Training at the BBC Academy – Social Media, Online Learning, and Developing Trends

Tomorrow we welcome our next speaker to the Social Scholar seminar (see here for details). In anticipation, here is a summary, slides, and video from the March session. Myles Runham is Head of Online at the BBC Academy. As such it is his job to think about the capabilities and limitations of online learning as… Continue reading Training at the BBC Academy – Social Media, Online Learning, and Developing Trends

Academic guide to social media and blogging

On Wednesday 9 April 2014 we will be holding our next Social Scholar seminar (in room 243, Senate House). This week we will be looking at the Guardian newspapers’ Higher Education Network through the eyes of community journalist Claire Shaw (@clurshaw). For full details of this event check out the SAS Events web page or… Continue reading Academic guide to social media and blogging

PoTW – Online learning: Developing trends

Online Learning: Developing trends. User expectations of what learning is and how it is offered and supported are changing dramatically and rapidly. Remaining relevant is the most significant challenge for organisations working in this new world. How might we respond to these challenges. This month, for the Social Scholar, Myles Runham, Head of Online, BBC Academy will… Continue reading PoTW – Online learning: Developing trends

Social Scholar: Museums and social media

In general, Museums have taken to social media with the ultimate goal to engage the public with their objects and collections. The purpose is foot-fall; the more people that walk through the doors of the museum the better. Social media helps to promote the organisation, open up a dialogue and discussion with the public, and… Continue reading Social Scholar: Museums and social media

A word from Sweden: The Social Scholar interviews Kajsa Hartig

Don’t forget that on Wednesday 19 February at 1pm (in room 246, Senate House) we will be delving into the world of social media with Kathryn Box and Kajsa Hartig. The session focuses on sharing information about social media between academics, librarians, archivists, and museum curators and should prove extremely interesting. For full details of this… Continue reading A word from Sweden: The Social Scholar interviews Kajsa Hartig