Author Archives: James Clay

Podcast on Leadership #jiscdiglead

Originally posted on e-Learning Stuff.

Over the last three years I have been developing and delivering the Jisc Digital Leaders Programme, part of a wider team including Lawrie Phipps and Donna Lanclos. Those two were recently interviewed by Chris Rowell, though the focus of the podcast was supposed to be about a chapter of a book that Lawrie and Donna … Continue reading Podcast on Leadership #jiscdiglead Read more

VLE Modelling

Originally posted on e-Learning Stuff.

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 fully online programmes. For the purposes of this blog … Continue reading VLE Modelling Read more

Looking at things differently…

Originally posted on e-Learning Stuff.

Though we talk about embedding digital technologies into practice, the reality is what we want to do is to undertake practices differently, and one way of doing this is through the use of digital. So if you want to increase use of the VLE, we approach the problem by thinking how we can get people … Continue reading Looking at things differently… Read more

Does your pilot scale?

Originally posted on e-Learning Stuff.

One issue I have found with TEL research that is written about in journals or presented about at conferences, is that most if not all is based around small cohorts of learners and rarely looks at the impact across a whole organisation. Sometimes the TEL research appears to be about doing research and not necessarily … Continue reading Does your pilot scale? Read more

Making another game #disrupticon

Originally posted on e-Learning Stuff.

At the Rethinking Research: Disrupting and Challenging Research Practices conference where I was presenting a mapping session, one of the sessions I attended as a delegate was “Hacking the University Game” led by Luca Morin from Coventry University. I hadn’t intended to attend this session, however as the presenter of the session I was in … Continue reading Making another game #disrupticon Read more

Making a game #disrupticon

Originally posted on e-Learning Stuff.

At the Rethinking Research: Disrupting and Challenging Research Practices conference where I was presenting a mapping session, one of the sessions I attended as a delegate was “Hacking the University Game” led by Luca Morin from Coventry University. I hadn’t intended to attend this session, however as the presenter of the session I was in … Continue reading Making a game #disrupticon Read more

“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

ALT Online Winter Conference #altc

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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

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