access to things

I am participating in the University of Edinburgh digital skills course ‘23 things for digital knowledge‘. Thing 6 is  about accessibility.  I was listening on Radio 4 to ‘tweet of the day’ this morning while scroling through Twitter and I mused on the possibility of having tweets actually tweeted, as in spoken outloud. A quick …

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Wikimedia UK Partnership

Happy news: OER16 Open Culture Conference was awarded Wikimedia UK Partnership of the Year.  The conference was co-chaired by Lorna and me. In a letter of thanks Lucy Crompton-Reid, Wikimedia UK Chief Executive and Michael Maggs, Wikimedia UK Chair wrote: We are delighted to award Wikimedia UK’s Partnership of the Year to the University of …

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east for EDEN

This week I’ll mostly be in Budapest for EDEN16. The conference is called ‘Re-imagining Learning Environments’. It’s my first time to EDEN, and I’ll be keynoting in the theme: ‘Opening up education’. I’ll be talking about the initiatives , projects, examples of good practice and new business models we are championing at University of Edinburgh. …

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OER16

It was lovely to see you all at #OER16 in Edinburgh.  It was a great personal pleasure to host the conference and to listen to the papers and speakers. For me it provided  an excellent excuse to have so many friends and colleagues here. When Lorna and I passed across to next year’s chairs it …

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big fish at #OER16

My keynote is mostly written, I know who I’m going to introduce and where I am chair.  I’m looking forward to see you all there. Got your ticket? My presentation is called ‘Open with Care: contents may have shifted during flight’.  Emma Smith’s is called ‘Free Willy’. Last year Josie brought the dolphins, this year …

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