Investigating Communities of Practice to enhance STEM learning

How can Communities of Practice exploit UMI technologies to enhance STEM learning?

Work Plan – Tuesday May 16th 2017

Today I plan to complete the following work: 9.30-11.45am: CoderDojo Semi-structured Interview Protocol 12-1pm: CoderDojo Observational Study Protocol 1-2pm: Sensor Tag Testing 2-3pm: Interview Questions for Olga & email to her 3-4.30pm: COP definition editing

CoderDojo Engagement – Case Study Interviews and Observational Studies

Last Friday I emailed the CoderDojos in Cork and I currently have five CoderDojos who have agreed to help me with my Case Study by taking part in semi-structured interviews and allowing me to conduct an observational study at each... Continue Reading →

COP Characteristic Matrix – 1st Draft

Over the past number of days I have been working on creating the first draft of my COP characteristic matrix. Having extracted the characteristicsc of a COP from the literature, i brought these all into one document and using the... Continue Reading →

Work Plan – Week ending Friday May 12th 2017

This week I plan to complete the following tasks: Finalise what conference I will attend - C&T or ECSCW or both (I will know if I've been accepted to the C&T workshop on Wednesday) Complete ETR training with Roisin Clancy... Continue Reading →

Work Plan – Wednesday May 3rd

Today I plan to complete the following work: Finalise my 2 page Project Progress Report Complete my 15 minute Powerpoint presentation Complete my gantt chart - 4 year work plan Meet with Roisin Clancy to get ETR System Training Select... Continue Reading →

Work Plan – Tuesday May 2nd

Today I plan to complete the following list of work: Complete the 2-page Progress Report Email Kieran about budget to attend ECSCW - check prices of accomodation and flights (28th August - 1st September) Contact Roisin Clancy in the Finance... Continue Reading →

Work Plan – Monday April 10th 2017

Today I plan to complete the following work: 8.30-11am: Doctorial Consortium - Background & Related Work, Expected Contribution and References 11.15-12 noon: Outcomes from Teacher of Things Meeting last week (with Sarah) 12-12.30: Lunch 12.30-2.30: One Page on CoP definition... Continue Reading →

Work Plan – Wednesday April 5th

Today I plan to complete the following work: Create my CoP Characteristic Matrix, categorising the various characteristics into groups/themes Read CoP Paper - Participation in VCoP under the influence of technology acceptance and community factors. Attend meeting with Trevor @... Continue Reading →

Design Thinking Workshop – Tuesday April 7th

Design Thinking Workshop - 10-12.30pm in the Seminar Room in the Melbourne Building Today I attended my second Deign Thinking workshop and I found it really useful and interesting. An American lecturer conducted a short lecture followed by a hands... Continue Reading →

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