I doff my hat to the team that can turn a face-to-face conference into a meaningful online one. Having said that, the ALT/OER20 team are pretty well positioned to do just that!
Amy Burvall and myself thoroughly enjoyed delivering a hands-on Zine-making workshop at OER19 in Galway earlier this month. It was so good to be back in the motherland. But the trouble with a workshop of this nature is that most people are a little uncomfortable when faced with a blank piece of paper. So, in our […]
I’m already looking forward to OER19, and I’m delighted that it will take place in the motherland. Aye. Of course, I couldn’t resist this little remix of the flyer when I first saw it. This is a product of Mathers third principle of Visual Thinkery – Curiosity must not come back empty-handed…
Pedagogies of Disruption as Resistance
Listening to Momodou Sallah’s keynote at OER18 instantly transported me back to my days living and working in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. I found myself deeply resonating with his desire for change and his willingness to be a part of it. Social Entrepreneurship; Confronting the poverty of imagination; The Empire narrative; The missing Southern voices. I found […]
My sketchnote from Catherine Cronin’s talk at #OER18. I was reflecting to another attendee afterwards that I find some talks lend themselves more towards a sketchnote than others. Someone who knows what they are talking about, and cares deeply about it, is a must. But another key ingredient for me are the speaker’s homemade philosophies […]
One of the Digital-Alchemists-in-Residence at #OER18 has to Alan Levine – so when this phrase was used in their session, I couldn’t let it just disappear into the ether…
Here’s a quote from an excellent session by Mia Zamora and Alan Levine at OER18 that stuck in my head…
The early bird…
Mixed metaphor? Yes please, especially if it’s silly. Is there NOTHING a three-panelled comic strip can’t convey? Inspired by this tweet here about OER18.
The OER big wave
Some times I wander around art galleries trying to quickly reproduce what my eye sees. Simply by forging a direct connection with my hand, my eye starts to show me details, techniques, and feelings that my head is so quick to throw out as mere noise; getting under the skin of a creation, and sometimes getting a glimpse of it’s creator.