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Presentation: Digital Storytelling & Major Events at Digitally Agile CLD Working Group

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Last week I was invited by Martin Dewar from Youthlink Scotland to deliver the opening presentation at the Digitally Agile working group who were developing a set of standards for considering social media and digital literacies in a community learning development (CLD) setting in Scotland. Digital Commonwealth: Major Events and Digital Storytelling (talk for #DACLD) from Jennifer Jones The talk…

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On Speaking to folk, Community Media Cafes, Challenges and Reflections

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It’s been a busy two weeks. Last week, I gave 2 presentations at 2 events, a workshop on Citizen Journalism and Major Events (introduction to the Digital Commonwealth project) for the Social Media for Social Good conference on the 3rd of December and a workshop on Social Media as a Consultation Tool on the Annual General Meeting for Glasgow Society for…

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Conference, Researching Social Media (Keynote): Curating a Digital Commonwealth

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As part of the ESRC Festival of Social Science, this one-day conference on Researching Social Media was aimed at policy makers, the business community, third sector and academic researchers and paid specific attention to methods and analytical approaches. The conference was held on Monday 4 November 2013 at The Workstation in Sheffield and hosted by the University of Sheffield. The conference included a keynote…

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Leaving the Sentinel: 5 things I have learned about faciliatating community-led media

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Having spoken at a few conferences recently about the impact of social media and community-led media in terms of community engagement, I have been meaning to write this post for a while – especially as I’ve been talking specifically about method and approach to developing community based media outfit – and – several people have been in touch about how…

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Presentation: CILIPS 2013 Annual Conference: Social Media for Community Engagement

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After their annual gathering in October 2012, I was invited to return and speak to delegates at the Chartered Institute of Library and Information Professionals Scotland (CILIPS) Annual Conference in Dundee on the 3rd and 4th of June. I’ve had a good working relationship with CILIPS over the last year, working closely (and enjoying cakes.. whilst plotting hard of course)…

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Presentation: Stories and Streams at the University of the West of Scotland Learning & Teaching Conference.

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Stories and Streams was a project that I have blogged a lot about last semester whilst at Birmingham City University, where I have taught new media theory, alternative media and web production for the last 3 years. We (Jon Hickman, Paul Bradshaw and myself) were funded by the centre of excellent in learning and teaching within BCU to evaluate and…

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