Tag: elearning

humour in elearning – a laughing matter?

My chosen topic to investigate, and produce a project around, is the use of humour in eLearning. I’ll talk more about my project ideas in future posts but you may be wondering why this topic has jumped out at me. I am a desperate… Continue Reading “humour in elearning – a laughing matter?”

Reflection not perfection: why i’ll dare to blog in public!

This blog is going to be one of my main areas for reflection whilst I complete module H818 of the Masters in Online and Distance Education, The Networked Practitioner. And, I come to it with some trepidation. My reflection will not be perfection, in… Continue Reading “Reflection not perfection: why i’ll dare to blog in public!”

A new chapter: thinking about opeNness, networking and humour in our learning community

Catchy title, huh? Like many other places and events in life this blog had a 2020 hiatus. A quick report is all is well here with me and I hope it is with you too. During the summer I finished the third module of… Continue Reading “A new chapter: thinking about opeNness, networking and humour in our learning community”

Learning Analytics: Are You Motivated?

My current block in the H817 Openness and Innovation in E-Learning is on learning analytics and word up, after my operation I am super behind on my readings and studies but, I did want to share a few thoughts here. Firstly, just the term… Continue Reading “Learning Analytics: Are You Motivated?”

More Change Than A Penny Arcade

Well if nothing else, I like to keep life interesting! So a few changes have happened over the last few weeks. Or rather CHANGES, in bold….and neon…and with spikes. I did the fatal thing of jinxing life. As I walked out of the hospital… Continue Reading “More Change Than A Penny Arcade”

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… Continue Reading “What Does Your Personal Learning Environment Look Like?”

How to be a bad (and therefore, totally normal) mature, distance student

When you sign up to be a mature, distance student, you do so knowing it will not be an easy path. Whether your 15-20 hours of study per week are going to run alongside a 40-50 hour work week, family life, a social life;… Continue Reading “How to be a bad (and therefore, totally normal) mature, distance student”