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Open Access to our Publications

I get requests for various publications that people have found on ORO (Open Access Database) but sometimes cannot download. In particular, our book, Augmented Education: Sheehy, Ferguson & Clough (2014). I therefore put together a version of the pre-print draft … Continue reading

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Transitioning from Student to Staff at the OU

After finishing my PhD I joined the OU as a member of staff. This was a more complicated process than I anticipated, so I’m going to briefly describe the most problematic side here in the hope that others can have … Continue reading

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Interview with Future Me

Inspired by Martin Weller’s video interview with his future self, I decided to attempt the same. Less intellectual content, but nicer hair 🙂 “>

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Creating pilot projects with impact: Jonathan Drori

Really useful presentation by Jonathan Drori at ALT-C about how to add impact to a pilot project. Questions to ask about your project include: Why is this project different from all other projects? Will more people learn better? Will this … Continue reading

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Visualising social networks: Twittering Cory Doctorow’s talk

When Cory Doctorow talked at the Open University today, the audience in the room was supplemented by a more widespread group who were watching the live webcast. Throughout his talk, the extended audience was discussing, reacting to, reporting and referencing … Continue reading

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Bidding for Funding Seminar: Sharing expertise

The annual bidding for funding workshops organised by the Research School have been suspended for 2008 whilst they restructure them. It’s good that they’re acting on feedback, but a bit disappointing that there are no bidding workshops. Fortunately IET came … Continue reading

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HL2007 Adrian Oldknow – New devts in handhelds for mathematics, science and technology cooperation

www.adrianoldknow.org.uk Highlights some interesting collaborations between different school departments, for example sports and maths (throwing a ball to examine trajectory, videooing it, using video analysis). Curriculum enhancement because taking suff from the PE lesson into the maths lesson. In DT … Continue reading

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Dovi Brouker of Fourier Systems

First session – Dovi Brouker of Fourier Systems talking about three projects they’ve done using the Nova5000 in Israel which have an emphasis on science and math.   My first impression is that the Nova5000 is a neat looking little … Continue reading

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Bandwidth problems

I’ve sat listening to Mark van t’hooft’s presentation for the 20 minutes. During the entire time I’ve been trying to get  access to this blog in order to blog my reflections. Unfortunately the wifi must be being so heavily used … Continue reading

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Jocelyn Wishart – Engaging with the theory and pedagogy of M-learning

Jocelyn Wishart now sets up for her presentation. Hey, she’s going to present from her mobile device. Already quite impressive. C’s (seize) the moment; engaging with the theory and pedagogy of M-learning. Already more engaging. She’s going to throw up … Continue reading

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