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First try at an animated gif with the fabulous Gloria Swanson with leopardskin bandana as Norma Desmond in Sunset Boulevard (one of my favourite movies). For the summer of oblivion - digital storytelling course...

[caption id="attachment_562" align="alignnone" width="490" caption="metropolis"][/caption] We are about to join a MOOC (massive open online course) as one of our home learning experiments. The course is run by Jim Groom for his students at UMW University of Mary Washington but he has made it open and...

This is another post focussing on a specific aspect of the JISC funded Transforming Curriculum Delivery Through Technology Programme. There is an overview post and one focusing on authentic learning For a programme with such diverse aspects and activities there are just so many ways to...

Following on from my post about the final synthesis report of the Transforming Curriculum Delivery Through Technology programme I thought it may be useful to focus of a few of the key themes to emerge from the programme in more detail. One of the aspects that...

For the past two years I have been working on the  JISC funded Transforming Curriculum Delivery through Technology programme as a synthesis consultant. The programme ran alongside the ongoing four year programme focusing on curriculum design processes – Institutional approaches to Curriculum Design. The fifteen Transforming...

I recently contributed a post for purpos/ed (which is about opening a debate  around education) with my partner and son which I hope offered a voice for people outside the formal education system. I think we questioned that system and presented one view from the...

Our son has made us question every aspect of our lives and our place in society. Like most families we encounter informal learning opportunities every day. However we decided not to participate in the formal education offered by the state. We learn at home, in our...

It's funny because I was lying awake the other night thinking about writing a blog post about this and today I came acros Bon Stewart's post about digitial identity and her PhD and she asks 'Do you believe in a real, authentic core self? How does...

we had an unusual and very nice surprise this week from a stranger. We received a copy of a book from Amazon that we don't already have and that we didn't order. It was 'My name is Mina' by David Almond.  It came with a message...