I’m not talking about hot n’ spicy pizza (I have no limits on that score) – I’m talking about screen time. Continue reading
“That’s the problem with the digital age – everyone expects you to be on demand all the time.”
I didn’t say that, but I nodded in agreement as the passenger on the train sat next to me did. Continue reading
One of my pet hates are automated tweets.
They dehumanise Twitter. When I interact with someone on Twitter I want to know there’s an authentic human voice at the other end of the conversation. Not a bot that is responding with pre-programmed tweets that have about as much interest for me as whether or not the UK will win the next Eurovision Song contest (spoiler alert – we won’t…). Continue reading
How can social media be put to good effect to amplify events?
This year Jisc held its annual Digifest in Birmingham (#Digifest17) and the Subject Specialist team were working hard behind the scenes to ensure the event trended on social media and reached out to those ‘attending’ the event virtually, as well as complementing the activities for those physically present over the two days. Continue reading
What’s in a name? As the Bard once said.
Well, quite a lot really, and the way we name and describe ourselves online can be a soul searching exercise. What to say? What not to say? How to condense it into 160 characters and so on. Continue reading
Promoting e-safety in the Further Education and Skills sector can be a bit of a tightrope walk – you’re caught between ensuring the wellbeing of your learners and allowing them the freedom of expression and experimentation in online spaces that allow them to learn and develop as individuals. Continue reading