The Jisc Digital Leaders course is running again in May. Whenever we have run the course we have always had lots of questions about social media, especially Facebook, Twitter and Linkedin (sic). These three particular platforms perhaps embody one of the key issues – and causes of angst – for many people both working in education […]
“… in the context of talking about behaviour online, the notion of “anonymous trolls” comes up often enough, I think it’s worth interrogating, and also making visible the variety of non-toxic anonymous and pseudonymous presences that people cultivate on the web.” Donna Lanclos, 2015 Anonymity as come to the forefront of the debates around digital […]
With so much emphasis on Higher Education and public engagement I was thinking about how we could adapt the basic underlying principles of the Visitor and Resident Model to develop a workshop to explore how an organisation interacts outside of its own borders and what we could do to help enhance that engagement. The VandR […]
Not a new idea, but more following on from my previous post. I was struck on Friday that one of the joys of following work colleagues on social media “after hours” gives you an insight into just how talented they are outside of the outstanding job they actually do. Over the years as I’ve got […]
This morning I was lucky enough to be invited to speak at the “Influencing Strategy and change processes to enable the embedding of digital literacies” event in London. My slides are below, and at the bottom are some of the tweets from during the presentation drawing out some key points. I would also like to […]
Dave White and I gave a keynote entitled Academic Credibility Online at the University of Bath Learning and Teaching conference last week. It was a good opportunity to test the ideas around the Individual as Institution idea and also explore their relationship with the Visitor – Resident model / framework.