Blogging IT and EDucation

What a week!

Looking at my blog, I realise I haven’t blogged for over a year. I think, though, in the last week, more has changed in many ways than the whole of this period. This time last week, we were assuming teaching would continue on campus, albeit with lots of hand washing. Sunday morning we heard face…

3 years

During January, there have been several events that have made me think about getting back into blogging properly. Martin Weller’s 1000th blog post (though I realise this is going to be my 848th) more or less coincided with seeing Edubloggers 28 day challenge. Added to both of those, I’ve been doing more work with our CampusPress…

Testing Gutenberg Plugin

Natalie alerted me this morning to the WP5.0 – codenamed  Gutenberg – it’s only available as a plugin now, which I’ve installed; I can see why the ratings are so diverse; it looks very different.   I’m liking it so far … though less keen on some of the automation – (e.g. offering to add…

Dundee GovJam 2017

I’ve just spent a fascinating (and tiring) 2 and a bit days at the DundeeGovJam – and the easiest summary is probably to point you to a few key URLs: Dundee GovJam Park-in-a-Box – the project I was involved with. #DnDGovJam – a well used twitter hash tag. I’m full of ideas; and, rather than my usual approach of…

Collaborative Learning Environments.

The whole range of “learning environments” – and what they are is cropping up a lot in conversations at present; in particular those that facilitate collaborative opportunities. From a digital point of view, we are starting to think about the VLE and other digital provision we have in place at Dundee. It’s currently Blackboard, with…