Month: Sep 2016

Pharma module outline 0.1

There are already a series of excellent background pharma eLearning modules which cover all phases into marketing authorisation which we will reference & link to during the content development. This primer is to encourage people to ‘do’ based on their background knowledge and experience….

Quick fly through mobile apps, assumptions and design

Firstly – two apps which I use a lot on my phone – easy presentation, minimal typing and selection of anything including navigation. Quick to dip in and out. An app I haven’t used for a while but did once whilst collecting lots of…

British TKD Nationals

I wasn’t fighting though may do next year if back to competition fights by spring. Although I would have been one of if not the oldest competitor there this year – but as I started martial arts at 35, still feel younger in some…

Training update

Managed 3 tkd sessions in Sept which is just about equal to the amount I’ve done the rest of year. Mind tightening making slow progress. First aikido session this week – interesting, great instructor. Never really done break falls before so was doing from…

An end or new generation of social networks

I had a twitter account in 2006/7 when it was still a project management tool and half my team at PWC were based in US so we sort of tried to use for work but it was mostly talking with other elearning type people…

Martial arts clubs list update

Further to yesterday apparently Aikiweb have a copyright so those entries will be removed. Useful as an indication of how others might view what my friebds and fellow martial artists are trying to do. Will try aikido contacts through other means.  Will not be…

Water sanitation module update

We have agreed to begin development of the open access materials on People’s University in early 2017. There are also other research and partnership possibilities together with People’s University that they would like to explore, one of which we will know more about by…

Projects update

Royal Marsden Moving from systems dev on the Learning Hub (our LMS) into business as usual & developing a fun approach to commissioning learning alongside some core learning governance & establishing a network of interests. Additional systems development will involve linking with external providers…

Why doesn’t technology provide an economic payoff in healthcare?

Answers in a great post from Healthcare Renewal who have by far the most comprehensive views on technology implementations in health systems that I have come across. “I do not think “political appeal” is a good justification for a multi-billion dollar cybernetic experiment in…

Royal Marsden & cancer therapies for children

The hospital I work in is always carrying out amazing research into care, treatment and prevention. There are so many brave patients here especially the younger ones sometimes with terminal illnesses. The staff don’t give up either, working tirelessly to improve health and their…

A British Gem – Ken Loach releasing his films on youtube

The British film industry has a wonderful reputation for producing hard hitting dramas but so few can reach into the guts of humanity in the face of constant political upheaval with a consistent message about how we treat each other. His most recent film…

Pharma & water sanitation eLearning projects on People’s University

I first heard of People’s University from a fantastic semi-retired doctor when we were marching down the length of the country over a 300 mile route in approx 3 weeks –  unlike me, he completed the full 300 miles albeit with some impressive blisters…