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New Output: Socialising Epistemic Cognition

New Output: Socialising Epistemic Cognition

Exciting news, Karen Littleton and I have just had our paper ‘Socialising Epistemic Cognition’ accepted for publication in Educational Research Review, (5 year impact factor > 5).  People who know me will know I’m not particularly effusive about lots of…

Search based games and puzzles

Search based games and puzzles

As I’m interested in search engines, and how people’s information seeking casts a lens on their understanding and evaluation of the problem, I’ve been interested in games based around search engines. These games sometimes (more or less deliberately) help people…

Verifying your facts

I recently found myself on a journal website – looked all good, but it was published by a nutrition organisation. In the UK ‘nutritionist’ isn’t a terribly well regarded title (certainly no protection) so I wondered how I could check…

Searching Time

Last week I posted something on Educating Time. Of course one of my particular interests is information seeking and there to, temporality in search is a really interesting issue. Searching for Temporal Information Time is of course a crucial element…

Society of the Query conference

This is just my stuff (video & slides) from the conference, with a twitter archive thing too, bit pushed for time but I’d encourage everyone to check out the other presentations :-). Based on my reader chapter (Translated into Russian…

Exploratory Collaborative Search Tasks

This evening I met up with Gene Golovchinsky, of FXPAL (Fuji Xerox research institute in Palo Alto).  Gene’s work is pretty varied (there was some cool stuff on collaborative whiteboards & storing/retrieving info a while ago) but a big area…

Google Coursebuilder and Search Education

Last night I went into Google (something very surreal about saying that, and about doing a search From:”Hotel California”; To:”Google”…).  Here’s a picture of me with a big google sign…           Google (and other search engines)…

Pedagogically driven purchasing in school ICT

Recently I was asked about revamping school ICT – what technology ‘should’ we be exploring to improve pedagogy, and learning in a school.  The question wasn’t about content delivery, or flashy content – but about general technology to support pedagogy…

The Extended Knowledge Project

http://www.extended-knowledge.ppls.ed.ac.uk/?page_id=163 Can I retire and just let Edinburgh get on with it? I’ve never been to Scotland….I wonder if I could visit. I wrote my MA thesis at the IoE on the implications of the extended mind thesis for how…