Tweeting University VCs with @timeshighered

Really interesting post about tweeting University VCs: Scrolling through some of the 20,000 tweets made by Dominic Shellard (@DMUVC), vice-chancellor of De Montfort University, it quickly becomes clear that he is not a typical university head. “New Jack Reacher book arrives Thursday. I absolutely cannot wait!”; “Just done a gym session…chilling now in the cafe”; Continue Reading →

Study demonstrates Twitter improves student grades

Read more on Mashable. Digital Fingerprint Digiexplorer (not guru), Senior Lecturer in Digital Marketing @MMUBS. Interested in digital Literacy in the third sector. Author of ‘Raising Children in a Digital Age’, regularly checks hashtag #DigitalParenting. https://twitter.com/digitalfprint Like it? Share it…

Training with CofE: Engaging with the Twittersphere

Twitter for COFE, September 2012 on Prezi Digital Fingerprint Digiexplorer (not guru), Senior Lecturer in Digital Marketing @MMUBS. Interested in digital Literacy in the third sector. Author of ‘Raising Children in a Digital Age’, regularly checks hashtag #DigitalParenting. https://twitter.com/digitalfprint Like it? Share it…

Blog at Fault?

Interesting story noted in Times Higher Education, likely to be used by many as an explanation of why people shouldn’t blog about professional work… but if this is related to the blog, the blog is not at fault. Think before you post is the key lesson… A university spokeswoman would not comment on why Ms Fowler had Continue Reading →

Lack of Tech Savvy for PhD Students?

Interesting story about use – or lack of – of social media, etc. in academic institutions: Few PhD students explore new technologies in their research or understand the range of information available to them, a report commissioned by the British Library and higher education technology body Jisc has found. Researchers of Tomorrow, published on 28 Continue Reading →