Thursday, 10 July 2014

Bring your devices for learning is back! #BYOD4L

I'm delighted to say that BYOD4L is back for a second time. It starts officially on Monday 14 July and runs for five days. However do follow the course hashtag #BYOD4L and join in with the conversations, introduce yourself and start making new connections.

BYOD4L for those that don't know is short for Bring Your Own Devices for Learning and is a free and open short course aimed at both teachers and students, but also anybody else who would like to use this opportunity to learn how they could use their smart devices for lifewide and lifewide learning and development. Each day we will look at a different theme and consider how we can use our smart devices for learning.   

The course site can be found at

5 Cs

Each day we will consider one of the following themes

  • Connecting
  • Communicating
  • Curating
  • Collaborating
  • Creating

No locks and no doors!

There is NO registration for this course. No locks and no doors! You have full access to all online learning spaces linked to BYOD4L. Feel free to complete our short initial survey if you wish as this will provide us with useful information about who you are so that we can make the course more relevant to you. Feel free to share this invite with others who might also be interested in joining us.

Sharing our learning

Participants are encouraged to blog during the course and to reflect on what they are learning. We have created a Padlet wall to share links to these blogs. You find this at

I personally have found this a very useful activity and will be sharing my reflections via this blog.

I do hope you will join us. If you have any questions then please don't hesitate to ask myself or Chrissi Nerantzi 

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