Category Archives: digital

#OER17 Here I come

Just under 2 weeks to #OER17 in London and I’m revisiting my abstract,  preparing my presentation and reviewing the conference programme. I’ve also been invited to participate in a Plenary Panel with @catherinecronin and @Czernie,  this is a really exciting opportunity as I feel … Continue reading

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#SRHE Critical Perspectives on ‘Openness’ in Higher Education

Last week I was in London for the event Critical Perspectives on ‘Openness’ in Higher Education as part of the SRHE’s digital university series. Catherine Cronin, Rob Farrow and I were the main speakers, sharing our research findings on various topics … Continue reading

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new strategies for learning and leadership in a digitally networked age

Prof Ciaran O’Boyle spoke recently at an International Education Forum held at RCSIs Gathering event. He spoke about leadership of the future and about how models and theories for being a leader into the future are yet to form. This … Continue reading

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Radical changes for education, on the cusp of a new paradigm

I came across this blog via Twitter this morning by Sumeet Moghe. It is a long read, but a worthwhile if you question the ‘system of education’ http://www.learninggeneralist.com/2013/08/why-my-daughter-doesnt-deserve-school.html On reading the article he begins to make me think of how … Continue reading

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Tips for design of elearning resources

I have just finished a review on online materials used for learning and teaching on programmes here at the Institute of Leadership. As a result I have collated some information for lecturers for design of elearning resources. I define an … Continue reading

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Edtech13 Keynote Catherine Cronin

I have been listening in on streamed presentations at #Edtech13, and Catherine Cronin’s keynote on open education was inspiring. Technology influences so much of what we do in the world and as a result initiatives are fast moving. Catherine describes that … Continue reading

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