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. [...]

2 02, 2009

sharing

By |February 2nd, 2009|learning, open education|0 Comments

> "The road to hell is paved with good intentions...." Samuel Johnson This quotation was used to open the report Good intentions: improving the evidence base in support of sharing learning materials submitted to JISC in late December 2008 by myelf, Sarah Currier, Charles Duncan and Peter Douglas. The report offers an historical view of [...]