Tag Archives: social media

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 ››

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 ››