Since I met Tim Drysdale last year we’ve spent some not-small amount of time talking about remote labs, and non-traditional practical work (NTPW) more generally (if you know Tim, you know he can *talk*). I’ve enjoyed the intellectual thrill that comes with learning about and … Continue reading Sustainability and non-traditional practical work
I’ve been thinking a lot recently about how I like to work – my creative process for want of a less pretentious phrase. In considering a piece of solo work that I might undertake, and reflecting on the kick I get from working with my … Continue reading Fueling and deprivation
I’ve had some cause to reflect this week at how great the people I work with are, and in particular the band of colleagues who – much against their better judgement I’m sure – consent to work in my team. Since launching the new Blogs.ed … Continue reading We’re on a roll
I wrote a short piece recently about audio tracks and transcription in relation to a sign I saw for a coop called Typeology, and some work we are about to do on subtitling. A lot of the investigation that has been done so far in … Continue reading Subtitles again
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?
This is largely a paper that I wrote for our September 2017 Learning and Teaching Committee. The paper is available as Paper K here. Just in case anyone wants to know what I’ve been working on for the last 12 months… —————– Information Services Group … Continue reading Replaying highlights from the last year
Today I acquired an additional role* (along with the names that others already call me, some of which I am sure are unprintable). I am now officially a Data Steward. In my institution this is defined as follows: The Data Steward is responsible for maintaining … Continue reading Today is a weard day
There’s been a flurry of activity in the last few weeks around the NGDLE a.k.a. the acronym that won’t die. The current issue of EduCause Review is dedicated to it, and Brian Lamb and Jim Groom ride again together with their recent blog posts. I … Continue reading Some more thoughts on the NGDLE, for what it’s worth
I’ve got several half formed posts lurking on this topic and since they never seem to reach the light of day I’m going to just dash this one out now. I’m sure other smarter people than me have already thought about this and I am … Continue reading When does it stop being about us?