Twitter Weekly Updates for 2011-09-12

  • @ryantracey they’re passages I highlight using diigo, they get pulled into the blog post so I can find them later #
  • @amcunningham Often use personal experience in class, never thought of them as stories. Maybe it’s the “telling” of the story that matters #
  • We learn from stories and experience http://t.co/zJP85x9. Been thinking how to integrate stories into my teaching but haven’t managed yet #
  • Study Highlights Superficiality of Digital Native Concept http://t.co/SqdCaLJ. Socio-economic background impacts digital sophistication #
  • Revisiting the Purpose of Higher Education http://t.co/N7Kx90G. There needs to be a shift away from knowledge and skills #
  • Are we missing reflection in learning? http://t.co/r42MuL5. We need to create formal space for reflection within the curriculum #
  • TED video: a next generation digital book http://t.co/fzHeqmw #
  • 5 Myths About Collaboration http://t.co/wviyQEU #
  • The Sad State of Educational Research http://t.co/MBazWuY. Educational researchers also responsible for spreading poorly developed ideas? #
  • @amcunningham nice…didn’t know about some of those tools. Been meaning to have a look at scoop.it but haven’t had the chance yet #
  • @amcunningham pretty cool…is it a list of all your tweets, or just those related to a specific theme? #
  • Video: Hands-on with Inkling 2.0, the iPad textbook โ€” Tech News and Analysis http://t.co/ElaSztV #
  • The real cost of academic publishing http://t.co/P1S1HKo via @guardian #
  • So when does academic publishing get disrupted? http://t.co/lQD34Q9 #
  • Why the Impossible Happens More Often http://t.co/zn7cQMf #
  • Achieving substrate-independent minds: no, we cannot โ€˜copyโ€™ brains http://t.co/TWKB6SE #

Twitter Weekly Updates for 2010-09-27

Twitter Weekly Updates for 2010-03-01

  • Revisiting the Purpose of Higher Education and Courses. Why teaching content isn’t enough http://tinyurl.com/yg7ttj8 #
  • First two weeks of OpenContent at UCT http://tinyurl.com/ygtm9wx #
  • The Open Source Way: Creating and Nurturing Communities of Contributors http://bit.ly/bTDcGp #
  • Why technology is not disrupting the university sector http://tinyurl.com/yhk3boy #
  • @weblearning I like it, thanks for the heads up ๐Ÿ™‚ #
  • RT @weblearning: “key difference between informal and formal learning is .. permeable classroom walls” writes @bfchirpy http://bit.ly/90f17e #
  • Establish Authority by Creating Value. A few suggestions on ways to better establish yourself within your field http://tinyurl.com/ygv2nfl #
  • Highlighting E-Readers. Short comment by Downes on a post highlighting issues with e-readers for scholarship http://tinyurl.com/yghqbnf #
  • Short post on the predominantly content focused nature of course planning http://tinyurl.com/y9v4u64 #
  • RT @melaniemcbride: one of the downsides of fewer [bloggers] is a preference for the shotgun-share over [hard work & analysis/commentary] #
  • @KEC83 #Diigo ed. acc? Been trying on/off for 6 months with not even a single response from them. Very disappointing #
  • @RonaldArendse looks interesting, but I think it’s going to be a while before we’ll see anything like that locally ๐Ÿ™‚ #
  • Policing YouTube: Medical Students, Social Media and Digita Identity http://bit.ly/crA5yi #
  • Sunset at Mont Flour in Stellenbosch is beautiful #
  • apophenia ยป Blog Archive ยป ChatRoulette, from my perspective. Thoughts on the video service by danah boyd http://bit.ly/9TU4O3 #
  • Johannes Cronje: Wendren’s PPC Bag. Cool example of South African innovation http://bit.ly/aKdy3O #
  • @meganbur welcome to the revolution ๐Ÿ™‚ #
  • At http://montfleur.co.za/ for UWC writing retreat. There are worse places to be. Some good insight into the writing process #
  • @sbestbier Thanks for the suggest, much appreciated ๐Ÿ™‚ #
  • Science in the Open ยป Blog Archive ยป Peer review: What is it good for? http://bit.ly/cxzR6o #
  • Itโ€™s not peer review if you arenโ€™t familiar with the subject ยซ Connectivism http://bit.ly/1PIqDK #
  • elearnspace. everything elearning: Scholarship in an age of participation (Siemens) http://bit.ly/bigAMm #

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Twitter Weekly Updates for 2010-02-22

  • Google and Wikipedia โ€” Separated at Birth? http://tinyurl.com/yzxj3az #
  • @patrickkayton I liked the cartoon look ๐Ÿ™‚ #
  • YouTube – Students Helping Students. A video by Michael Wesch http://bit.ly/cE7aDL #
  • I know it’s ridiculously early, but I’m already looking forward to SAAHE ’10 at Wits in July this year http://bit.ly/9CGOA6 #
  • @Sallykenyon12 Not on it at all, just saw a random tweet and followed it up. Don’t know if I have enough voyeur / time to watch other people #
  • How to Destroy the Book, by Cory Doctorow (part two) | theVARSITY.ca http://bit.ly/awIOZX #
  • Race Shapes Teen Facebook and MySpace Adoption, says danah boyd – ReadWriteStart http://bit.ly/c55Brc #
  • Mohamed Amine Chatti’s ongoing research on Technology Enhanced Learning http://bit.ly/bPCgyp #
  • Gumption: Clinical Wisdom: Knowledge, Experience, Compassion, Creativity and Honesty http://bit.ly/d8S9lF #
  • Kevin Smith’s Plus-Sized Predicament : NPR http://bit.ly/axsayt #
  • Chatroulette – only mildly disturbing http://bit.ly/bRdeWy #
  • @cristinacost thanks for the offer, i’ll think about it and get back to you #
  • @cristinacost at this point, a #diigo educators account is all I want. I’m tired of asking them for one #
  • RT @pgsimoes: Building a #PLE – 15 Must-Have Web Apps for Students – http://ow.ly/197p0. Didn’t know about most of these…thanks #
  • RT @acedtect: Don’t just shorten your URL, make it suspicious and frightening! http://www.shadyurl.com/index.php. This is awesome ๐Ÿ™‚ #
  • Filesharing is illegal, but not wrong. Winning essay by Canadian 12th grade student http://tinyurl.com/****** #
  • RT @openednews: News: OpenCourseWare Consortium Panel Recap http://bit.ly/aVkMia (apologies for the shameless self-plug) #
  • School Accused Of Spying On Kids In Their Homes With Spyware That Secretly Activated Webcams | Techdirt http://bit.ly/c6Wn4e #
  • xkcd: Science Valentine. This is awesome http://bit.ly/9nbXs9 #
  • The tool for the 21st century classroom. I use Docs, I collaborate with Docs, but this lady is way ahead of me http://bit.ly/cBRrB8 #
  • I really like using KJots and it seems as if it’s going to be getting some very cool new features http://bit.ly/bZr2Lc #
  • โ™ป @pgsimoes: RT @antoesp: RT @Czernie Interesting: ‘A #Research Revolution: The Impact of Digital Technologies’ http://tinyurl.com/ydr63lu #
  • @amcunningham he is, my comment is “saved, awaiting moderation”, it’s only short one, sent from phone between shop and office #
  • Public Collections Empathy in Medical Education – Anne Marie Cunningham | Mendeley http://bit.ly/b5o2xV #
  • @patrickkayton I think that’d be a great use of #cognician why don’t you whip something up for us quickly ๐Ÿ™‚ #
  • @amcunningham done, exciting stuff, we’ll have to come up with a cool name for this type of project…extreme writing or something ๐Ÿ™‚ #
  • @amcunningham If you mean lit. rev. online with docs, etc, I’m super-keen ๐Ÿ™‚ #
  • Arin’s Blog: How to write a literature review using only the web http://bit.ly/cVn4S2 #
  • @marlonparker complete loss of speaker’s credibility #
  • RT @clebe05: @wesleylynch did a cool interview on #TheDigitalEdge podcast – have a listen and share your thoughts – http://ow.ly/17OPS #
  • Journals as Filters and Active Agents | Virtual Canuck. Make sure to read the comments as well http://bit.ly/b7CxPk #
  • @cristinacost I like Carrington (http://bit.ly/bBhPef) on my WP site (www.mrowe.co.za/blog) #
  • Great interview with Salman Khan (khanacademy.org) on his response to a crisis in education http://bit.ly/cPcLIb #
  • Siemens – Teaching in Social and Technological Networks http://tinyurl.com/yknuclq #
  • Developing a Pedagogical Framework for Web 2.0 and social software http://tinyurl.com/y9zsddj #
  • @wesleylynch thanks, finding the stuff I’m working on at the moment quite a challenge ๐Ÿ™‚ #
  • Aligning outcomes, content and assessment to more accurately measure competence and facilitate meaningful learning…this stuff is hard #
  • @sharingnicely I’m pretty happy with my coverage from Vodacom, haven’t been anywhere yet that doesn’t have it. Can’t speak for US tho #
  • โ™ป @p2pu: Breaking News: The new http://www.p2pu.org is live, and beautiful. Sign up for your course today! Congrats Bekka, it looks great ๐Ÿ™‚ #
  • A critique of Tapscott and Williamโ€™s views on university reform, in Educause Review (see previous tweet) http://bit.ly/bUDcP2 #
  • Innovating the 21st-Century University: Itโ€™s Time! (EDUCAUSE Review) | EDUCAUSE http://bit.ly/bkMYbo #
  • Getting excited about the upcoming SAFRI (medical education) session in a few weeks http://bit.ly/99ULI7 #
  • Just upgraded to #Kubuntu Lucid running #KDE 4.4 – better stability & nice new features, enjoying it so far http://bit.ly/ayygg0 #
  • Facebook Driving More Traffic Than Google. Hard to believe & only 1 metric but is it a sign of things to come? http://tinyurl.com/ybxcwol #
  • Peer-To-Peer Recognition of Learning in Open Education by Schmidt in the IRRODL journal http://bit.ly/bFVpMd via @addthis #
  • Alternative Grad School: creating a do-it-yourself higher learning experience http://bit.ly/cBuCVM #
  • Mobile platforms are proliferating. Check out MeeGo (merged Moblin & Maemo) http://bit.ly/d69pLv #
  • Thought Leader ยป Eve Dmochowska ยป The web’s unavoidable sharp learning curve. Interesting comments http://bit.ly/9OPmrE #
  • RT @maggiev: TESSA – Teacher Education in Sub-Saharan Africa (lovely resources here) http://bit.ly/dtb6rU #
  • RT @patrickkayton: About to present Cognician to postgrad students and academics at CPUT. Smart crowd! #
  • โ™ป @cshirky: RT @pomeranian99: Length of Britannica’s entry about Wikipedia: 913 words. Length of Wikipedia’s entry about Britannica: 6,804. #
  • Finalising details of collaborative project with Irish physio students on Physiopedia #isp1 http://bit.ly/dz2UGb #
  • 21st century literacies (HASTAC), 10 additional literacies over and above the 3 R’s http://bit.ly/dtFcJt #
  • Effective Pedagogy – rubric based on the structure of observed learning outcomes http://bit.ly/bV6dvv #
  • OpeningScholarship Project | Centre for Educational Technology at UCT. Lots of interesting content http://bit.ly/brrRKk #
  • UCT OpenContent portal now live. Congratulations to all involved http://bit.ly/dfAeCH #
  • I’m on the #microecop programme committee (http://ow.ly/176eM), but sadly not on the list yet ๐Ÿ™ #
  • For The Love Of Culture – post by Lessig on issues around copyright and rights clearance http://bit.ly/bxsNCn #
  • @gsiemens I’ve been using Chromium for a few months and now find FF slow and clunky #

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