Category Archives: VLE

Incoming! Student expectations of technology

Originally posted on Inspiring learning.

Chris has recently been discussing the expectation of new students about the use of technology in learning. Do further and higher education institutions address the fact that many schools offer quite a sophisticated digital experience which is not always easy to match in post-compulsory education? Chris reflects on his own kids’ experiences and what they might have to teach us about developing a positive digital student experience.

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Top Ten Blog Posts 2016

Originally posted on e-Learning Stuff.

Over the last 12 months I have written 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! Dropping four places to tenth, is my post VideoScribe … Continue reading Top Ten Blog Posts 2016 Read more

It’s challenging…

Originally posted on e-Learning Stuff.

…but planning helps! Over the years I have spent a lot of time working with teachers helping them to embed digital technologies into their practice. I have also collaborated with colleges and universities and seen the strategies they use to embed digital. In an earlier post I described my journey and the approaches I have … Continue reading It’s challenging… Read more

Down the #altc road

Originally posted on e-Learning Stuff.

Reading Maren Deepwell’s recent post about her #altc journey, it reminded me of the many conferences I have attended and like her the impact that they had on my life and professional practice. Going back to my experiences of my first ALT-C I was surprised I even went again! 2003 – Disappointment The first Association … Continue reading Down the #altc road Read more

No it’s not easy…

Originally posted on e-Learning Stuff.

…but sometimes you need to think differently! We know that change isn’t easy, if it was then all we would need to do would be buy a book on the subject and just do it. When it comes to the embedding of digital technologies into teaching, learning and assessment I have spent over twenty years … Continue reading No it’s not easy… Read more