[SPEAKER] Doctrine Matters?

This afternoon’s thinking … 10 minutes to throw some ideas into the pot for those discussing whether ‘doctrine matters’, and whether there’s a place for it in academia: Does doctrine matter? Some thoughts from @drbexl from Bex Lewis 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…

#ODHEG End of Project Video (#JISCDigLit)

Rather than a written report (although there will also be a written report), we created a video, drawing on feedback from a range of people from the ODHE group, and what they had learnt from their time with the JISC-funded project. 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…

Impact?

Interesting article on impact – something that’s touted around a lot in HE. How is it measurable? Try this article: It is believed by the helots of the Department for Business, Industry and Skills that, like everything else in the world, impact is measurable by number. So if you are four-star REFable in, say, medical studies, then to appear in The Lancet is the measure of fame, and the journal is so canonised because everybody cites it; Continue Reading →

Because We’re Worth It…

Interesting article Fed up with being a free research resource, Vanessa Toulmin is capitalising on the skills of her staff at her archive As director of the National Fairground Archive at the University of Sheffield library, my day-to-day job involves building up the collections, researching and highlighting the archive’s holdings to the academic and public communities that it serves. So far, so uncontroversial. But another responsibility – income generation – is seen by many of Continue Reading →