Tag Archive for ‘social media’

Getting started with social media

Social media is becoming increasingly integral to academic life & will only continue to be so –  reasons include the increasing centrality of the digital in wider society, the impact agenda, precarious academic labour and the individualization of professional  identity, normalization…… Read More ›

Some podcasting resources

The BSA PG Forum podcasting handbook  An introduction to academic podcasting Audacity – free audio editor Call recorder for Skype (probably free ones out there but this is great) Tool to convert to or from MP3  The Sociological Imagination podcast section (e-mail here to… Read More ›

Twitter for academics

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 ›