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Tag Archives: Community of Practice

UCD Presentations at EdTech

UCD presentations in the Practitioner strand at EdTech 2008 included: Blogging as a Facilitator in the Learning Process: Student Reflections on Their Information Seeking During Assessment by Crystal Fulton of the UCD School of Library and Information Studies. About 100 second-year students used blogs to record and reflect on their information searching strategies. This helpedContinue Reading

EdTech 2008 Review

The EdTech 2008 conference presentations have been published on the ILTA web site. They are divided into three strands practitioner, research and postgraduate with the bulk of the presentations (29 out of 45) being practitioner papers. Being one of the organisers I did not have time to blog at the conference but I can recallContinue Reading

Combining the Virtual World & Sustainable Living

Tribe Wanted is a group of people trying to live a sustainable life style in co-operation with the local community on a Fijian island. The ‘tribe’ is organised online and leaders are democratically elected from the membership. Members can spend a certain amount of the time on the island, working on community projects. The restContinue Reading

UCD Presenters at NDLR Symposium

UCD presenters at the NDLR Symposium on Sharing Digital Resources for Teaching & Learning included: Diane Cashman of the Centre for Teaching and Learning gave a presentation on the Veterinary and Biosciences Community of Practice and how it will be sustained in the future. UCD are also adding resources on architecture and archaeology to theContinue Reading

NDLR & Communities of Practice

The National Digital Learning Repository (NDLR) has received a further years funding from the HEA. The aim of the funding is to evaluate the work done in the first three years of the project, archive resources for posterity and possibly transfer to another more permanent repository. According to the IntraLibrary system (where the NDLR isContinue Reading