What are you saying? #JISCEL11

Below is a repost of a guest blog post that I did for 'Letters from the Edge' for the JISC Online Conference: A theme that has already emerged in at the conference is one of the importance of the language that we’re using. The following themes have already appeared either in the chat themes, or emerged in my head after particular sessions: Should we be using the term ‘digital literacies’? Should we name sessions ‘technology…

#JISCEL11 Daily Summaries

A new style of information from the JISC Annual online conference - these are fascinating (I'm hoping I can find Day 4 somewhere, at some point), and sum up what was once again an excellent conference: If you were at the conference, discussions are now closed, but material is available to read/engage with until 31st December, and we need to give feedback to ensure that the event can continue.

Ewan McIntosh #jiscel11

Live notes from the session (italics my thoughts, rest my notes):  The danger of so much jargon in the world. I end up in 2 minds about this – sometimes it’s a shorthand that works for the community, but sometimes it excludes people. Simon Cowell – how do we define his success – the amount of money he makes or the number of people he helps? In terms of education – how do we describe…