Sometimes it can seem like a year is nothing but bad, and 2017 was a bit of a difficult one in many ways, not just for me but for many around me. So I took some time to reflect on my year and make a list of 17 things that
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Deep in Robin Hood country, in the very middle of England, and surrounded by aristocratic estates, there’s a cave-lined limestone gorge full of incredible Ice Age archaeological evidence. The caves have survived millions of years of upheaval, collisions of continents and Ice Age glaciers coming to within 20 miles, but
Apparently there is a quote in the Talmud that goes: First learn, then teach. I would go further: First learn, then teach, then carry on learning!
My learning technology posts can mostly be found on the University of Nottingham Learning Technology blog. Note that some Moodle features that I write about are written by University of Nottingham developers specifically for the University and are not (yet?) available for other Moodle users. Latest Moodle Help Sheets added
My learning technology posts can now mostly be found on the University of Nottingham Learning Technology blog. Note that some Moodle features that I write about were developed by the University of Nottingham specifically for the University and are not (yet?) available for other Moodle users. Moodle – sorting types
I’ve just completed 30 days of Moodle posts on my University learning technology blog – not quite 30 posts with hints and tips on the way Moodle works and how to get the most out of it. Note that some Moodle features that I write about are written by University
University of Hull 2012 – based on JISC’S ‘Susie’s Journey’ I’ve just published (on the University of Nottingham Learning Technology Blog) a really useful explanation of Open Badges, from Kirstie Coolin: The Whats and Whys of Open Badges.
I’ve been running a lot of (Moodle) training recently, and putting a lot of effort into planning. I’ve tried to make the training relevant and interesting for the different audiences, to include opportunities for feedback. I’ve built in practical hands-on sections, and the opportunity to ask questions, even though the
TED talks are always worth watching, so it’s difficult to recommend any particular one. However, if you’re interested in video in education, though, take a look at Salman Khan’s TED Talk
I’ve noticed a couple of interesting takes on online information and cheating in exams, today. The BBC reports on Danish pupils who are permitted to use the Internet during their exams ‘They can access any site they like, even Facebook, but they cannot message each other or email anyone outside