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Collaboration between LKL and Hands-ON-ICT: The Move-it-Online International Challenge

Post by Dr Patricia Charlton from the London Knowledge Lab.   The London Knowledge Lab (LKL) have been partners with the HANDSON project since early in the project , HANDSON workshop, London Knowledge Lab. Image Credit: TheoK, Licence CC BY Many

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Learning Designer Tool

Post by Dr. Patricia Charlton Image Credit: Bryan Mathers   CC BY ND The learning designer tool is used internationally to create, share and modify learning designs. The emphasis on vocabulary and query centred around the teaching and learning perspective is pivotal

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HANDSON Radio broadcast from Scotland

Every week, Scottish educators; John Johnston and David Noble, broadcast an online radio show; Edutalk in which they talk to people doing interesting things in the world of education, ICT and digital technology. Last Wednesday John interviewed Ania Rolinska, an English and Technology

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Benefits for teachers in joining a MOOC

As mentioned in the previous post Dr. Sarah Younie, Dr. Patricia Charlton and Professor Christina Preston delivered a 45 minute conference presentation at BETT 2015 on MOOCs, their benefits and future potential. The presentation introduced the concepts and rationale behind a

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BETT 2015

The BETT Show  is without doubt the worlds biggest, and most important, international educational technology show. As was the case last year it was  once again held in the vast ExCel Exhibition Centre, by the Thames, in London’s Docklands. HANDSON

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Professional practice is as important as theory

Post by Professor Christina Preston  I’ve just returned from representing MirandaNet Partners HandsOn ICT and Learning Designer at the EApril conference in Cyprus where industry, academic and teaching representatives were all concentrating on the belief the that professional practice is

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Moving IT Online Challenge with Learning Designer

No 2. in a series of posts by Professor Christina Preston, MirandaNet Fellowship; partner of the EU HandsOn ICT project. As a member of the EU HandsOn ICT team, I have just completed the first three weeks of a five-week

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Is a well designed MOOC a cure for teachers work overload?

No 1. in a series of posts by Professor Christina Preston, MirandaNet Fellowship; partner of the EU HandsOn ICT project. Some elearning experiences are not as good as they might be for the students because the MOOC software designers have

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Why are educators joining the MOOC?

Bigger view  With over 2200 participants from 120 different countries  now signed up to the HANDSON MOOC “Design Studio for ICT based learning activities” the  responses collected on the survey forms reveal some of the very interesting reasons for signing up.

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HANDSON Associate Partners

The Hands-On ICT project Consortium has been working to create a large community with the HANDSON MOOC participants, the facilitators and also the Associate Partners (AP). The role of APs is very rellevant since they contribute to the project by providing their

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