Focusing for October

So, this year, pretty much everything that I'm doing is digital, so I'm starting to be a bit more strategic about what I'm doing, and allowing my projects to inform each other.... I'm really looking forward to reading @unmarketing's book (see right), as I've never been a fan of marketing, it's always been about the community, and community engagement... I'm expecting to see ideas for how to kick-start communities and the kind of tactics that…

SkillsNet: Boosting Academic Skills Performance

"Students' lackadaisical attitude is just one of the things that troubles Bernard Lamb, emeritus reader in genetics at Imperial College London, who campaigns to improve the use of English. He worries that students are leaving university without a grasp of the basics and paying the price in the jobs market. He says employers often reject applicants purely on the basis of spelling or grammatical mistakes in their CVs: "Their errors showed poor attention to detail,…

The BigBible Project; Housegroup… with a new media layer!

I have just written the following blog post to summarise the project that I am working on with CODEC this year... I came on board on the 1st July, working 2.5 days a week, and after looking around at the number of other projects that existed, and knowing that the book formed a central part of this project... this is what has now exists: The BigBible Project is an exciting new initiative tying in with…

Winchester’s Blended Learning Blog (2010)

Ever since I took on the role of "Blended Learning Fellow", I have wanted to create a blog space, which provides a time line of developments in technology, and which is accessible to University of Winchester staff, advising them of what is going on in the e-learning world, providing them with access to useful resources and materials from training sessions. I started with "Blogger" as I thought it might be simpler to get people to…