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The Open Scholar

September 21st, 2009 · 1 Comment · web 2.0

One of the most interesting presentations at this year’s ALT-C 2009 in Manchester was the 3rd keynote [slides] given be Terry Anderson. A major theme in his talk was to develop and promote the idea of ‘the Open Scholar’ to complement the accelerating development of both open education content and open learning platforms that potentially […]

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Is twitter killing the blog? No.

September 12th, 2009 · 1 Comment · web 2.0

There is a lively discussion at the moment about the relationship between twitter and blogging in a ‘cloud’ of the same name, is twitter killing the blog?, at Cloud Works. I’m not quite sure where the discussion started but it was the topic of a debate between Josie Fraser and Graham Attwell at a F-ALT09 (ALT-C 2009 […]

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Postdigital – second thoughts

September 11th, 2009 · No Comments · web 2.0

The first meeting of the F-ALT09 group was on what might be meant by ‘postdigital’ led by Dave White. I posted First thoughts on ‘postdigital’  here before the conference. It was a very interesting and lively session and David has posted about it since – Post-digital – an update? I left a couple of comments […]

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Reflections and ramblings on #altc2009

September 10th, 2009 · No Comments · Teaching & learning

Home tired after the ALT-C 2009 conference In dreams begins responsibility at Manchester. Thought I’d do a quick post of impressions now with a couple of promises of more detailed posts soon(ish) particularly on the VLE is Dead and the WordPress and BuddyPress sessions. Random thoughts: Great to see so many people I have exchanged ideas, […]

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First thoughts on 'postdigital'

August 30th, 2009 · No Comments · Teaching & learning

The Monday evening opening session of the F-ALT09 programme (http://f-alt.wetpaint.com/) is a discussion of what the notion of ‘postdigital’ means. Within the humanities and social sciences there has developed a rather sceptical view on many claimed post-phenomenon, for instance post-modernity, post-structuralism and so on. The general feeling is that ‘post’ is usually an overstatement of […]

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ALT-C 2009 "In dreams begins responsibility"

August 28th, 2009 · No Comments · Uncategorized

Having missed ALT-C 2008 despite it being held at my own University in Leeds, I am particularly looking forward to this year’s conference in Manchester, 8th to 10th September. Following the #altc2009 and #falt09 tags in Twitter, the Friendfeed groups (http://friendfeed.com/altc2009 and http://friendfeed.com/f-alt) and the conference Crowdvine has only sharpened my anticipation. Looking through the abstracts […]

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