Cape Town with #go_gn + OEGlobal. Fantastic!

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  I am part of a wonderful network, the @GOER_GN, a global network of PhD students that are researching in open education in general. Everyone has a slightly different focus, but all of us are interested in using OPEN as a tool to social justice and inclusion. The #go_gn (how the gang is called) organises … Continue reading Cape Town with #go_gn + OEGlobal. Fantastic!

The Gutenberg Parenthesis

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  Watching this video, made me think the value of having constructive and humble scholarly discussions. How Pettitt hears attentively and takes note of questions he is asked, considering how the insights of others can shed light on his not fully formed ideas about what is writing and thinking. The penny fall when I saw … Continue reading The Gutenberg Parenthesis

Is technology good for education?

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Chapter 1: Digital technology and educational change This is the latest book of Neil Selwyn. Illuminating and incredibly helpful for my research. The advice to NOT be an evangelist of digital technology is so useful for me. I have been observing this attitude very hidden but present in my thinking. When discussing my research project … Continue reading Is technology good for education?

paper, thesis and book titles – think ‘key words’ and ‘the point’

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We all know that it is now more important than ever to have searchable paper, (digital) thesis and book titles. So, as well as the key word list, titles need to use the kinds of words that will sho… Source: paper, thesis and book titles – think ‘key words’ and ‘the point’