Guest Lecture: Social Media for Events Management (Case Study: #PremDac15)

On invitation to present a guest lecture for Events Management, I decided to use the Premier Digital Conference (which I’ve been involved with since 2010) as the core case study to indicate insights as to how social media marketing works, incorporating a sense of digital culture alongside practical tips: Social Media for Events Management (MMU) Continue Reading →

Reframe: Research in Media, Film and Music (@_REFRAME)

This looks interesting: REFRAME aims to offer a range of scholarly and related creative and critical content – from relatively ephemeral or responsive forms of research output (project blogs, online film and video festivals, conferences and symposia, and audio and video podcasts) through to fully peer-reviewed online serials and monographic publications, and digital archives and Continue Reading →

[BOOK REVIEW] Click 2 Save: The Digital Ministry Bible

Most recent review, written for the Journal of Religion, Media and Digital Culture. drbexl Life Explorer, HE/learning, Christian, cultural history, WW2 posters: Keep Calm & Carry On, digital world, coach, ENFP, @digitalfprint, @ww2poster http://drbexl.co.uk Like it? Share it…

Cyber-abuse of academics via @timeshighered

People really have to get an idea that there are human beings behind all screens – here’s some comment on the particular situation for academics: My experiences, it seems, are far from unique. I am working on a joint University of York-University of Southampton research project; in our survey of 240 higher education sector professionals, Continue Reading →

Lecturing on an Ocean Cruise: Sounds Good!

Well, there’s an idea: The scholar on stage holds the status of entertainer, putting on a show for a paying audience whose scores will determine whether their lecturer’s short-term contract is renewed. Fear not: this is not a vision of some dystopian future but rather an unusual, and fascinating, break from the day job – Continue Reading →