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Jonathan Vernon
Works at Mind Bursts
Attended Open University
Lives in Lewes
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I love alp watching from the comfort of my computer over 900 miles away. Here is the view looking across much of the French ski resort of La Plagne from La Grande Rochette North to Aime and Plagne Centre, or south west to Courchevel, and south east towards Val d'Isere and Italy.
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Loving formal learning with the Open University while doing six-eight hours with FutureLearn for free every week too. If only we had a thousand years to take it all in - one day I'm sure. Parachute jumps at 100 are becoming every day. 
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The wonders of living in Lewes. The proximity to landscapes and views. There should be images across the seasons here. 
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I always wanted to be Sherlock Holmes
Methods & scientific underpinning of forensic science, from crime scene investigation to reporting evidential value within a case.
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Lewes marks the anniversary of the Gun Powder plot every 5th of November by marching through town in fancy dress, carrying flaming torches and pulling floats like this one. Later in the evening we head for bonfire sites and have huge fireworks and these characters go off with a sparkly bang.
  Marking the 5th of November each year the bonfire societies of Lewes make controversial floats that are filled with fireworks and exploded at the end of the evening. I've spotted David Camer...
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A suitably eclectic choice of pictures that take me from the banks of the River Ouse to Thames via the Wellcome Foundation. Where my head was, and my feet and iPhone. 
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Love it. Have to keep coming back to it. My problem is trying to have all these plots running together - men in a mess.
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I wonder if the series is as he has drawn ... all the patterns together as you follow different characters?
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For everyone who blogs this looks like a useful and practical insight into how to take it a bit further. Should all text have a video attached?
Gain practical skills and insights into hyperlocal journalism, and use digital and social media to create your own news website.
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Why learn? What's your experience been?
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How did I miss this? My head seems to be a day behind the rest of the world. Buried in writing ... which is a good thing.
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Such fun, such scandal, so typical of the British Royals at play
Before Prince Harry, Edward VIII enjoyed a ribald youth. Tom Sykes on the book that exposes his tryst with a French prostitute.
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Education
  • Open University
    Masters: Open and Distance Education MA ODE, 2010 - 2013
    Masters in Open and Distance Education (MAODE) with the Open University, UK (OU) H800: Technology-enhanced learning: practices and debates H807: Innovations in eLearning – Learning outcomes H810: Accessible online learning: supporting disabled students B822: Creativity, Innovation and Change H808: The e-learning professional This completed the Masters Degree. I graduated on Saturday 27th April 2013 In 2013: H809 Practice-based research in educational technology. OES 86 EMA 75 H818: The Networked Practitioner - from 26th September 2013 MA History: First World War studies with the University of Birmingham.
  • The School of Communication Arts
    Copywriting, advertising and design, 1987 - 1988
    An extraordinary and intensive year full-time developing problem solving, writing and visualizing skills.
  • The University of Oxford
    Geography, 1981 - 1984
    Human Geography, Statistics, Demography, France, Southern Africa, Remote Sensing from Space and Anthropology.
  • EAVE
    Transmedia Production, 2001 - 2001
    Developing a unique, transmedia narrative for both the web and TV - What are you like? was aimed at teenagers.
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A versatile and imaginative educator (e-learning, interactive, linear video and workshops) and communicator (video producer/director)
Introduction
A creative thinker, visualiser and writer with a diversity of skills in blogging, copywriting, e-learning, social media, video production, communications and PR, directing and producing.

A graduate of Balliol College, Oxford, the School of Communication Arts (SCA), the Open University (MA in Open and Distance Education) and EAVE.

Bragging rights
Selling a short film to Channel 4 that I wrote, directed, produced was pretty cool.
Work
Occupation
Actively seeking opportunities to produce smart e-learning
Skills
Taking a brief, developing a research proposal, undertaking research, writing reports or scripts, turning reports into presentations, video or interaction e-learning. Identifying solutions to messy problems. Creative problem solving. Writing, directing and producing corporate video.
Employment
  • Mind Bursts
    Freelance, 2012 - present
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Currently
Lewes
Previously
Newcastle, UK - Appleby, UK - London - Penrith, UK - Seaford, UK - Long Compton, UK - Val d'Isere, France - Paris - London - Cambridge, UK - Oxford, UK - Brighton, UK - Edinburgh, UK - Gottingen, Germany