On Hybridity and conference presentations…

On Wednesday morning, at the OLC Innovate conference, we (me, Autumm Caines, Maha Bali, Whitney Kilgore, Apostolos Koutropolous, Andrea Rehn, and Alan Levine) presented a 90-minute workshop on Meeting the Potential of Hybridity: Equity, Access, and Inclusion. Our presentation itself was both innovative and technically risky. We had some previous experience running a hybrid workshop at Read More …

Virtually Connecting at the QUB ePatient conference (#qubept)

After all the excited from the ALTC Conference in Manchester, I flew back to Belfast to attend a conference on ePatient – The medical, ethical and legal repercussions of blogging and micro-blogging experiences of illness and disease (#qubept). It was a small conference of about 30 attendees. You would not have known how small it was Read More …

Ethics of researching twitter communities (#smsociety15)

I recently attended the Social Media and Society conference held in Toronto Ontario. During the conference, I saw many different presentations from different academic backgrounds (e.g. sports, media studies, sociology, economics, etc). I was struck by how few people from Education were at the conference, but alas, I digress. I’m writing this post because I Read More …

Ethics of self-publishing and self-plagiarism in academia

Yesterday, I presented in a panel discussion about ethics, equity, and plagiarism. I was encourage to talk about technology and how that related to the topic. In reflecting on the topic, the two areas where I felt I could contribute the most were that of self-publishing, self-plagiarism, and the relationship between the two. Here is Read More …