With a mission statement to ‘…develop insights, ideas and artefacts that lead to compelling new experiences for digital living.’, the Human Experience & Design team at Microsoft try to improve humans’ experience with computing.
Their recent post on Social Devices, concerning how people can work over multiple devices, is worth a look.
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Abertay University is holding its biennial Teaching and Learning Conference on the 19th October 2016 with the theme “Seeing Learning Differently”. Kerr Gardiner will be the keynote speaker talking about “Moving centuries – the challenges and opportunities of creating a truly blended learning landscape” and the rest of the day comprises of a number of short talks, interactive workshop and a “Powered by PechaKucha” session. Early bird rates apply until the 31 August so get your ticket now! Tickets and more details are available at: https://abertaytle.wordpress.com/abertay-tle-conference-seeing-learning-differently/
This blog is definitely worth following if you have an interest in TEL. It has been recognised by the community as being one of the top ten e-learning blogs, and is produced by the TEL team, led by Dr David Walker, previously Senior Learning Technologist here at the University of Dundee. The latest post is Developing accessible web content, which has been written in collaboration with another former Dundee Staff member Dr David Sloan.