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PhD handed in!

The minor amendments have been completed, the thesis has been printed and bound and handed in! I’m now starting on drafting papers from the thesis but meanwhile, here’s the final abstract: Distributed online discussion...

PhD Abstract: Twitter chat events & the making of a professional domain 4

PhD Abstract: Twitter chat events & the making of a professional domain

Here is the latest draft of a one page abstract of my PhD: Distributed online discussion events in social media are increasingly used as sites for open, informal professional development, knowledge sharing and community...

Open online spaces of professional learning: searching for understanding  the ‘material’ of Twitter discussion events 0

Open online spaces of professional learning: searching for understanding  the ‘material’ of Twitter discussion events

Here are the slides from my presentation to the Social Informatics cluster group meeting of 13 June 2014. Abstract: Recent years have seen a growth in micro-blogging discussion events intended to support professional learning...

Network Learning Conference: doctoral symposium 0

Network Learning Conference: doctoral symposium

The Network Learning Conference is starting with a doctoral symposium on Monday 7 April. The conference hashtag is #nlc2014 The symposium is in two blocks, the first is presentations and the second block is...

Is a profession also a discursive community? 0

Is a profession also a discursive community?

Discourse analysis (DA) is about the study of “language in use” (Nunan 1993, p7) operating at a number of levels (Fairclough 2003; Alvesson & Skoldberg 2009). Heracleous (2006) identifies two over-lapping levels of discourse:...

Space & flows of practice: exploring the relationship between Web 2.0 technologies and a practice perspective on HRD. 0

Space & flows of practice: exploring the relationship between Web 2.0 technologies and a practice perspective on HRD.

Here is a paper abstract accepted for the upcoming UFHRD conference in Brighton: This paper explores through an analysis of technology enhanced professional learning (TEPL) using social software a practice based approach to understanding...

Twitter and communities of learning 1

Twitter and communities of learning

I’ve had my paper on professional learning in Twitter accepted for the UFHRD Conference in Portugal in May 2012. Here’s the abstract: Discourses, power and communities: exploring the impacts of social media technologies on...

Analysing Twitter 0

Analysing Twitter

I have recently been attempting a discourse analysis of a Twitter chat event, The analysis process proved harder than I was expecting. Partly, this was due to the volume of tweets where in a...

Theorising Technology in Digital Education 0

Theorising Technology in Digital Education

These are my notes taken during the presentation and then tidied up a bit in terms of spelling and sense – so they may well be limit, partial and mistaken! Welcome from Sian Bayne with...