Having been involved in all of the OER Conferences (starting in Cambridge 2010) I feel like it's evolved into something quite different from where is started (and that is a good thing in case you were wondering). What started out as a conference mostly about "resources" has become a conference where we explore what it means to be open.
My blog is sad and feels neglected, but I won't apologise for that. After all I don't get paid to blog, it's a value added, a plus, a personal activity. I do sometimes think that perhaps I should be blogging more but then I just get a reality check & I get over it.
Whilst the #ukoer funding established a number of high quality OER repositories over the period of funding we are now seeing some (not all) of these disappear into the ether.
If our learning technologies should change then shouldn't our roles in supporting it? A response to a post by Lawrie Phipps.
At the recent #jisccreativity event we proposed an idea for a geo-located mentoring app for (university) students. We decided it was a bit like YikYak but with a purpose.
Internet based services and companies need to keep ahead of their competition. If they don't they risk losing (my) business.
So Periscope has hit the app store. This iOS only app (for now) turns your iOS device into a portable live video broadcast system. Here are my early thoughts on how we might use it in learning & teaching.
GoGo (Get Online, Get Open) is a facilitated online open course, combining the best of face-to-face with the best of online.