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”

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”