Monthly Archives : February 2012

Podcast: A case study of a university’s ‘grassroots’ digital strategy #uwsltas

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As well as being interviewed by Mark Carrigan on the distinctions on the use of social media in the university for learning and teaching, I was also asked to give my thoughts on what a digital strategy for university might look like. This also fits into the on-going discussions around UWS’s current learning and teaching strategy on the hashtag #uwsltas. You can listen to…

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Podcast: Training, teaching or empowering people with social media? #uwsltas

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I was recently interviewed by Mark Carrigan on the distinctions on the use of social media in the university for learning and teaching for a research project he is conducting on behalf of the University of Warwick. This fits into the on-going discussions around UWS’s current learning and teaching strategy on the hashtag #uwsltas. You can listen to the podcast on Mark’s…

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Project: Stories and Streams, week 5. “The module is not what I expected.”

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A couple of days ago, I reflected on the move towards a student -led curriculum on the alternative media and web production course that I am running at BCU. Since the change of class structure this year to a ‘stories and streams’ format, some of the common issues that I have faced has been questions relating to the expectations of…

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Project: Stories and Streams, week 4, handing over curriculum control to the students.

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As there are only two weeks left of the first level of investigations for the online journalism, alternative media and web production students, we are now starting to prepare them for the directed study week (week 6) assignment, a tool used by the institution as a check point snap shot of the module, filing in the gaps and the student’s…

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