A Virtual Introduction

As the new Associate Director at Virginia Commonwealth University’s Grace E. Harris Leadership Institute (GEHLI), I’ve been getting a lot of virtual introductions that sound like these recently. Spend enough time in higher education,  and you will send and receive these things so often that you stop thinking about what they really are, which is a…

A #TJC15 Experiment

The next Twitter Journal Club will take place on Tuesday May 12, 2015 3pm EDT / 8pm BST.  We will be reading a slightly older article than usual – but a foundational one and one worth revisiting.  It is freely available in IRRODL. You can find the article here. For those of you who might…

#TJC15 – The Twinterview

Simon Warren and I are considering writing an article about our experience of Twitter Journal Club (#TJC15) – from the perspective of a consistently engaged participant observer (Simon) and the club organizer and founder (me).  As part of that process, we decided to interview each other…and as consistent with the subject, we interviewed each other…

The Next Twitter Journal Club #TJC15

Several weeks ago, several of us engaged in a lively experiment – what would happen if we tried to read a journal article together, in real time, live-tweeting it as we went along? This question resulted in the first #TJC15 event, which has been blogged about here and here and here. The gist of the activity is…

A Gathering Together: My #TJC15 Connected Learning Experience

On February 26, 2015 a group of us decided to see what would happen if we live-tweeted our simultaneous reading of a journal article.  It was an experimental un-Journal Club…including an option of not reading the article in advance.  I’ve already blogged about how this all, hashtagged as ##TLC15, came about – here. It was…

Twitter Journal Club #TJC15

February 20, 2015 Edit: We haven’t even gotten started and we have requests for a queue! So I’ve started a google form for now. Spreadsheet should be publicly available so that you can see everyone’s choices if you are curious – I just wanted to play around with Google Forms. Thanks for your indulgence on…