Tag Archives: #fslt12

Our #EdcMooc paths to Information and knowledge

The last three weeks have been extremely rich and creative although I haven’t come back to the blog to record my thoughts.   One of the things that keeps coming back in my mind are the words of George Roberts … Continue reading

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Proud MOOCer in the time capsule!

Last week’s live microteaching showcase called the end of the “first steps in Learning and Teaching”, Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) developed by the HEA/JISC funded OpenLine Project and delivered by Oxford Brookes University. The Tutor team thanked all the … Continue reading

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Learn and unlearn …. the Annotated Bibliography

Image credits: The background image was taken by me with Canon Powershot SSIS in the jardin du Luxembourg in Paris, a week ago, but the sophisticated blogger was taken and adapted from Mike Licht’s photostream who shared it under CC-BY. The derivative … Continue reading

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Information obesity, media and other teaching successes! [4]

All the previously mentioned questions helped me to engage with the students in a reflective conversation brought up by a “unique and uncertain situation”.  With their answers, I managed to gain confidence, enrich my understanding on the situation and build … Continue reading

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Information obesity, media and other teaching successes! [3]

I started the session by asking the students a similar question I posed at the beginning of one of my previous posts. Interestingly, all students had a similar experience. Initially, they were puzzled by my question but then one by … Continue reading

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Information obesity, media and other teaching successes! [2]

I headed to Bloomsbury thinking about three things; first the example that Lord Putman gave during LILAC 2012 that if you put a “surgeon from 1912 and transport them to the operating theatre of today, they would be completely unable … Continue reading

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Information obesity, media and other teaching successes! [1]

What if you have spent 6 hours to update a presentation and when you were ready to transfer the file in your memory stick and head to class, your computer crashes and stubbornly denies to start-up? Well…, that was the … Continue reading

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Are any other values you feel are significant to you in teaching?

A former colleague decided to make a career change and followed a teaching career in secondary education. Discussing her transition, she shared with me her disappointment that had to do with the teachers’ resistance to engage with technologies. Interestingly, I … Continue reading

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Acknowledge the wider context in which HE operates recognizing the implications for professional practice: Value 4

The Higher Education landscape is a rapid changing environment and I feel that the new challenges of the 21st century will continue to transform our practice. I recently attended the 8th Librarians Information Literacy Conference (LILAC) in Glasgow where Lord … Continue reading

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Use evidence-informed approaches and the outcomes from research, scholarship and CPD: Value 3

One of the memorable research studies that influenced my teaching was the CIBER report. This study was commissioned by the British Library and JISC and one of its broader aims was: “to whether or not, as a result of the … Continue reading

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