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Notes from #AULC2017

Last week I attended the annual AULC conference, held in Belfast. It was a very inspiring and fun event! Here are some notes from the sessions I attended, plus My Conference Storify. Copies of all presentations can be accessed on … Continue reading

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Technology in my field

Today I was invited to be a plenary speaker at an event for English language students. Brief: to talk about the influence of technology in my field. My initial thoughts on this evolved around social media and how these have enabled me … Continue reading

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Yesterday I attended LearnPod12, “the UK’s largest unconference for post-16 learning“. It was a great day, organised by Kevin Campbell-Wright and Rob Wilmot, and hosted by Doncaster College. I met new people, renewed old connections and brought twitter connections into … Continue reading

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Alone Together

I have just finished reading Sherry Turkle’s book Alone Together: Why We Expect More from Technology and Less from Each Other. I would recommend that you read it but I expected more new insights from it, to be honest. I … Continue reading

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