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#tmblakes13 – a TeachMeet with real live teachers and real live music

Where? TeachMeets are a type of ‘unconference’ where teachers can share ideas with other teachers. The #tmblakes13 TeachMeet took place at Blakes Coffee House on the beautiful Grey Street in Newcastle ( @Blakescafes ). TeachMeets are quite informal but usually have … Continue reading

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Emerging themes from JISC Digital Literacy Projects

I recently sat in on two JISC Digital Literacy webinars run as part of the Developing Digital Literacies programme. I’ve written reports on them both (here and here) but in this post I’m trying to draw together emerging issues and … Continue reading

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Rising to the digital literacy challenge in FE: JISC webinar, 28th Feb 2013

This is the second in a series of webinars in 2013 run by JISC as part of the Developing Digital Literacies programme. I’ve written up the first webinar and also put together some thoughts on emerging issues and themes. The … Continue reading

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Current issues & approaches in developing digital literacy – JISC webinar, 12th Feb 2013

I sat in on a couple of webinars recently as part of the JISC Developing Digital Literacies programme. I’m really enjoying webinars – it’s a great way to keep up-to-date and network in your lunch hour! I’ve written blog reports … Continue reading

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Experiments in using LibGuides for teaching

I’m experimenting this year with using LibGuides deliver teaching materials and activities, instead of printing handouts. This year we’ve rolled out our single Library Search (Primo) which makes searching a lot easier, so my rather detailed and prescriptive handouts from last … Continue reading

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CPD23 Thing 2 – the ongoing thing

I’m already way behind but I’ve made a promise to myself that I won’t give up despite falling behind. I’ll be like that man who did the London Marathon in a diving suit who finished days later. Thing 2 is … Continue reading

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‘This is me’

I’m finally publishing this blog as part of the 23 Things for Professional Development (#cpd23) programme. Thing 1 is to create a blog and explain why I’m taking part in the programme. I’ve actually had a blog for a couple … Continue reading

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