Hashtag Seminars

So we’ve been building a new digital humanities tool “Huma Bird Project” and we used it to analyse the #digped hybrid pedagogy chat on twitter

It shows some interesting possibilities for analysis

  1. Do people naturally get locked in to conversations (perhaps @ mentions favour # tweets)?

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Flying high: social media and international student advisors

planeOur International Student Advisors have purchased iPads to help them keep up to date with their work and deliver presentations to prospective students whilst working abroad. Having never owned an iPad before these colleagues had requested a session to discuss the different presentation apps that are available.…

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The Cuckoo always wins

So we have our xMOOC / cMOOC – tomato / tomato split forming. A schism over beard lengths and the best hat to please god will soon no doubt ensue. Sadly, and it is always sadly these days we can possible consider another way of distinguishing between the two groups.…

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How Dr. Sabita Persaud Uses Social Media to Enable Authentic, Relevant Learning

Faculty eCommons

The open platforms of social media connect students to field experts, increase student-to-student interaction, and for one instructor, faciliate real-life scenarios that weave course topics and conversations into student’s everyday lives, enabling authentic, anytime-anywhere learning.
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Connecting Professionally

You may have noticed something new at the top right of this page.  I have added a link to my arsenal of connections with my professional world.  Yep!  I added a Facebook page! Now that I’ve done this, I have to update my Linkedin, Twitter and Youtube links to reflect this new way to connect […]Continue reading

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Thank you ETMOOC, I Need To Connect

Wow, I miss you already. I am so surprised, I have been so upset that I have had no time to blog and stay connected with a new job in social media. I am doing what I love doing for myself for others and well.…

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Items re: multi-screen media — eventually this trend/convergence enables “Learning from the Living [Class] Room”

PayWizard launches first dedicated payment and subscriber management solution for TV and media industry — from PayWizard

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London, 21 February 2013 – PayWizard, specialists in payment and subscription management, has launched the TV and media industry’s first dedicated, end to end payment and subscription solution.…

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A Brief Blog Buzzing with Bits and Bites

In the etmooc (Educational Technology Media Open Online Course), I have learned how to use some interesting sites where you can curate and collaborate with information.  This has been incredibly eye-opening, useful, and liberating.  I began by lurking, dabbled by retweeting, blabbed with tweeting, flirted with reviewing, buzzed on my blog, and now – with these exciting new sites – aspire to curate.…

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Goodbye to Anonymous

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In an attempt to be a more open contributor, I changed my settings in 2013 to allow for anonymous comments. My thoughts were that anyone should be able to contribute or share if they find value in what I write.…

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