Counterintuitive Assignment #HighEd #EdTech

Interesting ‘counterintuitive’ assignment set on a course on Media Fluency in a Digital Age: Finding information that’s not online.  Find an article (research journal article, analytic newspaper article, serious magazine article, or scholarly book chapter) that is on the topic of the Internet or new media, but not available (at least, not to you) on the Internet, and acquire a digital copy of that article.  In a one-page, single-spaced write-up, document the steps you took to (a) find the article, Continue Reading →

An interesting mini report from @SavingStudents1 (@manipm)

In Manipulating Media (a first year media studies module at the University of Winchester), we have set the students a challenge to produce a campaign with regards to changing student behaviour (ensuring that campaigns have gone through Student Union/campus processes). Tomorrow they will present a 3 minute YouTube video highlighting what they covered, why it’s relevant, what they did, and any measurables as to its success (within only 3 weeks). I offered my students the Continue Reading →

Submission of ‘Reflective Portfolio’ for PGCLTHE

The Practice of Teaching in Higher Education 29-3-11The first draft had a lot more quotes/background material in it, but I was asked to pull it back to allow more of my own reflections to shine through (and it was too long anyway!). Let’s see what happens, eh? Taking it into work on Thursday, and assuming it passes (50% +), then I will become a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy. drbexl Life Explorer, HE/learning, Christian, Continue Reading →

Assignment 2 (PGCLTHE), Blended Learning, 70%

Assignment Title: Developing a Community of Practice in Blended Learning at the University of Winchester: Theory, Practice & Reflection Read the assignment on Scribd. MARKER: This report shows just how much effort you have put into the BL Fellow post over the last year.  There have been all kinds of activities both of the social and technical kind.  I can see that you have met many people across the university on many occasions and that Continue Reading →