At 4pm today (16th July, 2014) I’ll be giving a talk to the Institutional Web Managers Workshop (IWMW14) in Newcastle. The sessions aren’t being streamed but I’ll see if I […]
ALT’s Open Course in Technology Enhanced Learning (ocTEL) is entering it’s final week. As part of this our effort to award digital badges has been well received by participants. One request we received was to turn our site specific digital badges into Open Badges. To achieve this we’ve developed a add-on to the existing BadgeOS plugin which will turn your WordPress powered site into a Open Badges issuer.
A repost from the ocTEL course blog outlining the way we setup the BadgeOS plugin for WordPress to issue badges as part of the course. This post follows on from an earlier post, ‘ocTEL and the Open Badges Assertion’, which highlights some progress towards directly issuing Open Badges using BadgeOS … more to follow on this development.
This was a post I prepared for another site. It got lost in the pending queue so is out of date (you can still register for ocTEL until the end of June), but I thought worth capturing this post here for future reference.
A good old fashioned edtech geekout with myself, Alan Levine, Tom Woodward, and latterly joined by Boone talking about the use of WordPress to support open courses
Yep if you can’t replace Google Reader then the best solution for me is to recreate it and fortunately with a bit of server space, TT-RSS and a Google Reader inspired theme so can you
Mike Caulfield has got me thinking about mobile notification and its potential roll in connectivist style courses. Would providing notifications in this way be useful? And if so is there a way to avoid bespoke application development?
“One of the themes I expect to see for 2010 is more collaborative real-time interaction “One of the themes I expect to see for 2010 is more collaborative real-time interaction web applications.” I said in 2010. Now with WebRCT the opportunity for you to create your own online synchronous learning design is so much easier applications.” I said in 2010. Now with WebRCT the oppourtunity for you to create your own online synchronous learning design is so much easier
Last week I was at the MOOC Research Initiative Conference in Texas. The organisers (George Siemens, Amy Collier, Tanya Joosten and others) should stand up and take a bow for […]
This post explores the effectiveness of the FeedWordPress plugin as used with the ocTEL connectivist mooc to address the issue of analytically cloaked participant contributions