[LIFELONG LEARNING] Feedback on Reflective Essay on PhD Supervision

It's been a while since I wrote an essay, but I was pleased to receive this mark yesterday for an essay on "To produce a written reflective assignment, to include a demonstration of the participant’s critical and analytical understanding of the learning from the unit content, and action planning for their continuing professional development as postgraduate supervisors. (2,500- 3,000 words)". You can download the essay (minus appendices) in PDF format, and I think the feedback below…

[GUEST BLOG] Stimulating the Next Generation of Digital Creatives with #DigiLeaders

Since I've moved to Manchester, I've been fortunate to attend a number of #DigiLeaders events, and volunteered to provide the write-up for the most recent one, held at the BBC in MediaCity. The blog starts: Around 20 creatives, academics, recruiters and business leaders met on 28th July at the BBC, MediaCity in Salford, in response to a statement produced by Digital Leaders Chair Rachel Neaman, that young “digital natives” are not as savvy as we…

OPPORTUNITY: For agencies/employers/charities #marketing #pr #branding #advertising #digital

Yesterday, I spent most of the day putting together paperwork, and a digital presence for #BigAg16, a second year unit that I am redeveloping ready for September @MMUBS, and I'm looking for input from you guys out there... The material for agencies, employers, and charities starts: Want to help find future talent within the fields of marketing, PR, digital, or advertising and branding? Want to inspire that talent with some real world projects to get…

[STORIFY] #LTHEChat Managing Negative Use of Social Media and Cyberbullying

This evening I 'led' a discussion on some of the complex issues surrounding negative behaviour online, including cyberbullying for Learning & Teaching in Higher Education Chat (#LTHEChat). Here's a visualisation of the tweeters involved in the conversation: Tweets collected here: [View the story "LTHEchat 52: Managing negative use of social media and cyberbullying, Dr Bex Lewis" on Storify]

Online: #LTHEChat: Managing Negative Use of Social Media and Cyberbullying

Guesting on this weekly online chat: an hour with 6 questions to stimulate conversation. We would consider questions related to the negative use of social media, and how to manage bullying on social media. This will draw upon thinking from regular participants, triggered by some material from my book Raising Children in a Digital Age, my experience in HE, and you'll see I've spoken on this kind of topic before.