20 tips and hints for writing bids
  So it has been bid mania time again, writing proposals for the Lifelong Learning programme. So I thought it would be useful to write down some of my experiences and tips and hints for successful bid writing! Get a good strong consortium together, which has the necessary expertise to cover the different elements of […]
Two questions
I was recently asked by Panos Vlachopoulos to answer the following questions. Here are my responses would be interested to here other people’s views. 1. What would you consider the top 3 challenges that the Higher Education sector faces in your country? The top challenge for me is helping teachers make effective use of new technologies. […]
The dangers of online interaction
The Internet is wonderful, right? It provides access to a wealth of materials and offers a multitude of ways in which you can connect and interact with others. But is there a darker side to the Internet? My daughter Eleanor made me watch a film last night, called Catfish. It was about a guy who […]
Tips and hints for new bloggers
  Image: http://www.flickr.com/photos/cambodia4kidsorg/267060150/ A lot of people say to me they would like to blog but don’t know where to start and how to go about it. As I said before I have been blogging for a long time and find it invaluable in so many ways. So I thought I would list some of […]
The photo a day challenge update
So I thought it would be nice to reflect on the photo a day challenge. Thanks to the lovely Ricardo Torres Kompen for setting the Flickr group up. I am now a month and a half in and totally addicted! I love thinking each day about what picture to post that will represent something about […]
Digital Identity
I have been thinking a little recently about digital identity. What does our online persona say about us? How do others perceive us? In recent years social media has become an important part of both my professional and personal practice. I love interacting and communicating with people online through a variety of channels; my blog, […]
Why I blog
I have been blogging for a long, long time now. Yes I go through phases of inactivity but on the whole I post on a fairly regular basis. My motivation for starting came from Martin Weller. I asked his advice about starting a blog. He said post on a fairly regular basis and follow other […]
TEL module
I’ve been working on the content and activities for our Technology Enhanced Learning (TEL) module for our new Masters in Learning Innovation. The module aims to give students a thorough overview of different technologies and how they can be used to foster different pedagogical approaches. The module is both theoretically informed and practically applied. There […]