free range students

Students roam freely around our city searching for and finding the tastiest and most nutritious morsels of learning. They enjoy the sunshine, exercise their minds and stretch their wings.  They forage amongst the richest collections and listen to organic music.  … Continue reading

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Open Oxford: How open source, open content and open design support learning technology strategies in a research institution.

In this presentation I will discuss how open source, open content, open data and open design support the learning technology strategies at University of Oxford. Oxford is a large and complex organisation where one size never fits all, so flexibility, re-use, … Continue reading

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to “e-” and not to “e-”

The Thema report finds that: Students know when to “e-” and when not to “e-”, blending the affordances of tools and interactions in the online and real worlds. They also recognise the special atmosphereengendered when students and lecturers are co-present … Continue reading

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m.ox.ac.uk

 I attended a launch at Apple headquarters yesterday. It was the launch of CampusM (TM).  The presentation was very interesting, there was the ever-popular promotion of ItunesU with some mention of Oxford. All good stuff. Chris Sexton from Sheffield University talked … Continue reading

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‘edgeless

I was looking at John Traxler’s book- ‘ Mobile learning a handbook for educators and trainers.’ As a senior manager, obviously looking at the chapter on ‘ institutional issues’. In that section John suggests that a commitment to mobile learning … Continue reading

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Even august

This summer I have presented at a couple of very interesting events using the above title for my presentation. This is taken from a line in the Edgeless University report. ‘Even august institutions such as the University of Oxford now … Continue reading

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left to your own devices

A very interesting conference for CILIP yesterday at Aston University. The question posed was:  As library and information professionals, we are continually being asked to support ‘mobile learning’. But what exactly does that mean? Who are these mobile learners? What … Continue reading

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