Tag Archives: Google

Opening the algorithms: Could we use open analytics?

Originally posted on e-Learning Stuff.

Do you remember when the Google algorithm wasn’t that good, well it was good, but today it’s better! Many years ago if you searched for a hotel on Google, so you could find out if there was car parking, or to find the website for the restaurant menu, the search results most of the time … Continue reading Opening the algorithms: Could we use open analytics? Read more

Go do Twitter

Originally posted on Jisc digital capability codesign challenge blog.

We know that staff who use tools such as Twitter are more likely to be able to understand the nuance of a tool such as Yammer or Slack. Those who don’t will probably struggle. The solution is not go do Twitter, but to realise that when introducing new tools, if you have an understanding of … Read more

mmmmm Pi

Another brief interlude in the series of posts about #coursedata demonstrators. On Tuesday evening I nipped down to the #BuildBrighton hackspace  for the monthly meetup of the Brighton Raspberry Pi user group. For those who’ve been living in a hole for the last year, the Raspberry Pi  is a great little bare bones computer, very … Read more

#JISCEL12 solving more interesting problems

In planning the JISC innovating e-Learning Activity week Timeline session I encountered an issue that will be picked up in the first session of the main conference week: “Open Architectures”. We often say that we let the pedagogy lead our decisions, and whilst this is a noble aim, any decision on technology has an impact … Read more