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Innovation award for @HousingAccess


  Last July, I delivered 2 days of training for DPHS (Fife) (Disabled Persons Housing Service) in social media, digital storytelling and mobile film making with staff and board members. This morning I found out that they have won an innovation award from Voluntary Action Fife for their Housing 55+ Mentoring programme – and have been blogging, tweeting and making…

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5 Lessons I learned from teaching Digital Literacies in Scottish Schools


Through my role as project coordinator for the Digital Commonwealth, I’ve had to spend a lot of time this year behind my laptop, coordinating, making sure that the right people are in the right location learning the right things from the right people. Working alongside the project’s education coordinator Alison McCandlish, the project developed a Scotland wide digital literacy programme…

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Event: Everyday Growing Cultures, Sheffield (23rd July)


I was invited by Farida to give a social media masterclass to PhD students at the University of Sheffield ahead of attending and covering the “Everyday Growing Cultures” event based her research around open data and allotments. Below is the Storify record from the social media content generated throughout the day. http://storify.com/jennifermjones/everyday-growing-cultures

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Research Practices 2.0: Reflections on #RP2NOTT


Back in the summer, I was approached by Andy Coverdale to be interviewed and to help out on a project around social media for PhD students. The first part of the task was to be interviewed about how I use social media as part of my research practice, to be used as part of a web resource hosted by the…

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Reflections on “Amplified Events Workshop for PhD Students” and research cultures more generally. (Snappy title..)


After being postponed due to snow before Christmas (these things happen in Scotland) I finally got to deliver my workshop on Amplified Events to UWS’s PhD cohort. As expected, it wasn’t as busy as I thought it would be (I deliberately decided not to water it down with “WEB 2.0!!” and “SOCIAL MEDIA” buzzwords – perhaps I should have, but…

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