Category: Blog

Some general blogging, updates on life

“Democratic self-determination in the digital age” – Jeanette Hoffman

Friday the 14th of October was a busy day to round of a busy week for the Southampton Web Science Institute. On Tuesday, the institute held the first distinguished lecture of the week, welcoming Anni Rowland-Campbell who spoke about social machines in a talk I have been told was very interesting but unfortunately was unable…

Higher Education Conference, Amsterdam

An article written for the Students as Creators group at the University of Southampton Business School, after my trip to Amsterdam. ***** Continuing our recent attendance of numerous conferences, we were lucky enough to be invited (as a group) to attend the Higher Education Conference in Amsterdam. This is a highly prestigious conference, with in…

Presentation: Creating and Sharing Online Content through Open Virtual Platforms: The Student Perspective

This post contains two forms of our presentation developed for the Edulearn ’16 Conference. The abstract is available on this site, but the paper is not yet public. It will be posted into repositories late this year. Both forms of this presentation are available on the EduLearn Virtual Presentation area. The video Presentation: The PowerPoint…

Book Review: Engaging Students as Partners In Learning and Teaching

Engaging Students as Partners in Learning and Teaching: A Guide for Faculty, By Alison Cook-Sather, Catherine Bovill, Peter Felten. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass, 2014. Reviewed by: Tom Davidson, BSc Web Science (Computer Science)  The rather weighty tome Engaging Students as Partners in Learning and Teaching arrived on my desk almost 3 weeks ago now. It was clear to me from the…