Bex Ferriday's Edutechy Wonderland

There are many blogs out there about technology, education and technology in education. This is another one. Technology Enhanced Learning (TEL) is a serious business, and though the tone of my posts may be lighthearted and written without a scholarly sentence between them, that doesn’t mean that I don’t wholly understand what I do, or take what I do lightly: because as well as exploring, using and encouraging academics at my institution to embed technology into their practice, there’s a much bigger picture: helping those self-same lecturers to pass their digital knowledge to their students, and making the navigation of our digital landscape as pleasurable as possible for as many as possible.

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The way to academics’ hearts is through their minds

I presented the following abstract at Cardiff University’s Learning and Teaching conference on Tuesday. And no, I haven’t forgotten about those ‘gaming is the future’ […]

‘Isn’t she in Game of Thrones?’

…said my erstwhile partner when he caught me clapping my hands with same level of enthusiasm a horse-mad 4 year old may display on receiving […]

Game On! (Part 2)

A warning to other bloggers out there: this is what happens when you promise your audience that you are going to write something groundbreaking based […]

Figuratively Speaking

I often like to think of myself as the Queen of the Cliche or Dark Mistress of the Analogy. Not in terms of any Stephen […]

Innovate or Die!

The NMC’s ‘On the Horizon’ Report is one I  look forward to reading at the start of each year.  It’s clearly written, it’s honest and, for me, […]

EDULEARN16 and Jisc Connect Wales

This week I was fortunate enough to have been asked to present at two conferences: EDULEARN16 in Barcelona and Jisc’s Connect Wales. In Barcelona […]

Blurring the Boundaries 

In my previous blog post I talked about the keynote I delivered last week, where I suggested that high-level digital literacy skills can be honed […]

Game On! (Part 1)

I wanted to write a post about video gaming and how, not only has it been a source of entertainment to me for over 40 […]

A bit on the side…

That got your attention, eh? ? I’m going to start this post by travelling back in time to about 20 years ago. Here, at the tender age […]

Don’t be Scared of the Dork

James Clay wrote a thought-provoking post last week. Called Show me the Evidence, James talks about how: “when demonstrating the potential of TEL and learning technologies to […]

Make Mine a Double

I’ve been thinking a lot about the psychology of eLearning. I’m not even certain that ‘the psychology of eLearning’ is a thing – but it […]

No, I will NOT fix your computer.

And on that fateful day, when my (then) line manager told me that I needed to choose between the path I was already treading – […]

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