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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Posts by How Sheila Sees IT

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 […]

Getting set for #altc

Only 4 sleeps to go until the biggest and best learning technology bash in the UK, the #altc conference starts in Liverpool. The title of […]

Video blogging, playing with Lumen 5

At the #altc Scotland meeting in June, Joe Wilson used a video he created using the Lumen 5 service. It was a really nice addition […]

Are you a digital polymath?

  I think it might have been an bit of a radio interview early one morning a couple of weeks ago that got me thinking […]

NMC Digital Literacy take 2: the power of a good rant

I was pleased to spot last night that the NMC has published its second Horizon Project Strategic Brief on Digital Literacy : a follow-up to […]

2Oth Century fiction and 21st Century Facts – trying to find the words

Sometimes it is hard to write. Like many people I am struggling to comprehend and article what is going on in the world right now. […]

What I did on my holidays . . . some thoughts on NGLEs

I’m just settling back into work after my annual summer holiday. I did my very best not to check work email or twitter and to […]

Learning Analytics: the good, the bad and the ugly – University of Plymouth Digital Learning Day

Last week I had the privilege of invited to be the opening keynote at the University of Plymouth’s annual learning and teaching event.  The first […]

Reshaping the educational landscape? #ofetech

Earlier this week, in my capacity as Vice Chair of ALT, I had the pleasure of chairing the Technology in Learning: Reshaping the Educational Landscape […]

Weaving our way around the complex tapestry of strategy, practice and policy, in learning technology: ALT Scotland meeting

(image: unsplash) This week saw the annual ALT Scotland group face to face meeting. This year’s years location was the stunning new City of Glasgow […]