It seems apt that UXLibsV has just ended and it has finally spurred me on to share my chapter that I wrote after last year's conference. The piece below is presented exactly how it is in the 2018 Yearbook and was my perception of things at the time of writing, although my opinions haven't changed... Continue Reading →
No, really: EdTech will not save us and we need to stop thinking it will.
This post is inspired by this post by Kerry Pinny and from discussions I've had with many a friend of mine working in EdTech circles over the last few years. It's also something I was reflecting on after attending a couple of EdTech events over the last few months. I found myself coming away from these... Continue Reading →
Through the window…
I've been reflecting recently on the Digital Perceptions tool, devised by Lawrie Phipps and Donna Lanclos, with coding by Zac Gribble. It is based on the Johari window and is a tool to aid reflection on your digital practice by asking people who you know quite well to pick five or six words that describe... Continue Reading →
Trust me, I’m a librarian.
I've been reflecting recently on my role as a 'librarian' or 'information professional' or whatever you want to call it. I was fortunate enough to attend UX Libs in Sheffield earlier this month and also attended a CILIP Leaders Network event at Newcastle City Library this week, where I listened to some presentations that really... Continue Reading →