The Social Media World

Social Media (High Leigh) on Prezi Just starting this session: an introduction to social media for delegates at a Church Administrators event at High Leigh. Audience: larger churches, communications experience, but no social media knowledge assumed. They'll already have had a lot of insights from Andrew Graystone, but are keen to get ideas from someone who 'lives' within the social media space.

Austerity will usher in new technological age, v-c says @timeshighered

UUK president-elect foresees IT benefits among the coalition carnage. Hannah Fearn reports Universities that are forced to get by on dwindling budgets will drive a revolution in information technology, the next president of Universities UK has predicted. Eric Thomas, vice-chancellor of the University of Bristol, opened the Jisc annual conference in Liverpool this week by arguing that funding shortages would help to improve the use of IT within the academy. He warned that state funding…