How Sheila Sees IT

A personal blog reflection on practice and issues relating to the use of technology in HE, with a UK focus from the 2013 UK Learning Technologist of the year.

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Why don’t I code?

Photo by Ilya Pavlov on Unsplash I’ve just read a blog post by Tony Hirst called Programming Privilege .   It’s a short post but the […]

At one with the kids (and the teachers): Education Leaders Summit, 24th November

Last Friday I was delighted to be one of the presenters at the Education Leaders Summit held at the Scottish Parliament.  This event was aimed […]

Some thoughts on being open and the ongoing struggle with open praxis

(random picture from my open photo collection) I am writing this post in response to this, really thoughtful critique on open practice from  my former […]

The long and short of it

(Photo by Priscilla Du Preez on Unsplash) So Twitter have finally gone and done it. They have rolled out the 280 character limit to everyone, […]

On being a Chair and the value of reflection #altc

At our annual conference in September I become the Chair of ALT.  I have served my time as a Trustee and last year was Vice […]

Thinking about digital dæmons, disruption, and marching back into the future

I’ve been trying to write this post, or a more accurately a version of this post for the last couple of weeks. It all started […]

Some, shiny, digital #altc badg(er)s

Just a very short post to share the news that members of ALT and CMALT holders can now augment their physical badge/sticker collection with some […]

Opening and closing OEPS but what/where now for open education in Scotland? #beopen

image: If you look you can find wind swept Open Educational Practices all over Scotland by Ronald Macintyre and is licensed CC BY 4.0 An […]

Helping young people gain the skills they need for a digital future: guest blog post for Parent Zone

One of the best bits about blogging is that you just never know who is reading your posts and where that might lead.  I was […]

From the bell curve to the cyborg, designing anonymous learning spaces: reflections on #altc part 2

Once again all the #altc keynotes knocked it “out of the park”. Three very different perspectives, approaches and presentations yet all three complemented each other […]

Some of my #altc spaces and my new norm(al) (part 1)

#Iwill think more about spaces #altc — Sheila MacNeill (@sheilmcn) 7 September 2017 This was my final thought at this year’s annual #altc conference. What […]

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