Archive for social media

How might universities manage with enormous undergraduate classes

Posted in teaching with tags on 19 March 2011 by Steve

“I’m very interested these days in how the various social media can be used in order to improve learning in universities …” (more)

[Science, society, stuff …, 19 March]

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Social Media Lure Academics Frustrated by Journals

Posted in research with tags on 25 February 2011 by Steve

“Social media have become serious academic tools for many scholars, who use them for collaborative writing, conferencing, sharing images, and other research-related activities. So says a study just posted online called ‘Social Media and Research Workflow’ …” (more)

[Jennifer Howard, Chronicle of Higher Education, 20 February]

Where do all the comments go?

Posted in Life with tags , on 21 February 2011 by Steve

“I don’t get many comments on this blog: fortunately I do it for the opportunity to write amid the tor rent of admin is trivia rather than for the affirmation. But I do get more than’s readily apparent, which tells us some thing about social media and opens up an opportunity …” (more)

[simondobson.org, 21 February]

Social Media Lure Academics Frustrated by Journals

Posted in research, teaching with tags on 20 February 2011 by Steve

“Social media have become serious academic tools for many scholars, who use them for collaborative writing, conferencing, sharing images, and other research-related activities …” (more)

[Jennifer Howard, Chronicle of Higher Education, 20 February]

Blogging, Tweeting and the Next Generation of Scholarly Collaboration

Posted in research with tags , on 14 February 2011 by Steve

“Academic bloggers gathered at Osgoode Hall Law School to discuss their insights and experiences working with online forums through blogging and other social media sites. The panel discussion took place on February 9, 2011 and included Professors Simon Fodden, Sonia Lawrence, Kate Sutherland, and Giuseppina D’Agostino …” (more)

[Leslie Chong, IP Osgoode, 13 February]

Social networking at work could cost Irish economy €700m per year

Posted in Life with tags , on 15 September 2010 by Steve

“Employees who access social networks for personal use could potentially cost the Irish economy more than €700m in lost work time per year, an IrishJobs.ie survey has revealed …” (more)

[Laura O’Brien, Silicon Republic, 15 September]

DIT launches social media induction project

Posted in Governance and administration with tags , on 6 September 2010 by Steve

“Dublin Institute of Technology has launched three new social media initiatives at the Irish Film Institute, the first of their kind in Irish third level education …” (more)

[Laura O’Brien, Silicon Republic, 6 September]