Professional identity and social media

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It seldom happens these days that I meet someone – or hear someone speak – who causes immediate recognition and identification. This morning was one of these occasions where you think: “How come I wasn’t following this person already?” Anne Marie Cunningham‘s talk about professional identity was very much related to the work that I … Continue reading “Professional identity and social media”

Personalised learning mesh through a multipath learning tool

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Very humorous presentation style in the next presentation by Iain Stewart from Glasgow Caledonian University about enriched recorded lectures, integrated in Blackboard. All related content to the lecture is in an interactive container: tutorial questions, exam questions, related content, discussion items. Lecturers starts a new container by uploading a powerpoint slideshow, and an existing lecture … Continue reading “Personalised learning mesh through a multipath learning tool”

Work based learning study amongst stakeholders

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One of the papers in this morning’s proceedings session focused on technology-supported work based learning from the university of Northumbria. The authors did a multiple case study of MSc and BSc programs delivered online to full-time employees.The main findings that I picked up from interviews and questionnaires amongst the main stakeholders: Teachers are more negative … Continue reading “Work based learning study amongst stakeholders”

From Pecha Kucha through work based learning to emotional affect in learning

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http://www.flickr.com/photos/hamadryades/5867479356/Next to the keynote, the first day at the 18th conference of the Association for Learning Technology (#ALTC2011) had so many interesting sessions on the programme that it was hard to choose (in French…

From Pecha Kucha through work based learning to emotional affect in learning

Posted by & filed under ALT, altc2011, audio recording tool, blended learning, conference, emotion, ePortfolio, instructional design, pluralism, research paradigms, video recording tools, work based learning.

http://www.flickr.com/photos/hamadryades/5867479356/ Next to the keynote, the first day at the 18th conference of the Association for Learning Technology (#ALTC2011) had so many interesting sessions on the programme that it was hard to choose (in French: l’embarras du choix – hence the picture above). One slot was pre-scheduled, as I had to chair the session, but … Continue reading “From Pecha Kucha through work based learning to emotional affect in learning”

First day at Alt-C 2011 – Opening keynote

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This year, the Alt-C conference is held at the University of Leeds, and its theme is “Thriving in a colder and more challenging climate”, referring to the economic cutbacks in (higher) education throughout the UK, Europe and the rest of the world. As a member of the Programma Committee Executive, I’ve been involved in the … Continue reading “First day at Alt-C 2011 – Opening keynote”