Downtown Wellywood
The ASCILTIE 2012 conference in Wellington was excellent! Here are some of the highlights. Well done to the conference chair Mark Brown from Massey University and his team! Neil Selwyn kicked off the conference with a thought-provoking keynote. He argued in particular that we need to take a more critical stance in terms of the […]
An epiphany moment!
I’m delighted that my new book proposal has been accepted by the publisher! The aim is to produce a more practically focussed book than my Designing for Learning in an Open World Springer book. The book would consist of a rich set of learning designs and practical examples of how these can be used. This […]
Update on the 7Cs of learning design framework
I am writing a chapter for a book, which will be an edited collection of chapters from current National Teaching Fellows. This blog post provides a summary of my current thinking.  New technologies, offer a plethora of ways in which learners can curate and manage content, and communicate and collaborate with peers. Social and participatory […]
Principles and pedagogies
I have just returned from a month down under where I did 20 presentations and workshops. The workshops were around our 7Cs of learning design framework and as always discussions with the participants helped take my thinking forward. In particular, I feel I have improved the course features activity. This consists of a set of […]