Meet the toolkit hosts for Enhancing Practice with Digital and Social Media

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 andContinue reading “Meet the toolkit hosts for Enhancing Practice with Digital and Social Media”

Voices of Innovators

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 theContinue reading “Voices of Innovators”

Toolkits – a place for MELSIG co-production

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 toContinue reading “Toolkits – a place for MELSIG co-production”

Digital Narratives success

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. AndContinue reading “Digital Narratives success”

Telling Different Stories – experiment at #melsigntu

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 NottinghamContinue reading “Telling Different Stories – experiment at #melsigntu”

Crowdsourcing Digital Narratives #MELSIGrecipes

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 ofContinue reading “Crowdsourcing Digital Narratives #MELSIGrecipes”