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OTTERs, DUCKLINGs and other creatures at ALT-C 2010

Between 7 and 9 September 2010, colleagues from all projects at Beyond Distance attended the ALT-C annual conference in Nottingham. DUCKLING was represented via 3 well attended and very well received papers – one presented by Gabi Witthaus on the use of Second Life in the School of Education, one by Ming Nie on e-books and e-book readers and one by myself on podcasting in curriculum delivery. 105 more words

iPad – initial thoughts from ALT-C 2010

So having spent three days at the ALT-C learning technology conference my first considered thought is that the iPad is a nice device, but it’s not a useful, must have tool … at least not yet. 798 more words


ALT-C - some final reflections

Finally some overall reflections on the ALT-C conference. It has been a couple of years since I last attended and I noted a couple of emerging themes. 593 more words

The Lecture is... ALT-C Reflections

The ALT Conference is always a good conference to challenge your assumptions, make new discoveries and question your practice.

This year’s conference was no exception, there was plenty to make you think, question, challenge and importantly learn from others. 700 more words


Towards a mobile architecture of participation

ALT-C 2010

Fred and I have been wondering for some time how to represent the ways in which mobiles affect the Architecture of Participation. A year ago we presented a paper at iPED2009 ( 371 more words

Architecture Of Participation

Just for fun...

Just for fun…

I was going to do more with this, but my editing skills and lack of useful photographs, as well as not wanting to offend too many people, means that this is it!


ALTC - Initial Reactions

Well the grand plan to post each day to try and keep track of my thoughts but it was all far too busy so that never happened and now I have a head buzzing that needs sleep and then some quality reflection time to sift out the nuggets from all I have experienced the last few days. 321 more words