Author Archives: James Clay

“I don’t know how to use the VLE!”

Originally posted on e-Learning Stuff.

A model of VLE embedding and development Despite many people talking about the death of the VLE over the years, the institutional VLE is still an important component of most colleges and universities offer in the online space. Whether this be supporting existing programmes of study, those offering a blended approach, or even for fully … Continue reading “I don’t know how to use the VLE!” Read more

We once went there, it was nice…

Originally posted on e-Learning Stuff.

co-authored by Lawrie Phipps, Donna Lanclos, and Chris Thomson. Beyond Metaphor: New Iterations of #JiscDigLead t’s been three years since we ran the the first Jisc Digital Leaders Programme. During the programme we have have emphasised the need for leaders in education to model the behavioural change that they wish to see in digital. “Be … Continue reading We once went there, it was nice… Read more

Top Ten Blog Posts 2017

Originally posted on e-Learning Stuff.

This year I have written 21 blog posts, in 2016 it was 43 blog posts, in 2015 I wrote 24 blog posts. In 2014 I wrote 11 and in 2013 I wrote 64 blog posts and over a hundred in 2012. In 2011 I thought 150 was a quiet year! The tenth most popular blog … Continue reading Top Ten Blog Posts 2017 Read more

Top Ten Blog Posts 2017

Originally posted on e-Learning Stuff.

This year I have written 21 blog posts, in 2016 it was 43 blog posts, in 2015 I wrote 24 blog posts. In 2014 I wrote 11 and in 2013 I wrote 64 blog posts and over a hundred in 2012. In 2011 I thought 150 was a quiet year! The tenth most popular blog … Continue reading Top Ten Blog Posts 2017 Read more

ALT Online Winter Conference #altc

Originally posted on e-Learning Stuff.

ALT’s Online Winter Conference, now in its fourth year, is back to showcase some of the best Learning Technology from ALT Members from across sectors. The conference will take place online from 12 to 13 December 2017, giving ALT Members an opportunity to highlight the work they and their community have been involved with and … Continue reading ALT Online Winter Conference #altc Read more

Opening and Closing at #altc

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The opening keynote at the ALT Conference this year was by Bonnie Stewart. Bonnie Stewart is an educator and social media researcher fascinated by who we are when we’re online. An instructor in the Faculty of Education at the University of Prince Edward Island, Canada, and Founder/Director of the media literacy initiative Antigonish 2.0, Bonnie explores … Continue reading Opening and Closing at #altc Read more

Drawing at #altc

Originally posted on e-Learning Stuff.

I spent the last week at the ALT Conference in Liverpool where I listened and participated in a range of sessions on learning technologies. As I did the previous year I did manage to make some sketch notes of the keynotes and some of the sessions. I was using the iPad pro, Paper by 53 … Continue reading Drawing at #altc Read more

Sketch noting at #altc

Originally posted on e-Learning Stuff.

One thing I did at last year’s ALT conference was some sketch noting and I am hoping to do something similar at this year’s conference. Last year I was using the iPad pro, Paper by 53 and an Apple Pencil and I am expecting to use the same technology again. My original sketch notes were … Continue reading Sketch noting at #altc Read more

Making preparations for #altc or where do I buy the decent coffee?

Originally posted on e-Learning Stuff.

I do think it is worthwhile taking the time to prepare for attending a conference, such as the ALT Conference in Liverpool in September My first ALT conference was in 2003 in Sheffield, this was also one of the first “proper” conferences I had attended. After that conference I have attended many conferences here in … Continue reading Making preparations for #altc or where do I buy the decent coffee? Read more

Planning your session for #altc

Originally posted on e-Learning Stuff.

  So I know you have already planned your session for the ALT conference next week? No? Good! Even if you have planned your session, you might find these tips and advice useful. Don’t run over time… This always happens, even with good timekeeping from conference organisers there is nothing more annoying when a session … Continue reading Planning your session for #altc Read more