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About: I'm a consultant in elearning, online communities, social media and remote working. I've worked with schools, colleges and universities, the National College for School Leadership, creative industries, arts & literature, and business and media training. I consider myself an expert in facilitating online communities of practice and of learning. I have developed online course materials, and created and taught courses in online facilitation and e-moderating for FE, HE, large organisations in the public sector and training companies in the private sector. I've worked with the Beyond Distance Research Alliance at the University of Leicester and for the ELESIG project. I run a 12-year-old children' writing community, Kids on the Net.

Job title or role title Elearning and Online Communities Director, Learning Technologist, Researcher

Organisation Reach Further Ltd.

Interests elearning across all education sectors, learner experience, social media for learning, remote working, flexible working, online facilitation, online communities, online identity

What topics are on your radar? social media, creativity, web 2.0, online pedagogy, social networking, online communities, mobile learning

What topics are you an expert in? e-moderating, online communities, course design and development, collaboration

7 September 2009

Chris Clarke - Look forward to meeting you. I'll be in black and white, like my pic!

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6 September 2009

Pedagogic innovation - Mr presentation is here, though it's not much fun without the commentary!

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5 September 2009

Richard E. J. Jones - Look forward to seeing you at ALT :)

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3 September 2009

Pedagogic innovation - Hi Denise, look forward to meeting you. Is my profile here on Crowdvine OK for an introduction? Helen

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David Hawkridge - I'd love to catch up with you at ALT, David. See you there I hope

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31 August 2009

Pedagogic innovation - Looking forward to hearing the other presentations in this session, we seem to be a varied bunch!

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Added Amanda Jefferies (friend), becka currant (friend), Ian Chowcat (friend), James Clay (friend), Gilly Salmon (friend), Josie Fraser (friend), Linda Creanor (friend), palitha edirisingha (friend), Steve Wheeler (friend), Su White (friend), Tom Franklin (friend), Perry Williams (want-to-meet), Seb Schmoller (friend), Richard Hall (friend), Nicola Whitton (friend), Emma Duke-Williams (friend), Haydn Blackey (friend), Rhona Sharpe (friend), George Roberts (friend), Alex Moseley (friend), David Hawkridge (friend), Matthew Wheeler (friend), Sandra Huskinson (friend), Jane Challinor (friend), Jane Challinor (want-to-meet), Alan Cann (friend), Cristina Costa (fan), Graham Attwell (want-to-meet), Joanna Teague (friend), Joanna Teague (want-to-meet), and loumcgill (want-to-meet)


Helen's Network

Richard E. J. Jones
Richard E. J. Jones friend, want-to-meet
Patsy Clarke
Patsy Clarke (mutual) friend
Martin Oliver
Martin Oliver (mutual) friend
Liz Bennett
Liz Bennett friend
Lesley Diack
Lesley Diack friend


Richard E. J. Jones:

Hi Helen, sorry not to get bsck sooner, just so busy, look forward to seeing you at ALT-C 09. I am in Manchester now and we be here until Thursday. :-)

Lindsey Martin:

Hello Helen, I'm at the whole event so plenty of scope to meet up. You look very familiar but I think that is because of the Elesig ning site :)

David Hawkridge:

I'll be at ALT-C from the AGM onwards, Helen. Let's look out for each other.