Category: teaching

Network learning conference: ANT Double Symposium 0

Network learning conference: ANT Double Symposium

Here we go with the second day of #nlc2014 and an extended session on Actor Network Theory and network learning. We’ve been promised beer tasting! The idea is to do some network learning: live...

Network Learning Conference: doctoral symposium 0

Network Learning Conference: doctoral symposium

The Network Learning Conference is starting with a doctoral symposium on Monday 7 April. The conference hashtag is #nlc2014 The symposium is in two blocks, the first is presentations and the second block is...


Today .. in pictures

Its been a day of research, or thinking about what I’m doing and sorting data out. Summarised as:       and working out an initial structure for a data chapter:

e-learning resources 0

e-learning resources

A couple of useful resources found this week: Designer e-learning provides an  interesting list of resources for e-learning designers (not developers). The emphasis on design thinking competences is particularly interesting. Examples of deeper use...

Future work and career planning 0

Future work and career planning

Came across an interesting post here on skills for employability from Lynda Gratton. The emphasis on deep skills does tie in with what I’ve been seeing in the local job market of generalist skill...

e-learning market 0

e-learning market

Clive Shepherd has highlighted the e-learning centre report on the market for e-learning in UK and Europe. A free summary is available here. As Clive’s post points out, the UK market is expected to...

maturity or a loss of edge? 0

maturity or a loss of edge?

While I’m admittedly a bit behind the times, was intrigued by this piece of news that Nielson and McKinsey were coming together to form a joint venture to create a new company today called...

transforming education 0

transforming education

An interesting post from Lars here on disruptive innovation of higher education. An interesting read and makes a strong case for the two year undergraduate degree. Especially as the traditional academic year structure is...

[intermittent]  week notes [28082010] 0

[intermittent] week notes [28082010]

Its been a difficult few weeks of ball juggling. As part of getting my contract renewed I’ve taken on the role of Director of a postgraduate programme. This is alongside leading the revision of...