Course Details and Schedule

What relevance does social media have to academic practice? In this talk Dorothy Bishop, Professor of Developmental Neuropsychology, will relate her experiences as someone who fell into Twitter almost by accident, then found she had things to say in more than 140 characters, and so started a blog.

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Key topics
  • Social media
  • Academic communication
Course information
Intended audience Anyone with an interest in building their online academic presence
Prior knowledge None
Format Presentation only
Further information Both Twitter and blogging are frequently misunderstood by those who don’t use them, Prof Bishop explains why she finds both mediums useful in academic life, as well as enjoyable; their advantages, and the benefits they offer as an alternative to academic publishing.
Where next? See the Engage site.

Course provider: IT Learning Programme


Frequency: This session is part of the annual Engage series - it may not be repeated.