In this post I’ll show you how to make a searchable Twitter contributor map like the one below in a couple of clicks, however I feel it’s my duty to educate you first…
This is a repost of a guest post I wrote for the Institutional Web Management Workshop (IWMW) event. Original post is here and thanks to Brian Kelly for edits. The […]
If you haven’t been following the TAGS story this is my long-standing project to make it easier for people to archive Twitter results to a Google Sheet. The brief history […]
Updated with ‘the Web’s Hidden Economies’ At OER16 we explored letting some of our presenters present virtually. This raises interesting questions about cost. Whilst virtual participants won’t eat your food […]
Integrating third party APIs asynchronously with Google Analytics and batch sending tracking data whilst preserving the original activity timestamp
Don’t think about how you can ‘badge’ a course, think about the assessment design and what you want to achieve.
Having seen Google Apps Script develop over the last 7 years one of the key challenges was distributing custom scripts for others to use in your domain. In 2014 Google released add-ons, a way for developers to package and distribute custom functionality that can be added to your Google Sheets, Documents or Forms through the Google Apps Marketplace or the Add-ons store. This post outlines the basics of publishing add-ons to your own domain.
One of the things to remember when moving from the Excel to the Google Sheets is that every interaction you make with a spreadsheet comes with a performance hit. This requires a slightly different mindset and instead you need to think about things in batches rather than row by row operations.
At OEB 2015 there was a great plenary presentation from Lia Commissar from the Wellcome Trust on Educational Neuroscience. Today I came across a number of related news and resources in this area that others might find useful
Heavily influenced by Alan Kay and computer science history from the 1960s to 1970s I look at how this could be applied to the challenges and opportunities of education today