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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week 10: (learning about) what we are (learning about)

Good day to you all! Welcome to week 10, our final structured week of the course. You’ve spent the last couple of weeks grappling with notions of posthumanism and the cyborg, and some very fine blog posts have been written and discussed. This week we do our final set of readings, and our final course [...]

Week 9 begins!

During this week we will continue the reading, thinking and discussion on cyborgs, posthumans, and other troubling of established boundaries – building towards next week when we begin applying some of this to the challenge of pedagogy and learning design. There have been some super posts on these themes emerging in the blogs, and it [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Welcome to Week 2!

Week 1 has been very active ,and it is great to see the blogs and lifestreams starting to take shape – congratulations to everyone who’s been able to get their heads round the various course environments! The Synchtube screening was super, and the film festival twittorial has raised some insightful ideas and suggestions. It is [...]

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