Social Media to Identify Dropouts?

Interesting study from the University of Leicester into social media use of students on a particular course (with Google +!): At the end of the term, the students had contributed thousands of posts. Some had happily used the site to share information about their course with their peers, in a similar way to how they […]

"Never mind the pedagogy…"

There seemed to have been rather a lot of discussion in 2009 about whether the VLE or Virtual Learning Environment was alive or dead (including the ALT-C 2009 debate), and the rise of the PLE (Personal Learning Environment). I’m very interested in PLEs and informal learning and have blogged and vlogged about the concept. I’ve […]