Updated: Working & Hols Diary

So, a little update – just trying to clear my own head


  • Continue as Social Media Strategist for Super Fun Days Out.
  • Continue websites: Digital Fingerprint (and develop that into a business providing social media workshops), this blog, and ww2poster!
  • Continue 0.5 work on the project “The Big Read” for CODEC (based at Premier Radio in London, although occasional visits to Durham may be necessary!) til June 2010. See @bigbible, working within the Biblefresh initiative: usually Tue & Wed.
  • Complete marking for (history) resits
  • Review Editor “The Poster” Journal
  • Contributor, Journal of Technology, Religion and Theology
  • Write up my Reflective Portfolio as my third and final assignment for PGCLTHE.
  • Continue work on EMBED IT (around 125 hours, quite a few already done), a JISC funded project with the Universities of Loughborough, Middlesex and Strathclyde, with regards to embedding Wimba within the University of Winchester
  • Write up the Hertfordshire ‘Using Twitter for Communities of Practice’ as my second assignment for PGCLTHE.
  • Confirmed for a year, an extra 0.2 (so 0.4 total) for the Blended Learning Fellowship, including these workshops: usually Mon & Thur
  • Gymming 3-4 times a week…
  • Greenbelt with Housegroup


  • Finish project ‘SkillsNet’ (50 hours, 23+ already done), ensuring that all ‘Skills Related’ material is easily accessible to students online, rather than duplicated or confusing material across subjects.
  • Prepare material for ‘Manipulating Media’ 2 x working packs on social media for skills!
  • LICC Social Media Bootcamp
  • Jon & Jeanette’s wedding (first wedding in ages!)
  • 1980s Birthday Do
  • Go to my parents to sort out some more stuff (garage stores, kinda great…), and hopefully see my youngest bro & family too…
  • Semester 1 starts


  • ‘Manipulating Media’. Associate Lecturing for Media Studies, University of Winchester, carries across the year on a Friday.
  • Keynote Speaker with @maggidawn for “Theological Refraction of the Internet
  • FYP Supervision for a History Dissertation on the subject to British Humour and Stereotyping.



  • Steering Committee, CODEC
  • 18th December – 3rd January: Egypt!

February 2011

  • Teaching on the PGCLTHE (Blended Learning Module), Wednesday afternoons:16/02,09/03,27/04, 18/05
  • Teaching 12 hours for History on an ‘Independent Study Module’ (flexible tutorials?!)
  • Teaching 24 hours for ‘Intro to Media Studies’ on Monday afternoons


  • 5th: O2 iPhone contract expires…

May 2011

June 2011

July 2011

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Dr Bex Lewis is passionate about helping people engage with the digital world in a positive way, where she has more than 20 years’ experience. She is Senior Lecturer in Digital Marketing at Manchester Metropolitan University and Visiting Research Fellow at St John’s College, Durham University, with a particular interest in digital culture, persuasion and attitudinal change, especially how this affects the third sector, including faith organisations, and, after her breast cancer diagnosis in 2017, has started to research social media and cancer. Trained as a mass communications historian, she has written the original history of the poster Keep Calm and Carry On: The Truth Behind the Poster (Imperial War Museum, 2017), drawing upon her PhD research. She is Director of social media consultancy Digital Fingerprint, and author of Raising Children in a Digital Age: Enjoying the Best, Avoiding the Worst  (Lion Hudson, 2014; second edition in process) as well as a number of book chapters, and regularly judges digital awards. She has a strong media presence, with her expertise featured in a wide range of publications and programmes, including national, international and specialist TV, radio and press, and can be found all over social media, typically as @drbexl.

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