We have quite a team who have come together to take us through the process of building our Toolkits in a Day on the 21st June. Let me introduce you, in no particular order: Deb Baff @debbaff Deb is a keen advocate of social media for learning. A Senior Academic Developer at Swansea University and … More Meet the toolkit hosts for Enhancing Practice with Digital and Social Media
You may be aware that the MELSIG community is crowdsourcing toolkits to support academic innovation. On the 21st of June we are running the next MELSIG event in Sheffield using Toolkit in a Day methodology. One of the secrets to that is to encourage people to submit useful materials beforehand. This call goes out to the … More Voices of Innovators
MELSIG is known for its events, which I hope will continue for many years to come, however the co-development of toolkits is something that the extended community do with relative ease. The Voice of Innovators section in the Audio Feedback Toolkit features 3 minute long audio contributions submitted in response to a call issued to … More Toolkits – a place for MELSIG co-production
It was suggested during one of the sessions at #melsigntu that MELSIG could set up an Internet Radio station. That or a podcast. We used to have a podcast channel hosted on Podcastomatic but, like our journal (JMEL), it takes a special effort to find extra time to make these things happen. If you are … More MELSIG Internet Radio
The Digital Narratives focus worked out well for MELSIG on our visit to Nottingham Trent University last week. Thanks again to Elaine Swift, Charlie Davis and everyone there who hosted the event perfectly. Would all presenters make sure either I or Charlie have a copy of presentations, handouts or links to materials you used. And … More Digital Narratives success
There is a lot of demand for places at January’s event at Nottingham Trent University. If you have registered and find you can’t come please let us know so we can invite people from the growing wait list.
Rebecca Sellers (Leeds Beckett University) and Neil Withnell (University of Salford) have volunteered to lead an experiment at our next MELSIG event at Nottingham Trent University on 8 January 2016. Their challenge will be to push the boundaries of Storify to construct personal learning narratives from the day. Rebecca will be with us in Nottingham … More Telling Different Stories – experiment at #melsigntu
In the lead up to our event on 8th January we are running a crowdsourcing activity on Digital Narratives. We are building a set of ‘recipes’ on approaches people have taken to incorporating ‘the narrative’ in digital pedagogies. Already there are examples on digital reflection, digital storytelling and story jumping. We could have millions of … More Crowdsourcing Digital Narratives #MELSIGrecipes
Book this date in your diary. The programme for our next free event is nearly complete. MELSIG will be hosted by Nottingham Trent University on 8th January to help you ease back into the New Year. The free event will have sessions covering the following topics, all addressing the theme of Digital Narratives: Digital Storytelling … More Next MELSIG programme
Please note, we have moved the schedule for the first issue on by one month. Apologies, other commitments have made learning the new system harder than it should have been. If you have submitted to the first issue it in now in review.