Category: Culture

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Individual as Institution

Changing natures Access to a ready means of publishing, social media is being used by a cohort of academics and academic related staff that can be identified and recognised through the  online promotion and increased visibility of their work; and importantly interaction and collaboration with others. This kind of activity has lead to success, with…

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Location Independent Working Conference (April 2009)

“…Work is not a place where you go but rather something you do” Morgan R.E. (2004) Teleworking: An assessment of the benefits and challenges, European Business Review David Morris introduced the day with a series of concise slides explaining the concept and also that his project was a 3 month pilot.  A series of presentations…

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There’s a nice debate going on out there, this posting is just my own perspective and a signpost, if you want to engage more fully take a wander over to the funnymonkey posting and follow the trail. “Punk-related ideologies are mostly concerned with individual freedom.” Looking at the wikipedia entry for punk it identifies a…

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Immersion or Augmentation: A culture or just another tool?

As well as developing technology and processes many of the Users and Innovation projects are also engaged in much wider debates, pushing our understanding of the role of technology in the wider education sector. The Habitat project is currently exploring the role of virtual worlds such as Second Life, which may on one hand be…

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