I have finally written up a brief survey I did last year looking at how a selected group of Wessex GPs were using the Internet, Web 2.0 tools and smartphones for their CPD. The link to the document is here. I had the privilege of presenting a poster of the key findings at the Wessex Educational … Continue reading Smartphone and Social Media use for CPD in Wessex
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Mobile Learning and Smartphone use amongst Wessex GPs
I have finally got around to disseminating a questionnaire to the good GPs and GPSTs of Wessex to assess the use of smartphones and their use for M-learning and CPD. More to come but I have drafted an abstract of my findings below. Background and Aims There is an increasing use of smart phones for … Continue reading Mobile Learning and Smartphone use amongst Wessex GPs
Online people tagging: SNS and work-based learning
Online people tagging: SNS and work-based learning Cook, John, and Norbert Pachler. "Online people tagging: Social (mobile) network (ing) services and work‐based learning." British Journal of Educational Technology 43.5 (2012): 711-725. After a break for a holiday, I am down to the last few articles I want to review before I submit my assignment. I … Continue reading Online people tagging: SNS and work-based learning
Tweeting For Learning
Tweeting for learning: A critical analysis of research on microblogging in education published in 2008–2011F Gao, T Luo, K Zhang - British Journal of Educational Technology 43.5 (2012): 783-801.I came across this article when searching for microblogging papers. It is a useful article in that it summarises the research done between 2008 and 2011 on … Continue reading Tweeting For Learning
MICROBLOGS IN HIGHER EDUCATION – A CHANCE TO FACILITATE INFORMAL AND PROCESS-ORIENTATED LEARNING?
Ebner, Martin, et al. "Microblogs in Higher Education–A chance to facilitate informal and process-oriented learning?." Computers & Education 55.1 (2010): 92-100. Free text available here if you register with Researchgate.net which I did. The study This is an interesting study if only as an attempt to provide objective evidence of the educational impact of microblogging … Continue reading MICROBLOGS IN HIGHER EDUCATION – A CHANCE TO FACILITATE INFORMAL AND PROCESS-ORIENTATED LEARNING?
HOW BLOGGING CAN FACILITATE CPD AND LEARNING
Bodell, S., et al. (2009). "Creating a learning community in today's world: how blogging can facilitate continuing professional development and international learning." The British Journal of Occupational Therapy 72(6): 279-281. Unfortunately I do not have the full text of this opinion piece to share which I had to get hold of via the Warwick University … Continue reading HOW BLOGGING CAN FACILITATE CPD AND LEARNING
Teachers & Social Networking part 2
British Journal of Educational Technology Vol 43 No 5 2012 754-769 This research in the article aimed to answer 3 research questions. Domain: how does the domain (and particularly the way it is approached) impact on group membership? Network: does it make sense to distinguish between different types of participatory attitudes and behaviours, involving different … Continue reading Teachers & Social Networking part 2
Teachers & Social Networking
British Journal of Educational Technology Vol 43 No 5 2012 754-769 As part of my assignment on learning technologies, I have done some literature searches. My intent is to critically evaluate a series of articles which look at the impact of Social Media on education. I am not starting in any particular order, just in … Continue reading Teachers & Social Networking