[VIDEO] A-Z of Cultural Predictions for 2016 via @sparksandhoney

Sparks & Honey is a New York based agency – at morning meetings they discuss global cultural trends and what they could mean for marketers – producing an annual cultural A-Z for marketers to be aware of. With an 83% accuracy rate in their predictions last year – that has to be worth a look! 2016 A-Z Culture Glossary from sparks & honey Check out slide 41, then check out Raising Children in a Digital Age… ahead Continue Reading →

Promoting Raising Children in a Digital Age #DigitalParenting for #CMN14

Promoting Raising Children in a Digital Age for Church & Media Network Conference 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…

9 Stories About #DigitalParenting 06/12/13

Keeping track of a number of stories relating to ‘Raising Children in a Digital Age‘ in the news: Emotions in the digital sphere and the effect on future generations: We live in a strange age now where a large proportion of our daily interaction tends to take place online. This affects almost every generation, from children through to adults, most of whom are constantly digitally interacting with others, whether via business emails or social networking sites such Continue Reading →

Graduation Speeches? Of any value?

It’s the speeches I have problems with: they all follow the same pattern, as though there is a template that everybody consults in advance. Someone – a vice-chancellor, pro vice-chancellor or what have you – rises with dignity and takes the stand to deliver eight to 20 minutes (I time them!) of pompous dross. Usually these speeches take place at the start, but occasionally they come after the presentations, when everyone is desperate to leave. Continue Reading →

Slideshare: Lisa Harris

Lisa Harris introduced me to Slideshare via Linked In, and I have found it an extremely helpful tool in linking me to a number of presentations that others have put up, providing great material which when pulled from a variety of sources, can provide great material for lectures – and more specifically – for putting forward the pedagogical rationale for Blended Learning/the use of technology in learning (I’m a big fan of making the technology Continue Reading →