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About: I'm running a workshop on what next for google wave at 17:10 - 18:10 on Tuesday, 7 September in Room 4
i'm also giving 2 short papers at 12:00 - 13:00 on Wednesday, 8 September in Room 1 on Cultivating a digital habitat: developing the e-flective practitioner by creating a virtual collaborative learning
environment, and at 09:00 - 10:00 on Thursday, 9 September in Room 3a on Opening up the conversation: creating a OPEN-i, an online community of practice for the photojournalism industry

Paul is the Course Director of the Masters programme in Photojournalism and Documentary Photography at the London College of Communication, University of the Arts London, where he developed and lead the validation team for the upgrading of the PG diploma to a full Masters in 2004. He was responsible for the development and launch of a new part time mode of the course delivered entirely online using web 2.0 platforms including web conferencing, blogs, ning and google wave. He is particularly interested in virtual communities of practice, digital literacies and personal learning environments
Paul is an award-winning photographer, whose work is represented by Panos Pictures, and who has been published in Time, Newsweek, Life, The Sunday Times Magazine, The Observer and The Independent amongst others. He has covered breaking news the world over, including the fall of the Berlin Wall, Nelson Mandela’s release, famine in Africa, the conflict in the former Yugoslavia and the destruction of Grozny.

He is a consultant to the World Press Photo foundation in Amsterdam on online education of professional photojournalists in the majority world.

His book, Bosnians, documenting 10 years of the war and post war situation in Bosnia, was published in April 2005 by Saqi books.

Job title or role title course director

Professional role academic

Organisation London College of Communication

Interests photography, journalism, media, postgrad education, digital literacy, communities of practice

What topics are on your radar? ple, pln, Social Learning, digital literacy

What topics are you an expert in? Communities of Practice, web conferencing

9 September 2010

Meeting expectations by curriculum development (3 Short Papers 0153, 0234, 0243) - the paper to go with my presentation

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8 September 2010

Changing staff development (3 Short Papers 0009, 0118, 0152) - here is the paper to go with my presentation

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