steering

More thoughts on iPads and one-to-one initiatives.

Ships have rudders. There’s a good reason for that: without one it would be very difficult to get to where you’re going. It would take a very long time to reach the end of your journey. When it comes to projects, programmes and initiatives we too are presumably heading towards a destination. And whilst it’s […]

dmlcentral-ipads

Some thoughts on iPads and one-to-one initiatives [DMLcentral]

My latest post at DMLcentral (the 10th I’ve written for them) is now up. Entitled Some Thoughts on iPads and One-to-One Initiatives I reflect on the seeming tendency of educational institutions not to heed lessons about buying wholesale into a single vendor’s ecosystem. To my mind, educational institutions uncritically adopting iPads is very similar to […]

Smartphone and tablets

BYOD and cross-platform tools for learning.

I had a really interesting conversation on Twitter with Fraser Speirs and Dave Major this morning about ‘Bring Your Own Device’ (BYOD) and cross-platform tools for learning. You can see that conversation ‘storyified’ here. I’ve blogged before about why a ‘mixed economy’ of device is best for educational institutions and I’d like to expand upon […]