Category Archives: learning spaces

Ethnography Praxis in Public Organisations, Data and Spaces

The current issue of Weave – Journal of Library User Experience has a great article about the state of ethnography in libraries including some really useful thoughts on why there aren’t, but probably should be, more library ethnographers. You should definitely … Continue reading

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#OER16 Open Culture – exploring spaces

Perhaps I have taken far too long to write these reflections on being part of the Open Educational Resources 2016 conference 19-20 April or – as I like to think of my procrastination – the experience of #OER16 has stayed … Continue reading

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Exploring in-between space

In a Teaching and Learning Conversation* webinar (26th Nov) Andrew Middleton and I wanted to present and explore some ideas about in-between spaces drawing on the concepts of liminality and third space/place and use this as an opportunity to talk … Continue reading

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De Certeau on space and place

In a recent blog post on Places, Spaces, Teaching, Learning, Planning, Donna Lanclos (Library Anthropologist) talks about her research into active learning classrooms at UNC Charlotte. This included her reflections on how building the spaces is just the beginning and … Continue reading

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What did I learn at #altc

I have spent the day in Manchester at the Association for Learning Technology Conference. It was the first day with sessions and it was an extensive programme on offer, take a look: https://altc.alt.ac.uk/2015/programme/#/day1 If you can’t be there it is … Continue reading

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Perspectives and movements in learning landscapes – #blimage

Thanks to a challenge from Catherine Cronin I’m joining the #blimage activities and blogging in response to an image (specifically the image Catherine used in her post). The image makes me feel like I am in the role of a spectator … Continue reading

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Identity and teaching and learning spaces

Recently, a paper I co-wrote about the ‘Student Teaching and Learning Consultant’ scheme was published. I wrote it with Dawn Bagnall, who was one of the students working as a consultant, and it was a really valuable experience to be … Continue reading

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