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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 2011-12-31

@robinyap Thank you; will look forward to seeing your new one! in reply to robinyap # @lynntrinko Agreed; much healthier to reflect and learn and embrace the future than feel constrained by it. in reply to lynntrinko # I tried to summarize my year before I prepare for 2012; how about you? Out with [...]

Out with the Old, or How did we do in 2011?

As we near the end of 2011, I have to wonder about how the year went. No, I do not mean in the news or the international stage or the weather, but rather where am I now? How did I do? How am I doing now? Perhaps looking back to debrief will help me look [...]

Jeffrey’s Twitter Updates for 2011-12-30

@tammyYTwong @heidareed Very true, though nice to be reminder of it from time to time. in reply to tammyYTwong # @heidareed Phew! in reply to heidareed # Alas, nothing but problems with #TweetDeck since #Twitter bought it. Goodness, are they becoming like Microsoft or Cisco? # Seems my TweetDeck is not updating. # @aeratcliffe [...]

Jeffrey’s Twitter Updates for 2011-12-29

Was lovely to stop by and work through this thinking. I have very much missed this. Will have to catch up later. Happy New Year #phdchat # Just noticed that the new Twitter lists real names BEFORE usernames. No wonder I recognize avatars but not names afterward! #phdchat # @jenny_wakefield Can you talk more [...]

Threshold Concepts Conference 2012 Paper Accepted

I am happy to share that a paper I co-authored for the 4th Biennial Threshold Concepts Conference was just accepted for presentation during the conference in Dublin, Ireland. My co-author, again Gale Parchoma, and I have it tentatively titled The Experience of Interdisciplinarity in Doctoral Research: Threshold Journeys.

This will be an especially exciting [...]