posts tagged: higher education

Tweeting & the Ivory Tower: Putting the Social Back into Formal Learning Contexts

As an avid tweeter and one who also studies the tweeting practices of others in organizational communications, I was asked recently for advice on how to use Twitter in formal learning contexts in higher education. How to use it during a lecture or classroom setting, and what is it’s value? In this blog post I have shared a few of my thoughts on how I approach social learning coupled with tweeting and some tips from my own experiences on things to consider.   Tweeting as a social learning practice … Learning is a practice. It is something we do — we live it. More often than not we learn with … Keep Reading…

Getting Social in Higher Education

Digital social technologies are greatly influencing the way we work in higher education. In this blog post, Dr Kelly Page, a lecturer in Digital Marketing, Cardiff Business School considers how, as a sector, higher education needs to move forward to ‘get social’. Keep Reading…

Sir Ken Robinson: Changing education

This is an excellent animated video of a talk by Sir Ken Robinson, education and creativity expert on Changing Education. Keep Reading…

Insight Story: Social Ways of Working in Higher Education

Social Ways

This blog post is a reflection of how social technologies are changing the way we work in higher education and their impact on the dominant discourse and thinking around organisational communications and our social ‘lived’ identities as organisations. Keep Reading…