1. amiddlet50

    Digital ephemera and placemaking for learning


    In this post, I continue to explore the idea of digital placemaking, what it means and why it is helpful for thinking about digital and blended learning spaces.

    Let’s start with ephemera.

    Ephemera is anything that is short-lived. Digital ephemera is an odd idea therefore because digital artefacts persist. But …

  2. amiddlet50

    Digital Placemaking


    I have been developing the concept of hybrid learning space through various activities, research, and writings over the last few years and I will be publishing further on this soon.

    From this work it is time to bring into focus the concept of placemaking – a concept with a diverse …

  3. amiddlet50

    Reflecting on Hybrid Learning Spaces Tweetchat #LTHEchat


    This week I led the #LTHEchat and I have spent the best part of my Saturday reviewing what everyone said. It was that valuable. Thanks.

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    There are some key themes that came out of the chat.

    As usual, when …

  4. amiddlet50

    (Dis)embodiment in social media space


    Yesterday I spent a fair amount of time reflecting on the role of embodiment in learning. It’s one of those neglected matters (there a lot of neglected matters when it comes to learning spaces – maybe I should rattle off a series of posts to include topics like friendship, presence, …

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