Thinking about analytics

A line in Colin Beer’s Learning analytics and magic beans (1 March 2018) “Learning analytics requires a learning approach …” sent me off thinking about how discussions about learning...

Thinking about course design

I have been thinking about designing University courses in an age of open educational resources. My particular interest at the moment is the combination of data science and sport analytics. I...

Thinking about unmeetings

Stefanie Butland has been writing about unconferences. In November, she shared six tips for running a successful unconference. An 'unconference' has no schedule set before the event. Participants discuss project ideas...

A four decade journey in performance analysis and analytics

The end of a calendar year is a good time to reflect on learning journeys. This December, I have been thinking back over four decades. My fascination with performance analysis...

Social practices and intersubjective acceptance

Last week, I was introduced to Matthew Rampley's exploration of visual culture. In his discussion of architecture, Matthew observed: Architecture needs to be thought of less as a set of...

Microcontent: Georgy, diagrams and sport

Each day, I try to update some aspect of the #OERu course Sport Informatics and Analytics. This week, much of my time has been spent developing some microcontent for theme...

#Abbotsthon17 at #HPX17 is on

After months of conversations about a performance analysis hackathon in Ireland, #Abbotsthon17, the day has arrived as part of #HPX17. Laura is on her way to join thirty other colleagues...

Spring cleaning #OERuSIA ready for #Abbotsthon17

I have been getting ready for #Abbotsthon17 in October in Dublin at the HPX 2017 Knowledge Exchange Conference. As part of the day's workshop, I have planned an autoresponse pre-workshop...

#Abbotsthon17: creating an autoresponse resource

I have spent a week developing a MailChimp autoresponder campaign for #Abbotsthon17 in Dublin in October. My interest in autoresponse emails was encouraged by my experience of an Open Badge...

Understanding

Mark Upton wrote a post this week titled KPIs, Comparative Coaching & Classrooms. In September, Mark and Ric Shuttleworth will begin facilitating conversations about ‘relearn Team Sports’. I think their six-month...