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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 2009-11-30

Wonder if the #Jericho comic came out? # Finally getting to lunch. Need coffee and some food. # I am I am I am useful / I am I am I am true / I am I am somebody / I am as good as you – Gloria Gaynor should have been a therapist. [...]

6th International Congress of Qualitative Inquiry (QI2010) – Abstracts Due!

In case you are planning to submit an abstract for the 6th International Congress of Qualitative Inquiry (QI2010), time is running out — you have until tomorrow, 12/1! The call for papers / posters / panels and submission guidelines is here, and the actual submissions area is here.

After attending the conference for the first [...]

Jeffrey’s Twitter Updates for 2009-11-29

Starting to work again; deadline in the morning. # Another good sign; the restaurants are all packed. # Horrible traffic through the Lincoln Tunnel. Making up for it with a pastry. # I have been looking for stock art with Shutterstock all morning. Nice progress, but a lot still remains. # I just generated [...]

Jeffrey’s Tweet Cloud for a Year

I just used Tweet Cloud to generate a cloud of the most frequently used words of mine over the past year, and think this is a nifty way of offering a (quantitative) visual snapshot of what I tend to talk about.

The words are, in order of most used, are:

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Jeffrey’s Twitter Updates for 2009-11-28

Wow it got cold today. Finally getting out for a walk after working all day at home. # RT @cnnbrk: Merchants appear pleased with first results from holiday shopping weekend. http://bit.ly/8Ucb2l # Working on a project that is due Monday morning. Have had a very productive morning. # Can anybody recommend an open source [...]

Jeffrey’s Twitter Updates for 2009-11-27

I just saw American Express is giving 3 points per dollar when shopping online at Amazon. Never seen Amazon do a deal like that before. # Attending Michael Storrings' ornament signing tomorrow at the Waldorf=Astoria and Bergdorf Goodman. # Ate an amazing dinner, and now done for the night. #

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Jeffrey’s Twitter Updates for 2009-11-26

New comment on "Community of Practice Struggles, Part 1" http://bt.io/BBNf # New comment on "Community of Practice Struggles, Part 1" http://bt.io/BBFr # Smooth drive back into the city. Very quiet here. # Busily picking things up; have to leave soon for Thanksgiving-related things. No time for email, blogging, or anything to that effect. # [...]

Community of Practice Struggles, Part 1

I have spent the past 2 hours catching up with colleagues and (perhaps) soon to be colleagues in the CP2 Community, where there have just been 2 Research and Dissertation Fests this week (one I could attend, and one I could not), as well as on Twitter.

Between reading and chatting on Twitter about Nancy [...]

Jeffrey’s Twitter Updates for 2009-11-25

Just posted more in the #CP2 internal area tonight than I have in the past few months together! This doesn't include Foundations, of course. # In the #CP2 discussions, I commented on how a #CoP feels like common sense, at which point I feel I finally "get" Etienne Wenger's work. # Catching up on [...]

Jeffrey’s Twitter Updates for 2009-11-24

My students are presenting now in my #PPOCCID course. Excellent online discussion and project results! # Just picked up the poster for our conference presentation next week; it looks wonderful! # Off home to teach tonight #PPOCCID. # Have a busy holiday weekend ahead. # Botanical Garden, Fordham, Tremont. Oh yes, this is a [...]