E-learning and Digital Cultures 2011

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

E-learning and Digital Cultures 2011

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EDC has been…

…a 12-week course element of the fully-online University of Edinburgh MSc in E-learning. The course finished in December 2012. It was designed as an open-access, disaggregated learning environment which pulled together content, readings, tweets, blog postings and other social media in an attempt to explore what is most interesting not only about theories of digital culture, [...]

A request from Ania

Ania’s requested permission from you all to look at your visual artefacts as part of her final assignment – copying what she says in her blog below: ——- I’m thinking of making a rhizome out of my favourite threads: visuality and posthumanism and what they can/should mean for the academia, all in the form of [...]

Week 12!

Welcome all to week 12, our final week of the course. Some fantastic ideas for the final assignments have been coming through, and we’re really looking forward to seeing the final products. It’s been an excellent semester and, though it’s not quite over yet, we really are on the home run now. A couple of [...]

Weeks 11 and 12: the home straight!

Welcome to the final stage of the course! The posthuman pedagogy tasks are arriving thick and fast, and looking fantastic. We are now starting the final period of assignment preparation. Therefore, there are no structured tasks for the next two weeks – rather, this is time to get ideas in place for your final assignment [...]

Week 8 is here….

Welcome to block 3 – time has gone quickly and this is our final course section. The micro-ethnographies are coming together – still a couple to come but the majority are in and looking terrific. We suggest spending a few more days commenting on ones you may not have had a chance to see or discuss [...]

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 [...]

tonight’s transcript

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

Last night’s synchtube transcript

    Here it is. Thanks everyone for an interesting hour’s chat.

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