Category Archives: EdD

#OER17 Here I come

Just under 2 weeks to #OER17 in London and I’m revisiting my abstract,  preparing my presentation and reviewing the conference programme. I’ve also been invited to participate in a Plenary Panel with @catherinecronin and @Czernie,  this is a really exciting opportunity as I feel … Continue reading

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#SRHE Critical Perspectives on ‘Openness’ in Higher Education

Last week I was in London for the event Critical Perspectives on ‘Openness’ in Higher Education as part of the SRHE’s digital university series. Catherine Cronin, Rob Farrow and I were the main speakers, sharing our research findings on various topics … Continue reading

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Twitter for professional learning: disseminating the findings

Last week I presented my EdD research at the Next Generation: Digital Learning Research Symposium 2016 at Dublin City University. This was the first time I put voice to my research since the Viva. Those at the symposium were mainly … Continue reading

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How I prepared for the Viva

This day 2 weeks ago I defended my EdD thesis and was successful in achieving my Doctorate without corrections. I was over the moon and the outpouring of good wishes and  congratulatory messages have been amazing. But like others who have shared … Continue reading

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Reflection on ‘belonging’ in online networked spaces

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Can we really consider Twitter a learning tool?

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For the past 18 months I’ve been engrossed in the research topic of how Twitter is used by professionals for learning. Finally I’m nearly there, tomorrow I will present at a doctoral conference at UCL Institute of Education in London. Creation … Continue reading

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#Day100  – Celebration, my voice, and  becoming a reflective practitioner 

Day 100 of Writing – I decided to celebrate with a video. Today a light bulb was switched on, I love days like this helps me love my job, love my research and lets me fall in love with learning … Continue reading

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Putting my research out there……….

Thanks to all on the #scholar14 MOOC, I have found encouragement through your discussions about being an online scholar and feeling vulnerable in revealing professional practice or personal experiences online………. I have been meaning to post about my exploratory research for quite … Continue reading

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