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Twitter as a Professional Learning Tool

Below is an article I wrote for the Association of Heads of Independent Schools of Australia (AHISA) Independence Journal – October 2013 edition. See the current issue here. This article was based on my doctoral research into the use of microblogging as a professional learning tool amongst educators. Twitter as a Professional Learning Tool by […]

Thesis on Twitter

Having completed my thesis on the use of Twitter as a professional learning tool, I might be able to lay claim to being the only Twitter Doctor on the block – or would that be the only Twit Doctor! Anyway, to matters more serious….my thesis is now published and you can download it from QUT […]

Young people’s perspectives on the use of social media as an engagement tool

A new report from The Youth Affairs Council of Victoria (YACVic) explores young people’s use of social media and perspectives about how government agencies and community organisations should use social media to communicate with them. Social media is a part of many young people’s daily lives. According to the Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA), 90 […]

Create Your Own PLN workshop resources

These are the resources from my workshop in Berlin – feel free to share them. Below are the slides followed by links to the resources we discussed in the workshop. Create Your Own PLN from Carol Skyring Below are two of the most often used PLN diagrams & their source. Couros, A. (2006). Examining the […]

Social Media Workshop Links

As this post becomes public, I’m running an Introduction to Social Media workshop for the Warringah Chamber of Commerce & Industries. Below are the links I’ve mentioned in the workshop – click through to your heart’s content! If you’d like to do the workshop online you can have access for 30 days for $30 – […]

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