Jan 282016

Today I am at the eLearning@ed event “Using Pebblepad/Atlas for managing the student dissertation life-cycle“. As usual these notes are being taken live so all comments, corrections, etc. are welcome. Update: In addition to these notes, slides from this session are now available here. Dissertation Marking and Feedback using ATLAS – Graeme Ferris and Paul […]

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Jan 192016

This evening I’m at Open Knowledge Edinburgh Meet Up 19, at the National Library of Scotland on George IVth Bridge, organised by OK Scotland. I’ll be liveblogging so, as usual, any corrections, tweaks, comments etc. are very much welcome. Tonight’s event has a number of lightning talks including: Gill Hamilton (NLS): Welcome Pippa Gardner (Urban […]

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Jan 062016

Today I am delighted to be hosting – in my eLearning@ed Convener hat – a talk from Martin Hawksey, from ALT. Note: this is a live blog so apologies for any typos, errors etc – corrections always welcome. I am one of about four members of staff at ALT – the Association of Learning Technologists. […]

Dec 182015

Today I’m here at Sheffield Hallam University today for Social Media for Learning in Higher Education 2015 (follow #SocMedHE15) where myself and Louise Connelly (from UoE Royal (Dick) Veterinary School) will be presenting some of our Managing Your Digital Footprint research later today. I’ll be liveblogging but, as the wifi is a little variable, there […]

Nov 182015

Today I am delighted to be at a guest seminar from Christine Hine, from the Department of Sociology, University of Surrey at the University of Edinburgh Department of Sociology. You can read more about the event here.  I’ll be liveblogging her seminar and, as usual any corrections etc. are welcomed.  Kate Orton-Johnson is introducing us […]

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Oct 292015

And… After a dash across town I’m now at the Internet of Things Edinburgh MeetUp, which tonight is focused on “The Maker Revolution“… Introduction – Simon Montford, Founder WEB3//IOT @simonmontford  The theme tonight is the maker revolution – the opening up of industrial technologies to amateaur makers. The maker movement contributes 30 billion to the global economy, […]

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Oct 292015

Today I am at Central, in Edinburgh, for Access All Areas, a national conference organised by Culture Republic. You can find full details of the event here.  I will be blogging throughout the day, wifi permitting. And the usual caveats applying: this is a live blog so there may be some errors or omissions and […]

Oct 202015
Upcoming Events: Citizen Science & Media; PTAS Managing Your Digital Footprints Seminar

I am involved in organising, and very much looking forward to, two events this week which I think will be of interest to Edinburgh-based readers of this blog. Both are taking place on Thursday and I’ll try to either liveblog or summarise them here. If you are are based at Edinburgh University do consider booking these events […]

Oct 192015
Edinburgh University Piloting "Digital Ambassador" award for students

I am delighted to see that my University of Edinburgh colleagues in Learning, Teaching and Web Services, working in collaboration with the Careers Service and the Institute for Academic Development, are piloting a new “Edinburgh Award (Digital Ambassadors“, to encourage and recognise the digital best practices of students at the University. The Edinburgh Award, which […]

Oct 132015
Data Science for Media Summit LiveBlog

Today I am at the “Data Science for Media Summit” hosted by The Alan Turing Institute & University of Edinburgh and taking place at the Informatics Forum in Edinburgh. This promises to be an event exploring data science opportunities within the media sector and the attendees are already proving to be a diverse mix of media, researchers, […]