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From Openness to Permeability: Reframing Open Education… An Article Précis

Having taken some time off from my #5Papers summaries (though still reading in the background!), I was moved by Martin Oliver's thoughtful work on Open Education, and related to my recent attendance at the 2016 Networked Learning Conference where open learning was one of my own take-away points, I wanted to share this in case…

Introducing Twitter as an assessed component of the undergraduate nursing curriculum: case study – An Article Review

Thankful for one of my colleagues (who I somehow was not following on Twitter, but that is now all settled!) Ian Guest for pointing this article out to me, as it is somewhat consistent with some of my Twitter extra credit work for my nursing and management students. 1/ I read Jones, Kelsey, Nelmes, Chinn,…

Perspectives on social media in and as research: A synthetic review – An Article Review

While yesterday was a day to celebrate our current and past presidents, I was able to engage in a bit of reading. Thus, a new article review on a topic of great interest and importance to me -- the differences between using social media and researching social media -- along with many other issues related…

Co-constructing controversy: Content analysis of collaborative knowledge negotiation in online communities – An Article Summary

I read a fascinating article on knowledge sharing and co-creation, and think it is quite timely for #5Papers: 1/ I read Hara & Sanfilippo (2016) Co-constructing controversy: Content analysis of collaborative knowledge negotiation in online communities http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/1369118X.2016.1142595 #5Papers 2/ This study explored a social construction of knowledge in online environments 3/ They asked "How do…

Shifting relations with the more-than-human: Six threshold concepts for transformative sustainability learning – An Article Summary

After some time traveling for work, having done a lot of reading along the way, I am finally pausing enough to share some of what I learned via a #5Papers strategy: 1/ I read Barrett, Harmin, Maracle, Patterson, Thomson, Flowers, & Bors (2016)... 2/ ...Shifting relations with the more-than-human: six threshold concepts for transformative sustainability…