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December 17, 2011 / Kirsty Pitkin

Open Content, Open Events: Professional Development in an Amplified World

  1. Further information about this talk, including a video recording and slides, can be found here.
  2. Now it’s Kirsty Pitkin on Open content and open events: prof development in an amplified world #online11 #cfrm2
  3. #online11 #cfrm2 @eventamplifier KP co-authored paper w @briankelly, who can’t be here. She turned down fake beard…
  4. #online11 #cfrm2 @briankelly introducing talk through the power of tech! On video talking about idea of amplified events.
  5. #online11 #cfrm2 BK we can be consumers or providers on amplified events. Enables productivity & multi-tasking.
  6. @briankelly on video explaining amplified events #online11 #cfrm2
  7. #online11 #cfrm2 KP talk is about opening up traditionally closed content, inc that which comes from behind closed conf doors.
  8. Amplified events opens up the content of and widens participation in events #online11 #cfrm2
  9. Brian Kelly is in two places at once – are you an ‘amplifier’? #online11 #cfrm2
  10. #online11 #cfrm2 KP it’s about more than just Twitter! [awwww. :(]
  11. The term *amplified events* was coined by @lorcand #online11 #cfrm2
  12. #online11 #cfrm2 KP idea of amplified events was coined by @lorcand in a blog post. Make sure amplification reaches the right audience.
  13. #online11 #cfrm2 KP Twitter is an easy way to start these convos. Now Twitter bingo!
  14. #online11 #cfrm2 who on Twitter will tweet KP’s buzzwords? Join in the convo!
  15. Amplifier – playing Twitter bingo #online11 #cfrm2
  16. #online11 #cfrm2 KP IWMW use irc, Twitter, coveritlive, slideshare, video streams, blogs, video interviews, Flickr, twapperkeeper, summarizr
  17. Tools used in amplified events include twitter, slideshare, live video streaming, blog posts, video interviews, flickr #online11 #cfrm2
  18. #online11 #cfrm2 KP usually reports events as @eventamplifier: reporting, not opinionating.Gives context for other tweets, picks up comments
  19. Events planning toolkit #online11 #cfrm2
  20. #online11 #cfrm2 KP remember that not everyone had or wants a Twitter account! Coveritlive helps with this.
  21. Kirsty reports event proceedings and monitors other tweets to give them a context #online11 #cfrm2
  22. #online11 #cfrm2 KP also important to amplify into future: twapperkeeper & summarizr.
  23. Coveritlive used for those who do not/prefer not to have a twitter account #online11 #cfrm2
  24. #online11 #cfrm2 KP cam map connections between people at events, & analyze community.
  25. Spectrum of events: physical, amplified, hybrid, virtual #online11 #cfrm2
  26. #online11 #cfrm2 KP IWMW organizers planning for 2 diff audiences: physical & remote. Both valuable for a hybrid event.
  27. #online11 #cfrm2 KP spectrum goes physical – amplified – hybrid – virtual.
  28. #online11 #cfrm2 KP Twitter bingo is encouraging ppl to tweet. But putting tweets on screen behind speaker not a good idea!
  29. Like that term a lot. RT @LISResearch: The term *amplified events* was coined by @lorcand #online11 #cfrm2
  30. Best practice: acceptable use policy, guidance for remote participants, quiet area, speaker permission, archiving #online11 #cfrm2
  31. Networked technologies #online11 #cfrm2
  32. #online11 #cfrm2 KP best practices: acceptable use policy, for use of tech eg WiFi but also for actions towards speakers etc
  33. Also: risk assessments, feedback and creative commons licensing #online11 #cfrm2
  34. #online11 #cfrm2 KP give guidance for remote participants – support.
  35. #online11 #cfrm2 KP have a quiet area for ppl who don’t want to be next to laptop, on video etc
  36. Creative commons licencing #online11 #cfrm2
  37. #online11 #cfrm2 KP get permission from speakers, before & after! Make sure they’re still happy to be amplified if eg sthg went wrong.
  38. #online11 #cfrm2 KP remember to do risk asessment around the tools you’ll be using, & prepare backup
  39. #online11 #cfrm2 KP remote audiences notoriously bad at giving feedback! How do you encourage?
  40. #online11 #cfrm2 KP jisc funded project to produce template for ‘greening events’. Inc how will you measure success? Other tools coming.
  41. Why should we amplify events? We can reach more people than can afford to attend the event #online11 #cfrm2
  42. #online11 #cfrm2 KP why? Budget big factor, for attendees & organizers. Consumers: connect yourself w attendees. Lanyrd useful.
  43. #online11 #cfrm2 KP if you’re having conversations, add them to materials as comments – they become part of the resources.
  44. Video streaming #online11 #cfrm2
  45. Do comment and provide feedback on events as this enriches the output from events #online11 #cfrm2
  46. Amplified events encourage the development of networks of ongoing learning – and learners #online11 #cfrm2
  47. It doesn’t have to cost – there are free tools you can use #online11 #cfrm2
  48. This blog post illustrates event amplification work @eventamplifier has done for DREaM project bit.ly/rev_DREaM2 #online11 #cfrm2
  49. #online11 #cfrm2 KP steaming audio is key – fuzzy video can be ok as long as ppl can hear it. IWMW mainly use free tools.
  50. And different business models from just providing a hashtag to DIY to employing an event amplifier #online11 #cfrm2
  51. RT @hazelh: blog post illustrates event amplification work @eventamplifier for DREaM project bit.ly/rev_DREaM2 #online11 #cfrm2
  52. #online11 #cfrm2 KP you don’t have to do it all yourself! Leverage contacts & free tools, or pay for amplification – if you can afford it!
  53. Plus JISC-funded resources that are being developed #online11 #cfrm2
  54. #online11 #cfrm2 KP virtual participation gives you numbers you can use to demonstrate value.
  55. Amplified events provide a means of demonstrating impact #online11 #cfrm2
  56. Event amplifier #online11 #cfrm2 no conference should be without one
  57. RT @LISResearch: Amplified events provide a means of demonstrating impact #online11 #cfrm2
  58. #online11 #cfrm2 @briankelly’s back! Openness partic imp for LIS: we know copyright can be barrier, let’s not put it in place on our content
  59. Talk ends with @briankelly on video encouraging us to amplify our events #online11 #cfrm2
  60. Thank you to all who tweeted during this presentation and played along with the Twitter Buzzword Bingo game.
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