A belated blog about the ALT-S SIG Glasgow Caledonian University on 20th June 2013.
This is the first meeting, apart from at ALT-C that I have attended and the first time that I’ve been to GCU. It was very interesting and useful and I met and talked to quite a few people that I’ve not met before. The attendees were mostly Learning Technologists.
There was a mixture of presentations and talks and then group discussions with feedback.
The presentations were the following which were all very interesting and useful.
Dr Christine Sinclair, University of Edinburgh: The Coursera Experience
Grainne Hamilton, Jisc RSC Scotland: Open Badges
Martin Hawksey, Cetis: ALT’s ocTEL MOOC experience: Designing the platform
As well as tweeting from the event, I did take some brief notes……
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This article by Julie Tausend on the EdTech Magazine website – Distraction or Opportunity? A Guide to Embracing Technology in the Classroom – asks the question as to whether classroom technology, or the BYOD mentality, can be harmful or an opportunity to learning. It argues that it can (as I would agree) but specifies the […]
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