Connecting with #ccourses

I’m jumping into the Connected Courses adventure — here goes!! #ccourses popped onto my radar during the early summer, through Twitter and Flickr feeds (thanks @heloukee šŸ™‚ ) The blog posts and videos and tweets which followed whetted my appetite further. I identify as an open educator and feel deeply not only about helping my…

Navigating the Marvellous: Openness in Education #altc

For three days last week I participated inĀ #altc (the Association for Learning Technology Conference) at the University of Warwick — attending in person for the first time after participating virtually for several years. It was a joy to meet so many online friends and colleagues for the first time and to take part in such…

Open education and digital identities

Iā€™m currently in the early stages of Ph.D. research on digital identity practices in open education. I’ll be exploring how educators and students in higher education construct and negotiate their identities ā€” social, pedagogical, civic, professional ā€” in open online spaces in which they interact. Some of the questions I am considering are: How are…