50 Most Influential HE Professionals Using Social Media #Jisc50social

For a month or two JISC has been asking for names and nominations to a new list they’ve been producing – 50 Most Influential HE Professionals Using Social Media. Well, the time has come and Read More …

Mapping Digital Skills in HE

A few weeks ago this image/infographic was doing the rounds and being tweeted in my network (thank you Catherine Cronin!) – mapping digital skills in Irish Higher Education. Bringing together themes of ‘tools and technology, ‘create Read More …

Interview with Terese Bird, #EdTechBook chapter author

As part of a new series of posts, I will be talking to authors of The Really Useful #EdTechBook about their work, experiences, and contribution to the book. In this seventh post I talk to Terese Read More …

‘The Survival of Higher Education’ by @timbuckteeth

“The embedding of digital technology into the fabric of everyday study has also changed the way students learn and is more in keeping with what younger people expect. Now students can assume more responsibility for their own learning and design their own study trajectories.” Read More …

ALT Community: Tech Tales #edtech

ALT has produced a series of short films to give you an inside view of who we are (learning Technologists), who they are (ALT), what we do, and why members enjoy being part of our Read More …

Reading: “Experience of developing Twitter-based communities of practice in higher education”

Lewis, B. and Rush, D. 2013. Experience of developing Twitter-based communities of practice in higher education. In Research in Learning Technology 2013, 21: 18598 – http://dx.doi.org/10.3402/rlt.v21i0.18598 “This article presents the results of a case study of Read More …

Using Pinterest in the Classroom #edtech

If you have been thinking about how to use images and Pinterest in your classroom in an engaging and innovative way, and wondered about how ‘pinned’ images, videos, etc. can be used to group, collaborate, and crowdsource Read More …