Research Essentials

Perspectives on an academic environment: a collaborative blog by Gill Clough & Rebecca Ferguson

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Entries from November 2007

Reflections on Twitter

November 28th, 2007 · 2 Comments

I joined Twitter in order to join in the conference twitterers at Handheld Learning in London in October. This was really quite exciting for the three days of the conference and certainly contributed to the sense of time and place and event. However after the conference I found the twittering on my mobile rather distracting. […]

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Tags: by Gill · Social Networking · twitter

Blogging as a research tool

November 26th, 2007 · 2 Comments

Just finished my initial online conference chat with Christine from Salford. She saw our presentation at ALT-C in Nottingham and asked us to chat to some post-graduate students about our experiences. Rebecca and I are going to talk with them via their interwise online conferencing tool, about our experiences of blogging as a research tool.¬†¬†Specifically […]

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Tags: Blogging · by Gill · Conferences

Kaleidoscope VDS Workshop, Denmark

November 21st, 2007 · No Comments

PB140657, originally uploaded by euphloozie. This Virtual Doctoral Workshop on Networked Learning ran from 13th to 16th November. About 16 or so students from all around the world attended, together with four academics: Etienne Wenger, Chris Jones, Caroline Haythornthwaite and Lone Dirckinck-Holmfeld. It was funded by the Kaleidoscope European mobile learning SIG. We had a […]

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Tags: by Gill · Kaleidoscope · Workshops