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The kids are alright

At the risk of boring my regular readers, both of you, I think I may have mentioned the Student Connections Conference. This online conference aimed at social sciences students takes place between Monday June 30th 2014 and Friday July 4th 2014. 613 more words

Student Engagement

Online Conference on Elder Abuse and Financial Fraud

Elder abuse is an often unrecognized and under-reported crime with devastating consequences. That’s why the National Crime Prevention Council and the Bureau of Justice Assistance… 113 more words

News Update

Reason to believe

I have written before about how we often under-estimate our students. I think it is a very tempting, if somewhat lazy, trap to fall into. Clearly, if we as lecturers are failing to be understood, or failing to maintain their interest, or finding them failing, then it follows that they must be to blame. 717 more words


Here comes my 19th nervous breakdown....

I’ve written before about the Student Connections online conference that we (the Faculty of Social Sciences at The Open University) are planning for the first week of July (we actually launch on Monday June 30th), and what an exciting opportunity it is for our students to get involved in a real conference experience. 1,152 more words


Online conference

Take a look at this -


It’s an online conference about self publishing featuring major players from the US and the UK. I’m not quite sure how it works but it takes place between 25 & 27 February and it’s free – all you have to do is register. 91 more words

Self Publishing

IndieReCon - Free Online Conference Starts Next Week

There’s a free, online self-publishing conference taking place next week.

It’s the second year of IndieReCon, and they have an action-packed schedule filled with all sorts of great stuff – a mixture of posts, vlogs, webinars, as well as the opportunity to drill deeper into the various topics with a series of online and Twitter chats. 349 more words