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 …

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 …

Engaging and Motivating Students #edcmooc

What a great video with so much to say, but I’m concentrating on the elements of the “importance of teacher presence” section, especially given my recent experience with the Coursera / Edinburgh EDC MOOC: YouTube: 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 …