Chris Alexander

Head of the Distance Learning IT UNIT at University of Nicosia

Q: What are my geek posts really about? A: The challenge to technology enhanced learning in a world of unbounded upheaval and ominous dehumanization is thought to lie in the way the real needs of humans are fused to the capabilities of technologies.

eLearning Articles by Chris Alexander

Apple, Google, Microsoft And The Looming Global Crash

Apple, Google, Microsoft And The Looming Global Crash

Monday, 21 March 2016 by Chris Alexander

This article ponders what key aspects of the most recent Annual Reports of the 'big three’ (i.e. Apple, Microsoft and…

Articles
Critical Thinking In Spidery Prose

Critical Thinking In Spidery Prose

Sunday, 6 March 2016 by Chris Alexander

This rather whacky 7th geek article has been written with a good dollop of artistic freedom. It features a she-spider…

Articles
Is Something Missing From E-Learning?

Is Something Missing From E-Learning?

Thursday, 28 January 2016 by Chris Alexander

In this 6th geek article the writer asserts that in spite of the fact that the viability of most educational…

Articles
At The Heart Of An Educator

At The Heart Of An Educator

Tuesday, 29 December 2015 by Chris Alexander

In this 5th geeky article, a writer contends that in a shaky, apathetic and dystopian world on the brink, the…

Articles
Artificial Intelligence In Sparky Prose

Artificial Intelligence In Sparky Prose

Sunday, 27 December 2015 by Chris Alexander

This impassioned fourth geek article, which is actually rather nerdy, meanders (a)musingly around a (human) writer’s actual paragraph attempts at…

Trends
Are You Thinking About Using Microsoft's New eLearning Authoring Tool Office Mix?

Office Mix: To Mix, Or Not To Mix, That Is The Question

Friday, 20 November 2015 by Chris Alexander

In this third geek article, I take a quirky look at Microsoft’s up-and-coming rapid eLearning and knowledge sharing tool, Office…

Authoring Tools
Virtual Reality: The Fad Will Fade

Virtual Reality: The Fad Will Fade

Monday, 2 November 2015 by Chris Alexander

In this second geek article I argue that virtual reality may end up being a flop. The reason is not…

Software
The Learning Management System: Dodo Or Phoenix?

The Learning Management System: Dodo Or Phoenix?

Thursday, 29 October 2015 by Chris Alexander

This article poses succinctly whether built-for-purpose educational apps targeted at the growing smartphone user educational market could start to threaten…

Learning Management Systems