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A five-point guide to getting your tweets retweeted
From the New Scientist – researchers from Koblenz-Landau Uni in Germany have been studying how tweet content affects the likelihood of it being RT’d.
Yammer : The Enterprise Social Network
Create a walled garden social network for your business.Can see why this would appeal to organisations nervous of engaging with public social media stuff.
Also, now relieved to have discovered why so many tweets have a #yam hashtag in them.
Life Narratives in Social Media | DMLcentral
This sums it up nicely:
“As educators, we know that we need to help young people understand how their digital stories might be interpreted and appropriated, and support them to maintain their privacy. But can we also find ways to help them tell their stories in ways that are not just about presenting idealized versions of themselves to a corporate world, but allow them to critique these narratives and gain agency over their own stories?”
learning that ‘sticks’ is learning that has meaning in the context of our life narratives
we can control the meanings and values ascribed to our lives
Digital Portfolios: Guidelines for beginners
PDF from NZ Ministry of Education on the fundamentals of eportfolios. It’s aimed at schools but many of the principles apply everywhere.
Are ePortfolios The Key To Boosting Employability? – University of Derby
Derby Uni news item about their use of ePortfolios, impacts on employability and how students are mentoring other students in how to use them.
Awesome location-based music project.
Just start each video playing at random and it all fits together into a wonderful avant garde mix. No 2 passes are ever the same and you get some wonderful serendipitous moments where different pieces come together.
Evernote – a personal e-portfolio solution for students? « MASHe
Martin Hawksey’s suggestion that Evernote, note-taking productivity tool, could form the basis for an effective eportfolio.
Using digital media for your e-Portfolio
Advice from JISC Digital Media on using various types of digital media such as screencasting, digital audio, video and imaging
ePortfolios with GoogleApps
Site constructed by Helen Barrett looking at the use of Google Apps to create eportfolios.
Supporting Employer Engagement through E-Portfolios
Homepage for the CRA’s HE5P project looking at work-based eportfolio practice to:
“build capacity to develop and promote best practice in using e-portfolio technology to support employer and learner engagement in higher level learning.”
MyShowcase™ is an open source web application which offers personalised evidence gathering for e-portfolios.
Produced in association with University of Hull and JISC.
E-portfolios – taking learning out of the shoebox: a reply to Donald Clark
Graham Attwell’s response to Donald Clark’s “life in a shoebox” criticisms of eportfolios.
Donald Clark: E-portfolios – 7 reasons why I don’t want my life in a shoebox
Characteristically forthright and thought-provoking piece by Donald Clark critiquing eportfolios.
Very healthy debate in the comments.
ePortfolios and LMSs: Setting our default to social
Video of Ewan McIntosh encouraging eportfolio users to share their work as widely as possible to capitalise on learning opportunities.
Reflection for Learning
Site developed by Helen Barrett and Jonathon Richter to support reflection for learning in education, from early childhood through higher education and into the professions.
IJeP :: Current Issue :: Volume 1 – Number 1 – 2011
A Periodic Table of Visualization Methods
Via Bill Steele (@UWS_CAPD)
Hover over each “element” to view an example.