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Radio #EDUtalk 05-07-2017 Loose Learners Ep 5: Blink


Loose Learners Episode

Welcome to Episode 5 of the Loose Learners on Radio EduTalk. The next episode will be on September 6th as  we are taking August as our summer break.

Without further ado we need to explain our poster for this episode as it is a little bit of an in-joke between the two of us and some of our regular listeners. We always intend to run for 30 minutes and as we meander through our topic, an hour has gone by. We promise to ourselves that the next episode will be 30 minutes and so far we have failed to achieve this goal. So the poster was a little joke on the idea that we have a special and ‘stretchy’ 30 minutes for each of our episodes.

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Radio #EDUtalk 07-06-2017 Loose Learners Ep 4: We keep on bragging

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Mariana Funes &  John Johnston continue their discussion and exploration of the use of twitter by educators.

On this episode we continue talking about social media and exploring what it means to ‘brag’ online and if those reading our posts can read our intention when posting. It is complicated – when is it not complicated with the internet of ours?

When posting we ourselves may not be fully aware of our intent. We may have mixed objectives – I want to share, not brag, but I am a little proud of this and hence I want to post it for all to see with a dash of bragging.

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Radio Edutalk 30-05-2017: Geoff Leask, Chief Executive of Young Enterprise Scotland, on ‘Walking the Walk of Enterprise’

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Geoff Leask, Chief Executive of Young Enterprise Scotland, on ‘Walking the Walk of Enterprise’.

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Audio presentations from ‘Bridging the Gap’ event at University of Dundee on 25-05-2017

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Audio presentations from ‘Bridging the Gap’ event at University of Dundee on 25-05-2017:

Selina Hales, Founder of Refuweegee (00:00 – 14:20)

Caroline McKenna, Chief Executive of Dundee International Women’s Centre (15:00 – 39:35)

Series of Lightning Talks (39:45 – close)

Radio Edutalk 16-05-2017: Patrick Boxall, Director of Create and Connect Learning, on ‘Making creative learning happen in the classroom’

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Patrick Boxall, Director of Create and Connect Learning, on ‘Making creative learning happen in the classroom’.