2009

Death of eportfolios?

March 06, 2009

I think so. My consultancy company has been developing interactive professional development frameworks for different UK universities. These combine the ability to input data against criteria with a constant micro and macro view. We believe that inputting against the framework is much more focused. This is a new innvovation we've just been delivering to a few of our recent clients. We did ...

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February 22, 2009

Too little too late?

February 22, 2009

(Posted by 'magsinhull' - Maggie Holmes) A thousand apologies for being so tardy with this: I've been running around trying to get to grips with my new job, but I'm now in a position to start if it is not too late. Below are a few points that have occurred to me. They relate to my context of teaching ...

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February 11, 2009

Simon (York)

February 11, 2009

(Posted by Simon Sweeney, York St John University) HELLLLLLLOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO!!!!Finally managed to get back in to the Blog. The trouble is if you use three computers, three email addresses and forty seven and three quarters passwords you make mistakes. However, with the help of my pet whippet I now have an ENTIRELY MEMORABLE blog password!!!!!!!!OK, Sounds Good!!!???This has been - ...

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January 27, 2009

Sounds of the Bazaar Radio show - the Dragons Den with the MOOSE and Open Habitat projects - the podcast

January 27, 2009

This was a great Emerging Sounds of the Bazaar show. It features the UK Jisc Users and Innovation programme funded Moose and Open Habitat projects, both of which are looking at how Second Life and Multi User Virtual Environments can be used for teaching and learning. In the second part of the show Vance Stevens talks about multiliteracies ...

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January 26, 2009

Emerging Sounds of the Bazaar LIVE today

January 26, 2009

The first of the new year series of Emerging Sounds of the Bazaar will be broadcast today at 1800 UK time. The show is another of our Dragons Den Specials and features the Moose and Open Habitat projects. Both projects have been developing and experimenting with Second Life for teaching and learning.You can listen to the show by going ...

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