Category Archives: Collaboration

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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Joyful, visionary research

My research group spent a successful day this week brainstorming and developing projects together. We began by considering what we enjoy about research, and found that social and affective factors are hugely important to us. We wanted to carry out … Continue reading

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The best school in the world?

My local junior school is currently rethinking its vision. This isn’t an empty exercise – the school vision underpins everything that happens at the school, and is referred to on a daily basis. We’re asking everyone in the school community … Continue reading

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Handheld Links

Welcome to our presentation at Handheld Learning 2007. These are links which you should be able to follow during or after the presentation. Second Life www.secondlife.com AjaxLife http://ajaxlife.net Schome www.schome.ac.uk Introduction to the project See the post: ‘Teen Second Life … Continue reading

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Geocaching and Learning

Geocaching: What is it? Geocaching is a leisure activity in which participants use a global positioning system (GPS) mobile device to locate a hidden ‘cache’. The cache is usually a physical container concealed somewhere in the landscape. Participants are given … Continue reading

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Geocaching and mobile devices

Unfortunately the Law and Social Sciences building won’t allow me on to its wireless network. This means live blogging has to be produced in a file and pasted into the blog later. So it’s a delayed live blog. As I … Continue reading

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OpenLearn Conference

I really like the concept of OpenLearn – making educational content freely available to anyone with an internet connection. One aim is for learners to take the content, adapt and enhance it and then upload it for others to use. I’m … Continue reading

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