Tag Archives: social media

10 SEO Tips for Academic and Teaching Blogs

This is the third post in a series of guest posts by Emily Bowles on social media and teaching. You can read the first one on Twitter in the classroom here, and the second one on using rotation curation Twitter accounts heEmily Bowles, … <a href=Continue Reading ››

Blogging: What’s in it for PhD students?

Should PhD students blog and when should they start blogging? Two years ago Laura Mair began her blog Victorian Ragged Schools<http://raggedschools.blogspot.co.uk/>. Here she tells us what she gets out of blogging, how it complements her postgraduate research and how it helps her build a scholarly profile and online presence. I am the creator of … Continue Reading ››

Classroom Twittering: An Introduction

This is the first in a series of guest posts on social media for students and teachers by Emily Bowles. Emily used to work in marketing but is now studying a PhD on representations of Charles Dickens 1857-1935 at the University of York. You can follow her on Twitter  @EmilyBowles_ and read her blog … Continue Reading ››

Student guidelines for using twitter

For two years I've been using twitter with students on two undergraduate modules:  my third year undergraduate module Writing Lives and my second year undergraduate module Prison Voices. While some students are more enthusiastic and confident in their use of social media than others, for most students it's been a revelation. … Continue Reading ››