When a student goes to university the most common assumption is that they leave home and it is their right of passage. They choose which university has the course they want to do, or they choose the university they think will give them their best chance of entering into their chosen career. They have worked […]Read More LIving at home
It is the end of teaching in UK higher education and we are heading to the Christmas break. I watched the Making of Elf and that got me thinking about “The Making of” my study for my PhD I know there have been studies looking into the digital experiences of students and the ones I […]Read More The making of UK commuter students digital access and use
The focus of my research is digital access and inequality within the group of students known as commuter students. When I started to read around the literature about students who had been labelled as commuters I was really surprised how diverse they were and how difficult it was to identify what it was that earned […]Read More If you think commuter students are defined by their location, think again.
The Disruptive Media Learning Lab at Coventry University is one of those places that when you enter it you start saying “WOW”. I was there yesterday for their “Lost in Disruption Expo“, invited to give a keynote with Jacqui Speculand (raising her hand above) who is their Principal Project Lead. I met Jacqui when she […]Read More Lost in Disruption #DMLLExpo
Happy New Year. I start the New Year by starting my PhD with Lancaster University on e-Research and Technology Enhanced Learning after it being introduced to me by Sheila McNeill, fellow ALT trustee and all round techy superstar. It’s a totally online programme with residential’s in the first and second years. I am really […]Read More New Year, New PhD