Author Archives: kristoffergreaves

About kristoffergreaves

Professional practice research and education. PhD and Australian lawyer. Legal education and practical legal training curricula and pedagogies.

Improving Visibility with Twitter

During my PhD research, I found that scholarly articles about legal education (particularly those in my area of interest – practice-based legal education) had few citations. For example, in studying the literature about Australian practical legal training published during 2006-2012 … Continue reading

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Qualitative Analysis of Social Media in #legaled

A limited number of free eprints are available for Kristoffer Greaves’ just-published article, ‘Computer-aided qualitative data analysis of social media for teachers and students in legal education’, in the latest issue of The Law Teacher—click on the image below to … Continue reading

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Polling during Presentations: a walk-through

In a previous post I describe the use of Twitter and text polling for interactive presentations. I recently had a go at this in my presentation on presentations for a group of academics at Warrnambool, and it worked really well. … Continue reading

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A little bit meta – meta events, peripheral participation and data

There’s an event going on – you really wanted to attend, but you couldn’t make it. This time you’re in luck – some thoughtful  people are live blogging and live tweeting the event. You can follow their reports – and … Continue reading

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2014 in review

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2014 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: A San Francisco cable car holds 60 people. This blog was viewed about 2,400 times in 2014. If it were a cable car, it … Continue reading

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Twitter and Text Polling for Interactive Presentations

Recently, I attended Shirley Reushle’s keynote presentation at the recent annual conference of the Australasian Professional Legal Education Council (APLEC) in Auckland (you can read my post about this here). Shirley is with the Australian Digital Futures Institute at the … Continue reading

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Social Media in a Multi-Dimensional SoTL of #legaled

My research interest is scholarship of teaching and learning (SoTL) in legal education and practical legal training. Here, I write about incorporating social media in a multi-dimensional model of SoTL,* for legal education. SoTL is a problematic and non-exhaustively defined … Continue reading

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10 Tips about Working with Online Discussions in #legaled

Online (computer-mediated) discussions seem to be increasingly adopted for learning interactions in legal education. The form and structure of these discussions vary widely, depending on the technology and the context adopted. The discussions can be synchronous or asynchronous, appear in … Continue reading

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10 Reasons Why I Use LinkedIn

Many legal educators used LinkedIn, but several have told me they don’t see the point. Managed appropriately, LinkedIn can be a useful social media tool within a community of practice. Click on the image to see my presentation on why … Continue reading

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Recent additions to the Libraries (9 August 2014)

Some additions to the ‘Academics‘ and ‘Practitioners‘ libraries this week: Julia E Rodriguez, ‘Social media use in higher education: Key areas to consider for educators‘ (2011). Gráinne Conole and Panagiota Alevizou, ‘A literature review of the use of Web 2.0 … Continue reading

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