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About: I'm a learning technologist with particular interests in VLEs, course design with technologies, social learning, online communities and social media.
I've worked with schools, colleges and universities, the National College for School Leadership, creative industries, arts & literature, and business and media training. I consider myself an expert in facilitating online communities of practice and of learning. I have developed online course materials, and created and taught training courses in online facilitation, content development and writing for digital media. I'm involved in the ELESIG community for those interested in the learner experience and I currently work as a Learning Support Development Officer (learning technologist) at the University of Nottingham.

Job title or role title Learning Support Development Officer

Professional role Learning Technologist

Interests e-learning, elearning, course design, learner experience, teaching online

What topics are on your radar? VLE review, e-portfolios, learner experience, social media

What topics are you an expert in? community moderation, communities of practice, wikis, blogs, online tutoring, Twitter, social learning

9 September 2010
8 September 2010
7 September 2010

Seeding the cloud (Workshop 0138) - The presentation from the beginning of this workshop will be uploaded as part of the session :) To join us online join our CloudQuest at (please don't post your results until AFTER 10.50 on Wednesday 8th) and watch out for the clouds we create during the session then feel free to comment. Helen

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6 September 2010
5 September 2010

Seeding the cloud (Workshop 0138) - For a more interactive experience please bring a wifi enabled laptop if you have one :)

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4 September 2010

Seeding the cloud (Workshop 0138) - More resources (and a better formatted abstract!) in our cloud at Cloudworks Feel free to contribute any related links here or at Cloudworks. Helen Whitehead

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31 August 2010

Added Anise Bullimore (friend), Alex Moseley (friend), Amanda Jefferies (friend), Kirstie Coolin (friend), Mark Childs (friend), Mark Childs (want-to-meet), Rhona Sharpe (friend), Will Stewart (friend), Carol Higgison (friend), and Richard Hall (friend)


25 August 2010

Added Cristina Costa (friend), Steve Wheeler (friend), Nicola Whitton (friend), Julie Usher (friend), and Lucy Stone (friend)


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23 August 2010

Added Haydn Blackey (friend), Pat Lockley (friend), Seb Schmoller (friend), Graham McElearney (want-to-meet), Dave White (friend), Sarah Horrigan (friend), Sandra Huskinson (friend), Lesley Diack (friend), Juliette Culver (friend), Alan Cann (friend), Neil Witt (friend), Helen Keegan (friend), Frances Bell (friend), Su White (friend), Bex Lewis (friend), and Julian Tenney (friend)


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Fred Riley
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Andy Beggan
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