I was honored to be asked to provide a keynote presentation on the second day of this year's Enhancing Student Learning Through Innovative Scholarship Conference (ESLTIS) conference. Again, the talk wasn’t recorded and slides really only provide a hint towards content, so here's a blog post covering the key content of my keynote. ------ I … Continue reading ESLTIS19 – My 2nd Keynote: Make and Release – Opening up through play
Each year I'm blown away by the thoughtful creative playfulness and engagement of organisers, presenters, and attendees at the Playful Learning conference. And oh my gosh I learn so much! I've taken a ridiculous amount of notes and scribbled ideas home with me and look forward to bringing as much of it into my own … Continue reading Having a blast at Playful Learning 2019
I've been so lucky to attend the Playful Learning conference for four years now. It is absolutely one of the highlights of the academic year for me and I was incredibly chuffed to present there again this year. I've been doing a lot of research and work in playful engagement around strategy and workplace engagement … Continue reading Inclusive Playful Engagement Strategy development – Workshop at Playful Learning Conference 2019
It's been a month of fantastic conferences and the gathering of excellent ideas and practices so I'm going to do my best to make note of some of the highlights from each. There was a lot to take in at ICEPOPS 2019, from music copyright, to literacy models, and my favourite section was the World … Continue reading ICEPOPS 2019 – Highlights
I attended the first ICEPOPS conference in 2018 and was a huge fan, so when they got in touch to say that they wanted to hold the 2nd ever ICEPOPS conference in Edinburgh for 2019, AND that they'd like me to give a keynote presentation. Gosh. I was over the moon. Especially since this was … Continue reading ICEPOPS 2019 – My first Keynote
Having run many Board Game Jams over the past year, it was great to be able to bring the 1hr version to the OER17 conference in London. Appropriately for the conference theme, The Politics of Open, each of the games created in this session had a political aspect.