What I’ve starred this month: April 28, 2011

Here’s some posts which have caught my attention this month: Four things you shouldn’t worry about in higher education policy | Higher Education Network | Guardian Professional – April 26, 2011 – “An e-learning revolution  Nowhere is hyperbole stronger than in the realm of virtual and online learning. Commentators fall over themselves to proclaim the […]

Google Generation and new media, new relationships

Recently I was at a talk by Prof David Nicholas project lead of the JISC funded Google Generation project which got a lot of attention in 2008 (the one that highlights most search is broad and shallow; users don’t go beyond first page of results, 40% never return to a site, rarely going beyond the […]

Who’s feedback is it anyway?

Previously I’ve promoted the use of audio and video feedback on student work. Methods I’ve highlighted include creating audio and video files using a wide range of software tools and distribution methods. (At this point I would normally direct you to my Student Audio Feedback: What, why and how post but recently rediscovered ALT-C 2009 II: Audio […]

Continuing the move: Over 100 posts from RSC NewsFeed

Continuing the migration of work I’ve done in the last 3 years at JISC RSC Scotland North & East I’ve imported posts which I’ve authored for our fortnightly electronic newsletter RSC NewsFeed. In total there are just over 100 posts, which focus more on the practical things in life rather than some of my more […]

I’ve moved

[flickr]1565562231[/flickr] So JISC RSC Scotland North & East (who I currently work for) is no more after July this year (JISC RSC Scotland South & West won the recent re-tender to take on the whole of Scotland). This means it makes sense for me to start flicking switches, turning dials and shift the flow from […]