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CARL GOMBRICH - BLOG

Higher Education, Interdisciplinarity, and some related things like Expertise and Future of Work

Welcome to my new blog. You can read more about me in the About tab, top left. I'm looking forward to getting back to 'writing and thinking out loud' about Higher Education, Interdisciplinarity and other things that interest me. You can talk to me either here or on my linked Twitter feed.

 

Update on vlogging for academic purposes

A few points that have arisen since my first vlogs – some sent in via twitter. Thanks to all who have engaged or sent comments. 1. Transcriptions of vlogs 2. Things I miss when vlogging: ability to move my body; ability to engage people physically 3. The importance of practice! 4. Tech in Education. Late adopters, first followers and lone nuts – see Sivers 5. Intros and outros Photo under CC license from woodleywonderworks’ photostream #lecturing #lonenuts #engagement #educat

Flipping the lecture hall: first thoughts

Inspired by Khan, reading more at Steve Wheeler’s blog and many other links, I am thinking more about how we can use technology at universities to give the students what they want: meaningful contact time with their lecturers, professors and the leading academics. This is about putting the people back at the centre of the learning. It is using technology to do stuff technology can do, and allowing people to do the things most of us want people to do. How can we do this? Well,

 

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