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Which direction to take… researching alternative ways of measuring impact in Learning Technology

This is the second post about my current work on researching alternative ways of measuring impact in Learning Technology. Go back to the first post in which I have set out the context of my work and what I am particularly focused on. Alongside the practical work with the ALT Journal Strategic Working Group, I am pleased that my proposal of a short session ‘The quality of metrics matters: how we measure the impact of research…

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A year in socks and shoes and stickers (2017: part 3)

This is the third and final part in this series of posts. If you’ve missed them, you can go back and read part 1 and part 2 of this series of posts, looking at my year Learning Technology in 2017. I’ve already covered some of the highlights of my work for ALT, big issues we’ve encountered in Learning Technology this year and talked about the professional community I am part of. As a Learning Technologist…

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May 2012

Over the past few weeks I have been exploring established and new Open Educational Resources including some new textbooks and courses. The Expeditions and Discoveries Open Collection at Harvard Library for example has been a fascinating source of maps, accounts and contextual materials telling the stories of journeys and their findings. Although only selected materials are available online, the details of botanical, anthropological and geological findings are inspirational and give insight into nearly four centuries…

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March 2012

North sea beach As it’s March already and this site has had a rather long break over the past few weeks, here’s a bit of an update: there was a very interesting ALT webinar with Diana Laurillard and Stephen Downes, the recording of which is now available. The most recent edition of the ALT Newsletters which features an article about The Self Organised Learning Environment (SOLE) School Support Pack by Sugata Mitra has also been published…

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End of January 2012

It’s the end of January and I haven’t really started the year with much activity across my blogs so this is an end of month update in the hope that in February I’ll get to write something before that month is over and now that the tax return is filed. I’m really excited that the Human-Computer Interaction class I have signed up for is finally starting tomorrow and there is still time to join the…

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December 2011

9th attempt – christmas seal This is the last update for 2011. At the start of December I attended Online Educa in Berlin and chaired a session on Lecture Capture with three really interesting presentations from Ilkka Kukkonen, Dan Roberts and Amanda Hardy.  While I am still working on completing my CMALT portfolio, I have signed up for Scott Klemmer’s Human-Computer Interaction course which starts online in January and I am looking forward to participating in the…

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