The Mozilla Foundation asks “What are the skills, competencies and literacies necessary to read, write and participate in the Web – now and in the future?” This question has caused me to reflect on the steps I have taken to acquire new skills and competencies in other areas in my life. In particular, I remember… Continue reading Learning to walk in physical and digital worlds
This week’s #etmooc sessions have led me down the path of diffusion of innovation theories and I have started to collect together some interesting research sources. I want to explore if and how crossing the chasm can be expedited. However, it will take me a little while to gather my thoughts around this. In the… Continue reading Are you a risk-taker?
I was intrigued when I heard about all the spoof websites out there, and ever ready for the opportunity to try out a new app, I have collected a few of them here.
First of all, a word about the moving parts in some of the images in this post. They are a take from the last session in #etmooc where I tried out different digital media tools. If you want to know how they were made please read this post So, this week it is all about digital… Continue reading Critical crap detection
I wanted to keep a record about some projects I started for the #etmooc digital storytelling session and the tools that I experimented with. I’ve given a brief description of how I created each of these images. If you do want any more information please let me know, I’d be more than happy to share… Continue reading Just tinkering
Five Card Story: Creating memories a #etmooc story created by debseed flickr photo by mrsdkrebs flickr photo by Henriksent flickr photo by CEThompson flickr photo by cogdogblog flickr photo by Henriksent Summer days. Brothers, sisters, cousins and friends thrilled to be meeting up again for long days at the lake, full of adventure but never… Continue reading Digital Story Project #3
This week in #etmooc we are looking at digital storytelling and I have had a couple of ideas to explore some of the new tools we have been shown This project started out with a photograph of a living statue street performer which my granddaughter took while we were in Manchester on Saturday. I thought he… Continue reading Take 1 of digital story Project #1
I can’t believe that we have come to the end of the first session of #etmooc: Connected Learning. This is a very short post to demonstrate some of the activity over the last fortnight. For more reflective accounts and conversations, see Google+ Blogs and Twitter (#etmooc) I chickened out of collaborating on the lipdub project, but I will… Continue reading Time flies with #etmooc
About 12 months ago I wrote this post about the tools I was using to try to cope with information overload. I have been prompted to revisit it by being asked to complete Thing 7 for the Theory and evaluation of elearning module of the MSc. In that post, I mentioned 3 tools I was… Continue reading Filtering out the noise (revisited)
Last week I posted a curation workflow diagram which received a lot of positive comments from people inside the #etmooc community and outside: I was amazed and delighted by this response, and I think it is a good example of the power of connected learning. I often spend time messing around with apps – a… Continue reading With a little bit of help from my friends