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Developing digital literacies

‘The librarian’s role in developing digital literacies’ was the title of a day event in Cardiff University which I was fortunate to attend the other week. 1,278 more words


QR Codes

James Kieft, Learning and Technologies ran a bitesize session on the use of QR codes in Teaching and Learning.

CLICK HERE to view his flyer.


A Digital World of 'Digital Natives'

In 1984, Madonna described herself as a ‘material girl’ who was ‘living in a material world.’ Culturally, those were the days (or so I have heard) of tight spandex skirts, sequins, bright colours and big hair  – often popularised by pop culture sensations (such as Madonna herself) on television and in glossy colour magazines. 578 more words

Digital Literacies

Can open stop the future?

Last week Catherine Cronin brought Alice Marwick’s review of Nathaniel Tkacz’s Wikipedia and the Politics of Openness, to my attention and it’s left me with a lot of food for thought.   868 more words


Open Education Policy - blocked pipelines and infinite loops

Doesn’t time fly?  It’s almost a fortnight since I joined colleagues at what has now become an annual event in the Scottish education technology calendar; the… 926 more words


Code of practice for learning analytics by Jisc

Setting out the responsibilities of educational institutions to ensure that learning analytics is carried out responsibly, appropriately and effectively. Learning analytics uses data about students and their activities to help institutions understand and improve educational processes, and provide better support to learners.  52 more words


The Ultimate Prepayment Account

The University of Bristol has taken on a number of prepayment accounts to manage RCUK APC payments. We have these in part to take advantage of discounts but also to reduce administrative costs. 233 more words