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2 11, 2009

Innovating e-Learning 2009

By |November 2nd, 2009|home life|0 Comments

>Innovating e-Learning 2009 - Thriving, not just surviving Innovating e-Learning 2009, the fourth JISC online conference, takes place on 24-27 November 2009. Now a major event in the calendar of conferences on learning, teaching and technology, Innovating e-Learning focuses this year on the theme of Thriving, not just Surviving. The programme reflects the challenges facing [...]

2 11, 2009

word press madness

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

>I've been having a go with wordpress as an alternative blogging mechanism and have transferred the wedding photography blog to one which uses a photo blogging template. http://weddingphotography-glasgow.com/blog/ I'm also working on some other sites as I've just bought a few domain names. I'll post these soon. Most exciting too is a new portrait photography [...]

13 07, 2009

playing with prezi

By |July 13th, 2009|digital literacy, learning|0 Comments

>I've been waiting for an opportunity to have a go at using prezi - the zooming presentation software. As far back as 2003 I was experimenting with using concept mapping software to do presentations... but the software wasn't developed for that purpose and it was rather challenging although usually well received because it was different. [...]

5 07, 2009

Engaging Learning with Social Software

By |July 5th, 2009|learning|0 Comments

>I have been working for Oxford Brookes University on their online course Engaging Learning with Social Software. I have been a co-tutor with Patsy Clarke and the course is coming to an end. I want to give some feedback to the particpants so decided to use my blog - which seems only fair as one [...]

27 06, 2009

postcard from poland

By |June 27th, 2009|parenting|0 Comments

> Twice a year we usually have to deal with our son getting very upset and having a week or so of sadness, crying and inability to sleep. This is because on his birthday and at christmas his dad sends him a parcel and a letter. He is torn because, of course, he is really [...]

28 05, 2009

new blog launched

By |May 28th, 2009|photography|1 Comment

> I've decided to keep a separate wedding photography blog so that any potential clients don't have to wade through lots of other stuff. Go and take a look... http://ithadtobeyouweddingphotography.blogspot.com/ This now means I have 4 websites and 2 blogs to maintain - perhaps I need to simplify my life; )) I have recently revamped [...]

8 04, 2009

for moira

By |April 8th, 2009|glasgow|0 Comments

> "Now wakes the hour, Now sleeps the swan Behold the dream The dream is gone” Pink Floyd way back in may I was writing a blog post and mentioned that a woman's body had been found in our park - Queens Park in Glasgow. It's a fantastic park and is used in many ways [...]

27 03, 2009

good intentions

By |March 27th, 2009|learning|1 Comment

I attended the Intrallect conference in Edinburgh yesterday - Open Educational Repositories – Share, Improve, Reuse. It was a two day conference but unfortunately I was unable to attend the first day. I delivered the keynote presentation on the research study report Good ntentions:improving the evidence base in support of sharing learning materials and later [...]

27 03, 2009

digital literacy

By |March 27th, 2009|digital literacy|5 Comments

I generally try to keep quiet about this but I really dislike the term 'digital literacy'. history Part of it is due to history - we've been through a whole range of terminology starting with the change of library and information skills and computer skills to information literacy and computer literacy. Whilst these new terms [...]

23 03, 2009

Ada Lovelace Day

By |March 23rd, 2009|learning, technologies|1 Comment

Freedom is fragile... Ada Lovelace Day is an international day of blogging to draw attention to women excelling in technology. I work with loads of fabulous women who contribute to the world in many ways (including the technological disciplines) All of these women are highly multi-talented and not only defined by their contributions to technology. [...]

21 02, 2009

weddings

By |February 21st, 2009|photography|0 Comments

> I have started a wedding photography business - one of the most intense jobs you could try to do. The day is so important for the couple that you could really muck up if you failed to deliver. I am being very cautious about who I accept as clients though and am making sure [...]