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The British Sociological Association’s new Digital Sociology group aims: To identify and disseminate best practice in the use of digital tools by sociologists. To develop and promote specifically sociological modes of inquiry into digital media use. To develop and promote… Read More ›
Following David Hill’s post about joining Twitter, I’ve been thinking again about joining Twitter. A few months I posted about Twitter. In that post I spoke about my concerns of constant connection and the work it seemed to require, amongst other things. I’m not… Read More ›
The original version of this post got an interesting comment yesterday. We hope the author won’t mind us reposting the comment as a new post. It was a quick content analysis of the answers in the original post. So… why do you… Read More ›
A few months ago Pat Lockley and I wrote an article for the LSE Impact Blog about continuous publishing. This was actually a phrase introduced by the site’s editor for the title but it perfectly captured what we were trying to get at. Given that… Read More ›
How do you feel about academic blogging? If you are reading this then, chances are, you feel reasonably well inclined towards it. However if you are an academic blogger then you will undoubtedly be aware that many people are not so well… Read More ›
“What on earth will I tweet about?” from Mark Carrigan
In this short podcast recorded at a Digital Change GPP discussion event earlier this year, Eleonora Belfiore discusses her experience of using social media as an academic.
An introduction to multi-author blogging Publishing on the web as a researcher Single author vs multi-author blogging “Blogging is quite simply, one of the most important things that an academic should be doing right now” Multi-author academic blogs are the… Read More ›
Twitter has a definite image problem. It first penetrated the public consciousness in a way which has left it defined by celebrities and, particularly for academics, this is unattractive. If you want to persuade academics to use it, it’s important… Read More ›
“Academia 2.0″ on Bundlr
“Getting Started: Social Media for Academics” on Bundlr
“What does it mean to be a public intellectual in a digital age?” on Bundlr
Do you administer a JISCMail? I administer two: asexuality-discuss and socialmedia-discuss. Though I’m bad at administering them and, partly for this reason, nothing much happens on them. This is a shame because my initial motivation still stands: I thought there was inadequate dialogue… Read More ›
To start the interview, could you say a little about how you came to be so professionally active online? It was a combination of factors, some going back a long time, some more recent. I have been interested in the… Read More ›
What’s the point of Twitter? Twitter has an image problem. It first penetrated the public consciousness in a way which has left it defined by celebrities and, particularly for academics, this is unattractive. However the academic twittersphere (for lack of a better… Read More ›
Do you suffer from information overload? Do you find it difficult to organise and process the things you find online so that you can apply them productively in your day-to-day working life? If so then curation tools could transform your experience of… Read More ›
Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs, & the Social Media that Fulfill ‘Em by Erica Glasier. Licensed under Creative Commons: Attribution Non-Commercial Share Alike License. (Hat Tip: Sound & Fury)
After a particularly inspiring session at the BSA Conference this year to celebrate the 50th anniversary of C. Wright Mills’ death, I have started to read The Sociological Imagination again. It was a standard introductory book for sociology students and… Read More ›
“Technologists also believe that publishing is transportable — anyone can be a publisher. All you need are some basic skills, access to a blogging platform, and some determination. While for certain forms of expression this can be true — this… Read More ›
The Transformation of Academic Practice – Interview with Martin Weller, author of the Digital Scholar
In this podcast I talk to Martin Weller, author of the Digital Scholar, about the changes which digital technology is bringing about within academia and where they might ultimately lead.
10 ways researchers can use Twitter Creating a successful online presence Video interviews with Warwick bloggers Google scholar and its citation data Blog readership: build and maintain an audience Open access: what’s in it for you? Blogging about your research:… Read More ›