winning things

Well done to the 23 Things Team. Winners of the Credo Digital Literacy Award at Lilac Conference 2017!

pipped

Sadly I did not manage to keep up with the pace of 23Things this time and I am not eligible for the final prize. Some other people are though, and all the blogs have been impressive.  So many people learning so much about so many new things. Well done all.

things to create, curate, collate

Creating a curated collection is one of my favourite passtimes. Selecting items from a larger collection and  curating a subset for an exhibition or theme can amuse me for hours. Digital curation is Thing15 of our 23 Things. I do think this is one way in which discerning people can add value to the internet. …

hearing things

Many years ago in a galaxy far, far away Oxford University launched on ItunesU. Here’s the screenshot from BBC ceefax that night. Podcasts are Thing 14 of our 23Things and I am getting nostalgic again. Here’s a case study  by Terese Bird of how we approached podcasting at Oxford. And here’s the Oxford podcasts site …

things we can name

My choice of platform for Thing13 of our 23things is Media Hopper. You may wonder why Media Hopper is called Media Hopper. You will know the following definitions of hopper: hopper ( agric) :  a container for a loose bulk material. hopper ( minecraft ):  a block that can be used to catch item entities, …

people make things open

Thing 12 of our 23 things is OER. I talk a lot about OER. Last week I was talking about it in Barcelona,  this week I’m talking about it in Paris, in two weeks I’ll be in Berlin. I also write a bit about OER. On this blog and occasionally for case studies and articles.  …

Thing 12: Open Educational Resources

This is the first Thing I’ve struggled with. My colleagues are all heavily involved with making educational resources openly available (either by producing them or facilitating their distribution by social media, etc.), but it’s not something with which I have direct involvement. Even for the Bonus Thing C, I’ve struggled. All of the material seems […]

access to things

I am participating in the University of Edinburgh digital skills course ‘23 things for digital knowledge‘. Thing 6 is  about accessibility.  I was listening on Radio 4 to ‘tweet of the day’ this morning while scrolling through Twitter and I mused on the possibility of having tweets actually tweeted, as in spoken outloud. A quick …