Tag: iTunesU

The expanded classroom in a connected world

On March 5th Jonathan will be taking part in the 7th annual edition of INTED2013 (7th International Technology, Education and Development Conference) that will be held in Valencia (Spain) on the 4th, 5th and 6th of March, 2013. The conference is an excellent opportunity to see and hear about the latest results in the field of Education and Research. Jonathan… Read more →

21st Century Education and the Connected Classroom

  Last month a film crew from Ericsson took the time to travel over to the UK and film a short video about the ‘Future of Education’. The company have been really interested in our approach and the work that we have been doing across the breadth of my department at Coventry University. Ericsson are seeking to think ahead and as… Read more →

Open Education Conference October 16-18th 2012, Vancouver

Jonathan will be joining his colleagues Shaun Hides, Pete Woodbridge and Matt Johnston to speak about their Open Media work at the Open Education Conference in Vancouver later this month. Jonathan will be talking about ‘Open Media: the Future’ where he will be linking together our recent and future uses of diverse tools and platforms– e.g. Blogs, Vimeo, Flicker, Abode DPS, iBooks,and… Read more →

Global Transmedia MOOCs

Global Transmedia MOOCS from Connected Learning Alliance on Vimeo.   This is a lovely summary from the HASTAC website; In this video, virtual community pioneer Howard Rheingold interviews Jonathan Shaw about the groundbreaking experiments in online, collaborative learning in the arts. Here’s a brief blog post from Howard introducing the video (plus, important relevant links): “Nearly two years before Peter… Read more →

Hurricane sweeping away old landscapes

  This was the piece Jonathan was asked to write for the “Photography as Art” special supplement published for The Times newspaper last week. It was lovely working with the supplement’s editor Sue Steward and many thanks for helping to condense it down into something that is hopefully interesting and informative. “Over the last few years, a hurricane has swept through… Read more →

Open Media: How to Give your Content Away for Free and Still Survive in the Contemporary University

Jonathan is delighted to have been invited to Adobe’s Digital Media Education Summit in Istanbul this week. As one of the education experts he will be talking alongside his colleague Shaun Hides about the Open Media practice they have established at Coventry University. Jonathan will also be premiering the recent digital publications he has been developing as part of his… Read more →

Breaking the mould of Photography Education

“There are times when a cool breeze runs through a landscape and other times when a hurricane sweeps through destroying all before it, laying bare all without strong foundations. That hurricane creates a new landscape and new opportunities to build a fresh with new materials, new ideas and concepts. The last few years have seen just such a hurricane drive… Read more →

iPhone Photography App Launched

This is the first of three Apps that Jonathan is working on in collaboration with the Serious Games Institute for the Open Classes that he oversees in the Department of Media at Coventry University. The #phonar app for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch landed in the App store yesterday afternoon and is now available to download for free here. The… Read more →