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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...

Creating Living Knowledge: the Connected Communities programme and what it tells us about university-community partnership 0

Creating Living Knowledge: the Connected Communities programme and what it tells us about university-community partnership

These are my notes from a Digital Education Seminar at the University of Edinburgh by Professor Keri Facer on the Connected Communities research programme. As ever with these posts, my record is partial and bias and possibly...

PhD Abstract: Twitter chat events & the making of a professional domain 2

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...

Line manager role identity as facilitators of learning 0

Line manager role identity as facilitators of learning

Paul Campbell from Scottish Water and I have a new article published:  Paul Campbell , Peter Evans , (2016) “Reciprocal benefits, legacy and risk: Applying Ellinger and Bostrom’s model of line manager role identity...

The Twitter Experience 0

The Twitter Experience

For all the structuring effects of the Twitter functional features, the Twitter experience is generally perceived as a private one as only the individual user can see their Twitter feed, as they have structured...