Participatory Media for Education

Read the full report (PDF).  Thanks to Marcus Leaning for bringing it to my attention. 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…

Ascilite 2009: Same Places, Different Spaces

Following #ascilite2009 on Twitter, which is currently ongoing in Auckland, New Zealand. What makes for effective blended learning? How are mobile devices are being incorporated into the learning environment? What Web 2.0 technologies are the teachers and students using and for what? What are industries, trades, businesses and professionals using for e-learning for FE and workspace learning? Keynote speakers are Gráinne Conole, James Clay and Scott Diener. Digital Fingerprint Digiexplorer (not guru), Senior Lecturer in Digital Continue Reading →

Learning 2.0

Learning 2.0 View more documents from hblowers. OK, so this presentation is 2 years old… and in web terms that should be ANCIENT history, but a lot of the tools it has identified are still only just going mainstream within education, and I think it still has a lot to say about what such technology is TRYING TO ACHIEVE within the Learning and Teaching spectrum… and the need to find space for play and creativity Continue Reading →

Next-gen PhDs fail to find Web 2.0's "on-switch"

“A three-year study by the British Library, Researchers of Tomorrow, is tracking the research behaviour of doctoral students born between 1982 and 1994 – dubbed “Generation Y”. … Interim results, released to Times Higher Education, show that only a small proportion of those surveyed are using technology such as virtual-research environments, social bookmarking, data and text mining, wikis, blogs and RSS-feed alerts in their work. This contrasts with the fact that many respondents professed to Continue Reading →

drbexl: Highly Influential

According to Topsy, I’m highly influential on Twitter! Be interesting to see their rationale for that, as my other Twitter feeds are not demonstrating the same accolade! Nice. Well, I guess I do spend quite some time on Twitter… I get all my news, etc. from there! 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 Continue Reading →

ALT-C 2009: In Dreams Begin Responsibility

Watching ALT-C 2009, streaming live from the University of Manchester, from today through Thursday 10th August 2009. There’s also some other sessions being streamed via UStream. Follow the stream on Twitter. (#altc2009 seems to be the main hashtag, but there are other’s noted!). Beware of the concept of Digital Natives: 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 Continue Reading →

Christianity in the Digital Space

http://digitalsymp.blogspot.com/; Churches’ Media Council; CODEC http://twitterfall.com/?trend=%23digisymp!%23153548 http://cmc-newmedia.ning.com/ http://www.youtube.com/user/digitalsymp DRAGONS! I’ll be back with more! 16/7/9 My Twitter account @drbexl has been suspended due to “suspicious activity” – would that be the 1-per-5-mins tweets going on from my account? We’ll see, currently 6pm, so been down for around 24 hours, I am feeling rather bereft of part of my identity!! Mark Howe gives a great summary of the conference, ready to LOL? 22/7/9 My Twitter account Continue Reading →

Winchester Web Scene

Proof positive I was there tonight (and I know, I have a bit of a backlog of other blog material on this blog). My other blog has gone crazy today after that New York Times article yesterday, and yes, I am behind on my tasks for today (and yes it’s nearly tomorrow)! See more about the Winchester Web Scene, formed in November 2008, growing monthly I do believe – not a networking business-card exchange kind Continue Reading →