The Chronicle summarises the Ithaka report on UK academics use of digital technology and social media. Basically, they are conservative on the whole with innovation only happening at the level of the individual, not the institution.
Moocs - an examination that is worth engaging with. Why the rewriting of history, the new narrative of moocs, should be treated with care and why we need to carfully think about the real purpose of a mooc and education.
Digital Literacy 2.0 sets out to develop and implement training programmes for staff in non- and informal learning settings such as Public Libraries to enable them for the use of Web 2.0 and the provision of ICT based non-formal learning offers to socially disadvantaged and learning distant people.
Nigel Robertson 's insight:
An EU project looking at digital literacy across the populace and using it to reduce disadvantage.
The term Shaman (or Xaman from the Russian) is a western anthropological construct, used as an attempt to describe a generic type of spiritual practitioner. The term is informed by western religious...