Future of digital education

“the current and future state of digital education” Removal of discrete ICT lesson at sons First school – I hate this but I suppose it links to the idea that IT is in everything we do – a medium or transliteracy (Kress 2005 Thomas et al 2007) The method of access to information to create [...]


Week 3 summary – Multi-modal learning

My Blog this week focused on the ideas of Kress 2005 and the notion of order and entry points and how this has changed with the introduction of multi-modal technology. Although I am comfortable with multi-modality, the change to the notion of order made me feel anxious as I was unsure of which Entry point [...]



Culture is represented in many formats, and these formats have changed over time but still remian essentially a imitation or replication of an original idea. Kress & van Leeuwen, (1996) a) that communication is always and inevitably multimodal; and (b) that each of the modes available for representation in a culture provides speciļ¬c potentials and [...]


low-tech “v” hi-tech

Often we think hi-tech is better, it is the future, it is fast and efficient and sleek and has something added to it. Watch for example this video of Snowboarders in the Alps – the addition of neon lighting in the dark makes it amazing – it would have been amazing without it but it [...]