Author Archives: James Clay

Opening and Closing at #altc

Originally posted on e-Learning Stuff.

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

Survivorship Bias

Originally posted on e-Learning Stuff.

In my recent blog post I reflected on the wealth of news articles about highly successful people who failed their A Levels, or how everyone can be a millionaire I was reminded of this great XKCD cartoon. Every inspirational speech by someone successful should have to start with a disclaimer about survivorship bias. Survivorship bias or survival … Continue reading Survivorship Bias Read more

You too can be a millionaire!

Originally posted on e-Learning Stuff.

Yesterday was A Level results day, for over 800,000 students they got a letter explaining the outcome for most of two years studying. For some it will be an amazing result and they will progress onto the next stage of their lives. For some there will be disappointment, and uncertainty. For another 800,000 young people, … Continue reading You too can be a millionaire! Read more

The Intelligent Library #CILIPConf17

Originally posted on e-Learning Stuff.

So what is the intelligent library? What is the future of the library? At the CILIP Conference in Manchester this year, on Thursday 6th July, I am delivering a high level briefing session on technology, specifically looking at the library within the intelligent campus space. The session will explore the potential technologies and the possibilities … Continue reading The Intelligent Library #CILIPConf17 Read more

It’s not what you say you do, it’s the way that you do it!

Originally posted on e-Learning Stuff.

I was thinking the other day that I don’t have enough readers of the blog and insufficient engagement. So the solution has to be that the name of the blog isn’t right. First idea would be change the name from “elearning stuff” to “blended learning stuff”. Then again maybe I could choose “e-pedagogy stuff” or … Continue reading It’s not what you say you do, it’s the way that you do it! Read more

Get involved with ALT #altc

Originally posted on e-Learning Stuff.

ALT  have issued an open call to get involved with the association. The Association for Learning Technology (ALT) represents individual and organisational Members from all sectors and parts of the UK. Our Membership includes practitioners, researchers and policy makers with an interest in Learning Technology. Our community grows more diverse as Learning Technology has become … Continue reading Get involved with ALT #altc Read more