Trumpet Blowing

At the risk of being accused of a self-publicising narcissist, may I nonetheless mention two e-Learning related posts from my Blog Fresh and Crispy. My First Pencast demonstrates a learning object that I created using a Livescribe Echo smart pen. Screencasting for Lecture Capture reports on my experiment in creating almost no-effort learning…

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Confessions of a Converted Lecturer: Eric Mazur

Last week, Paul Lattreille lead a SALT Seminar on Teaching Large Groups. I’m hoping someone from this community will report on that session in more detail, but as an appetizer here’s a talk by Harvard Physics Professor Eric Mazur, that gives some justification for one of the ideas, Peer Instruction, that…

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Nuggets from JISC Innovating e-Learning Conference 2010: #3 ALLÉ

The Anytime Learning Literacies Environment (ALLÉ) has produced an interesting set of digital literacy resources that take the form of learning journeys through Tools for Learning, Using Libraries, and Academic Studies. These prototypes are being used with first-year business studies students in an embedded form at Thames Valley University and…

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Nuggets from JISC Innovating e-Learning Conference 2010: #1 Xpert and Xpert Attribution

Along with the other Chris (Hall), I’ll be attending the 2010 Online Conference JISC Innovating e-Learning Conference 2010. Unfortunately, as a paid conference, the materials, session recordings and discussions will not be available to the public until the new year but I thought that I’d nonetheless post links or comments…

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