Integrity, credibility and plagiarism

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Image by TilerX on Flickr I was in the audience at a recent conference when a keynote speaker (who will remain nameless) presented several of my images and ideas in his slideshow. It deceives the audience and damages the credibility of the conference once it comes to light.

FocusOn Learning Conference – Day 2

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This is my fourth post about the FocusOn Learning conference that wrapped in Austin, Texas. This video log discusses day 2 of the conference. This work by [link] is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 Conferences

Inspire to learn

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On 3-4 December I'll be in Manchester to present a keynote speech at the Inspire Conference , sponsored by the Higher Education Academy. The conference is themed around excellence in teaching of the social sciences, which reflects my own professional and academic background.

Dialogue, debate and destinations

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I managed to keynote four conferences in six days, respectively eLearning 2.0 at Brunel University, London; the CILIPS annual conference at the Apex Hotel in Dundee; the Solstice Conference at Edge Hill University, and finally the Digital Literacies Conference at Southampton University.

Yesterday's blog post

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But it is probably still true that you are only as good as your last journal article, book, or conference presentation. Image source by Kristina Barnett Yesterday's blog post by Steve Wheeler is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0

Finding Austin for FocusOn 2016

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The FocusOn Learning conference has wrapped in Austin, Texas, and everyone has made their way home or to the next destination. For the first time, I chronicled my experience through a video log, recorded incrementally each day throughout the conference.

My DevLearn Experience (video) – Days 2 and 3

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My DevLearn Experience in Video – Arrival and Day 1

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Open educational practices

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I made a video recording for Core Ed while I was at the Ulearn conference in New Zealand last month. So whether it's licensing agreements such as Copyleft or Creative Commons, or open access journals, or even massively online open courses, the open educational practices are gaining ground and influence in the academic world. Tags: creative commons Open content OER Google MOOC OEP open scholarship

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My Quick DevLearn 2015 Summary

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This is my very short summary of the most important take-away I gleaned from the conference. This work by Tom Spiglanin is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 Changing Workplace ConferencesLast week I attended DevLearn 2015.

12 tips for great speaking

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Photo by Tup Wanders on Flickr In my previous post , I reflected on 18 years of keynote speaking in academic conferences. If you are lucky enough to be invited to address an audience of your peers at a conference, a lot will depend on what you say and the manner in which you say it.

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L&D Role in the Changing Workplace

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Checking In

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I’m busy preparing for the FocusOn Learning conference that will be taking place 8-10 June in Austin, Texas. I’m leading a pre-conference workshop titled Guerrilla Video Techniques for Beginners, as well as two conference sessions.

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What a Difference a Year Makes

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I’m busy preparing for the American Society for Training and Development (ASTD) annual International Conference and Exposition (ICE) that starts tomorrow in Washington, D.C. This work by Tom Spiglanin is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0

Uneducation of a technologist #eden15

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As a part of the run-up to EDEN's annual summer conference in Barcelona, I was invited to interview him. eden2015 ds106 EDEN Conference education Interview Jim Groom learning TechnologyOnce in a while you meet someone who inspires you to think more deeply. Jim Groom is one such person.

Work Out Loud: Produce Better Work (microvideo)

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I just returned from DevLearn 2014 in Las Vegas, an annual conference attracting leading-edge developers of educational products. My conference summary will make its way here in the coming week, but I wanted to share a project I recorded with my industry friends while at the conference.

Is education broken?

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During the EDEN Conference in Barcelona this summer I had the pleasure to interview several keynote speakers. by Steve Wheeler was written in Plymouth, England and is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0

Small Changes Make a Difference

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Charles Jennings (who will be speaking at the ASTD conference this week) has promoted a 70:20:10 framework for organizational learning, where on-the-job and informal learning represents the preponderance of each employee’s overall learning.

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I live and work in the future, but I come home at weekends

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Photo by Lloyd Russell and courtesy of Plymouth University I live and work in the future, but I come home at weekends by Steve Wheeler was written in Plymouth, England and is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0

The Making Of Microvideos with Friends at DevLearn

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I had quite a few people asking how the videos we made at the DevLearn conference came about (see video 1 and video 2 ). This work by Tom Spiglanin is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0

Microlearning Video on the Go – Tip 1

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I’ll be in Austin, Texas next week to take part in the Mobile Learning Conference and Expo. One topic I’ll address at the conference is microlearning video production while on the go.

Sugata Mitra - Charlatan or genius?

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Whatever your views on this shade of auto-didacticism - and there have been some vociferous criticisms , do watch the video interview I did with him at this year''s EDEN conference , and then make your own mind up.

Speaking for me

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Image from Learning Technologies Conference One of the delights of working in academia is that you get to travel. Steve Wheeler Keynote Speaker Speaking for me by Steve Wheeler was written in Plymouth, England and is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0

Work Out Loud: Get More Buy-in (microvideo)

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Serendipitous things happen, especially at conferences where so many colleagues are in attendance and speaking. At the conference, she presented on the topic of management perspectives on show your work, so it was perfect set-up for our project.

A FOTE opportunity

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I greatly enjoyed attending the Future of Technology in Education (FOTE) conference at London University''s Senate Building last week. Photos by FOTE A FOTE opportunity by Steve Wheeler is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0

The EDEN interviews: Manjula Srinivas

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Sitting down with her after her keynote at the summer EDEN conference in Jonkoping, Sweden, we discussed a number of issues around diversity and inclusion, the use of technology in education, games based learning, peer learning and emerging learner-led pedagogies.

Disruptive education

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Earlier today at the EDEN Annual Conference at the University of Oslo, I interviewed June Breivik. This post is mirrored on the official EDEN Conference blog Disruptive education by Steve Wheeler is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0

The EDEN Interviews: Frans Mäyrä

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Image from Pixabay Below is the final video interview I did with keynote speakers at the 2017 Annual EDEN Conference, held in Jonkoping, Sweden. It features a conversation with Professor Frans Mäyrä.

An interview with Michael G Moore

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I agreed to do a series of video interviews with notable scholars at the Annual EDEN Conference in Oslo earlier this month, and I was really spoilt for choice. In first met Michael at a conference in Ankara, Turkey in 1998, and our paths have crossed many times since.

Learning from the legends

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This event is a two day conference and exhibition for Learning and Development professionals at Olympia each year. In February, I was in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, as an invited speaker at the Ministry of Higher Education ELI Conference. The year''s end is a time for reflection.

The EDEN interviews: Stefan Hrastinski

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In June of 2017, Jonkoping, Sweden, was the latest European city to host the annual summer gathering and once again, I managed to record some in depth conversations with several of the conference plenary speakers, including this one with Stefan Hrastinski.

Creative learning spaces

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For me, one of the highlights of the Estonian Elearning Conference in Tallinn was listening to Stephen Harris , principal of the Sydney Centre for Innovations in Learning. Image by Steve Wheeler Creative learning spaces by Steve Wheeler is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0

10Q: Martin Weller - the battle for open

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This time, I''m very happy to interview two of the keynote speakers for the EDEN 2015 conference , which will be held in Barcelona. eden15 Barcelona EDEN Conference education Interview learning Martin Weller Technology

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The kids are all right

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Where is the learner voice at learning conferences? It''s important to qualify these comments in the context of this year''s EDEN Conference , the title of which is: '' The Joy of Learning: Enhancing Learning Experience, Improving Learning Quality.''

PeLC is reborn!

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It may have escaped your attention, but the Plymouth e-Learning Conference has been repurposed. But there was also no point in removing it, because the 'e' was a significant part of the identity of the conference. As you can see, the conference has also been rebranded.

It's about the kids

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The Plymouth e-Learning Conference (PeLC) is over for another year, but the memories and the reverberations will be there for a long time, methinks. The #pelc11 Twitter stream was alive and kicking long before the event started, with over 300 tweets before the conference started at 1pm.

The Pelecon (brief)

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It's all over for another year, but I really believe that this year's Plymouth Enhanced Learning Conference really lived up to its theme - create, connect, collaborate. All too often we celebrate success at conferences, but forget that we can also learn a lot from what went wrong.

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