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 [...]

21 11, 2011

telling stories

By |November 21st, 2011|digital literacy, ds106, learning|1 Comment

This video was made as an alternative to powerpoint slides to support a conversation between myself and Frances Bell at the JISC Innovating e-Learning Conference. We held a session in Elluminate on Friday 18th November and had a great conversation with the audience. I have made a text version of the audio 0 available as [...]

7 10, 2011

On being subsumed…

By |October 7th, 2011|digital literacy, learning, open education|0 Comments

Yesterday during Allison Littlejohn’s talk for change11, I mentioned something I have been thinking about as a result of conversations with Allison about collective learning, openness and literacy. I’d like to outline the thinking behind my question in this blogpost. Background Allison talks in her learning ecosystems post about the relationship between OERs,  literacies and [...]

6 10, 2011

Collective knowledge to Collective Action

By |October 6th, 2011|digital literacy, learning, open education|4 Comments

From OERs to Open Practice In a recent post about my OER work I talk about a move from focussing on open educational resources to open practice. This situates OERs within open practice - as one aspect of  it. So for me OERs are resources used to support learning in either a formal or informal [...]