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The Blog Project

in which Blackboard is shunned in favour of a DIY open student-generated content ecosystem – a story of rogue design, good pedagogy, terrible sustainability and limited institutional impact.

The Moodle Dailies

in which simple Moodle tools are repurposed to build the greatest game nobody ever played. A cautionary tale of fit for purpose design, knowing your audience and seeing the forest for the innovation.

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in which a love for coffee breeds a new open, modular professional development design. A twin tale of learning that solving people’s problems is not the same as meeting their needs, and that one university’s trash is another university’s treasure.

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Mind the Gap

in which a lot of words are written on the internet, with surprisingly few references to British transport infrastructure. A small story about the affordances of writing online and working out loud.