Tag: open university

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”

Team Violet Project – Our Prototype

I’ve just had my TMA03 marked, my third assignment in the H817 module, Openness and Innovation in eLearning and am thrilled with the mark so excuse me whilst I do a little celebration dance! But more than just the mark, this has been my… Continue Reading “Team Violet Project – Our Prototype”

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”

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”