The DOERS3 Collaborative is looking for case study authors for a book-length project centered around valuing open education work in the tenure, promotion, and reappointment process. #oer #openeducation

Communication and Media Studies at York University is searching for an assistant professor doing critical AI and Data Studies work:

This includes scholars focusing on indigenous data practices, social justice, and critical studies of inequality due to AI.

I literally just joined Comm and Media Studies at York yesterday, but if I can answer any questions about this position, please feel free to DM me.

Boosts appreciated.

To be fair, I worked on it like an hour or so a week for the last while because I’ve been ridiculously busy with work.

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On vacation, took a puzzle I’ve been working on for months. Finally finished!

The vast majority of the heavy lifting putting this new BCcampus #OER collection site together was done by Mel Meyers over the past year prior to her BCcampus secondment ending, as well as the BCcampus Dev/Ops team. So happy to see it finally launch!

Good morning!
Don't forget that you can become a presenter at

It is a fully interdisciplinary project, fully free, fully volunteer run.
We'd love to have you!

survey for female academics and administrators 

From Dr. Erica R. Hamilton c/o Dr. Janice Liedl: Are you a full-time female academic, working in higher education as faculty or administrator? Plz complete this survey about your experiences working in the COVID19 pandemic.

registration for presentations opens Tomorrow!!

You do Not need to be on scholar to present. Summer School is interdisciplinary, so if you have any questions about if your topic fits feel free to DM this account!

We have had topics spanning from bio-ethics, eighth dimensional integers, history & ideology, spiders, and the taxonomy of Swahili.

I've been doing a series of blog posts on ethics and educational technology. Here is part 4, on an article by Tim Fawns on the entanglement of pedagogy and technology (and their entanglement with contexts, purposes, and values):

Good to think about if you share links to tweets: Lots of people can't see them more than a brief while.

Tweets are no longer open to view for anyone on mobile. To view without restrictions people need an account and to be logged in.

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Something I hadn't realised now that I'm logged out of Twitter is that on mobile Twitter has become a closed system. If you get a link to a tweet and scroll for just a bit, you get a message requiring you to create account/log in to see more.

They're going the FB route: unusable unless logged in.

This behavior started about 10 months ago. The previous default was that Twitter was open to read for everyone. Can't believe I had missed this. Makes leaving even more of a no-brainer.

Alt Text Peeve is interfaces that provides only a single line editor, it begs for crappy short descriptions, and makes editing a PITA.

Wagging my finger at you, WordPress and BirdDeck. Look how well Mastodon does it!

:wiki: question: academics and wikipedia 

do people on here edit/write wikipedia articles related to your field? and what's your experience/motivation?

I'm very much intrigued by the idea of living literature reviews, but of course as an academic it's nice to get some credit/citations for it...

Wikipedia does have ORCID integration which is cool, eventually your Wikipedia edits could show up along peer-review activity etc.

Don't be put off by the "life science" part of the name: that's how it started but it's actually open to anyone with an interest in promoting thoughtful, community-oriented openness in any discipline.

If you're already active in this area: they're also recruiting volunteer experts, who may be asked to give talks or do consultations with participants. This is how I got involved, and it's really rewarding. :BlobCatHeart:

@yoyehudi and @malvikasharan are core team members if you have questions

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Hey folks, here's an opportunity to learn more about supporting open science/research through a 10-week programme of training and mentoring: The Open Life Science (OLS) program helps individuals and stakeholders in research to become Open Science ambassadors.

Applications are now open for cohort 6, closing on 7 July

I've been an Expert and Mentor for several previous cohorts and I can say from. the heart this is a lovely community to be part of.

Forgot to announce here that recently I did a blog post about where I summarized some great work by @axbom I heard about here on Mastodon! Per has produced a fantastic list of various areas in digital ethics, most (all?) of which are also relevant to educational technology.

Just watched *Identity: A Trans Coming Out Story* by Abigail Thorn on the Philosophy Tube channel, and ... wow ... it is incredibly moving and important and joyous.

#SummerSchool 2022 

Hey friends,

For the last 2 years, we've hosted an interdisciplinary inter-time-zone all-online all-free conference for the Fediverse

So I'm gauging interest for 2022

If you want to be one of the co-organizers (one of the people who makes sure that presenters have moderators and fills out the schedule, etc—we're not recruiting moderators or presenters yet), please reply to this message as a DM before 2022-06-04 and I'll schedule a meeting!

Excited to be participating in a 3-month, choose-your-own-path professional development set of workshops and activities starting in June, called MYFest! Focusing on digital literacy, open learning, wellbeing and joy, and much more. Here’s my brief blog post about it:

And see more here:

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