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Being human #altc

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

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

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?

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…

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

Digital diversity – UCISA Spotlight on Digital Capabilities

I am currently at the UCISA Spotlight on Digital Capabilities event here in Birmingham. I will be live blogging here on elearningstuff. Sue Watling from the University of Hull kicks off the second day of the conference. Her session is titled: Finding and minding the gaps; digital diversity in higher education She describes the session … Continue reading Digital diversity – UCISA Spotlight on Digital Capabilities Read more

Building ICT Proficiency – UCISA Spotlight on Digital Capabilities

I am currently at the UCISA Spotlight on Digital Capabilities event here in Birmingham. I will be live blogging here on elearningstuff. In this afternoon’s session, Kathryn Wenczek, and Silke Prodinger-Leong talked about online learning and digital capabilities – the theory and the reality. How do theory and reality for development of digital capabilities compare? … Continue reading Building ICT Proficiency – UCISA Spotlight on Digital Capabilities Read more

The importance of language – UCISA Spotlight on Digital Capabilities

I am currently at the UCISA Spotlight on Digital Capabilities event here in Birmingham. I will be live blogging here on elearningstuff. After I did my session, David Walker from Sussex University delivered a really good presentation on the importance of a common language. The discourse of transformation frequently frames discussions around the role of … Continue reading The importance of language – UCISA Spotlight on Digital Capabilities Read more

Keynote at UCISA Spotlight on Digital Capabilities

I am currently at the UCISA Spotlight on Digital Capabilities event here in Birmingham. I will be live blogging here on elearningstuff and will probably post a more in-depth reflective piece on the digital capability blog later. Last year, just before I started as Project Manager for the Jisc Digital Capabilities project, UCISA ran their … Continue reading Keynote at UCISA Spotlight on Digital Capabilities Read more

Looking forward ALT-C 2016

With the announcement of the keynotes for ALT-C 2016, which I am looking forward to and sound exciting. It is interesting to reflect on the keynotes that have been before at previous conferences. There are a fair few of these keynotes available on the YouTube and there are many which had a real impact on me. … Continue reading Looking forward ALT-C 2016 Read more