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 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 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: Continue Reading →

Christianity in the Digital Space; Churches’ Media Council; CODEC!%23153548 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 Continue Reading →