1 09, 2016

Successful online learners

By |September 1st, 2016|learning, online learning, technologies|1 Comment

The report considers the key questions addressed by the study: 1. What are successful online learners like? 2. What do successful online learners do? 3. How do successful online learners feel about learning online? 4. What differences among online learners are significant to their success? 5. How can providers and teachers/facilitators support online learners’ success? 3. How do successful online learners feel about learning online? 4. What differences among online learners are significant to their success? 5. How can providers and teachers/facilitators support online learners’ success? 4. What differences among online learners are significant to their success? 5. How can providers and teachers/facilitators support online learners’ success? 5. How can providers and teachers/facilitators support online learners’ success?

8 07, 2016

Online learning checklist

By |July 8th, 2016|learning, online learning, technologies|1 Comment

I have already written about my work with Heather Price at Jisc on the Scaling up Online Learning (SUOLL) programme. The  working group identified several pieces of work that would benefit the sector. They suggested a Scaling up Online Learning toolkit which would  offer tools, techniques, strategies and activities at institutional, strategic and delivery levels to support the [...]

5 07, 2016

Autistic learners

By |July 5th, 2016|autism, learning, online learning, technologies|3 Comments

This week we are holding #OLsuccess week which is designed to capture voices of online learners - people with a particular preference or need to access their learning online. This might be through choice or may be something that they have to do as part of a face to face course. One of the challenges for [...]

3 07, 2016

Online learners

By |July 3rd, 2016|learning, online learning, technologies|2 Comments

I'm currently working on a Jisc funded study into online learner expectations and experiences with Helen Beetham and Tim Gray, which is part of the wider digital student study. This work also links back to the work I did on the Jisc scaling up online learning project. We have been carrying out a fairly extensive literature and project review [...]

2 03, 2016

Online learning

By |March 2nd, 2016|learning, online learning, technologies|3 Comments

I have been working with Heather Price at Jisc on two large pieces of work around online learning. Heather leads the Scaling up Online Learning (SUOLL) programme at Jisc, with a working group that consists of early adopter universities taking an innovative approach to online learning and universities who are yet to tackle online learning (and/or [...]

31 01, 2016

Digital storytelling

By |January 31st, 2016|digital literacy, learning, personal, technologies|0 Comments

I have recently established a new venture around digital storytelling. The service hopes to support individuals, community groups and small businesses to get their messages across to their different stakeholder groups effectively. From identifying their different stakeholders, understanding their key messages and finding methods and tools to tell their stories well to evaluating feedback and [...]

19 02, 2013

relationship management infoKit

By |February 19th, 2013|learning, relationship management, technologies|0 Comments

On Valentines Day Andy Stewart from  JISC Infonet launched the new Relationship Management infoKit so I've selected an appropriate photo to illustrate this aswell...(click on the photo above to see the full heart effect) This new infoKit describes some of the challenges faced by institutions when seeking to improve and maintain relationships with a range [...]

20 08, 2012

Myscience tender

By |August 20th, 2012|learning, technologies|0 Comments

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.  The work will be for three months between mid October [...]

21 05, 2012

timelines

By |May 21st, 2012|learning, technologies|0 Comments

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 the UK Higher and Further education sector and after speaking [...]

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 [...]

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 12, 2008

>revampings

By |December 21st, 2008|technologies|0 Comments

>have decided to change the apperance of the blog in light of my new approach to incoprporate all elements of life... it has pink instead of dark black - maybe about to have a girly phase (slightly unlikely) but is lighter and brighter - hoping for a lighter and brighter new year too (well it [...]