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The new normal

Nothing has changed, yet everything has changed.

Work is quiet. I’m spending time with my family. We had a BBQ last night. I have a list of things to do. Some of them are even getting done.

Nothing has changed, yet everything has changed.

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#covid2019

When * hits the fan

( * ) Coronavirus that is…

I don’t know about you, but I’m in the middle of my most productive unproductive spells ever. Whilst my Visual Thinkery work has all but dried up as the world tries to get back on an even keel, I’m knee-deep in the list of those other things I’ve put off for years, due to the freelancer’s motto: paid work comes first. If you find yourself in the same boat (and I get the feeling it is a VERY BIG boat) then let’s sail together ‘cross the sea of uncertainty knowing that at least we are not alone…

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#oer20

helloooer!

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!

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#learning #open

Open Asynchronous Pedagogy

These are pretty weird times indeed. There’s lots of discussion around taking schools online, as we head further towards social lockdown. For most, that’s a new thing – but there are those that have been practising this art for a long time. And as ever, it’s not about the technology, but the pedagogy…

This is a visual remix of a graphic I created for the CESI conference, suggested by Mags Amond.

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#covid2019

I can’t get no…

When I’m watchin’ my TV
And a man comes on to tell me
How clean my hands could be…

Hey, hey hey…

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#covid2019

It’s not all about you…

…because it’s pretty hard to retrospectively change who you came into contact with five days ago.

So let’s look out for each other.

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#learning #wikiedu20

Correcting Imbalances

Created live at the Wikimedia UK Summit, hosted by DMLL, Coventry University, UK.

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#learning #wikiedu20

Editing Wikipedia

It’s one thing to consider the implications of a wikipedia page you’ve just edited. But we are all blindly biased – and this is why a diverse community of editors is essential…

Created live at the Wikimedia UK Summit, hosted by DMLL, Coventry University, UK.

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#learning #wikiedu20

I don’t know who…

…wrote my wikimedia biography. That’s rather the point – it wasn’t one person, but a network of knowledge activists.

Created live at the Wikimedia UK Summit, hosted by DMLL, Coventry University, UK.

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#learning #wikiedu20

Universities are not the same.

I wonder how a wikimedian-in-residence would affect a Universities thinking towards knowledge activism?

Created live at the Wikimedia UK Summit, hosted by DMLL, Coventry University, UK.