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Chris Jobling
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Thanks Brian. Will certainly investigate some of these techniques in my own teaching.
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Freelance Web Developer Rob Dodson talks about Web Components with demos of some bleeding edge stuff that is already running in Chrome Canary (which today was at version 33.0.1735.0).
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Every journalist and politician using 2012 PISA results to criticise education should watch this to understand how narrow what the so-called homogeneous testing actually measures and how dangerous going backwards to "improve" will be. I thought this was a great presentation (how did you do it?) which makes it's point very well although at the end I have to say that it's unclear to me how technology on its own will bring the changes that you hope for. I wish it'd been on my list of three peer assessed articles but I'm grateful to @monica_yaya for mentioning it on twitter hashtag  #edcmooc .
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In my view a combination of old-skool practices and new technologies would be the best strategy. Not all students and teachers are wired for education via new technologies.
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Here's my Digital Artefact for #edcmooc.
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Very useful and inspiring talk on the use of the iPython notebook for experimental and explorative computing with Python and other systems. Could this be the future of engineering computation?
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Need to improve the audio track ... should fade out when the screen fades to black. Time to fiddle?
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University lecturer. Web enthusiast; dabbler in software engineering and control systems; #PLENK2010, #CCK11 and #CHANGE11 participant; EG-353 coordinator. Squirrel and meerkat.
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