Conferences Updates

November 2011

Looking forward to attending Online Educa in Berlin towards the end of this month. Also completing my CMALT portfolio and getting ready for Christmas. On my personal blog I’ve recently posted pictures of a new chocolate graveyard made for Halloween as well as some architectural LEGO models of schools made by school children which I saw on a recent visit to London.The archive of the cemteryscapes blog is now fully up and running. And the scarves have…

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cemeteryscapes Research

The cemeteryscapes archives

For the past two years I have edited and compiled the cemteryscapes blog together with many contributors who kindly sent us their pictures, links and articles. The blog started as a community project during the last year of my PhD and then gained a modest, but loyal community of readers across the world. We featured cemeteryscapes from many countries and material culture from Africa, the United States, Skandinavia, Southern Europe and the UK – everything…

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Conferences Updates

October 2011

Icognito, Paris I started the month in France and this month’s picture is a snapshot from the trip – a very small gallery which really makes the most of the space it occupies. I have also had the pleasure to attend FOTE11 last week (see the FOTE11 blog for more info) and came away with a lot of interesting things to think about. I’ll also be at the AoC/ALT conference, ‘ Management Strategies to Improve the…

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Conferences Updates

September 2011

Leeds University sunrise Having just returned from ALT’s annual conference, it’s now time for my usual monthly update. I really enjoyed the conference this year and there is a lot to read, discover, listen to and watch online for those of you who’d like to find out more. Hoping to see everyone again and many new faces next year in Manchester at ALT-C 2012.  For now though autumn has come and with it lots of…

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Conferences Tech

CiviCon 2011 – London

I had the pleasure of attending CiviCon 2011 in London today. Lots of good discussion and sessions with developers, implementers, users and end-users, all of whom were intent on making things happen. My highlights of the events were: Things to look forward to: WordPress integration Something to get involved with: community support Creative solutions to working with CiviCRM: CiviBot/Miss MoneyPenny from Tech for the People Thanks for everyone for making this such an interesting and…

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Updates

August 2011

Heritage tomato This monthly update comes late as I have been rather busy during the first half of this month. However, on my personal blog you can have a look at some cookie-experiments which I have been undertaking. I have also included a picture a heritage tomato, which is the most exciting thing currently growing in my garden. I have also had the great pleasure of seeing Nigel Kennedy playing at the Proms at the…

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Updates

July 2011

I’m afraid that you can now follow me on Twitter @MarenDeepwell, although my tweeting is limited to work-related matters. There’s summery news on my blog, mostly vegetable related… I’ve also had the pleasure of moderating a very interesting webinar on digital learning environments and spending a lot of time preparing for ALT-C 2011.

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Updates

June 2011

A new version of the ALT online newsletter to the implementation of which I contributed has launched at http://newsletter.alt.ac.uk . On my own blog you can read about my garden, a recent trip to Flatland and see apostcard from Sheffield. Cemeteryscapes is taking a summer break this year but the archive or posts is of course available throughout the summer as well. In the meantime, I will be concentrating on my work at ALT and in learning technology more generally and I look forward…

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Updates

May 2011

News this month: The new ALT website to which I have contributed has recently launched at http://www.alt.ac.uk and also has some information about me as a member of staff. There is also much news on my blog, including an update on my first cucumber plant and various afternoons spend in the garden moving small plants from one pot to another – all of which are signs that the first harvesting of this year’s crop is coming ever closer. I have also taken the plunge and…

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