Category Archives: Conferences and Events

Connectivism and the tyranny of print

Digital Pedagogy Lab : Prince Edward Island : Second Reflections The recent pedagogy lab on Prince Edward Island was split into two tracks, Digital Literacies and Networks. My experience was mostly with the network track, focusing on the nature of digital networks and network-building. Although, with a dedicated unconference space there was a lot of […] Read more

Red Roads and Connectivism

First Published on Medium Digital Pedagogy Lab : Prince Edward Island : First Reflections I am just back from Digital Pedagogy Lab on Prince Edward Island, a two track digital workshop and essentially an unconference opportunity. It is only now as I suffer from jet lag and start the reflection process that I realise how […] Read more

Perspectives on Digital: Change isn’t coming, it’s here and it’s permanent

I have done two keynotes recently where I have been asked to talk about the future, to look ahead at the horizon and suggest what it might look like when we reach it. Quite frankly, I would be an idiot to try and do that beyond what we know already, and even more so if […] Read more

Leading Change in Libraries: A keynote for UXLibs 2

We all have experience of change initiatives at one level or another. After being involved in more than 200 change projects across the higher education sector, and working with senior staff at more than 60 universities, this keynote was trying to communicate some general principles around leading change. A lot of people helped me in […] Read more

Preparing for @UXLibs

Last week I was preparing my keynote for the second UXLibs conference in Manchester, in June. The UXLibs approach is to use ethnographic, usability and human-centred design research approaches to gather invaluable behavioural and attitudinal user information, to inform the work of libraries and beyond. It’s a privilege to be invited to speak to this […] Read more