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Sharon Flynn
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Interested in technologies for teaching and learning.
Interested in technologies for teaching and learning.

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My #100CommonsDays Challenge
Regular readers of this blog will know that I strongly support the use of Wikipedia (and Wikimedia generally) in teaching, and that I'm a member of Wikimedia Community Ireland . I'm still very nervous about editing, and until recently have only made very mi...

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Reflections on Visitors and Residents as CPD in Learning Technologies module
The metaphor of the Digital Native is still very much used in academic circles - perhaps because it is easy to understand. Many academic staff feel comfortable to describe themselves as digital dinosaurs (or immigrants), separated from their students' appar...

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Demonstrating the power of twitter
Every year, for the last 6 or 7 years, I've started teaching my module on Learning Technologies, aimed at members of academic staff, by introducing them to twitter. We then use twitter as a tool throughout the module, sharing information and developing a co...

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Guest Post: Vene Vidi Recordari
My last blog post - on the Etiquette for Tweeting at Conferences - got quite a bit of attention, and a number of comments. One person who commented is Dr Andrew Flaus ( @andrewflaus ) who sent me a long email including a discussion on etiquette for students...

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Etiquette for tweeting at conferences - an honest question
I've been using twitter for more than seven years, as many of my readers will already know. One of the most useful aspects of twitter, for me, involves tweeting at conferences - whether I am at the conference, or following a conference hashtag. As well as b...

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Very slow in getting this written up!

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#BbTLC16 Report - Blackboard product updates
I've been very remiss in my reports from #BbTLC16 , which happened at the beginning of April. But I still have my notes from the sessions, intending to write them up. On Tuesday I sat in on the Blackboard International Product Update Webinar - which covered...
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