Category Archives: life

#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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Thinking about terminology: knowledge and dimensions of learning

For my thesis I am exploring professional learning and how twitter as a tool supports learning. For months I have been interrogating learning theory, paradigms research and trying to put my own voice on what I think learning is, and … Continue reading

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Help me – I’m trying to promote ePortfolios to other academics – how can I influence them!

In a previous higher education institution I supported students in creating ePortfolios as part of a 2 year academic programme. The ePortfolios portrayed each students’ story of the learning journey on the programme, it demonstrated the work put into each … Continue reading

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Get more sleep, Detach from your devices! Meditate.

I love being in London and I have been meaning to go along to Alain de Botton’stheschooloflife.com  events for a while. So when Arianna Huffington was speaking about the reasons for publishing her new book Thrive, I jumped at the … Continue reading

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