Reflections on Supporting a Postgraduate Virtual Open Week (Durham Blackboard Conference 2012)

Part of a series of posts reporting back on the Durham Blackboard Users’ Conference 2012.

  • Parallel session: Postgraduate Virtual Open Week at the University of Edinburgh
  • Presenter: Josephine Kinsley, University of Edinburgh

In this post I wish to focus mainly on the way Kinsley managed the training approach, but first here is an outline of Edinburgh’s virtual open day project.

Durham Blackboard Users’ Conference 2012

I will be writing up summaries and reflections on the sessions I attended at the Durham Blackboard Users’ Conference 2012. Blog posts I will link through to the posts here when I publish them. You can follow me on Twitter too to get post updates. Using the VLE as a Trojan horse – transforming practice … Continue reading Durham Blackboard Users’ Conference 2012

Reflections on panel session: Institutional minimum standards for VLE use (Durham Blackboard Conference 2012)

Part of a series of posts on the Durham Blackboard Users’ Conference 2012.

This post is a summary of the discussion that took place in the panel session on the topic ‘The Implications and Practicalities of Agreeing and Enforcing a Threshold Standard of use of a VLE in an Education Institution’ chaired by Mike Cameron of Newcastle University. The session took place at 4.30pm on 5 January 2012. Throughout I have added my own take on the issues raised.

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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.

Time to ditch the reading list? (HYeLN Conference Workshop)

Workshop for the Higher York eLearning Network Conference, 6 June 2011 Matt Cornock (SPSW, University of York) Resources Workshop slides [PDF] Cloudworks discussion site, related links and references Twitter search Delicious social bookmarking website Diigo social bookmarking and notes website Trying different reading lists Delegates, readers of this site and cloud participants are invited to … Continue reading Time to ditch the reading list? (HYeLN Conference Workshop)

Addressing information literacy collaboratively (FELT Conference Poster)

Innovations and Collaborations in Information Literacy and Academic Skills. Poster for University of York Forum for the Enhancement of Learning and Teaching Conference, 25 May 2011 Matt Cornock (SPSW) with Sue Cumberpatch (University Library and Archives), Robert Gunn (Social Work) and Katy Mann (ASO) Download Poster [PDF] Sumbitted abstract This poster presentation will summarise how close collaboration between … Continue reading Addressing information literacy collaboratively (FELT Conference Poster)