Social media

Research Communication Day – 20th June

Put it in your diary – Research Communication Day 2019 will take place on Wednesday 20th June. This is your one stop shop for learning how to get your research out in to the world! There will be sessions led by M&C and RDS on key topics such as writing for the web, using social media to share your… Read more »

Digital 2019 – global report on digital trends

Hootsuite’s report looks at the past 12 months in all things digital looking at how people around the world use the internet, mobile devices, social media and e-commerce. In 2018 there were more than one million new internet users each day with 57% of the world’s population now connected to the internet. Social media accounts… Read more »

#SocMedHE18 – running 9th January if anyone interested in following on twitter…

Image of a man using a haptic oculus rift

Dear All You are warmly invited to attend the Social Media for Learning in Higher Education Conference hosted at Nottingham Trent University on the 9th January 2019   #SocMedHE18 is nudged into the New Year and is the fourth SocMedHE Conference. The event will provide open spaces to share, discuss and develop notions about how… Read more »

Understanding Suicide: What role does social media play? – Report from a student led co-creation project

Louis Moore reports on his co-creation project ‘Understanding Suicide: What role does social media play?’ with Dr Ann Luce as academic partner: At the beginning of this project, I wondered how I might go about researching into suicide. As my project was looking into whether social media has a role to play in suicide, I thought… Read more »

Guidance on preserving social media

Apologies for cross posting – thanks to UK Data service for sharing Guidance on preserving social media Social media plays an increasingly important role as we embrace networked platforms and applications in our everyday lives. The UK Data Service is pleased to share the latest Technology Watch Report ‘Preserving Social Media’, published by the Digital… Read more »

CEL Seminar: Using social media in teaching and learning on 18 Feb 16

CEL are hosting the second seminar in semester 2 and the topic is the use of social media in teaching and learning. This event will be held on Thursday 18 Feb 16 between 14:00-16:00 in PG30a. With many students engaging with social media, this session provides an introduction and description of some of the tools… Read more »

Workshop for course teams: Your students – effective communication strategies for positive course management

Workshop: BU staff invited – Friday 11th December 10:00/1.00 Talbot Your students – effective communication strategies for positive course management! Course organisation and management has a significant impact on student experience, so how and when we communicate with students is really important. This joint CEL and M&C session will examine some of the most effective… Read more »

New resourcepack for your students: SUCCESS project

Anita Diaz and Jacqueline Priego present SUCCESS, an online resourcepack available to BU students. The Higher Education Academy (HEA) recognises the importance for student employability and personal development of students engaging in co-curricular learning opportunities provided by universities. These opportunities include academic societies, sports societies, volunteering, PAL leadership, SUBU student representation and student ambassador work…. Read more »