Wait...did I read that?
When I kicked off my plan to get my dissertation proposal done (last spring), I had earmarked this fall semester as the literature review semester. I had a sense that it would take quite some time to do, but I didn't think it would take me the entire fall semester. I guess hope for the best, plan for the worst is the operative phrase. Over the past few years I've been collecting articles
Review: Place-Based Spaces for Networked Learning
Wednesday, May 17 2017 01:30 | academics, Books, goodreads, mLearning, networked learning, PhD, review, Social Networks
Place-Based Spaces for Networked Learning by Lucia CarvalhoMy rating: 4 of 5 stars Interesting book of cases in Networked Learning. It's fun to see some familiar researcher names pop-up where you don't expect them. This book seems like it has a well-rounded selection of case studies where Networked Learning and Space intersect. Good read, even though not all of the chapters really pertained
Review of The Architecture of Productive Learning Networks
Monday, May 8 2017 01:00 | academics, Books, goodreads, networked learning, PhD, School, Social Networks
The Architecture of Productive Learning Networks by Lucila CarvalhoMy rating: 3 of 5 starsI'd give it 3.5 stars if GoodReads would allow it. This is an interesting book on case studies (essentially) on how people have implemented Networked Learning in their various environments. Some examples might resonate with you, and others might be too alien. Overall I think it's a good idea book. Some chapters
Review: Analysing Networked Learning Practices In Higher Education And Continuing Professional Development
Analysing Networked Learning Practices In Higher Education And Continuing Professional Development by Lone Dirckinck-HolmfeldMy rating: 4 of 5 stars Learned a lot on infrastructure and affordances in relation to Networked Learning. This was an interesting read, and my fourth book into this topic. I still have a few more on my to-read list, but I am looking forward to them. I
Review: The Design, Experience and Practice of Networked Learning
Monday, Mar 20 2017 02:00 | Academia, academics, Books, dissertation, goodreads, review, Social Networks
The Design, Experience and Practice of Networked Learning by Vivien HodgsonMy rating: 4 of 5 stars Continuing my reading into the presentation I want to do this April, and working on my readings for my dissertation proposal, here is this book. This was quite interesting to read, and it definitely went by faster compared to another Networked Learning book I read recently. The edited
Publons Year end Review.
Monday, Dec 26 2016 02:00 | Academia, academics, journals, peerReview, scholar, Social Media, web 2.0
The other day Publons, a service in which people can get credit for performing peer reviews for academic journal articles, sent me a link to my year-end-review. Just like other year-end-reviews, I don't really treat it as a report card, but rather as a "huh!, ain't that interesting!". I think the old saying of you get out of something what you put into it is quite true with these