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Digital wellbeing

January 7th, 2020|0 Comments

One of my favourite jobs last year was carrying out a Jisc funded preliminary study on digital wellbeing. I worked with Heather Price and Alicja Shah from Jisc on this study. The study looked at [...]

Accessibility and inclusion

September 3rd, 2019|0 Comments

I have been working as a consultant with the Jisc digital capabilities team for the last couple of years as they developed the digital capabilities service. One if the elements of the service is the [...]

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 [...]

Online learning

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    Online learning – doing it quickly due to COVID 19

    Due to several people having to rush towards online learning and teaching I thought it [...]

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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 [...]

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    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 [...]

Open education

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Digital leadership course launched

I have already written about the work I did for the Commonwealth Digital Education Leadership Training in Action (C-DELTA) programme. The online course in digital leadership has just been launched Adoption [...]

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C-DELTA course in digital leadership

I recently authored some course modules for the Commonwealth Digital Education Leadership Training in Action (C-DELTA) programme. C-DELTA course for Digital Education Leaders I was working with the Centre for [...]

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Coventry Open Media Classes

Background Last year I worked with my partner Tim Gray to evaluate the Open Media Classes at Coventry University. The work was commissioned by Jisc to find out how things had [...]

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Open Learning has a past

The following was written for the 'Whatever happened to the MOOC?' panel session on 12th March 2014 at the Jisc Digifest. I was given 5 minutes to take the story [...]

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