Autism

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    Autistic learners

    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 [...]

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    Blogging for 10 years

    The photo for this post is a pic of our lovely greyhound who came to live with us 10 years ago. Sadly, she died this week (at the grand old age of 16). We all loved her and will miss her a lot.  I was [...]

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    asperger syndrome – myths and reality

    I don't often just feature someone else's video in my blog but I watched this today and feel it really deserves wide dissemination and appreciation. It is made by KonstantinosPapathanasiou and was self funded. It contains really good contributions from people with Asperger Syndrome and [...]

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LLiDA website

March 3rd, 2017|0 Comments

Thriving in the 21st century: Learning Literacies for the Digital Age Between July 2008 – May 2009 I worked with my colleagues Helen Beetham and  Allison Littlejohn on a fantastic research study funded by Jisc. The LLiDA Project was led by the Caledonian Academy [...]

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Successful online learners

September 1st, 2016|0 Comments

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?

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Online learning checklist

July 8th, 2016|0 Comments

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

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    Digital leadership course launched

    I have already written about the work I did for the Commonwealth Digital Education Leadership Training [...]

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    Successful online learners

    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?

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    Online learning checklist

    I have already written about my work with Heather Price at Jisc on the Scaling up [...]

  • circles

    Autistic learners

    This week we are holding #OLsuccess week which is designed to capture voices of online learners [...]

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    Online learners

    I'm currently working on a Jisc funded study into online learner expectations and experiences with Helen Beetham [...]

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    Online learning

    I have been working with Heather Price at Jisc on two large pieces of work around [...]

Open education

Digitisation for OER synthesis

An interesting piece of work that I have just completed is a synthesis of findings from a recent JISC funded strand of work  - Digitisation for Open Educational Resources. This [...]

UKOER outputs

I thought it might be useful to provide a list of recent outputs around UKOER Evaluation & Synthesis - we have been busy bees Webinar - What you can learn [...]

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disempowered

I had some plans for the Activity 3 in the #h817open course - to produce a visual representation that defines openness in education... Grand plans waylaid by something that I [...]

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open course

I've nearly signed up with the OU #h817open course a few times in the last two weeks and then shied away at the thought of committing 16 hours a week. [...]