The Challenge of eBooks in Academic Institutions #edtech

The goal of the JISC Report into the  ‘Challenge of eBooks in Academic Institutions’ project is to help “orientate senior institutional managers and to support institutions in the effective adoption and deployment of eBooks and Read More …

Reflection on the ‘eLearning and Digital Cultures’ MOOC, Wk.3 #edcmooc

Week three and into ‘block 2’ of the five week Coursera / University of Edinburgh MOOC: ‘eLearning and Digital Cultures’. Are we leaving the bliss of utopia behind, or will be building on the fear of Read More …

“Let’s change everything!”

I recently watched this ALT-C talk from Mark Stubbs (Head of Learning and Research Technology, Manchester Metropolitan University – @thestubbs) at this years ALT Conference YouTube: “Using Learning Technology to transform a whole university’s curriculum” Mark Read More …

Reading: “Social Media in Higher Education for Marketing and Communications”

“The Use of Social Media in Higher Education for Marketing and Communications: A Guide for Professionals in Higher Education” by Rachel Reuben This guide is worthy of more than just a re-tweet this morning, so Read More …

AutoTweet notes from your presentation, while you present #autotweet #backchannel

Twitter is becoming an important tool for backchannel chat and information exchange in conferences, exhibitions, and classroom activities where perhaps email and/or discussion forums were used before. Twitter has also become a very useful way Read More …