Peer-Reviewed Wikipedia?

So, can lecturers now stop saying "don't use Wikipedia" ... my motto has always been - fine to start there, really don't want you to end there, but am even I going to have to rethink? “Social and technological advances have brought about significant changes in methods of publication, particularly via a shift to electronic or online media,” she writes. “The openaccess publishing model is predicated upon that shift. “In the past decade there has…

#AdventBookClub: Day 8: Surprising Futures

"Surprise!" That's how I might feel if I saw a primrose peeking out of some snow… although maybe not so much over these past few years! There's encouragement in both the readings today - Glusenkamp draws on the story of the 5 loaves and the fishes to say that there are constant surprises on the journey with Jesus, but that there is always more than enough for all… Maggi Dawn encourages us to think about…

University Social Media Untrustworthy?

Considering that many marketing departments in Universities are still influenced by those who found their feet in old media, am not too surprised by this... social media is all about relationships/building trust...: Prospective students are keen to engage with their university through social media channels, with one fifth of students saying that universities don't make enough use of social media in recruitment, which meant they currently didn't expect or look for information there. What's more,…