The first stage of the project will be to conduct a benchmarking study assessing the degree of present engagement. This investigation, involving both internal and external assessors, will provide the foundation for the next stages. JISC tools used in this initial benchmarking include: Social Software Guide Online Collaborative Tools for Business and Community Engagement Online… Continue reading Stage 1: Benchmarking
An initial survey of existing social media engagement across the School reveals an uneven level of engagement. The central School has its own social media channels; as do the School’s repository SAS-Space, and the new SAS Open Journals platform (developed with JISC funding). The School also provides a podcast and video streaming service. Several institutes… Continue reading Why does the School need SMART?
The SMART: Social Media Assessment for Research Transfer one-year project, funded by JISC, will enable the School to: assess current stakeholder activity in this area; develop social media tools, policy and practice: and provide a support infrastructure and long-term strategy for social media as a research communications tool. About SMART The research landscape… Continue reading Welcome to the SMART!
After going through the SAS websites it became apparent that there was a large quantity of social-media being used by both the central School, and the connected Institutes. However, the usage level, and the traffic created by these social-media outlets, differed massively from one to another. Many of the blogs, groups and feeds that I found overlapped… Continue reading Benchmarking: SAS Social-Media
We’re delighted to be able to welcome the SAS-Space blog to SAS Blogs. See it here or in the blogroll on the right.