E-learning and Digital Cultures 2011

part of the MSc in E-learning at the University of Edinburgh

E-learning and Digital Cultures 2011

Archive for October, 2011

Ethnography Week – welcome to week 7

hi everyone, and a big welcome to week 7! This week we’ll have a chance to admire and discuss the fruits of your efforts over the past few weeks as you’ve developed your ‘micro-ethnography’, exploring the concepts raised in the readings from this block and your own investigations on the web. The list of ethnographies [...]

Midway through the semester – Week 6

Welcome to Week 6 everyone! This is the midway point of the semester, and Sian, Jen and I are thrilled with the lively discussions and exciting work emerging in the blogs and lifestreams so far. Well done to everyone. You should all have had your mid-point formative lifestream feedback by email last week – if [...]

Into the field – week 5

The visual artefacts/artifacts are all up now, and they’re looking really good – so please do continue to drop by them and make some commentary when you can. I think collectively they do a great job both of thinking with the visual in terms of academic ‘writing’, and providing some takes on our key cyberculture [...]

visual excellence!

The visual artefacts that have come in so far are really great – remember to take a look and give some feedback, and also to try to get your own up over the next few days, if you haven’t already. They are all collected handily on the page: All the visual artefacts in one place [...]

see what you think in week 4

This week the main activity will be creating and discussing visual artefacts which help draw out themes, issues or ideas from across Block 1 of the course. There are no “rules” as such, but a few suggestions. One is that while you aren’t required to go completely text free, we suggest that you try to push [...]

tonight’s transcript

Really enjoyable chat tonight – thanks all. Here’s the transcript.

Delicious and the lifestream

hi again, everyone! As you probably know, Delicious changed hands last week, and the default lifestream feed for the site is no longer working. I’ve solved this for my lifestream in the following way (full instructions for customising the new delicious feeds are at http://www.delicious.com/help/feeds ): Go to your blog dashboard and to the lifestream section. [...]

It’s week three – do you read me?

Hi all, and welcome to week 3! The lifestreams are really starting to pick up steam now, fed by the excellent tweets and blog posts from the past two weeks and your other content that is either rushing or trickling in. Your tutor will be giving you some mid-way lifestream feedback in week 5, but [...]

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