#creativeHE, ALT

Exploring #HEBlogSwap. A Bridge over Digital Water

(Vasant, 2022) Dr. Teeroumanee Nadan, an independent higher education researcher Lisa Mustoe, Learning Technologist at the Royal Agricultural University (RAU) and Pip McDonald, Senior Learning Technology Project Officer Royal Agricultural University (RAU) took part in #HEBlogSwap 2022. (Presenter Media Inc, 2021) What is #HEBlogSwap is an opportunity created by Santanu Vasant and Emma Kennedy. Participants… Continue reading Exploring #HEBlogSwap. A Bridge over Digital Water

ALT, Conferences, HigherEd

Skip your sleep, it is 23:59 – an ALT 2022 presentation follow up

"Skip your sleep, it is 23:59", this is the presentation my collaborator, Dr Jim Turner, and I presented at the recent #altc22. This is a rather big and uncomfortable topic, as we are so used to following the status quo set eons ago, mostly by staff who are long retired and/or who do not understand… Continue reading Skip your sleep, it is 23:59 – an ALT 2022 presentation follow up

#creativeHE, ALT, Being visible, Disability, Discrimination

YOU are forgetting me! Open Mic

This is a poem of mine that I am reading for the first-ever #altc22 open mic event today. I hope this blog and poem will inspire attendees to the #altc22 conference to look into diversity and beg us all to question the status quo. For reference, please visit my blog post on 'Changing Changing mindsets… Continue reading YOU are forgetting me! Open Mic

ALT, Conferences, HigherEd

ARLT SIG – ALTc 2022 pre-conference session – my notes

Thought of writing some notes on my blog space about the presentation, as it was not recorded. So this blog covers the Q&A and has some more information from me. Slides available here: https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/1vKPXFSremrIoYJoF-DosXgNds7KQvIj9CSJ8kZXJI8Y/edit?usp=sharing Q1 from attendee - Just out of interest, what is the line-up of the committee, I am a little confused, like… Continue reading ARLT SIG – ALTc 2022 pre-conference session – my notes

Higher Education, Mentoring

Raymond Origbo – Climate Activist from Africa

I am Raymond Origbo, a Forestry and Wood Technology student at the Federal University of Technology Akure, Nigeria. I am a nature and a climate change activist, environmental educator/ scientist, researcher, and my interest stemmed from my desire to conserve nature, help restore the landscape, create a sustainable environment and to mitigate climate change. I… Continue reading Raymond Origbo – Climate Activist from Africa

Celebrating Small Steps in HE, Higher Education

Safe spaces for EDI – ft. John Brindle

This blog and the idea of doing a video as part of the Celebrating Small Steps in HE Video Series emanated from a comment from someone that safe spaces were not a priority for meetings on antiracism. Shocking right? Now, this is not a statement that I would expect from an antiracist. I had to… Continue reading Safe spaces for EDI – ft. John Brindle

Higher Education

An intersectional approach to learning technology – answering key questions with openness

I am writing this blog as a personal contribution to an upcoming webinar session on An intersectional approach to learning technology in a few days' time (event details and registration available at https://www.alt.ac.uk/civicrm/event/info?id=684). This is a thinking loud blog with personal thoughts based on disruptive antiracism measures. I am addressing here a few questions that… Continue reading An intersectional approach to learning technology – answering key questions with openness