Meeting with Ed.D. supervisor – 24 July 2007

I met with my supervisor today to thrash out the way forward with my Ed.D. thesis proposal. It was a productive conversation and he helped me gain some much-needed focus to my sometimes rambling thoughts. I’m going to focus on the concept of ‘digital literacy’. This, of course, means that I need to clarify exactly […]

NESTA ‘Hidden Innovation’ report

Leon Cych over at the Flux blog points to a report which could be handy in the next stage of my thesis research. It’s by NESTA and entitled Hidden Innovation. Looking at six sectors including education, its main recommendations are that ‘the innovation that occurs in these sectors is often excluded from traditional measurements.’ Leon […]

Ed.D. thesis proposal failure

Disappointingly, my Ed.D. thesis proposal‘s provisional mark of 48 was confirmed at the exam board this week. This means I have failed the very last module I will probably ever take. To say I am disappointed is a bit of an understatement, having never failed anything academically. I’m actually somewhat frustrated with my supervisor, who […]

Ed.D. thesis proposal bibliography

As promised earlier, here’s the bibliography for my Ed.D. thesis proposal. This might prove handy for those looking to read up on the areas of 21st century literacy, what it means to be ‘educated’ in the 21st century, and how educational technology has impacted schools. Abbott, J. & Ryan, T. (2000) The Unfinished Revolution: learning, […]

Articles on technology and the future of education

. a c i d @ Flickr There’s a post over a EdVentures in Technology that links to some articles relevant to a graduate course being taught this year. Quite a few of them may be relevant for my thesis (if only for context…) The course wiki that puts all this together is at: http://edventures.pbwiki.com/