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Toward Community-based Research for Education

It is no secret that there is a huge gap between research and practice in education (and many other areas of social practice). Here’s a suggestion of a model that might remedy some of this. Parts of it are based on a draft of a proposal for development project. Why …

How researchers use Web 2.0

Image via Wikipedia A report just came out from RIN.ac.uk that is relevant to the aims of this website (more details on the project website). I will tweet out some of the more interesting factoids on @techczech but I think the results can be summarised roughly in three points: Very …

Toward a Federated Academic Identity

Image via Wikipedia One of the thoughts that kept coming up in my head as I was hearing about all these great digital humanities projects at THATCamp London was: this is amazing but it’s yet another silo. As someone who has tried (and mostly failed) building several very niche communities …

Researchity: An Idea for a Research Community

Image via Wikipedia I have been thinking about this for a while but the below happened as a proposal for THATCamp London. If somebody already had this idea, great. If somebody had a similar idea, lets think about this together. If somebody likes these ideas and wants to do something …