Happy Relaunch Day

I’ve been blogging about teaching, learning and technology for a number of years. A couple of years ago my job changed and the old eLearning Meandering edtech blog was unfortunately sidelined. Well, I’m relaunching the blog on a new site, EdTech Pro....

Password management

I have a small truckload of passwords Keepass is the one that many password managers Tech Geeks recommend Because the password database is on your computer not in the cloud, Keepass can be a bit fiddly if you use multiple computers.  There is a work around using...

A bit about trolling

There is a fairly high profile trolling issue going about at the moment. Why the trolls will always win Tech trail blazer, Kathy Sierra coined the term “Koolaid Point” when describing the escalation of trolling behavior.  She later unfortunately found...

Flipped learning – media update

MOOC reporting is finally dying down as reality hits the over eager early adopters. What appears to be taking it’s place is more reporting on online learning and flipped learning. Here are some ‘Flipped’ articles from the last month 6-myths of the...

eTexts ready or not?

“In a trend occurring in multiple colleges across the country, students are saying ‘no’ to eBooks, due poor ease-of-use, limited funds for eReaders, and lack of available resources.” http://www.ecampusnews.com/top-news/ebook-student-backlash-793/ eTexts...

Here’s my problem with the term MOOC

From my experience this is what you get with MOOCs as currently presented A bundle of freely available automated online courseware Usually with a time release Maybe with a discussion, it may be minimally moderated, but not effectively moderated. Maybe it has peer...