Ateleological travels in a teleological world: Past and future journeys around ICTs in education

In my previous academic life, I never really saw the point of book chapters as a publication form. For a variety of reasons, however, my next phase in academia appears likely to involve an increasing number of book chapters. The need for the first such chapter has arisen this week and the first draft is

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Limits in developing innovative pedagogy with Moodle: The story of BIM

The following is a presentation abstract that I’ve submitted to MoodleMoot AU’2010. It’s based on some ideas and thoughts expressed here previously. In particular, the main focus on the paper will be showing that the reason most university e-learning/teaching is not that great, is not really the fault of the academics. Instead it will argue

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Challenges in developing innovative pedagogy in blended learning: The case of BIM

The following is the start of a process for developing a paper that I plan to submit to Moodlemoot AU 2010 based on my recent experience in developing BIM. The plan is to: Write a series of blog posts based on very rough ideas for the paper (this is the first). Bring those together into

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Enterprise systems and shadow systems: What can the miner's canary tell us?

The following is the first cut at developing a submission for the 2007 EDUCAUSE Annual Conference in Seattle, Oct 23-36. The theme for the conference is “Information Futures: Aligning our Missions”. Proposals are due February 6, 2007. In this presentation I’d like to do something along the following lines Enterprise systems – including ERP systems,

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