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Jez Cope

Arsenic-based life critiques published. How #arseniclife changed science. - By Carl Zim... - 0 views

  • For one thing, the people who were talking on blogs and Twitter were not in their pajamas. Many of them were in lab coats. They were practicing scientists who wanted to have an open debate.
  • Post-publication peer review—and open science in general—is attracting a growing number of followers in the scientific community. But some critics have argued that it's been more successful in theory than in practice. The #arseniclife affair is the one of the first cases in which the scientific community openly vetted a high-profile paper, and influenced how the public at large thought about it.
Jez Cope

Using live blogging to enhance the learning experience | Higher Education Network | Gua... - 0 views

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    A multimedia lecturer has seen the potential of the real-time reporting of fast-changing events to engage his students
Jez Cope

CLT@LSE » Blog Archive » Using Blogs in Education - 0 views

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    A matrix with an overview of blog use in education (based on the original from edtechpost.ca).
Geraldine Jones

matrix2.gif (GIF Image, 796×614 pixels) - 0 views

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    This image maps out a range of purposes for reading or writing blogs with repect to author (student, tutor) and audience (self - rest of the world) on a 4 quadrant matrix.
Jez Cope

Why blog? - 0 views

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    A great collection of links to various people's blogging motivations.
Jez Cope

Social media savvy: the universities and academics leading the way | Higher Education N... - 0 views

  • As Cann pointed out when I talked to him, it is very difficult to appreciate the benefits of using social media unless you try it out, and use it long enough to see a return on your investment.
  • That said, there are costs to not using social media too. The best way to decide what works for you is to try it, be prepared to invest a little, and judge the outcome for yourself.
Jez Cope

Learning with 'e's: Synching feelings - 0 views

  • I certainly think long and hard about what I write on this blog, because with between 1000-2000 views per day, and a stream of comments coming in from those who either agree or disagree with my views, I sure feel as though I am being peer reviewed.
  • They have credibility in a different sense to peer reviewed journal articles.

  • One final word: We need to remember that professionals built the Titanic, but an amateur built the Ark. It's not always about expertise - sometimes it's about passion.
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  • You may already have noticed that blog addresses are beginning to appear in the reference lists of peer reviewed journal articles.
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    Interesting commentary on the academic validity (or otherwise) of blogging.
Jez Cope

Wordpress Editing Guide - 0 views

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    Guide to editing Wordpress content for non-technical users
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