My name is Keith Lyons. I am a Professor of Sport Studies at the University of Canberra.

I think of myself as an educational technologist.

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Week 5 at the Introduction to Box’Tag SOOC


Week 5 is the final week of the synchronous phase of the Introduction to Box’Tag Small Open Online Course (SOOC). As of this morning there are 131 participants in the course. There were 25 participants at the start of this cSOOC. It has been interesting to see the course flourish as the participants approach Dunbar’s Read More

Day 1 #BoxTag SOOC


Today is the first day of the small open online course (SOOC), Introduction to Box’Tag. The course is the outcome of a long journey made by Allan Hahn and Paul Perkins. This is their welcome to the course. Adam Brimo from OpenLearning has made it possible for the course to be open and online.

Box’Tag SOOC


I have spent much of today working with Paul Perkins, Allan Hahn and Daniel Perkins. We have been finalising the content for a new Small Open Online Course (SOOC): An Introduction to Box’Tag. We are using the OpenLearning platform for the course. It is a five-week course. We have a sequence of content to present: Read More

Four Weeks at the SOOC


Earlier this morning I wrote my final Daily Wrap for the Observing and Analysing Performance in Sport small open online course (SOOC). What a wonderful month it has been at the SOOC. During November in Australia, Mark and Danny have been with me on the day shift in the Southern Hemisphere. In the Northern Hemisphere, Read More

Three Weeks at the SOOC


We have completed three weeks in the small open online course (SOOC), Observing and Analysing Performance in Sport. It has been a relatively quiet week for online exchanges. It has given me time to reflect on the format of the SOOC and explore ideas with my fellow facilitators. I have written daily wraps for the Read More

#OAPS101: Two Weeks at the SOOC


We are about to start week three of the small open online course (SOOC) Observing and Analysing Performance. We started with 279 enrollments on the eve of the course and at the end of Day 14 we had 420 enrolled. I have been writing daily wraps for the course. They can be found here. I Read More

An Invitation to SOOC 001: Observing and Analysing Performance in Sport


Introduction The authors of an open online course, Current/Future State of Higher Education (CFHE12), observe in Week 2 of that course: New technologies alter the relationship between learners and educators. The mediating role of higher education – selecting and brokering access to learning materials and ideas – is changing with the rise of the internet Read More

Writing a SOOC


It is a month until the Observing and Analysing Performance in Sport small open online course (SOOC) commences on the Open Learning platform. I am delighted that we have assembled a remarkable group of course administrators. Adam Brimo at Open Learning has made the process very easy. With friends in the United Kingdom we should Read More

SOOC 001


I have been thinking about a SOOC, Observing and Analysing Performance in Sport, that will start on 5 November. It is being hosted by Adam Brimo on the Open Learning platform. I have a number of colleagues who are volunteering their time to the SOOC and who will be sharing open access resources. There are Read More

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