Author Archives: John Johnston

#EDUtalk about #altc an Invite

Download: An invite to Edutalk about ALTC
After doing a couple of broadcasts with some of the #altc organisers I would have loved to attend many of the sessions.

If you are going to #altc or watching from afar you are invited to talk about on #EDUtalk.

Editalk is, among other things, an open place to podcast. You can submit short piece of audio via your mobile phone and we will publish them on the site.

All you need to do is make a recording and send it to audio@edutalk.cc

You could give a reaction to a presentation, discuss something with a colleague or interview a fellow attendee. anything you like as long as it is about education.

I recorded this audio on my phone in a couple of minutes. Here how in a gif:

Radio Edutalk 30-08-17 #altc Conference of the Association for Learning Technology Preview 2

Radio Edutalk 30-08-17 #altc Conference of the Association for Learning Technology Preview 2

Talking to some of the presenters and participants from #altc The 24th Annual Conference of the Association for Learning Technology

Conference co-chair: Peter Alston is Director of Learning Solutions at Laureate Online Education, and an Honorary Lecturer at University of Liverpool.
@PeteAlston on Twitter

Dr Maren Deepwell Chief Executive Association for Learning Technology (ALT) @MarenDeepwell on Twitter

Martin Hawksey, Innovation, Community & Technology Officer @A_L_T | Google Expert Apps Script | Interested in Open Education, EdTech, Mashups, Analytics, Data, Networks. Blog: MASHe – The musing of Martin Hawksey (EdTech Explorer) @mhawksey on Twitter

The 24th Annual Conference of the Association for Learning Technology, taking place 5 – 7 September 2017, University of Liverpool, UK,  will bring together practitioners, researchers and policy makers from across sectors. Together we will chart the development of Learning Technology from isolated islands of ‘innovation’ to becoming the new norm – and the challenges this entails for staff and learners alike. We will explore how we move from individual innovation to institutional integration at scale.

from: Annual Conference 2017

Radio Edutalk 23-08-17 #altc Conference of the Association for Learning Technology Preview 1

Download: Radio Edutalk 23-08-17 #altc Conference of the Association for Learning Technology Preview 1

With Dr Maren Deepwell, Sheila MacNeill and Lorna M. Campbell.  We will be talking to some of the presenters and participants from #altc The 24th Annual Conference of the Association for Learning Technology.
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Radio #EDUtalk 05-07-2017 Loose Learners Ep 5: Blink


Loose Learners Episode

Welcome to Episode 5 of the Loose Learners on Radio EduTalk. The next episode will be on September 6th as  we are taking August as our summer break.

Without further ado we need to explain our poster for this episode as it is a little bit of an in-joke between the two of us and some of our regular listeners. We always intend to run for 30 minutes and as we meander through our topic, an hour has gone by. We promise to ourselves that the next episode will be 30 minutes and so far we have failed to achieve this goal. So the poster was a little joke on the idea that we have a special and ‘stretchy’ 30 minutes for each of our episodes.

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Radio #EDUtalk 07-06-2017 Loose Learners Ep 4: We keep on bragging

Download Link: Loose Learners Episode 4

Mariana Funes &  John Johnston continue their discussion and exploration of the use of twitter by educators.

On this episode we continue talking about social media and exploring what it means to ‘brag’ online and if those reading our posts can read our intention when posting. It is complicated – when is it not complicated with the internet of ours?

When posting we ourselves may not be fully aware of our intent. We may have mixed objectives – I want to share, not brag, but I am a little proud of this and hence I want to post it for all to see with a dash of bragging.

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