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Talking about: 'footprints' left on Twitter; opportunities in networked learning; and power of APIs (and spreadsheets).

Twitter co-tag: #rhizo15  #tw 

[Also an opportunity for me to test a new tool  which turns Twitter into a slide deck, TAGSPresenter]

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My #OER15 slides: Navigating the boundary between formal and informal learning in higher education
Lightning talk for #OER15 Conference, 14th April 2015 - Description: https://oer15.oerconf.org/sessions/navigating-the-boundary-between-formal-and-informal-learning-in-higher-education-752/
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Here's a link to my current article in the ALT newsletter on the recent "Marvellous Mapping" Visitors & Residents workshop by +Dave White and +Donna Lanclos hosted recently here in Galway.

Many thanks to the +The National Forum for the Enhancement of Teaching & Learning in Higher Education for sponsoring this workshop. And thanks +Anne Hole for the invitation to write this article for the ALT newsletter, and for your editorial support :)
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Marvellous post on the +ALT newsletter by +Catherine Cronin - telling about a workshop led by +Dave White and +Donna Lanclos during #openeducationwkon   mapping  #vandr  Visitors and Residents.  
As part of Open Education Week 2015, Dave White and Donna Lanclos facilitated a Visitors & Residents workshop “Marvellous Mapping” for educators and researchers at the National University of Ireland in Galway. Dave is the originator of the Visitors and Residents concept and Dave and Donna are on ...
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The second preview for the Shakespeare in Community MOOC I'm developing at University of Wisconsin-Madison. I have pulled myself out of a Final Cut Pro rabbit hole to share some footage. :) Lots of co-conspirators. A bunch of them are in the video.
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Thanks to +Dave White & +Donna Lanclos for a truly marvellous workshop here in Galway last week, "Marvellous Mapping". Thirty-five educators -- lecturers, librarians, educational technologists, and researchers -- joined together to reflect & discuss our online identities and practices using Visitors & Residents mapping.

+Sharon Flynn's Storify (below) captures the spirit of the day very well -- and thanks also to Mairead Seery for her reflective blog post: https://maireadseery.wordpress.com/2015/03/13/marvellous-mapping-workshop-at-nuig/

Keep an eye on the hashtag #vandr for more... many thanks to Donna, Dave, and all.
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Marvellous Mapping workshop

We're delighted that +Donna Lanclos and +Dave White have arrived in Galway, all set to facilitate the "Marvellous Mapping" Visitors and Residents workshop here at +NUI Galway on Friday -- an event sponsored by +The National Forum for the Enhancement of Teaching & Learning in Higher Education and offered as part of Open Education Week #openeducationwk  

The workshop will explore the Visitors & Residents concept and give educators an opportunity to map their own practices and to reflect on overall approaches to teaching, ways of working with students online, and the relationship between the formal institution and online culture.

My blog post about the event is below, along with a link to the Eventbrite link -- which will have a link to the live stream on Friday, if you'd like to join online. Donna and Dave have also blogged about the event http://www.libfocus.com/2015/03/marvellous-mapping-reflecting-on-online.html

Tune into hashtag #vandr for updates!
We are delighted to be hosting a visit by Donna Lanclos and David White to the National University of Ireland, Galway on March 13th next. Donna and Dave will co-facilitate a workshop entitled Marve...
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What an amazing evening at the Cúirt 'Literary Supper' at Kai in Galway. Thank you +Leigh Wolf for sharing an unforgettable evening of poetry, conversation & amazing food. I can still hear Seamus Heaney's voice -- recorded 2 years ago here in Galway -- in my ears today.

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Last week I participated in the #OER15 conference in Cardiff - a wonderful community of open educators and researchers. I spoke about "Navigating formal and informal learning in higher education" -- exploring both #connectedlearning and #openness . 
The OER15 Open Education Conference held in Cardiff last week may be over, but the reflections, connections, and tweets (#oer15) are still simmering. For a flavour of the conference, excellent summ...
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Love this photo - and the work these students are doing to get the vote out for the Marriage Equality Referendum to be held here in Ireland on May 22nd. #YesEquality  

Original photo by Seb McAteer: https://instagram.com/p/1LrNayh6HW/
“Hey Insta-pals! Did you know that there are only 45 days left until the marriage equality referendum? So it's close! If you'd like to be able to vote,…”
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You can tune into the Marvellous Mapping Visitor & Resident workshop at +NUI Galway now (link to live stream below).  +Dave White and +Donna Lanclos engaging us all :)

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More #openeducationwk goodness!
 
As part of #openeducationwk Viven Rolfe talks to ALT's Martin Hawksey about 'Living and learning in the open: Supporting and developing open courses'. The session is an opportunity to explore some of the challenges and opportunities of supporting learners in the open. This will cover areas ranging from ethical to administration as well as some of the current technical challenges.

The session starts at 1.15pm GMT on 12th March. For more details about joining the webinar visit As part of #openeducationwk Viven Rolfe talks to ALT's Martin Hawksey about 'Living and learning in the open: Supporting and developing open courses'. The session is an opportunity to explore some of the challenges and opportunities of supporting learners in the open. This will cover areas ranging from ethical to administration as well as some of the current technical challenges.

The session starts at 1.15pm GMT on 12th March. For more details about joining the webinar visit https://www.alt.ac.uk/civicrm/event/info?reset=1&id=143
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Educator and researcher at NUI Galway. My work focuses on open education, digital identities, exploring the boundary between formal and informal learning, and #ITwomen. Currently working towards Ph.D. exploring open education and digital identity practices.
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