[Event] ALT Scotland event – 20th June, Glasgow

On the 20th June I have the pleasure of presenting some of the work around open courses I’ve been doing as part of ocTEL. The event is free and has a great list of other presenters working on open education in Scotland The ALT-Scotland special interest group will be hosting an event on Thursday 20th […]

Geek Out Webinar: Using Google App Scripts and Spreadsheets to Analyze Canvas Usage Data

Just a note to say on 26th April at 4pm BST (in your timezone) I’ll be giving a webinar on using Google Apps Script to extract data from Canvas (LMS by Instructure). Even if you’re not a Canvas user hopefully there will be some general techniques you’ll find useful. It might also be useful for […]

#GEUG12 Creative Solutions with Google Products

Today I’m presenting at Google Apps for EDU European User Group meeting (GEUG12) at the University of Portsmouth. I’m doing the session with Tony Hirst (@psychemedia) on Creative Solutions with Google Products which is deigned to show people some of the ways we use Google products. Current slides for the session are below and along […]

Dev8Ed: Slides and video of short version of hacking stuff together with Google Spreadsheets

Last week was the latest event as part of DevCSI, Dev8Ed. As part of the event I put my name forward for a session on ‘hacking stuff together with Google Spreadsheets’. The session appeared to go down well as I was asked to repeat on the second day and along with Alex Bilbie’s HTML5/CSS3 session […]

#CETIS12 Social Network Analysis & Data Visualisation: Past, Present and Future #ukoer #infovis Presentation

This week I’ll be at the CETIS Conference in Nottingham presenting some of the work done as part of the OER Visualisation Project. Here are my OER Visualisation slides (embedded below) To add some context, there were a couple of things floating in my head when I put this together. First, you’ll see the influence […]

JISC Winter Fayre: Festive Tweets Material

A couple of weeks ago we held our postponed JISC Winter Fayre (regional showcase of the best of local practice and the JISCy goodness). Below are my slides and a recording of the Livestream accenttally deleted it – no undo, no backup 🙁 It was the first time I had used Livestream to broadcast what […]

eAssessment Scotland 2010: Twitter workshop reflections

Last Friday I ran a Twitter workshop as part of ‘eAssessment Scotland 2010: Marking the decade’. In the programme I described the session as: What’s happening? Twitter for Assessment, Feedback and Communication Twitter is a social networking site which continues to divide personal opinion. Some believe that the micro-blogging service is just an opportunity celebrities […]

Presentation: Twitter for in-class voting and more for ESTICT SIG

Today I presented some of my work on twitter voting to the Engaging Students Through In-Class Technology (ESTICT) special interest group. This group “is a UK network of education practitioners and learning technologists interested in promoting good practice with classroom technologies that can enhance face-to-face teaching.” I used this slot as an opportunity to try […]

JISC Winter Fayre: Voting and Google Wave Presentations

Things have been quite on the blogging front as we dug out the tinsel to celebrate all things JISC at our Winter Fayre. We managed to squeeze almost 30 different keynotes, workshops and sessions into the day, including two by yours truly. I had the honour of presenting a short overview of electronic voting present […]

TwEVS – Presentation (using twitter for electronic voting)

Yesterday I presented TwEVS to the e-Learning Alliance FE/HE SIG held at University of St. Andrews. My presentation (including audio) is below: The day included presentations on remote teaching using video conferencing, electronic voting systems and an introduction to twitter, so finishing on TwEVS seemed to round the day off nicely. When I get a […]

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