Category: General

Been there, done that: some top tips on pitfalls to avoid during self-isolation

Yes, it has been a long time since I blogged! Obviously, we have one global topic dominating our lives at the moment – the Coronavirus pandemic. Many people will have to self-isolate, quarantine over the coming months and I have seen many excellent suggestions…

Haunted by the word… Innovation

Let’s be clear I love innovation. Innovation is great but as a word and concept, it’s turning into one of those words that is haunting me. It’s like when you hear a song you haven’t heard in ages and then it’s everywhere. Or you…

Can’t Keep Up With Your Peers Online? That’s Just Fine.

Recently, I find myself perusing social media and online journals (usually in the comfort of my bed, half asleep) and asking myself: “Where the hell are they all getting their energy from??!” Some people in Instructional Design and Learning and Development, seem like unstoppable…

What Does Your Personal Learning Environment Look Like?

And moreover, what do you want it to look like? On my Masters, we have recently been looking at the arguments for and against Personal Learning Environments (PLE). Some argue they are already here and that learners are forming their own hub of resources…

The Great Catch Up & Why Last Minute is so Attractive

So, my blog has been very quiet since I started it! But don’t worry, I have a good excuse. Life. Sound familiar? To catch up, I am now now into week 8 of of the first module of my MA in Online and Distance…

Welcome!

Where to start? HOW to start? Aren’t those questions that plague us all?! Let me introduce myself. I am Rebecca and for the last 5 and a half years I have worked in corporate learning, created e-learning and studied via e-learning. Indeed as far…