bridging gaps

Paris bridges are all very well but if you want to learn about engineering a Scottish education is the way forward. At constructionism 2010 it was suggested that  in technology education you learn about technology but through learning technology you use … Continue reading

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august in Paris

 August institutions will be showing their best work in Paris this summer. Oxford’s Learning Technologies Group are represented at Constructionism 2010 this week. Dr Ken Kahn and Howard Noble are presenting and I’m going along to check out this season’s … Continue reading

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sex’n hordes

Is it just me or do the Anglo-Saxons seem to be sexy at the moment? Is it the gleam of the gold or the  curve of Offa’s dyke? The launch of Project Woruldhord has attracted media attention: The Times Higher ,The … Continue reading

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jungle rules

Given that institutional VLEs are large, slow-moving and ponderous animals taking potshots at them seems unsportsman-like to me. To criticise a VLE because those students and staff with high level IT and digital literacy skills don’t embrace it as their … Continue reading

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Friday afternoon doing Foucault

Last weekend I led a  group of Kellogg students from the MSt  International Human Rights Law to graduation. On Sunday the movie ‘Lives of Others’ was shown at New College .  It is an unusual week when I use the word ‘Panopticon’ more … Continue reading

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PLEase yourself or PLEase me

Three different people  discussed PLEs with me yesterday, but only one sent me a link to a cycle and thus wins a fabulous prize. I note that in this cycle there are two different rotations, one clockwise the other anti. … Continue reading

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