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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.

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Jeffrey’s Twitter Updates for 2009-04-30

My Autoethnography Research proposal just received ethical approval http://tinyurl.com/c727ud; please help find people for a BRIEF interview # New comment on “What is Autoethnography?” http://bit.ly/NFQZh # Very happy with President Obama’s first 100 days. Live on tv now. # About to review some CIQ results with a group of learners. # Getting coffee and [...]

Autoethnography Research – Approved Version

Thank you all for your help thinking through this project. Here is the final version that just received ethical (IRB) approval.

Now, I am searching for a few people to interview who have published autoethnography – any assistance in locating people for a brief interview in the next 2 weeks will be appreciated.

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Jeffrey’s Twitter Updates for 2009-04-29

Been so busy this week creating and revising my research proposal and seeing Wagner’s Ring (all 4 this week), behind on Tweets and FaceBook! # Feeback on it wil be appreciated http://tinyurl.com/c8k667 # I just created an Informed Consent Form for my autoethnography research project. New learning experiences abound this week! # James Levine [...]

Autoethnography Research Informed Consent – for Review

I have never created an informed consent form on my own (that has always been a research partner’s role), so here is another new learning experience for me.

This is the informed consent form I created for my developing project. It may change, as I am still waiting for my tutor’s feedback on my revised [...]

Jeffrey’s Twitter Updates for 2009-04-28

Waiting for Der Ring des Nibelungen to begin. # In many ways sharing a research design up front may mean it will save some of the questioning later. We can then focus on the implications! # We see Wagner’s The Ring this week. Tonight is Das Rheingold. # Checking mail on a BlackBerry makes [...]

Jeffrey’s Twitter Updates for 2009-04-27

I really appreciate all the feedback I have been receiving on my autoethnography research proposal http://tinyurl.com/d2ksln # New comment on “Autoethnography Research Project Proposal ~ Feedback Requested” http://bit.ly/PQBgD # 6 Aleve tablets today, and still my headache is going strong. # Just parked next to a brand new Lamborghini. What recession? # No traffic [...]

Jeffrey’s Twitter Updates for 2009-04-26

Just saw this article in today’s NY Times about Swine Flu in a high school in Queens http://tinyurl.com/d4qjnu # Got up early to feed and walk the dogs, and decided to check Twitter while I am waiting to see what birds come; I just fed them, too. # I tend not to block people [...]

Jeffrey’s Twitter Updates for 2009-04-25

Very beautiful in the Catskills today. Will give me some energy for a research project / assignment I am finalizing and preparing to begin. # Though much smaller, the New School library is much easier to navigate and use. # Using the new library at the New School. # The 6th Edition of APA [...]

Jeffrey’s Twitter Updates for 2009-04-24

Out to Cafe Grumpy. # Eating Korean at Mandoo Bar. Yummmm # I need caffeine to get through my final 3 hours of upcoming meetings. #

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Jeffrey’s Twitter Updates for 2009-04-23

We walked by a pizza place on the way back to the office at 10 am, and were so struck by the scent we got some slices for the subway ride. # Have an early meeting at the Hartford Institute for Geriatric Nursing this morning with our entire project meeting. # I just received [...]