Margaret Wertheim on a constructivist way of seing reality

Each of us has a self and a mind and it is this mind that creates reality... A beautiful podcast curated by Maria Popova as part of her wonderful and overarching project BrainPickings It is about mathematics, physics, coral reeves, hyperbolic geometry, crochet and the construction of reality, a more…

Powerful narratives and stoytelling within the context of my research

I have been doing some research looking for tools to work with for designing together with students their digital environment. One of the things I cam across is the idea of storytelling, which I always have been attracted to, a powerful tool when doing research with a participative mindset. A…

DML Central | Taking Another Look at the Digital Credentials Landscape

via DML Central | Taking Another Look at the Digital Credentials Landscape. More resources to think about open badge as a way to map students skills while designing their own digital space.

Key note in CELT conference at National University of Ireland (online streaming)

[slideshare id=49546092&doc=zl497afvryigbbyqpowf-signature-e86cd470add0223974cc738acb6761783f4f7f504824a7275b81625dc90cb381-poli-150618093303-lva1-app6891] Some notes to reflect on while seeing Doug's presentation via online life streaming digital literacies (the ies ending is an idea of Doug Belshaw while doing his dissertation, which can be found here) are contextualised, there is not such 'A THING' that defines it. It will depend on the…

My (new) daily post (2)

My daily 700 words! Lets see if I can get on with them today :) I had a fast read of a paper written by James E. Willis III: MOOCs and Foucault's Heterotopia: On community and self-efficacy.  The main question or quest they had was to understand why and help…

Exploring the theory, pedagogy and practice of Networked Learning (book)

Exploring the theory, pedagogy and practice of Networked Learning. (2012) by: Dirckinck-Holmfeld, Hodgson Vivien and McConnel David. Springer Verlag NOTES FROM THE BOOK Definition of networked learning Learning in which information and communications technology is used to promote connections: between one learner and other learners, between learners and tutors, between…
css.php