Author Archives: elenizazani

Encourage better data management in research groups: a #Scidata16 approach

Last week I attended the conference “Better Science through better data” or #Scidata16 for short, organised by Nature’s journal Scientific Data and the Wellcome Collection. From its inception, the first Scidata conference back in 2014 was a highly enlightening event and … Continue reading

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Designing Evidence-based education technology: What the Research Says

DESIGNING EVIDENCE-BASED EDUCATION TECHNOLOGY: WHEN DOES RESEARCH EVIDENCE COUNT? If you haven’t seen this event announcement, you still have 22 hours to sign up to attend for FREE! The London Knowledge Lab team has brought together an excellent programme of researchers … Continue reading

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Make a start with Ethnography in Libraries

On Monday 23rd of March I had a great opportunity to participate in a workshop, delivered by Donna Lanclos at the Imperial College Library, on Ethnographic Research Methods. Donna has a unique professional identity; she is an Anthropologist employed by … Continue reading

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Students as Partners

Since I completed my PGCert at IOE, I value opportunities to attend events where HE educators come together to reflect on their practice. The Annual Education Day at Imperial was no exception. This year’s theme was dedicated on considering our practice while partnering with … Continue reading

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British Library Labs Text Mining forum, 27 November 2014

I am looking forward to attending this event and reporting back via the blog later!

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Better Science through better data

On Friday 14th Nov I attended a half day conference organised by the Scientific Data,  in Nature’s HQ dedicated on the publishing of research data and its contribution to a better science. The #scidata14 program seems very promising! Discussing #data … Continue reading

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Deep learning and TEL: Do they have a future together?

I am really excited to have been invited today in the London Knowledge Lab to be part of the discussion of what the research says about the Potential and Impact of TEL on Teaching and Learning. The presentations will be … Continue reading

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CoPILOT and OER Research Hub: A year of reflection and activities

The summer time is the ideal period for all Academic Librarians to recharge their batteries in anticipation of the new term. My recharging time includes a lot of pausing to reflect on my annual professional praxis and set new personal … Continue reading

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10 + 2 useful reports on #MOOCs and online education

The International Council for Open and Distance Education (ICDE) published a digest of useful reports about MOOCs and online learning three days ago (25 June). In this post, I look at these reports closely, to identify whether Library services and … Continue reading

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Librarians and Open Educational Resources: Survey Results

Around late October 2013, I had posted an invitation to participate in a survey circulated by the OER Research Hub (OERRH) in collaboration with the Community of Practice for Information Literacy Online Teaching (CoPILOT). The OERRH researcher Beck Pitt started … Continue reading

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