PLEs, as though seen through the eyes of a snooty, cynical, world-weary first-year undergraduate

This week as part of the MA in Online and Distance Education we have to write about our "PLE" (Personal Learning Environment). Part of the idea is that we make a mindmap of our own PLE. From what I can tell, this is a list of websites and web-based services that we use to learn… Continue reading PLEs, as though seen through the eyes of a snooty, cynical, world-weary first-year undergraduate

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Is it worth getting your class to keep a blog? Also: Google Docs

I recently started teaching English Language and Study Skills at University of Brighton's International College. I'm also the guy responsible for the VLE there, which goes pretty well with the stuff we're doing on H800. This week I'm blogging more than usual because we're looking at how to use blogs for educational purposes. I've been… Continue reading Is it worth getting your class to keep a blog? Also: Google Docs