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My partner Tim Gray has a new photographic exhibition opening today (15th October 2012) at the Glasgow Mackintosh Church as part of the First Creative Mackintosh Festival. The Exhibition shows some of the photographs from Tim's End of History photographic project which records and documents the...

We are now working on the seventh JISC online Innovating eLearning conference entitled Shaping the Future which takes place from 13th – 23rd November 2012. We have the usual array of excellent keynote speakers which we hope will challenge and stimulate our delegates. (with keynotes by Sue Black,...

I have recently been working with Myscience - the UK’s leading organisation for supporting STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) education professionals. They have just released an Invitation to Tender (ITT) for a study to review and develop a revised Online Strategy for Myscience education. ...

I don't often just feature someone else's video in my blog but I watched this today and feel it really deserves wide dissemination and appreciation. It is made by KonstantinosPapathanasiou and was self funded. It contains really good contributions from people with Asperger Syndrome and rightly...

On Wednesday  11th July 2012 at 12noon I will be contributing to a JISC webinar What is a mooc along with David Kernohan, Martin Weller, Dave White and Jonathan Worth. My brief is to talk a little about the learner perspective based on my  own...

I have recently completed a series of articles for the  JISC CETIS other voices blog which offered a reflective account of three areas of work - Learning Environments, Exchanging Course Information (XCRI) and Open Educational Resources (OER). Developments in each area have been significant for...

One of my fellow DS106 ers Ben Rimes, has set up a fantastic blog called poetry for people and I am totally hooked. It aims to be a daily poetry-writing prompt and every day an image is posted to inspire your words. I have submitted some...

Despite being told by paypal that my case is closed 4 days before the deadline and being unable to upload any more documents, I received two more emails today asking me to upload documents to support my case. These were in response to an email...

I am so uspet and weary today after nearly two months of doing everything I can to provide evidence to paypal about the ebay scam I described in detail in my last post. I found out today that they have dropped my claim to get...

It all began on a dark November evening, when out of nowhere a storm brought the town to a standstill. A bolt of lightening hit Whithorn in the middle of the night and killed 8 cows, several computers, internet hubs and phone lines. No humans...