At last! PressED a WordPress conference on Twitter

As those who follow me on Twitter or have read my old blog will know, I’ve been a keen fan of WordPress and advocated that it can be a useful tool in higher education.  I’ve found having a blog on WordPress has been a great way to think out loud and share ideas.  It’s helped me connect with academics and individuals involved in using technology in learning and teaching all over the world.  Tweeting links to my blog posts has also fostered lots of rich learning conversations.  The challenge for me at the moment is finding time to finish writing Read more…

Gearing up for #AMEE2017: Barcamps and Open MedEd practice

This weekend I’m off to the annual AMEE conference in Helsinki.  It doesn’t seem 5 minutes since last year’s meeting, it’s been a busy year, but a quiet one on the blogging front.  Apart from a couple of short posts the last substantial post was my review of my personal highlights from last year’s AMEE.  One of those highlights was the double Barcamp session and I’m delighted that we’ll be running this again in Helsinki.  A key feature of Barcamps  is the participation of all participants with everyone invited to suggest topics, questions, or outline problems that they want to explore Read more…

Up and blogging again

Welcome to my new digital home and my new blog.  Having had a bit of hiatus in blogging, (it’s almost a year since I last posted!) it’s time to get blogging again and particularly so as I’ve finally made the move to get my own domain on Reclaim Hosting. I first started blogging in 2008 (over on e-LiME) and I’ve been struck in the past year by how often I refer back to some of my old posts, both the published ones and those that have remained as eternal drafts!  I was never a prolific blogger but I found blogging Read more…