I believe that one of the key aspect of social-media overlaps perfectly with a critical point of research based higher education: to create discussion. Social-media is the perfect medium for allowing those who have opinions and knowledge on a topic to discuss it with others who are also interested. By creating and partaking in discussions, academics, and students alike, can expand their… Continue reading Why is it important for higher education institutes to utilise social media?
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?
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