I was recently reading an article in RIDE magazine (December 2010 edition), reminding me of the risk of permanent hearing loss in motorcyclists. Motorcycle engines are largely exposed and normally rev at least twice as fast as car engines, so they generate a fair bit of noise … [Read more...] about The Risk of Hearing Impairment for Motorcyclists
I thought I’d try out HSE’s online risk assessment tool for offices (more tools to follow later). This was one of the recommendations of Lord Young’s review. You can find all of this quite easily on the HSE website. From my perspective, the approach looks a little like a … [Read more...] about HSE’s Tool for Risk Assessment
Last night I succumbed and went to a branch event organised by the Chartered Quality Institute (CQI). It’s the first time I’ve been to any such event. My motivation for going was somewhat mixed. I decided to go partly because the title seemed interesting – How to achieve … [Read more...] about CQI Event
Mobile learning is learning on the move. For many years it's been touted as a complete replacement for all other methods. It stands to reason, everyone fiddles uncontrollably with something, why not a mobile device? I think there's now a realisation that it isn't the total … [Read more...] about Mobile Learning – Just a Fad?
‘Pedagogy’ is a word used by educationalists to describe the profession of teaching. Whenever I teach, I’m reminded of what’s important in the classroom. There’s a real temptation to overuse modern technology (I speak relatively here, though perhaps not quite Einsteinian). … [Read more...] about Pedagogy or Technology – Who is in The Driving Seat?