The Online Academic

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Managing your online presence (AM)

• Invited audience members <b>will follow you</b> as you navigate and present<br>• People invited to a presentation <b>do not need a Prezi account</b><br>• This link expires <b>10</b> …

Top 5 social media platforms for research development

<i>Social media outlets are becoming essential for academia, not just for the promotion of research but for research development as well.</i> <b>Andy Miah</b></i> …

Impact Challenge Day 11: Social media automation for academics

You’ve now got seven social media accounts, including your blog. How can you possibly find time to manage all these accounts, given the time demands …

Academic peer pressure in social media: Experiences from the heavy, the targeted and the restricted user | Kieslinger

Public Relations

Essay on issues facing young academics on social media

Kerry Ann Rockquemore offers questions for pretenure academics to consider before getting active on controversial topics on social media.

Social Media

Twitter for Academics

PART ONE. <b>Nuts & Bolts</b>: Finding your way around the lingo and Twittersphere.<p>PART TWO. <b>The Talking Business Card</b>: The <i>Dos and Do Nots</i> of Twitter and …

DOS

Status anxiety: should academics be using social media?

At first glance, academia and social media might not appear to have an obvious connection. Social media use tends to be viewed as frivolous or as an …

Public Relations

Online collaboration: Scientists and the social network

Giant academic social networks have taken off to a degree that no one expected even a few years ago. A Nature survey explores why.<p>The interactive …

Social media is more than simply a marketing tool for academic research

Online platforms such as Twitter and Pinterest can inform every step of the research process, says Amanda Alampi, enabling academics to become lifelong students<p>According to Jeff Jarvis, author of <i>Public Parts: How Sharing in the Digital Age Improves the Way We Work and Live</i>, thanks to the internet, …

Science and Social Media: Some Academics Still Don’t ‘Get It’

Shutterstock: http://ow.ly/Jdri6I read an interesting article arguing that professors and researchers are often told how to use social media, but are …

Digital Divide

Doctoral students’ and academics’ use of social media – research study invitation

<b>Update (May 13): As a result of your amazing response to this invitation, we are not currently seeking to interview any more people. We are deeply</b> …

Humanities

How to run a shared Twitter account

The Goodies + their bike (from smh.com.au)Since getting into Twitter in a big way, I’ve had a fair amount of experience in running shared …

Academics should express an “editorial mission” in order to create consistent media content

There is now substantial space and appetite for academic content on the web, but maintaining momentum on these platforms can be an uphill struggle …

London School of Economics