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Online and Digital Learning

Justifying lecture capture (ALT-C Paper)

I presented ‘Justifying lecture capture: the importance of student experiences in understanding the value of learning technologies’ at ALT-C on 9 September. My main argument was that we need to┬áchallenge superficial arguments that support lecture capture, such as ‘it is nice to have’ or ‘aids revision’ by exploring how and why students are incorporating the […]

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Online and Digital Learning

Reflections: The scientific approach to teaching, Eric Mazur (ALT-C 2012)

For fear of not being able to understand my scribbled, hand-written notes a few months down the line, I have decided to write up my ALT-C experience on the blog again. This is my ‘processing’ method… read on, it’ll all make sense. This post is a brief summary of just a handful of the key points expressed by Eric Mazur, Professor of Physics at Harvard University, for the opening keynote at ALT-C 2012 in Manchester.

The scientific approach to teaching: Research as a basis for course design

Eric Mazur

Keynote, ALT-C 2012, 11 September 2012, Manchester, UK.

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Online and Digital Learning

ALT-C 2011: Conference report

From this page I will link all the blog posts and anything else of interest that relate to my attendance at the 18th Association for Learning Technology Conference, held at the University of Leeds in 6-8 September 2011.

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Online and Digital Learning

Reflections: Online resource personalisation; Work based learning (ALT-C 2011)

This is the second of a series of blog posts covering my reaction to the ALT-C 2011 conference sessions.

Effectiveness of technology to support work based learning: the stakeholders’ perspective 

Rebecca Strachan, Lalith Liyanage, Biddy Casselden, Roger Penlington

Northumbria University

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Educational Technology

Reflections: US National Education Technology Plan (ALT-C 2011)

This is the third of a series of blog posts in which I write up my reaction and reflections on some of the sessions at the ALT-C 2011 learning technology conference. This keynote looks at US policy for elearning.

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Online and Digital Learning

Reflections: Making Open Educational Resources happen (ALT-C 2011)

This is the first of a series of blog posts covering my reaction to the ALT-C 2011 conference sessions.