Podcast for Teaching in Higher Ed #248

Apparently, the podcast that I did for Teaching in Higher Education with the wonderful Bonni Stachowiak has now aired... @bonni208 I haven't listened to it all back yet as I find the sound of my own voice quite horrifying ...  god, I can talk such a lot of drivel especially when I'm nervous ... I feel … Continue reading Podcast for Teaching in Higher Ed #248


#SocMEDHE Nottingham 9 Jan 2019

So, I've been part of the organising committee for the 2018 edition of the Social Media in Higher Education conference [ yes I know it's now 2019 and we missed the usual pre Christmas and festive jumper wearing antics but we are going with it for now ... there will follow a 2019 edition back … Continue reading #SocMEDHE Nottingham 9 Jan 2019

Toolkit in Day / Using Flipgrid at MELSIG

I was thrilled to be asked to help co-lead a workshop at this year's MELSIG Event Enhancing Practice with Digital and Social Media – using ‘Toolkit In A Day’ methodology to explore the possibilities and practicalities held at Sheffield Hallum University on the 21st June 2018. https://twitter.com/debbaff/status/1010056385084653568 Andrew Middleton (@andrewmid) , Sue Beckingham (@suebecks, Alex Spiers … Continue reading Toolkit in Day / Using Flipgrid at MELSIG

Experimenting with the WordPress app …

Ok so I think I am pretty rubbish at blogging ... I always ‘think’  I will be able to blog about things I have been up to soon after the fact ... sadly that only seems to be in my head  ... So, I’m wondering whether the app might be beneficial ... here goes ... … Continue reading Experimenting with the WordPress app …


I came across Flipgrid yesterday which is a video discussion platform that describes itself as 'Where social learning happens' (Flipgrid HomePage https://info.flipgrid.com/) Basically you create a grid and a topic and then people can share short video responses and comment on each others video. You can have moderated comments and change the length of clips. I … Continue reading Flipgrid