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This is just going to be a blog post about stats about edutube. I’ll sort them into years, as how old the article is, is important when you’re taking these stats into consideration. 2015 With over 1 billion unique visitors a month, [youtube] is notorious as a prime site for procrastination and a haven for …

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How Australians spend their time on the net

by Sayraphim on July 30, 2019

Ok, I’ve spent two days trying to upload this image to this blog post, but TA DA it’s finally up! So this comes from an article on The Conversation titled “We can put a leash on Google and Facebook, but there’s no saving the traditional news model” It’s about the advertising that is on various …

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Newbie academic conference tips via Twitter

by Sayraphim on July 18, 2019

So I’ve never been to an academic conference before. Sure, I’ve been to Vidcon a couple of times  and when I was a teen I went to roleplaying conferences, but I’ve never been to an academic conference before. And suddenly, I learned I was presenting out edutube at one, the 4rd Annual Young Creative Connected (YCC) …

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The community of learners on YouTube

by Sayraphim on July 11, 2019

So John Green is a YouTube educational powerhouse along with his brother Hank. And John did a TED X talk in 2015 titled “Paper Towns and why learning is awesome”. I’ll add the whole video at the bottom of the post, but he talks about learning communities online and specifically on YouTube near the end …

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Asking the Big Questions about educational videos inside and outside the classroom

July 3, 2019

So I’m still turning the Big Question around in my brain. Each phd has a Big Question and a methodology to research that Big Question. I think I’ve got the methodology down, but I’m still rubic-cubing the various possible question/s in my head. I have a lot of questions. So my supervisor suggested that I …

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Why Do You Edu?

July 2, 2019

My next educational collab is up! I asked some educators on YouTube to share their origin stories-   If you’re keen to participate in the next video, comment down below or find me on social media!

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Do you edutube? Come share why!

June 2, 2019

So I’ve got a little project going on, want to participate? I’m doing a collab vid with other edutubers all around the world, asking them to film themselves chatting about why they started their channel, I’d love to have you be a part of it! Basically, I’m asking edutubers to film a little vid 5 …

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Australian and New Zealand educators on YouTube

May 29, 2019

Ok, so honestly, I don’t know if this is helpful to my phd or not, but I thought I’d make a list of Australian Edutubers right now. Part of the problem with research into a social media is that stuff changes so fast. But the time you’re ready to publish your phd (or the book …

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What are the different types of YouTube Collabs?

May 24, 2019

AKA – Collab (collaboration) categorizations I’ve been interested in collabs for a while now. In fact I went to a panel on collabs at Vidcon last year. It turned out that out of the 4 people on the panel, one had only collab’ed 10 times and the only Australian on the panel had only collab’ed …

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Is youtube revolutionizing education?

May 24, 2019

This is not a full blog post, just a long quote from the Veritasium video I’ve embedded. I’ll be back later to chat more about it… . . probably. “if you think the fundamental job of a teacher is to transmit information from their head to their students, then… they are obsolete…. Luckily the fundamental …

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