Today is the 20th anniversary of my first steps on the Internet. On 27th November 1995 I joined the Internet, by subscribing to Pipex Dial. My username was ga42 and it cost £15 plus VAT for a month’s dial-up internet. I know this because I found the bill earlier this
Monthly Archives: November 2015
The recent change from stars to hearts on Twitter aroused a great deal of furore. Many users hated the change for a variety of reasons – some users thought hearts “cissy”, others think ‘Likes’ are a Facebook thing. Some users, like me, felt that Favorite and Like are different things.
As part of DigiWriMo I’ve already created an AltCV and coordinated a hypertext haiku on Twitter with contributions by @angela_brown @Maha4Learning and @dogtrax. In both cases I used the Twine program to create the hypertext. I’m intrigued by the tool, which allows the structure of the hypertext to be developed, along
Here are five of the benefits of blended learning with an example of how they might be applied in a course to train staff with advanced Moodle roles: flexibility: access at desk or on mobile devices, at any time that suits the learner. Staff working with Moodle may be academics
This November starts several new initiatives for me. Sustainability, Society and You The Sustainability, Society and You MOOC #freeonlinecourse on FutureLearn started yesterday. Six weeks of learning and sharing about sustainable lifestyles, individual, group, neighbourhood, national and global level. I’ve supported this MOOC, for lead educator Prof Sarah Speight, since