Category Archives: social media

Collegiality on the Twitter backchannel

Last week, I read the Thesis Whisperer’s latest post authored by Dr Alexandra Hogan about how to make the most from conferences. Her advice was useful for those attending academic conferences.  Conferences are great opportunities to hear scholars in your area of interest, they provide opportunities … Continue reading

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#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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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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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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Should educators Tweet wisely?

I just came across the blog post via my colleague @DocPipNZ. Thanks Pip 🙂 Like the author I think that Twitter is an effective means of linking to professional or personal learning networks, and depending on the types of online … 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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ELearning for Health education professionals

Yesterday I facilitated a workshop on technology enhanced learning for health and education professionals. This group of professionals were very interested in the potentials of using technology both from a bigger picture perspective (the trends, challenges and opportunities) and also … 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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Some of my Slideshare presentations I have items of learning, presentations, blogs, littered across social media sites, bringing them together on this blog…starting with my slideshare presentations http://www.slideshare.net/muir31/presentations Why ePortfolios for Learning from Muireann OKeeffe

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