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Digiexplorer (not guru), Senior Lecturer in Digital Marketing @ Manchester Metropolitan University. Interested in digital literacy and digital culture  in the third sector (especially faith). Author of 'Raising Children in a Digital Age', regularly checks hashtag #DigitalParenting.

Getting in on the Twitter Action? Using Social Media to Build Your Professional Network #altc2011

Themes: Broad Tents & Strange Bedfellows; Making Things Happen (ALTC11) This paper has been accepted. This paper reports on attempts by a digital steward (Wenger, White and Smith 2009) within a university to increase her expertise in the deployment of social media for education (Conole and Alevizo 2010), through collaboration…

D-ICE for Change: Applying Organisational Development Guidance to IT Projects #ALTC2011

SHORT PAPER ABSTRACT ALTC-11 (Revised Submission) Theme: Making It Happen Submitted with Andy Wilson, University of Loughborough This paper reports from the recent cross-institutional JISC-funded project ‘BODGIT’ (Bringing Organisational Development Guidance into IT), which was part of the larger EMBED IT project hosted by SEDA.[1] The implementation of new IT…

Does online access need to be reduced/banned in lectures?

http://www.flickr.com/photos/sailor_coruscant/413534193/ Jeremy Littau is an assistant professor of journalism and communication at Lehigh University in Pennsylvania who focuses on media and technology. The topic became intensely personal when he noticed something interesting about the students in his classes. Those who brought laptops with them, purportedly for note-taking, seemed to be…