Gillian's blog

Back to work!

Posted: 2012 August 13 | Updated: 2012 August 13
Gillian Brown

Afternoon! I've been absent from MEDEV for 10 weeks (after surgery) so am trying to catch up with everything ...

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InTech: Open access book project

Posted: 2012 May 11 | Updated: 2012 May 11
Gillian Brown

I am most flattered to have been asked to write a chapter for a book on veterinary medicine.  For those ...

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Ridden horses behaviour project and resource

Posted: 2012 April 23 | Updated: 2012 April 23
Gillian Brown

Nia Huws (VETNET) previously ask for participants for a Ridden Horse Behaviour project from which they gathered huge amounts of ...

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OER cartoon

Posted: 2012 April 18 | Updated: 2012 April 18
Gillian Brown

One of the things I observed while project managing the ACTOR project was that clinical teachers involved in the project ...

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Copyright process for video clips and clip art

Posted: 2012 April 02 | Updated: 2012 April 02
Gillian Brown

Suzanne and I recently ran a workshop for CETL4HealthNE at Teesside University.  Although we received great feedback after the workshop ...

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Stephen Downes on social media

Posted: 2012 February 29 | Updated: 2012 February 29
Gillian Brown

This is a very interesting post by Stephen Downes on his "Half an Hour" blog - he takes half an hour ...

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ACTOR project outputs available on the web

Posted: 2012 January 17 | Updated: 2012 January 17
Gillian Brown

Just a note to say that all of the ACTOR outputs are on the MEDEV website: Outcomes Institutional changes  Video ...

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Sweet anatomy

Posted: 2012 January 11 | Updated: 2012 January 11
Gillian Brown

Happy New Year everyone! Just returned (today) from my annual shopping trip to Florence so am now 'adjusting' and trying ...

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OVAL dissemination and OVAM launch - my notes

Posted: 2011 December 09 | Updated: 2011 December 09
Gillian Brown

For those who missed the dissemination / launch event at the Royal Veterinary College, Hawkshead Campus, on 9th December 2011.

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VUE: Virtual University of Edinburgh

Posted: 2011 November 10
Gillian Brown

  A very short post to say how impressed I am with Edinburgh's use of Second Life.  I had heard ...

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Twitter for academics

Posted: 2011 November 10 | Updated: 2011 November 10
Gillian Brown

  The lovely Anne-Marie Cunningham (on Twitter = @amcunningham) has just brought this to my attention on Twitter - it's dated in ...

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Free coca-cola content (cc-by-nc-sa)

Posted: 2011 November 02 | Updated: 2011 November 09
Gillian Brown

Just a post to say how impressed I am with the new Coca-Cola Content Factory.  It's not often you ...

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3rd annual Veterinary Education Symposium

Posted: 2011 October 28 | Updated: 2012 February 10
Gillian Brown

The dates have been confirmed for the Annual Veterinary Education Symposium which will take place at The Royal (Dick) School ...

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Neglecting the blog

Posted: 2011 August 18 | Updated: 2011 August 18
Gillian Brown

A very quick update as I've been neglecting my blog...

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ACTOR dissemination

Posted: 2011 May 20 | Updated: 2011 May 20
Gillian Brown

Just a quick update to say that "We are getting the message out there!" Last week I presented the ACTOR ...

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Wikivet secure funding for open publishing

Posted: 2011 April 15
Gillian Brown

The WikiVet consortium has just secured £93,000 in funding from the Joint Information Services Committee (JISC) to support the ...

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New funding from JISC

Posted: 2011 February 10 | Updated: 2011 February 10
Gillian Brown

The JISC have released a grant call for (04/08) Learning and teaching innovation so I thought it was worth ...

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Opening up the share and share alike workshop to all

Posted: 2011 February 10
Gillian Brown

The first workshop for the ACTOR project takes place on 1st March 2011, originally this was 'invitation only' to PG ...

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Share and share alike! - First national meeting for HEA Accredited PG Certificate in Clinical/Healt

Posted: 2011 January 21 | Updated: 2011 January 21
Gillian Brown

As part of the Accredited Clinical Teaching Open Resources (ACTOR) project, this first national meeting of a proposed special interest ...

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MEDEV, School of Medical Sciences Education Development,
Faculty of Medical Sciences, Newcastle University, NE2 4HH

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