I’ve had the good fortune of starting this course during my vacation, which has allowed more reading and contemplation time than I’d usually have at the start of a course. As such, I’ve started reading the case studies of module 3, and would like to dwell a little on Using Blogging in Support of Teacher Professional Identity Development – A Case Study (Luehmann, 2008). Yes, … Continue reading Keeping our struggles silent and our successes public?
I’ve been asked this question twice now in the last 2 days, both in a professional context. The first was at the librarian workshare I attended at Bangkok, where so many people were saying they didn’t get the point of twitter, and then last night by a friend who is an academic who has just published a paper in a prestigious journal and was wondering … Continue reading Social Media for the professional – Twitter
Exploring storytelling using twitter is one of the many new “genres” in digital storytelling. Here is Andrew Fitzgerald explaining what it is: https://embed-ssl.ted.com/talks/andrew_fitzgerald_adventures_in_twitter_fiction.html Viking / Penguin have taken the lead in this new format and there is a dedicated website to some of the best examples. Continue reading What is twitterature?
I’m busy looking into various social media tools for International School Librarians for my next assignment. And at the same time, I’m trying to resolve for myself what works and what doesn’t to manage my own ever-increasing flow of information. Over the next few posts I’ll introduce each new tools I’ve found and give a link to what I’ve done with it. I’ll start with … Continue reading Social Media Frenzy (1)
(a) define what social networking is (in your own words); In my opinion there are two types of social networking – that which occurs online, and that which occurs online. In both my online and offline worlds I enjoy having disparate networks of friends and connections who define parts of who I am and how I function in the world. These days, my online and … Continue reading First questions