Tag Archives: Masters in Digital Education

Why am I blogging?

I’m currently sitting in a computer lab, getting thoroughly inspired by the workshop I’m attending on Academic Blogging, run by my colleague and MSc E-Learning alumni, Nicola Osborne (her prezi for the day is here http://prezi.com/nhayktwpgqq1/academic-blogging-workshop/ ). I’ve been avoiding … Continue reading

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The MSc in E-Learning’s Dissertation Festival 2012

This is a post I popped up on our programme site, but I thought worth adding here as it neatly sums up what we get up to during our Dissertation Festival.  The Festival idea came to me after reflecting on … Continue reading

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Presentation: New geographies of learning: distance education and being ‘at’ Edinburgh

Here’s the abstract and prezi for a presentation James Lamb and I did today at the Spaces of (Dis)location conference (Glasgow 24-25 May 2012). It’s based on the work done by Sian Bayne (our PI), Hamish Macleod,  Jen Ross, myself … Continue reading

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“That ever-ephemeral sense of ‘being’ somewhere”: Reflections on a Dissertation Festival in Second Life

As part of the MSc in E-Learning programme, myself and my colleagues Marshall Dozier and Fiona Littleton created the Dissertation Festival which ran in August 2011. The Festival was chance for students on the  programme to share their thoughts on … Continue reading

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