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Social Media for Academics

Social Media for Academics
  • Author : Mark Carrigan
  • Publsiher : SAGE
  • Release : 07 October 2019
  • ISBN : 1526471450
  • Pages : 288 pages
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 ratings
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Summary:
Social media has become an inescapable part of academic life. It has the power to transform scholarly communication and offers new opportunities to publish and publicise your work, to network in your discipline and beyond and to engage the public. However, to do so successfully requires a careful understanding of best practice, the risks, rewards and what it can mean to put your professional identity online. Inside you'll find practical guidance and thoughtful insight on how to approach the opportunities and challenges that social media presents in ways that can be satisfying and sustainable as an academic. The guide has been updated throughout to reflect changes in social media and digital thinking since the last edition, including: The dark side of social media – from Trump to harassment Emerging forms of multimedia engagement – and how to use to your advantage Auditing your online identity – the why and how Taking time out – how to do a social media sabbatical. Visit Mark's blog for more insights and discussion on social media academic practice.


Social Media for Academics

Social Media for Academics
  • Author : Mark Carrigan
  • Publisher : SAGE
  • Release : 07 October 2019
GET THIS BOOKSocial Media for Academics

Social media has become an inescapable part of academic life. It has the power to transform scholarly communication and offers new opportunities to publish and publicise your work, to network in your discipline and beyond and to engage the public. However, to do so successfully requires a careful understanding of best practice, the risks, rewards and what it can mean to put your professional identity online. Inside you'll find practical guidance and thoughtful insight on how to approach the opportunities


Social Media for Academics

Social Media for Academics
  • Author : Diane Rasmussen Neal
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 06 August 2012
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This book provides an overview of social media technologies in the context of practical implementation for academics, guided by applied research findings, current best practices, and the author’s successful experiences with using social media in academic settings. It also provides academics with sensible and easy strategies for implementing a wide spectrum of social media and related technologies - such as blogs, wikis, Facebook, and various Google tools for professional, teaching, and research endeavours. No other book exists that assists


Social Media in Academia

Social Media in Academia
  • Author : George Veletsianos
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 08 January 2016
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Social media and online social networks are expected to transform academia and the scholarly process. However, intense emotions permeate scholars’ online practices and an increasing number of academics are finding themselves in trouble in networked spaces. In reality, the evidence describing scholars’ experiences in online social networks and social media is fragmented. As a result, the ways that social media are used and experienced by scholars are not well understood. Social Media in Academia examines the day-to-day realities of social


Social Media in Higher Education: Case Studies, Reflections and Analysis

Social Media in Higher Education: Case Studies, Reflections and Analysis
  • Author : Chris Rowell
  • Publisher : Open Book Publishers
  • Release : 21 June 2019
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How does social media affect working life in Higher Education? How are universities harnessing its power to aid student learning? This innovative collection brings together academics and those working in professional services to examine these questions and more. The diverse and expert contributors analyse the many ways social media can be used to enhance teaching and learning, research, professional practice, leadership, networking and career development. The impact of social media is evaluated critically, with an eye both to the benefits


Social Media for Scientific Institutions

Social Media for Scientific Institutions
  • Author : Daniel Hurrle,Julia Postatny
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release : 30 January 2015
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This book covers relevant topics of social media in the area of research institutes. Daniel Hurrle and Julia Postatny follow the research question of how social media can empower the communication of such institutes by using the example of the Berlin-Brandenburg Academy of Sciences and Humanities. Based on a comprehensive analysis of the designated target group of young academics, a holistic social media concept is developed with clear guidelines for immediate application and implementation. Diagrams, illustrations, models and short summaries


Communicating Your Research with Social Media

Communicating Your Research with Social Media
  • Author : Amy Mollett,Cheryl Brumley,Chris Gilson,Sierra Williams
  • Publisher : SAGE
  • Release : 17 April 2017
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This dynamic, engaging guide empowers you to go beyond bar charts and jargon-filled journal articles to bring your research online and present it in a way that highlights and maximises its relevance through social media. Drawing upon a wealth of timely, real-world examples, the authors present a framework for fully incorporating social media within each step of the research process. From visualising available data to tailoring social media to meet your needs, this book explores proactive ways to share cutting


Pitch Perfect

Pitch Perfect
  • Author : William Tyson
  • Publisher : Stylus Publishing, LLC.
  • Release : 12 March 2012
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This book is intended for scholars, researchers, and academic leaders who have a passion to share their knowledge outside their classroom, laboratory, or institution; who want to make a difference; and who believe that the information they possess and ideas they offer are important for a wider public. Pitch Perfect is a practical guide to communicating your knowledge and research to broader audiences. How do you get yourself heard amid the volume of news and information in today’s 24-hour



How to Be a Happy Academic

How to Be a Happy Academic
  • Author : Alexander Clark,Bailey Sousa
  • Publisher : SAGE
  • Release : 12 March 2018
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Want to be an effective, successful and happy academic? This book helps you hone your skills, showcase your strengths, and manage all the professional aspects of academic life. With their focus on life-long learning and positive reflection, Alex and Bailey encourage you to focus on your own behaviours and personal challenges and help you to find real world solutions to your problems or concerns. Weaving inspirational stories, the best of research and theory, along with pragmatic advice from successful academics,


Academics Writing

Academics Writing
  • Author : Karin Tusting,Sharon McCulloch,Ibrar Bhatt,Mary Hamilton,David Barton
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 14 March 2019
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Academics Writing recounts how academic writing is changing in the contemporary university, transforming what it means to be an academic and how, as a society, we produce academic knowledge. Writing practices are changing as the academic profession itself is reconfigured through new forms of governance and accountability, increasing use of digital resources, and the internationalisation of higher education. Through detailed studies of writing in the daily life of academics in different disciplines and in different institutions, this book explores: the


How the World Changed Social Media

How the World Changed Social Media
  • Author : Daniel Miller,Elisabetta Costa,Nell Haynes,Tom McDonald,Razvan Nicolescu,Jolynna Sinanan,Juliano Spyer,Shriram Venkatraman,Xinyuan Wang
  • Publisher : UCL Press
  • Release : 29 February 2016
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How the World Changed Social Media is the first book in Why We Post, a book series that investigates the findings of anthropologists who each spent 15 months living in communities across the world. This book offers a comparative analysis summarising the results of the research and explores the impact of social media on politics and gender, education and commerce. What is the result of the increased emphasis on visual communication? Are we becoming more individual or more social? Why is


Public Influence

Public Influence
  • Author : Mira Sucharov
  • Publisher : University of Toronto Press
  • Release : 02 January 2019
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How can twenty-first-century scholars and other experts craft their voices for audiences beyond their peers? In Public Influence, political scientist Mira Sucharov walks readers through the ins and outs of op-ed writing and social media engagement. Presented in a lively and engaging style, Public Influence coaches readers on the best approach to pitching and writing op-eds and other related analytical pieces, managing the ensuing conversation, conveying informed ideas to an evidence-resistant audience, avoiding social media hazards in an increasingly polarized


New Contributions in Information Systems and Technologies

New Contributions in Information Systems and Technologies
  • Author : Alvaro Rocha,Ana Maria Correia,Sandra Costanzo,Luis Paulo Reis
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release : 25 March 2015
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This book contains a selection of articles from The 2015 World Conference on Information Systems and Technologies (WorldCIST'15), held between the 1st and 3rd of April in Funchal, Madeira, Portugal, a global forum for researchers and practitioners to present and discuss recent results and innovations, current trends, professional experiences and challenges of modern Information Systems and Technologies research, technological development and applications. The main topics covered are: Information and Knowledge Management; Organizational Models and Information Systems; Intelligent and Decision Support Systems;


Academics Going Public

Academics Going Public
  • Author : Marybeth Gasman
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 01 July 2016
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Academics Going Public makes the case for academics to enter the public sphere and simultaneously gives them the tools to do so. This important book helps faculty members who want to become more active on a national scale and would like to move beyond publication in scholarly journals and books. Expert contributors explore how to have a voice about salient higher education issues and engage traditional media, new medias, policymakers, funders, and the general public. Chapters offer best approaches and


The Fully Functioning University

The Fully Functioning University
  • Author : Tom Bourner,Asher Rospigliosi,Linda Heath
  • Publisher : Emerald Group Publishing
  • Release : 18 March 2020
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The three main goals of universities are the education of students, the advancement of knowledge, and the university’s social engagement. This book introduces the concept of a 'post-Humboldtian university' which values each of these goals in its own right, and the 'fully functioning university' as one which expresses the three goals entirely.