Category Archives: participation

#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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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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I want to talk about learning. But not the lifeless, sterile, futile, quickly forgotten stuff..

Yesterday I came across the following quote via Infed.org. I need to read more Carl Rogers work after my doctorate – I feel completely high when I read these views of learning – The freedom that learning can be, the … Continue reading

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Thinking about terminology: knowledge and dimensions of learning

For my thesis I am exploring professional learning and how twitter as a tool supports learning. For months I have been interrogating learning theory, paradigms research and trying to put my own voice on what I think learning is, and … Continue reading

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My take on ‘What is the Future of Learning in a Digital Age?’

Again for the video project that Sumaya Hashim has initiated  I was invited to discuss “What is the Future of Learning in a Digital Age?” This is undeniably a hot topic of discussion and many educators assert that traditional approaches … Continue reading

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Social Media in Health care settings

I facilitated a workshop on using Social Media in Health settings for the MSc in Leadership & Management in the Institute of Leadership today In the past while I was working for DIT I Social Media workshops for educators along … Continue reading

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Using numeric input clickers in accounting

Alice Luby, Lecturer, School of Accounting and Finance My rationale for using clickers with my accountancy students is to encourage students to be more active in the learning process.  This facilitates those who learn by doing, the approach is also useful … Continue reading

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Using the Team selector tool for groups

In a few weeks time I will be asking students of the MSc in Applied eLearning to work in groups to design and develop elearning resources.  I plan to use clickers to enable students to self select the team they … Continue reading

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