Familiarity

Over the years and role changes I’ve used a variety of different VLEs. From Blackboard to FutureLearn, and from custom in-house developed VLE to customised large-scale MOOC platform. So, how important is familiarity when working, Read More …

When everything changes

Well, it’s over four months since my last blog post, and the longest gap in my 9 year blogging ‘career’.  Why is that? Well, apart from being busy starting and defining a new role in Read More …

The University of tomorrow is …?

I’ve just read this article and wanted to share a couple of thoughts I had while I was reading it: “It’s the end of the university as we know it” The title is clearly clickbait, Read More …

Adapting a MOOC for Research

Written by my colleague, Rachael Hodge, this article is a summary of our experience in identifying and developing research activities within the University of Warwick’s MOOC Literature and Mental Health. The University of Warwick’s FutureLearn MOOC Read More …

Upload, not Unload

One issue I find with having a sizeable following on social media is that I don’t feel like I can show the kind of frustration that others do when they share personal, political, or professional ‘concerns’. I like Read More …