On the road again

I’m back on the road again this week, in two ways. The first is in a literal sense… running.  10 years ago I ran a half marathon.  It turns out that residual fitness doesn’t last ten years! The second road hitting is to Aviemore to lead a couple of seminars based around the Internet, both Read More …

Virtualisation and Society

Photo: Rob GT The Church of Scotland’s Church and Society Committee are hosting a day looking at ‘Virtualisation & Society in Edinburgh on Thursday 21 January from 10am – 4pm.  The day is FREE.  To book your place email vcano [at] cofscotland [dot] org [dot] uk. topics: How has virtualisation impacted on notions of identity? Read More …

Social Media at Blue Horizon

Yesterday I spent the day with the nice people at Blue Horizon youth project in Aberdeen exploring the possibilities offered by the interweb.  I hope they had some fun along the way. Most of the stuff we looked at is over on the web tools page.

100 Web Tools

You know that there are loads of cool new webtools around but you forget where they are, who they might suit or what situation they might be useful in? Well college@home have a very helpful list of 100 Helpful Web Tools for Every Kind of Learner. What is great about the list is the ‘every Read More …

Youth Work and Social Networking

The National Youth Agency (England) have just published an interim report from a study into Youth Worker’s attitudes to Social Networking. The project blog is here. Not surprisingly only 35% of youth workers felt able to help young people take advantage of the opportunities of Social Networking as opposed to 53% who felt they should Read More …

what shoud I research?

If you read this blog regularly you’ll know I’m doing a masters in research.  I’ve come to the point where I need to decide what I’m going to research! Any ideas?  I was thinking something to do with church youth work and technology use.  Would that be helpful?  Does anyone care?  What would be the Read More …