‘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 …

The Future of Search (video) #edtech

I came across this excellent little video on The Guardian website (via Flipboard): “The future of search … made simple – an animated guide” “How will new mobile phones, technology such as Google Glass – Read More …

Designs on eLearning #DEL12: Usman Haque

The final keynote for the Designs on eLearning conference today is from Usman Haque, founder of Pachube (www.cosm.com), a real-time data infrastructure for the Internet of Things. Usman is credited as the creative architect behind Read More …

What is a Learning Technologist (part 5)?

Depending on where you work you might use the title Learning Technologist, Education Technologist, Instructional Designer, or something else, but essentially these roles are the same. See the ‘related posts’ section below for links to Read More …

Do students understand their ‘digital footprint’ and how it can affect their employability?

Last year I presented to a group of 1st year Business School students on the topic of their use of Social Media and Social Networking websites and how this could have implications on their employability. Read More …

‘Generation Y’ is dead, long live ‘Generation T’

I wasn’t aware of all the different labels that have been assigned in the past, but here is a brief overview (for those who are equally in the dark): The Lost Generation: Those who fought Read More …