H808: Reflections on Core Activity 2.2

Experience of the Task From the perspective of someone who has put together a significant number of portfolios for academic assessment before, I must say that I have generally found them to be more of a box-ticking exercise than a tool for reflection.  However, it quickly became evident that there were many different drivers at […]

Can Technology ‘Democratize’ Academia?

(This is a brief write-up of a presentation I gave at the Digital Humanities Colloquium a couple of months ago.) Can Technology 'Democratize' Academia? from Robert Farrow It is beyond doubt that new technologies are radically transforming the practices associated with studying and teaching the humanities.  The debate surrounding this metamorphosis tends to divide people […]