Thursday 30 June 2011

Twitter or Facebook?

The use of Twitter is becoming widespread in modern business. Despite its 140 character limit, it has several advantages over Facebook for communication. But the vast majority of HE students are familiar with Facebook, not Twitter. Is it worth the effort to move them to Twitter for teaching? Comments please!

Wednesday 29 June 2011

Final Programme Available

The final Programme can now be downloaded here. Please check whether you have been given responsibility for chairing a session.

Tuesday 28 June 2011

Does Privacy Mean We Can't Use Facebook?

An oft cited reason for not using Facebook for teaching is that students don't want their teachers seeing what they are up to. Do you agree? Is there a future for Facebook in teaching?

Friday 24 June 2011

Attendance equals learning?

In the past the success of a lecture was often measured by "attendance"? In the context of social media, does this still hold? Is lack of physical attendance a "bad thing"? What do you think? Comments please!

2nd Draft Programme with Chairs

Please check the second draft to see if you are scheduled to chair a session.

Wednesday 15 June 2011

Confirm your attendance!

Delegates need to confirm their attendance and the names of co-presenters by Friday 17 June or risk being excluded from the conference programme. Send your confirmation to with eLearning 2.0 in the subject line. Thanks!