Much Ado About Twitter

Twitter is an example of a microblogging service, the above video, Twitter in Plain English by the excellent Common Craft, gives a succinct overview of its features and functionality. Other microblogging services like Yammer, Identi.ca and Jaiku have been around too, but have not garnered the high-profile “celebrity status” that their most illustrious competitor has […]

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Digital Networking for Researchers

Today, I attended a workshop called “Digital Networking for Researchers” which was facilitated by Dr Darren Ambrose, who divides his time between the Graduate School and teaching for the Department of Media at Canterbury Christ Church University. He ran a short session we will provide some practical information for researchers who want to find out […]

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Towards aligning pedagogy, space and technology

As part of my MSc dissertation, entitled “Towards aligning pedagogy, space and technology inside a large-scale learning environment“, I did some research on how academic staff and students used the “learning spaces” and the mobile technologies with Canterbury Christ Church University‘s new library and student services centre called Augustine House. I have accumulated a lot […]

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New Beginnings…again!

This will be the third incarnation of The Accidental Technologist blog which started life on the now-defunct EduSpaces.org social networking site (now called Higher Ed Space). This blog was created as part of my MSc in e-Learning studies with the University of Edinburgh. First off, the blog was designed to help the student to become more critical […]

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