Out with the old: Using a Twitterchat as a formal learning strategy

This semester I am teaching LCN600 Connected Learning, as part of the Master of Education course at Queensland University of Technology. This course explores online connected and networked learning. Students are first challenged to map and analyse a connected learning environment through the lens of the Connected Learning Framework by Ito et.al, (2013). They are […]

Copyright, Creativity and Change

Markus Spiske Setting the scene A number of recent events have led to this post. The first was the publication of a terrific blog post by Elizabeth Hutchinson who wrote about Why copyright ‘For educational purposes’ is becoming a real problem. The second was my participation as co-leader of Topic 2, Sharing and Openness for […]

From Twitter

My first tweet into the brave unknown of lifestreaming – want to know more? Read my blog post https://t.co/Vfj3wdW9aK … #ecalifestream #experimental #learningbydoingfrom http://twitter.com/KayOddone via IFTTT

Welcome to 2019!

I initiated this blog at the beginning of 2016, as I began my doctoral research journey. It feels like I have only blinked, and now I am writing the first post of 2019, having spent my allotted three years researching, reading and writing. I now find myself waiting for the return of my PhD thesis, […]

Updated! #StudentsNeedSchoolLibraries

This post was originally shared in April 2017, highlighting the research which demonstrates the essential role of school libraries and qualified library staff in enhancing student achievement. Now, in October 2018, a huge new campaign has been launched to encourage the presence of school libraries and library staff in schools. #StudentsNeedSchoolLibraries features resources including newsletter […]

Open Education in 2018 – Shifting Sands

This post provides a brief summary of my reflections and insights after an asynchronous discussion with the ONL181 cohort about the concepts of open education and sharing openly online. As some of you may know, I have been involved with ONL for several years, and have blogged about my experiences as participant, co-facilitator and now […]