I have already mentioned that I went to the launch of a new special interest group for those researching learners’ experience of using technologies. My role during the day was to try and capture some the discussions in Compendium and then, along with Derek Morrison and Carol Higgison, summarising some of the key points - not easy given the diversity of the discussions! You can see Rhona Sharpe and Malcolm Ryan are deep in thought here!! The full Compendium may is available via the OU’s OpenLearn labspace area.
Click on any of the icons in the map will either take you to another map or will open a document, image etc. As you can see it was a pretty packed day and it would be impossible to recapture here the depth of the discussion and the breadth of topics covered. I particularly liked the ‘Gallery of influences’ activity. Each person thought about what had triggered their interest in looking at the learner experience and were asked to bring along an ‘artefact’ that represented this. It was so interesting to see the diversity of factors. If you are interested in finding out more or joining in, go to the ELESIG ning site!