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The unanswerable question – what IS ‘educational’?

February 4, 2020

So this one is a big ‘un. What actually is ‘educational’? I’ve been talking about this phd for about a year now, and before that I’ve been talking about educational content on youtube for years. And I’ve been thinking about it in curriculum terms – science, english, maths, humanities etc – and I’ve been thinking […]

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Why are we not teaching our teachers how to navigate social media? #AoIR2019

October 1, 2019

So I’m currently at the Association of Internet Researchers 2019 conference up in Brisbane. As part of this I attended a satellite conference – 4rd Annual Young Creative Connected (YCC) Research Network Seminar Where I presented on a panel about Youtube and academics with Zoe Glatt and Kelli McGraw chaired by Jarrod Walczer. (Pic by Zoe Glatt) […]

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Educational content at Vidcon Australia 3

September 23, 2019

So Vidcon happened in Melbourne over the weekend and I went along. They did a call out about 6 weeks ago, asking for people to submit ‘networking sessions’ ideas. Basically for a networking session they provide you with a room and a listing in the program and you hope your community turns up! To pitch […]

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Newbie academic conference tips via Twitter

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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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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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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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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