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Things people have learned from youtube (a viral tweet)

October 3, 2019

So about a month ago I tweeted this Pls pls pls RT if you’ve ever watched a @Youtube video specifically to learn something. I’m trying to prove to my supervisor that YouTube is super useful for learning things. Feel free to comment below and tell me what you learned too, I’d love to know! — …

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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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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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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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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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