Tag Archives: IT

A quick reflection on inclusive service design from #A11yScotland⤴

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Through Girl Geek Scotland I was lucky enough to be given a free ticket for the Accessibility Scotland conference on 25 October (in exchange for compering a lunchtime lightning talk session, which was a sheer delight and I very much got the better end of … Continue reading A quick reflection on inclusive service design from #A11yScotland

Black Mirror Writers Room – #MozFest 2019 session⤴

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I've got a whole host of stuff to blog from MozFest (and Accessibility Scotland), and I'm sure I won't get to all of it, but here's an attempt at least! One of the best sessions I went to at MozFest was the Black Mirror Writers … Continue reading Black Mirror Writers Room – #MozFest 2019 session

Some witchy history and a very smart woman in data science⤴

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So yesterday and today the Twitter has been on fire about some work that was done over the summer by Emma Carroll, a recent graduate of Edinburgh and working with us as an Equate Scotland Careerwise intern. It culminated today in a really nice news … Continue reading Some witchy history and a very smart woman in data science

Subtitling: Or what we did over summer 2019⤴

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So, I wrote a blog post last year about building out a new WordPress blogging service at Edinburgh over the summer of 2018. That was a cool piece of work and we still get a thrill out of running it on a daily basis. This … Continue reading Subtitling: Or what we did over summer 2019

Some thoughts on Doing Data Right⤴

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I'm playing catch up on the blog - my Drafts is a scary place to look and a lot isn't going to see the light of day. I'm also not going to be shackled to trying to get stuff done in any sort of chronological … Continue reading Some thoughts on Doing Data Right

ALT-C 2019: Ethical EdTech⤴

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I'm taking part in 2 sessions at ALT-C this year and whilst they might at first glance look totally different, they are in fact underpinned by the same critical thinking and ethical approaches that guide a lot of my (and our) work at Edinburgh. We … Continue reading ALT-C 2019: Ethical EdTech

ALT-C 2019: More sessions that you can shake a stick (of Edinburgh rock) at⤴

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Next week the Association for Learning Technology Conference is taking place over 3 days in Edinburgh, and I'm spending my Sunday evening thinking about and prepping for my sessions. It's a big conference and I'm delighted that it's in Edinburgh because, by being local, it … Continue reading ALT-C 2019: More sessions that you can shake a stick (of Edinburgh rock) at

Some thoughts on extending the LTI Plugin for WordPress⤴

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I'm making some sort of half-baked effort to clear some posts out of my drafts folder. I'm resigned to the understanding that many will never see the light of day - their time has now passed - but this one is still relevant, and something … Continue reading Some thoughts on extending the LTI Plugin for WordPress

Why we need learning technology developers⤴

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I've written this piece to revisit some older thinking, but also to state my position as part of my contribution to a presentation at the APT conference on 01 July at UCL. My colleagues Jenny Scoles and Timothy Drysdale will be there to present. Since … Continue reading Why we need learning technology developers

APT 2019 Submission⤴

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This is the submission that Jenny Scoles, myself and Timothy Drysdale drafted for the APT 2019 conference and which will be presented there on 1 July 2019. Opening up the black-box of educational technologies: a Non-Traditional Practical Work pathfinder Abstract Students studying STEM subjects are … Continue reading APT 2019 Submission