[SPEAKER] #SH2015 Day 2: Chew More: Closer

Having been introduced to the theme of ‘Higher’ in last night’s sermon at Spring Harvest 2015, based upon the theme of ‘Immeasurably More’ by @RabbiRogers, today’s material focuses upon ‘Closer’. This morning Krish Kandiah and I will speak upon the theme. Here are my slides: #SH2015 ‘Chew More’ Day 2: Closer (with @drbexl & @krishk) from Bex Lewis drbexl Life Explorer, HE/learning, Christian, cultural history, WW2 posters: Keep Calm & Carry On, digital world, coach, Continue Reading →

About @ww2Poster

Extracts from the original page from @ww2poster blog: This blog was designed to complement a website, created in 1997, constructed as an electronic resource to gather data and disseminate the research-in-progress for my PhD: “The Planning, Design and Reception of British Home Front Propaganda Posters of the Second World War.” In 2010, the blog and the website were integrated. My thesis was examined by Lord Asa Briggs and Dr Adrian Smith (University of Southampton) in June Continue Reading →

Updated CV

I hadn’t updated my CV for a while, it needs a bit more fine-tuning, but in preparation for some bits & pieces of work I’m looking to pick up freelance, moving it forward: Dr Bex Lewis – Academic CV (July 2012) drbexl Life Explorer, HE/learning, Christian, cultural history, WW2 posters: Keep Calm & Carry On, digital world, coach, ENFP, @digitalfprint, @ww2poster http://drbexl.co.uk Like it? Share it…

Dr Bex Lewis, Blended Learning Fellow, University of Winchester

This is a draft for a (closed) grant application, for a combination of Digital Literacies & Organisational Development! Dr Bex Lewis has responsibility for embedding digital literacies among academic colleagues at the University of Winchester. She has recently co-led the JISC funded BODGIT project with the ODHE which sought to explore the interface between digital literacy and organizational development. At Winchester, Bex leads the PGCLTHE module on Blended Learning, and has undertaken online skills-focused [1] Continue Reading →

Floods? Snow? Swine Flu? Terrorist Threats? “Keep Calm and Carry On”

The following abstract has been submitted to the Plymouth E-Learning Conference. The panel has been in development for some while – we’ll see if it makes it! Floods? Snow? Swine Flu? Terrorist Threats?  “Keep Calm and Carry On” During the Second World War, the British government sought to use appropriate communications tools to convey policy to the populace, whether via posters, newspapers, radio, or legislation. Resource restrictions meant that there was not always a free Continue Reading →

Good CoP, Bad Cop? Twitter for Communities of Practice

Below is an abstract that has been submitted by Dr Bex Lewis and Dr David Rush for the Fifth International Learning Conference 2010, University of Hertfordshire. We won’t know until 22nd February whether we’ve been accepted or not, but I find even the process of thinking where we’re going fascinating. “In developing both inter- and intra- communities of practice there is a range of recently developed social media tools that are candidates to be used Continue Reading →

Journal: The Poster

“The poster-maker, the pamphleteer and the tagger aim to sway the popular heart and mind through visual public interventions. As new technologies rise, turning the public sphere into a transparent, ubiquitous communications medium and a global marketplace, is the privileged status of the poster doomed or are we seeing it transformed as part of a new wave of visual rhetoric? When the environment starts to become responsive to our very presence and aware of our Continue Reading →

Freedom is in Peril T-Shirt

The Last Night of the Proms in Hyde Park in London seemed a good place to wear a bit of a statement t-shirt, and thanks to Freedom is in Peril for sending me this t-shirt! Unfortunately, it does make people stare at your chest, but great slogans on t-shirts can get some great conversations going! This post was picking up pretty quickly by the Proms in the Park tweeters and re-tweeted! A Little History Well, Continue Reading →