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

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

Conferences, Good practices, HigherEd

Reflections & contributions CIE Islands of Innovation 2022

It has been my first Islands of Innovation participation and I got assigned to Group 18, with Island Guide Tunde Varga Atkins. I include in this blog my contributions to the event and share further reflections that participants might find useful. Committment to Reflective Practices & Disruptive Practices The first activity was quite provocative and… Continue reading Reflections & contributions CIE Islands of Innovation 2022