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Tweet-Tweetly-Tweet – Thing 4

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One of the Things I’ve been looking forward to is Thing 4: Current awareness – Twitter, RSS and Storify mostly because I love Twitter and I really hope all the other participants will...
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Thing 16: Advocacy, speaking up for the profession. Speaking up for the media library…

Thing 16: Advocacy, speaking up for the profession. Speaking up for the media library… | Highlights of cpd23 2012 | Scoop.it
In the canteen coffee machine queue this morning I found myself advocating for the archive without even realising it. Only afterwards did it occur to me that the conversation I’d just had was...
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CDP23 Things: Thing 10 - Education, education, education

CDP23 Things: Thing 10 - Education, education, education | Highlights of cpd23 2012 | Scoop.it

"Thing 10 looks at qualifications and formal continuing professional development (CPD), and sets this primarily within the context of early career development: graduate traineeships, Masters courses, CILIP Chartership ..."

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CPD23 2012 Thing 10 – Graduate traineeships, Masters Degrees, Chartership, Accreditation

CPD23 2012 Thing 10 – Graduate traineeships, Masters Degrees, Chartership, Accreditation | Highlights of cpd23 2012 | Scoop.it
Before thinking about the various qualifications that may be appropriate for my role it is probably helpful to describe the role.  My job title is Librarian but that hides  the range of tasks I am ...
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51stcenturylibrarian: On library qualifications and career progression. Is it worth it?

51stcenturylibrarian: On library qualifications and career progression. Is it worth it? | Highlights of cpd23 2012 | Scoop.it

"Thing 10 asks us to consider qualifications that are relevant to the role of the librarian, including Master's qualifications and chartership. I have been putting off writing this post all week, thinking I'd feel very negative about the whole process, but actually I suspect my feelings are really a lot more mixed ..."

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Thing 7: Real-life networks

Thing 7: Real-life networks | Highlights of cpd23 2012 | Scoop.it
Real-life networking is not something I’ve always been that good at. Not that I’m some kind of recluse who doesn’t get on with people you understand, but for much of my career I w...
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23 Things – 5/23 Reflective Practice

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Things 5 is about Reflective Practice. When I was a teacher, reflective practice was an integral part of my every day work.  I had to write lesson evaluations – reflecting on what had gone w...
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Sheila Webber's CPD23 blog: Thing 5: Reflective practice

Sheila Webber's CPD23 blog: Thing 5: Reflective practice | Highlights of cpd23 2012 | Scoop.it

Thoughts from a Sheffield ischool tutor on reflective practice.  Includes some handy links!


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Taken for Binding: Thing 4 - current awareness

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"This post primarily focuses on Twitter, inspired in part by a number of conversations I've had lately. I’ve only been using it for about a year (I joined as part of Thing 4 last year) but I thought I would share my experience ..."

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23 Things – 3/23

“But above all else, seriously, create a public Internet identity, maintain it, link to it, build it, love it, hug it, and call it George. I can’t tell you how important this is.” – Danah Boyd What’s in a name? I thought Danah Boyd’s ...

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Thing 2: …can’t…stop…reading…

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I’ve really had to tear myself away in order to just write this – once you get started reading other people’s blogs, it’s really hard to stop. I’ve been a longtime lur...
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Unravelling Bookshelves: CPD Thing #11

Unravelling Bookshelves: CPD Thing #11 | Highlights of cpd23 2012 | Scoop.it

"Thing #11 is Mentoring.
Last year I was asked to be a mentor for the first time and worried for hours over helping or hindering, putting too much me in or not being there enough! I had a charteship candidate ..."

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Sheila Webber's CPD23 blog: Things 10 & 11: Traineeships, Qualifications, Mentoring: kerplunk

Sheila Webber's CPD23 blog: Things 10 & 11: Traineeships, Qualifications, Mentoring: kerplunk | Highlights of cpd23 2012 | Scoop.it

"I'm going to try and combine 2 things in one, as I haven't a huge amount to say about mentoring. Also, since I am Coordinator of the MA Librarianship and MA Information Literacy courses at Sheffield University iSchool (advert! - and the picture ..."

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Thing 10

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I have been simultaneously on a graduate trainee ship and masters programme, it has worked well for me despite going against the norm. Originally, after having applied for many many traineeships wi...
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Sensible Shoes: Thing 5: Reflective Practice

Sensible Shoes: Thing 5: Reflective Practice | Highlights of cpd23 2012 | Scoop.it

Phew! Before you know it you're suddenly two things behind!

Reflective practice is something I've had to learn to do quickly. One of my 'less optional' modules for my MA had a reflective diary as a big chunk of the coursework. The idea of marking reflective entries...

 

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Profersonal – Is that even a word?

Profersonal – Is that even a word? | Highlights of cpd23 2012 | Scoop.it
Just like my ‘real’ life my ‘online’ life has blurred lines:  Some professional colleagues become friends, some friends become colleagues.  For many of these poor folk, I ...
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The Green Stone Librarian: Thing4: Postscript on Storify

The Green Stone Librarian: Thing4: Postscript on Storify | Highlights of cpd23 2012 | Scoop.it

I found a use for Storify today! I hoped to harness the power of Twitter by throwing out a request:

 

"Any (other) HE librarians out there teaching social media / managing your online presence skills? To students or staff? (Please RT!)"

I was fortunate enough to get a load of RTs and the information started ...

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Tweet-Tweetly-Tweet – Thing 4

Tweet-Tweetly-Tweet – Thing 4 | Highlights of cpd23 2012 | Scoop.it
One of the Things I’ve been looking forward to is Thing 4: Current awareness – Twitter, RSS and Storify mostly because I love Twitter and I really hope all the other participants will...
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Keeping up with the twitters (Thing 4)

Keeping up with the twitters (Thing 4) | Highlights of cpd23 2012 | Scoop.it
Current awareness. All about keeping current. How we ‘do’ current awareness in the library world has changed over time, naturally, possibly because librarians are often quite early adop...
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#cpd23 Thing 3 – Consider your personal brand

#cpd23 Thing 3 – Consider your personal brand | Highlights of cpd23 2012 | Scoop.it
Thing 3: Consider your personal brand Name used… Both my blog and my Twitter name are Kangarooth; somewhat random but vaguely related to my actual name, and not particularly library-related. ...
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