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18 11, 2010

two sides to every story – a dilemna

By |November 18th, 2010|autism, learning|10 Comments

I have a dilemna due to using a Creative Commons (CC) licence on one of my photographs on flickr. The photo is part of a project that I did in 2006 for the flickr UTATA group which aimed to tells the positives and negatives of having aspergers syndrome to increase awareness of the realities and [...]

2 11, 2010

librarians as innovators

By |November 2nd, 2010|learning|2 Comments

Why should HE and FE librarians attend the JISC online conference Bringing innovation to life: From adversity comes opportunity The conference is totally online and takes place over 4 days from 23rd to 26th November 2010. When I qualified as a librarian way back  in 1984 we had to access the internet through dialog and [...]

17 10, 2010

the style…

By |October 17th, 2010|technologies|2 Comments

betty has style... and so does my new blog. I've just amalgamated one of my websites (the one I use for my consultancy work at this address) and my blog which used to be called being and nothingness. I have a soft spot for that blog as it has taken me through a significant phase [...]

26 08, 2010

moving on…

By |August 26th, 2010|home life|4 Comments

>I can't believe I haven't written since feb! Alot has gone on since then. We moved from Glasgow to Dumfries and Galloway. Found a run down old house with a fab ironmongers shop incorporated. We are keeping the shop going and it is called 'Life's Little Ironies - The Whithorn Ironmonger'. I have set up [...]

26 02, 2010

scapegoats and scaremongers

By |February 26th, 2010|home education|6 Comments

>I've been away for a while - trying to focus only on what I have to. Lots happening and will do a catch up post soon... However I am moved to write today following the ridiculous media and government response to the court case about the awful death of 7 year old Khyra Ishaq. A [...]

10 11, 2009

dear family…

By |November 10th, 2009|autism|6 Comments

> I've been meaning to write this one for so long that I almost can't write it anymore. I lie awake at night going over and over what I want to say. I think my recent reading of the new book 'Children and teenagers with aspergers:the journey of parenting from birth to teens' has really [...]

2 11, 2009

do educational institutions have a future?

By |November 2nd, 2009|learning|0 Comments

>This is a post about one of the sessions in the JISC Innovating Learning 2009 Online Conference. We wanted to have a session which stimulated discussion around some of the technological, social and organisational issues that are likely to affect the future learner, teacher and institutions. So we found three people to help us with [...]