[BLOG] drbexl.co.uk Dr Bex Lewis: Polymath

drbexl is a site built upon WordPress, and contains personal information, including my employment history, but also where I blog and link to any number of things that I find interesting, want to support, or just generally want to witter (and Twitter) on about. There’s no set schedule for updating, and it functions largely as a scrapbook as & when I find material that I want to highlight or reflect upon: View http://drbexl.co.uk Digital Fingerprint Digiexplorer (not Continue Reading →

Bex’s Personal Pages

2012: I currently have a number of roles, and a have a number of websites. This particular website is my personal site. The type of content you can expect to find on here is: Personal information, particularly related to life history and career. Interests. As a polymath and an ENFP, these tend to be quite wide-ranging, but include exploring life & trying new things, reading, travelling, Christianity, HE/learning, cultural history – particularly WW2 posters, the digital world, Continue Reading →

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 →

6 thoughts for Palm Sunday #EasterLive

Have you heard of EasterLive yet? If not, check it out, and see the stories that people are posting on the #EasterLive hashtag on Twitter (if you’re not sure how to use Twitter, there’s a great guide here), and last year’s story is being retold on Facebook. It’s Passover week in 1st Century Jerusalem. A bustling throng of Jewish pilgrims have gathered in the city. But this year a preacher/carpenter from Nazareth is set to Continue Reading →

I take this as a compliment… @maggidawn @johnsentamu @thechurchmouse @ruthiegledhill

From my @drbexl Twitter account… Digital Fingerprint Digiexplorer (not guru), Senior Lecturer in Digital Marketing @MMUBS. Interested in digital Literacy in the third sector. Author of ‘Raising Children in a Digital Age’, regularly checks hashtag #DigitalParenting. https://twitter.com/digitalfprint Like it? Share it…

Transferable Skills: PhD

An article by Pat Cryer explaining the many transferable skills students gain whilst studying for a PhD (1997), and an article from 2004 explaining why many PhDs desert academia. Read more on my PhD at http://www.ww2poster.co.uk Nicely summarised by the University of Michigan: Analysis & Problem-Solving Define a problem and identify possible causes Comprehend large amounts of information Form and defend independent conclusions Design an experiment, plan, or model that defines a problem, tests potential resolutions Continue Reading →

Crazy Timetable: Update

Semester 2 (Finishes 18th June) I have an extremely full timetable: CHECK OUT my 2010/11 Timetable! Monday 10-12: Design for Digital Media (after Easter only) Monday 3-5: Introduction to Media Studies Wednesday 9-12: Dreams and Nightmares Thursday 9-10;11-12: Film History Thursday 2-3 (sometimes 12-2): Creating and Consuming History Friday 9-12: Researching Media Studies History Independent Study Module, Dissertation/Second Marking Tuesday : 7.5 hours “Blended Learning Research Fellowship“ 5 Final Year Project Students for Media Studies Continue Reading →

Damaris Culturewatch

Culturewatch helps you explore the message behind the media. We have hundreds of articles, study guides and video podcasts reflecting on films, books, music, television and more. CultureWatch contributors are all Christians, but it’s for everyone who wants to explore the message behind the media. I have written a number of articles for Culturewatch: My Sister’s Keeper Easy Virtue Jamie’s School Dinners Hitch The Games (Channel 4) And I’d love to write more if I Continue Reading →