[ACADEMIC] Checking in with @4NTWRKSMCR for #DSMMCM1819

I received a Twitter DM yesterday evening, from a group of students who I taught in the first year, and who have kept in touch with me over the past couple of years (pretty impressive when you consider that I've been away from work for most of the last two academic years). They are seeking 'backlinks' for their 'Digital and Social Media Marketing Communications Management' project, a final year unit where @groovegenerator encourages students to…

DIY – 'edupunk'

Interesting article in Times Higher Education - I have DIY U - not read it yet though! Few scholarly cheers for author's 'branded' vision of accessible higher education. Sarah Cunnane writes In 2008, a diverse group of people working in and around higher education decided they were - in the words of the film Network - "mad as hell, and not going to take it any more". The cause: the omnipresence of "cookie-cutter" content management systems for teaching…