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My Poster Presentation

I just did a poster presentation during the Methods Fair 2016 (#mmfair16). It was an enriching experience particularly when engaging and interacting with the audience. Reflexivity is a key construct of Bourdieu, what he refers...

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Leadership Course

This came in the inbox today, around a month late but the school did mention of the factor behind the delay and all things considered it had no impact on my learning experience. I’ve done...

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MOOCs Revisited

I was in Germany last week presenting a paper in a conference and found that a majority of parallel papers were reviews and case studies on MOOCs. It is personally for me an interesting revelation...

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Oldenburg

Manchester -> Munich -> Bremen -> Oldenburg. 7 hours travel through a concoction of taxis, planes, buses, trams and trains. Went to Oldenburg. Presented a paper. Won a young scholar award. Received feedback on research....

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Mobile App Development

I had a good discussion with a friend a few days ago on the rapid development of native mobile apps, umm, development. As web programmers, we found the rate that it is moving quite unprecedented...

Food for thought: The nidus of education

Food for thought: The nidus of education

[youtube]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GEmuEWjHr5c[/youtube] N.B: It would help if there were actual references to the research and researchers mentioned throughout, but other than that, I have no qualms about the embodiment of the learner being the nidus of...

Know the shoulder.

Know the shoulder.

This is a brilliant chart to have sprawled on the wall of one’s study. Might also come in handy if you are competing in University Challenge. One of my favourite info graphic finds. It is...