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Jeffrey Keefer

PhD in E-Research and Technology Enhanced Learning (Educational Research) ~ Learning and Development Project Manager (Clinical Education) ~ Internet Researcher ~ Adjunct Professor @NYU & @PaceU in New York City.

Research interests cover educational research and interdisciplinarity. I focus on distance and online learning, internet research, digital identity, social learning and social media, networked and technology enhanced learning, threshold concepts and liminal experiences in higher education, teaching and program design in adult and organizational learning, communities of practice, qualitative methodologies, narrative inquiry, and actor-network theory.

My professional work is at JeffreyKeefer.com

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Jeffrey’s Twitter Updates for 2009-01-31

The snow is sticking to everything; trees, the house, and fences. Appears about 3 feet deep, though there are packed down layers underneath. # Cam’t believe the dogs got me up this early. Will need to do Saturday morning training with them. # The last 10 miles was in snow. About 5 inches on [...]

Jeffrey’s Twitter Updates for 2009-01-30

People watching during the first Intermission. Some lady in a box is knitting. # Fell asleep during Act I of Lucia di Lammermoor. Why can’t they sing more loudly? # Just sat to see Lucia de Lammermoor at the Met Opera. # Meeting friends for dinner before the opera. # I am working on [...]

Jeffrey’s Twitter Updates for 2009-01-29

Think I am not going to be able to attend the #AHRD conference in February. Though I had a paper accepted, the economy . . . # I just had two proposals accepted for #QI2009! # I am FINALLY cleaning up (cf. deleting) the many rss feeds that have clogged my feed reading habits. [...]

Focusing on Friends (vs. unfriending)

The New York Times (yes, I enjoy reading a paper newspaper in the morning over coffee) has an interesting article today, Friends, Until I Delete You. It was about protocols, or the lack thereof, regarding dropping / unfriending / blocking / unfollowing / defriending people on Facebook (and by default even on Twitter, my primary [...]

Jeffrey’s Twitter Updates for 2009-01-28

My hard drive at work was just replaced. 3rd time it has happened. Perhaps I work too much? # I really enjoy shopping at Gracious Home during lunch. # Dinner plans with colleagues got canceled. Let’s see, do I need any time for myself tonight? Check. # I need some fresh air. #

Jeffrey’s Twitter Updates for 2009-01-27

Blue screen of death greeted me this morning. # Had a productive evening working with my teaching partner on our summer class. High level topical outline and working on objectives. # Busy morning in the office. Seems I say that a lot. #

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Jeffrey’s Twitter Updates for 2009-01-26

Need a latte. Wish there were better options than Starbucks, but most of the competion is now gone. #

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Books that Shape a President

If we need any more inspiration for following in the footsteps of President Obama, we have no further to look than the books he reads. Educators of many stripes have long believed that there is power in reading–we explore new worlds, new paradigms, new situations, and new challenges and solutions to past / [...]

Jeffrey’s Twitter Updates for 2009-01-25

Time to begin folding the laundry. How did we get so much laundry in only one week? # Doing laundry. Some day of rest!! #

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Jeffrey’s Twitter Updates for 2009-01-24

Slept in and enjoying coffee. # I was so tired from work this week that I fell asleep in my chair last night with the knitting needles still in my hand. # Finally, the first Tweet of the day even though it is almost half over. #

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