Chris Thomson
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  • Newcastle-upon-Tyne
  • United Kingdom
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Consultant Trainer
JISC Netskills
About me:
I offer development and advice to the HE and FE sectors on enhancing pedagogy through the use of technology. I have particular interest in digital storytelling, eportfolios and supporting communities of practice.
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Areas of professional interest
Blended learning, Content authoring and design, Instructor-led training, Knowledge management, Gaming and simulations for learning, Learning management systems and methods, Measurement methods and technologies, Mobile learning, Organisational learning, Virtual classrooms, Workflow and process-embedded learning, My personal professional development, Social Media and learning

Chris Thomson's Blog

Delicious and the risks to a distributed eportfolio

Posted on March 7, 2011 at 10:11 0 Comments

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The future of Delicious, the social bookmarking site, is uncertain at the moment. There are conflicting reports as to whether it's being "sunsetted" by its owner Yahoo, sold off, released as open source etc. Whatever its future, there are implications for… Continue

Digital Storytelling - Embrace Simplicity

Posted on March 4, 2011 at 9:39 0 Comments

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Although no one's actually challenged me yet I've often felt I should be ready to answer questions about whether digital storytelling is too insubstantial to be a worthwhile academic or personal development activity. How, after all, can you say anything of any depth when you only have a few minutes of combined media to get your message across.…


New Blog: ePortfolio Amplifier

Posted on December 13, 2010 at 16:19 0 Comments

I recently started a new blog under the auspices of JISC Netskills. It's called the ePortfolio Amplifier and it's aim is to share information and resources on the web relating to ePortfolios in education and the workplace.

There's also an associated Twitter account.



Digital Storytelling 1 - Why tell stories?

Posted on December 8, 2010 at 16:20 2 Comments

This is the first in a series of posts on digital… Continue

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