Speed Dating Social Media Connectivity in Higher Education

Mary Sarah-Jane Gregory, Sarah Cresswell

Abstract


This workshop is a means for those not familiar with key higher education relevant social media forums to gain an active and practical understanding of their importance in the current space in which we teach.
We will address issues such as: “I never have time to learn how these social media things work,” “I’ve heard it’s all bad out there is social media land,” and “why might we consider using social media in higher education?”
The workshop is highly practical, with support provided to quickly establish and implement the basics of engaging with students in a selection of relevant platforms.

Keywords


social media; professional development, higher education;

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