ALT Winter Conference 2015 (Day 2)

I am hoping to attend at least part of a few ALT Winter Conference sessions today, notes below. Jessica Gramp (UCL): Welcome to ‘Moodle My Feedback’ Moodle plugin being developed at UCL – this was an update on progress as it has been showed at previous events. Adds My Feedback to profile block. Problems with… Continue reading ALT Winter Conference 2015 (Day 2)

RefME as an example for viral apps

Do you remember Harvard referencing and building lengthy bibliographies during your student days?  If yes, did you find it time consuming?  Yep, thought so, did you ever use the techniques again (presuming you’ve not continued in academia)?  No?  Didn’t think so. Even if we’re kind to academic referencing it is, at best, a necessary evil… Continue reading RefME as an example for viral apps

Webinar live blogging: A 3D virtual business simulation for experiential learning in first year accounting

As mentioned many a time on this blog, I do not post all the notes I make from webinars, reading and the like on here.  This is partly as they totally consumed my old blog and made more reflective posts difficult to find. Anyway, I was up early today to attend a “Transforming Assessment” webinar… Continue reading Webinar live blogging: A 3D virtual business simulation for experiential learning in first year accounting

What future for education? MOOC – Week 2

It has been a little while since I’ve engaged at all with a MOOC.  I continue to sign up for the odd one but having moved into a house which is now proving a ‘money pit‘ my spare time has largely been taken up with cleaning, worrying about money and general panic about the years… Continue reading What future for education? MOOC – Week 2

Why L&D needs to stop thinking “how big is it?” and worry more about “it’s what you do with it that counts”

I pondered previously if ‘Corporate University’ branding was killing Learning and Development departments by keeping their focus on formal learning events or, in other words, the ’10’ of 70/20/10. A new post from Elliott Masie made me think again.  The “administrative realities” (as he calls them) of CPE requirements, busy calendars, day-to-day work requirements, etc. have… Continue reading Why L&D needs to stop thinking “how big is it?” and worry more about “it’s what you do with it that counts”