Category Archives: research

The value of reflection for professional development

Recently I have been reflecting on reflection… At the moment I am tutoring both a How to Blog course and a couple of Online Tutoring courses. In both of the contexts covered by these online courses, although in very different ways, reflection is key. In the case of a blog,

Digital Literacies Symposium

ELESIG – the Special Interest Group for those interested in Evaluating the Learner Experience of E-Learning – invites academics to a seminar on Impact of learner experience research – digital literacies. It’s on Thursday, 20th November 2008 at the Evolution Suite, Longbridge Technology Park, 1 Devon Way Birmingham B31 2TS.

Online communities bring the world together to share

At Reach Further it’s one of our fundamental beliefs that bringing people together helps solve problems. Our vision is “bringing people together online, to share, to work and to learn”. Whether you call it social media, social networking, Web 2.0, online communities, the blogosphere, ebusiness or any of the other

If you build it will they come? A model for sustainable online community networks for practitioners

The presentation we gave last month at the ALT-C conference in Leeds is now online: If you build it will they come? A model for sustainable online community networks for practitioners Helen Whitehead, Liz Cable Reach Further Ltd., United Kingdom Thursday 11th September 2008, University of Leeds Community model powerpoint

Successful ELESIG Webinar: methods for researching the learner experience

Last Thursday ELESIG – the Special Interest Group for Research into the Learner Experience – held a webinar focusing on research methodology for evaluating the learner’s experience of elearning. As community lead for the project (one of my roles for Reach Further) it is great to be able to report

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