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May 2013

Digital Scholarship: Day of Ideas 2, 2nd May 2013

In May I had the pleasure of attending this excellent event with two of my colleagues from Learning Services , Fiona Littleton and Stuart Nicol.  Here I am sharing my highlights from a thought provoking day. Big Data – In her Keynote presentation Tara McPherson spoke about how Big Data …

Developing a Strategic Recipe

Since being appointed as Head of the Learning Services team in June 2012, I’ve been working to develop strategic direction for IS learning technology provision to the University in collaboration with other IS colleagues working in this domain. Between summer and December 2012, I had been reading as much research …

How long are your sleeves – Open Badges

I always take an interest in new learning technologies and how they may best fit our own institutional needs here at The University of Edinburgh. So on 25th April 2013 I attended a JISC RSC event in Glasgow on Open Badges, their design and application. The full day session was …


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