Tag: blogs

  • The State of e-learning in Early 08

    Image from WikipediaOne of my favourite sites is The Centre for Learning and Performance Technologies which contains a link to Jane Hart’s blog. Jane keeps a finger on the pulse of e-learning and she’s doing some great longitudinal research into who is using what tools and where. I’ve been signed up via her blog this…

  • Hooray for Zen

    photo credit: miheco I’ve been intrigued for many years by the philosophy of Zen and its impact upon the aesthetics of traditional Japanese art … particularly Noh theatre, a topic I teach in a history course. I also love good design. So, I’ve been a fan of Garr Reynolds’ blog Presentation Zen for some time.…

  • Round up time

    There’s a sense of winding down, of taking stock all over the blogosphere … must have something to do with the end of a year and the start of another. Now that another year of e-learning adventures is coming to a close, I’m doing the list thing. What would I do differently if I were…

  • Metablogging: surfing a trend wave

    As a blogger, you know you’re in the middle of something big when every second site seems to be about blogging. Oscar Wilde, who seemed always to have something pithy to say about social behaviour, once noted that ‘a young woman needed to have something sensational to read on the train.’ He was referring to…

  • Purposeful Play: a creative approach to elearning

    There’s the talk of creativity in the air. Did it every go away, or is it just spring or serendipity that the creative play approach for educators is all around. My own presentation’s premise on Purposeful Play (at last week’s USQ 3rd International Pedagogies Conference) was reflected in a nice post Unlocking Teacher Creativity: a…

  • How I Keep Blogging: Make it a Habit

    I am 2 years or so into intermittent blogging, but the past few months have seen me engage more on my ‘key’ niche blog with frequent, sometimes daily posts. I am far from being a pro-blogger, but I write about what I know and love. I’m also in full-time work, have many interests and a…