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
Whilst recently in Berlin I was invited to GDG Berlin to give a presentation on Google Apps Script. This talk focused on how Apps Script is integrated into the Google ecosystem, for me, one of the big selling points of this product.
Last week I was fortunate to attend OEB 2015 (http://www.online-educa.com/) in Berlin. My contribution to OEB15 was a workshop on ‘Creating personal tutoring environments with Google Apps Script’.