The text below was kindly provided by Elizabeth Cumming and Jocelyn Cunliffe to support volunteer guides opening the Mortuary Chapel for Edinburgh Doors Open Day 2018. I’ve updated the text to include various links and images to help guides at least be a little familiar … Continue reading Royal Hospital for Sick Children: Mortuary Chapel History
On a recent trip to the University of Leeds for the EC-TEL conference, I spotted an interesting sign on a noticeboard. I looked up the Typeology website and read the following description: Who are we ? A team of members run Typology together as a … Continue reading Who knows where the audio track goes?
Rattling back up the tracks from Leeds after a super-fast visit to the EC Technology Enhanced Learning conference. Sadly I couldn’t stay for the main conference, but thanks to the efforts of Dr Adam Cooper, myself, Dr Maren Scheffel and Dr Liz Bennet had the … Continue reading EC-TEL 2018: Student Facing Learning Analytics Dashboards
I’ve told a few people about this and made at least on other person try it, so I’m going to blog it for posterity now. I scored a bunch of spicy peppers* on the cheap from the supermarket a few weeks back and was wondering … Continue reading Spicy liquor
Frances Bell and Catherine Cronin are running what sounds like it’s going to be a brilliant ALT-C session this year – A personal, feminist and critical retrospective of Learning (and) Technology, 1994-2018. Our session is based primarily on two perspectives. The first perspective is rooted … Continue reading Pulling threads
This follows on from a series of previous posts documenting some thinking about integrating WordPress with a VLE via LTI: Laying it all out to begin WordPress LTI Testing: Part 1 WordPress LTI Testing: Part 2 WordPress LTI Testing: Part 3 Doing the thinking above … Continue reading WordPress LTI Testing: Part 4
Since coming back from Verona I’ve been continuing to think thoughts about headless WordPress, and even more so again when asked at the start of this week how we could make the University “Teaching Matters” blog be a part of the University website. The immediate … Continue reading Going out of my head thinking about headless
Data is the new oil “Data is just like crude. It’s valuable, but if unrefined it cannot really be used. It has to be changed into gas, plastic, chemicals, etc to create a valuable entity that drives profitable activity; so must data be broken down, … Continue reading Data is the new what?
Today I took part in a hybrid conversation organised as part of the Wikimania conference in Cape Town. It was an extension of the Towards Openness work that Christian Friedrich and others have been involved in and which I have admired from the sidelines until … Continue reading Towards Open-ish?
A short while ago I became involved in a discussion about whether another language Wikipedia should refer to all places in Scotland by their Gaelic names. I believe that doing this was meant in a spirit of solidarity, but I have strong views on this … Continue reading Languages