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Questions from the audience about youtube and education

February 10, 2020

I presented on my edutube (educational youtube) phd to a working group of Digital Innovators today at @latrobe. Got some really interesting questions at the end. So here is a thread of interesting questions about youtube and the classroom 1) what is the copyright issues about showing various videos in class? Good qn! I am […]

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How is thumbs an effective feedback method?

February 5, 2020

This is a first for me! I have a video that’s attracted some thumbs down… This video (which you can see here was put on a History playlist that the excellent Mr Beat complied at the end of last year. You can see the full playlist here. I was really honoured to be invited to […]

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YouTube University is becoming official

February 3, 2020

So one of the most interesting things about embarking on a phd on educational youtube is that *everyone* I tell about it shares a story of what they have learned on youtube. This morning’s example was my barista, who watches youtube to learn other types/the latest coffees/milks. And youtube itself is starting to embrace the […]

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Why don’t (most) unis recognise their staff’s youtube channels?

January 31, 2020

I was talking to Zoe Glatt, an academic doing her phd on youtubers at LSE, a while ago, and she pointed out that most academics studying youtube don’t actually have a youtube channel. This was a surprise to me, cause I think it’s really valuable to have hands-on experience with the thing I’m studying. And […]

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My first lecture, now up on Youtube!

September 23, 2019

So I am a tutor at a university, I’m teaching pre-service (under grad) teaching students. The subject delivers online lectures and readings but face to face tutorials (which is where I come in). Each tutor was asked to record a lecture, and mine was for this week’s classes on “Comparing Histories: Multiple perspectives and how […]

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Stats is fun. Educational youtube stats are even funner!

July 30, 2019

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

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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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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