edutube phd

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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I tried a thing. And it failed! How cool is that?

May 17, 2019

I’ve been thinking about YouTube’s different genre’s of edutube (which I talked about in the Definition of Edutube post) but basically they boiled it down to: ‘Edutainment’- combining education with entertainment: Often hosted by curiosity-seeking hosts or subject matter experts, these videos provide memorable education on YouTube in a creative way. Straightforward education and answers – […]

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Edutube: Beyond Science Vidcon USA panel in 2018

May 16, 2019

So I found a blog post a while ago from Dr. Robert Runte, who attended a panel at Vidcon US in 2018 called “Edutube: Beyond Science”. I was fascinated because even Vidcon is saying that edutube is so understood to be scicomm (science communication) that they named their panel “Beyond Science” AKA ‘edutube is other things […]

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When you have a (intended) supervisor who GETS it

May 16, 2019

So I’ve already approached someone to be my supervisor. Who else could  help shepherd this edutube phd into existence but Kelli, my first friend at Vidcon,  staunch edutube practitioner and co-admin of the ANZ Edutube Facebook group. Kelli challenged me to start my blog back up for this journey. Until these edutube posts, I hadn’t […]

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Vidcon and Edutube and Me

May 15, 2019

So mid 2017 I decided I’d properly start up an edutube youtube channel. I’d been making videos for a while and I had the MonsterThinks channel for an unrelated reason (ok, a job interview I went for didn’t *require* a video about yourself but they said it’d help. So I made one. And got the […]

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Why is scicomm winning, and other questions about edutube

May 13, 2019

So I’m in the pre-phd research phase of my phd on edutube. A phd consists of two parts, one is the Big Question which you’re trying to answer and the other is the theoretical framework which you use as a lens to examine your Big Question. I don’t know what my Big Question is going […]

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Definition of EduTube

May 12, 2019

At Vidcon Australia in 2018, I got together with two of the other moderators of the Australian and New Zealand Edutube Facebook group, Kelli from Kelli’s Channel and Jade from Misskokolib, to discuss the important issue What Is Edutube? Since this video, and especially recently in the last month or two, I’ve been trying to […]

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Educational youtube videos – the beginning of the thoughts

May 11, 2019

So I’ve been wondering how to start up this blog again, and how to transition it from it’s old, craft focus to my current focus, which is educational youtube videos, otherwise know as edutube Well, that was easy. So I’ve been making edutube vids for a while now, a few years in fact, and I’ll […]

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