Oh my Llog! – Alberto Ramírez Martinell

April 13, 2006

Postgraduate Researchers in Education 2006

Filed under: Conferences — armartinell @ 2:23 pm

PRIE 2006 is going to be held on Saturday 10th June 2006 at MAnchester Metropolitan University.
A good opportunity to access an open forum and present one’s work to an audience with a general understanding of educational research.
Abstracts have to be submitted before Friday 12 May 2006.


April 11, 2006


Filed under: Conferences — armartinell @ 11:57 pm

At the end of his keynote speaking Peter Goodyear invited the audience to participate in the ASCILITE 2006 conference in Sidney, December 3-6, 2006
The theme of the conference is “Who’s Learning? Whose Technology?”.

Deadline for proposals: Monday 24th July 2006 at noon (Sydney time).

Video Blog

Filed under: Case Studies, Research, Video — armartinell @ 5:35 pm

In the task of developing a vlog for delivering video summaries for one of my case studies, I went over two different methodologies to achieve my goal.
First of all, I recorded a talking head, and I created a PowerPoint presentation, then I used Camtasia Studio to integrate and synchronize the slides with the video. At that point everything was pretty straightforward. (more…)

Networked Learning Conference 2006

Filed under: Academic Life, Conferences, Research — armartinell @ 12:56 pm

The fifth international conference on networked learning held at Lancaster University, UK, brought me some ideas and useful tips.
I met Peter Goodyear, well I saw him in the keynote, and I attended to some interesting presentations. (more…)

April 10, 2006

Words and concepts

Filed under: Readings, Research — armartinell @ 11:03 am

I have just decided to include a working section in which I could write isolated words and concepts that may be useful for my research corpus.

The appendix of words and concepts is in the PAGES block menu.

April 5, 2006

Books I have to get

Filed under: Readings — armartinell @ 11:40 am

Besides, Mayer’s and Mason’s, which I have already gone into, I have just found two books that I definitively have to read.

After reading Robin Mason’s Using Communications Media in Open and Flexible Learning, I started to browse for more Open and flexible learning books and I came across a very interesting book (according to its title, indeed) called Designing Educational Video and Multimedia for Open and Distance Learning by Jack Koumi (publishing date: May 2006).

Also after getting Mayer’s Multimedia Learning from the library, I felt like buying my own copy and while browsing the web I found The Cambridge Handbook of Multimedia Learning a newer book of Mayer’s.

Again the concept of opportunistic learning has helped me finding interesting things.

Update notice 10.04.2006
I have just received my copy of one of those two must-have books.

April 3, 2006

Quotes and References

Filed under: Research — armartinell @ 12:18 pm

To keep track of the material I have read, I decided to build a blogged-based data base of the quotes, ideas, summaries and references I have read for my research.

Go to the Quotes & References Blog

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