Category Archives: Internationalisation

Digitally Ready, a retrospective

In October 2011 I drafted a brief description of my digital education interests for this blog (when it was just starting) but didn’t get to the point where I wanted to publish it.  Looking back over the two years of … Continue reading

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Sharing Good Practice – A journey to using Facebook as an educational tool

I’ve been at Reading University for quite a long time now.  Arriving at Reading fresh from my PhD, during which I managed my research data and wrote my thesis using a Sinclair QL (with optional disk drive), I told my … Continue reading

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Rendez vous with my digital skills

When I started on the small project funded by the DR team, little did I know what I would learn in the process. From a digital angle, the aim was to highlight digital skills and needs in an internationalisation/employability related … Continue reading

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Blogging assignments – comments and experiences part 1: MSc formative and summative assignments

Blogging has become one of the major means of communicating just about anything.  It allows more development of thought than a tweet or Facebook post and is a logical development of the traditional form of published essays.  I’ve been experimenting … Continue reading

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Student placement abroad – A case study in Hong Kong

Thanks to the small project funded by the Digitally Ready project, I have been able to conduct my first interview with a student earlier this year. And Tee has very kindly taught me how to use Adobe Premiere Elements and … Continue reading

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(Video) Lessons learnt the hard way last forever

Hello, I am Katerina Lazidou, a research student working on a small project funded by the Digitally Ready team. This small project is being conducted for the School of Biological Sciences here at Reading, with Dr Teeroumanee Nadan and Dr … Continue reading

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Academic publishing and interviewing: first steps

I took my first steps into the world of academic writing and publishing last week when my supervisor informed me that we are going to submit my work on the Modular Training for Industry project in an appropriate journal. I … Continue reading

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Me on the digital battlefield

To introduce myself, I am Sam Holton, a second- year student in the School of Biological Sciences here at Reading. Christmas and New Year are over and being the ambitious student I am, it was time for me to get … Continue reading

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Internationalisation: where to for HE institutions?

Who says internationalisation in HE inevitably refers to resources and technologies. In this new digital era, to be competitive as a HE institution we have to keep up to date with educational technologies, and this is particularly important if our … Continue reading

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