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Teaching, Web2.0 and Teaching Web2.0

Yesterday I was at an event organised with the HEA centre for Biosciences, Enhancing learning through Web2.0. I thought it was a very good day. I didn’t get exactly what I wanted out of the day. What I was hoping for something to help me build a workshop for...

The 2009 site revision

I’ve started to consolidate various web presences into one Me Portal as Kimberly Alderman called it. It means moving from WordPress.com because in the end a hosted solution isn’t flexible enough. I’d still highly recommend WordPress.com, especially...

100

I wasn’t planning to comment on the 100 anthroblogs post. One reason is that there’s always the danger of it sounding like sour grapes if you seriously critique it when you’re not on it. Another is that the site that wrote the post has the same M.O....

The single person problem

Is it possible that one person just being themselves could make a social site so unwelcoming that you’d avoid recommending its use? This isn’t just about tolerance of trolls. It’s about whether or not social sites are usable in an educational...

Still not getting Facebook

For a brief moment I thought I understood why social network sites. So I re-activated my Facebook account to give it a go. A stupid idea, as I clearly don’t. I’ll give it another try but if it doesn’t make sense then I’ll see if I can use the...