This wiki space contains archival documentation of Project Bamboo, April 2008 - March 2013.
The Open University has recently released a report on the use of scholarly networking and web 2.0 tools by its faculty, which may be of interest to the Bamboo community. While the Open University is in some ways a special case due to its implementation of distance learning as the primary means of presenting courses, many of the practices documented in the report can be found elsewhere, or could be useful even in the context of a traditional institution.
The report was prepared by Linda Wilks under the direction of Prof. John Wolffe, based on a series of interviews conducted with faculty. Later this year, Linda will be writing a follow-up report after conducting more in-depth interviews designed to elicit, among other things, scholarly narratives that can be added to the Bamboo Scholarly Narrative Repository. Topics covered include: