Open writing/blogging challenge #OpenBlog19

This morning I had an idea for a ‘pay it forward‘ blogging/writing challenge. The premise is simple … once nominated you will be presented with […]

Social media accessibility #EasierToRead

Accessibility of online materials should be on all our minds, all the time. Whether it’s the font type and size, colours, <alt> text and descriptions […]

Recommended Reading Summary: A Chapter of “Emerging Technologies for the Classroom”

In October, I posted some recommended reading that complemented one of my classes on gamification.  I’ve since started writing chapter summaries (here is the last article) […]

Long road to ruin

I’ve borrowed the title for this post from Messers Grohl, Mendel, Smear, Hawkins and Shiflett … more commonly known as Foo Fighters. Why? Well, over […]

Conversations

At the moment I’m celebrating some, online, 10th anniversaries – in October 2008 I started blogging, I joined LinkedIn in November 2008 and I joined Twitter […]

Catch MoodleNet’s Doug Belshaw LIVE At ALT’s Annual Conference

Can a “federated, resource-centric” social network for educators thrive? The Moodleverse has been asking this question since the MoodleNet project launched. This week, the entire […]

Teen Survey Warning For MoodleNet: Think Instagram, Not Facebook

With the launch of MoodleNet on the horizon, the importance of teen behavior, habits, and rationales in social networks should spark a growing interest for […]

What Facebook knows about me (and you)

This week (March 2018) there has been a lot written about Facebook, the data it collects, the data it ‘sells’ and the data available to […]

Sharing

Recent themes to my work has been the nature of how, and what, we share. I wanted to reflect a little on my own ‘sharing’ […]

Check out the Project MoodleNet updates – The Social Network for Educators

Project MoodleNet is the upcoming social media platform for educators. It will be an integral part of Moodle ecosystem consisting of Moodle Core, Moodle mobile […]

Social networks, long tails, social ties

Today’s post is really a (very) mini case study in the power of integrated corporate social networks, the benefits of long tails in learning, and […]

Dear Twitter. It’s not me, it’s you

Here’s a confession … I’m not as enamoured by Twitter as I used to be. Unlike a traditional break up argument (is this the case, […]

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