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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

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

World Sketchnote Day #SNDay2017

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Today is World Sketchnote Day. I have made some sketchnotes from the various conferences I have attended. My original sketchnotes were done with a single colour pen. When I moved jobs I invested in some Stabilo colour pens and a notepad and got some more interesting results. This was from the Jisc Connect More event … Continue reading World Sketchnote Day #SNDay2017 Read more

Being human #altc

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One of the key messagesI took away form the Donna Lanclos and Dave White keynote at ALT-C this year was that we need to remember that there is no such thing as “the university” as we are “the university”. When someone says “the university” won’t let us  do something, what they are actually saying is … Continue reading Being human #altc Read more

Down the #altc road

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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

Engaging the invisibles

Originally posted on e-Learning Stuff.

Back at the UCISA Spotlight on Digital Capabilities event at the end of May we had a discussion on the need for IT training teams. A casual question to a sector wide mailing list recently about what IT training teams are called resulted in a number of replies of Lynda.com! It seems that a number … Continue reading Engaging the invisibles Read more

Do we still need IT training teams?

Originally posted on e-Learning Stuff.

Back at the UCISA Spotlight on Digital Capabilities event at the end of May we had a discussion on the need for IT training teams. A casual question to a sector wide mailing list recently about what IT training teams are called resulted in a number of replies of Lynda.com! It seems that a number … Continue reading Do we still need IT training teams? Read more

On the tech side…

Originally posted on e-Learning Stuff.

As some will now as well as talking about e-learning stuff, I also like to talk about the tech side of things too. Over the last few months I have been talking about things I have written about on this blog before. In my blog post Mobile WordPress Theme I have covered the update to … Continue reading On the tech side… Read more