Connections is the theme for the UWE summer conference for postgraduate research students on Friday 1st July. This event has been in the making for a little while now, most of the faculties and/or departments at UWE have recognised and provide the opportunity for their research students to present aspects of their research at … Continue reading UWE Postgraduate Research Summer Connections
On Tuesday 14th June, we ran a course at UWE entitled "Becoming a digital researcher" (#druwe) which was facilitated by Dr Tristram Hooley from the University of Derby with a little help from me. Throughout the day we covered:- Personal Learning Environment - How and where do we get our information from Social Media Tools … Continue reading The Digital Researcher Evaluation – blog style
In a social media session today at UWE (#druwe for twitter users). Just been issued the challenge to post something to my blog, trying to do this quickly on my iPhone using the posterous app. Not bad eh?
In the afternoon session of the "Becoming a digital researcher" course at UWE, we have just talked about using blogs. There was lots of discussion around why folks use them. For me, I wanted a place to put my "work" thoughts, stuff on my bread and butter existence, that of researcher skills development. It's been … Continue reading Experimental blogging at #druwe
Social media is booming. You can now find user generated content in just about all spheres of life; politics, music, history, you name it and it can be found. What about the field of academic research? Are the critics right to sneer at social media as being trivial time-wasting activities or could there be a … Continue reading Becoming a Digital Researcher – #druwe