Social Media - Benefits for Researchers: May 7 - 18, 2008

Social Media - Benefits for Researchers: May 7 - 18, 2008
Facilitator: Ignatia de WaardIgnatia de Waard
Description: Social media provides opportunities to socialize, read, write, collaborate, aggregate, create, synthesize, track... How do we use social media for conducting research? What are our new research questions and strategies now that we have access to social media? Are you, as a scientist/researcher, a social media skeptic or a social media evangelist?

Join us for this 10-day seminar discussion to explore how social media can benefit our roles as researchers. Let's see if the wisdom of crowds will enlighten our 'science meets social media' forum!


DiscussionStarted byRepliesLast post
Round up fact sheet for the seminar on Social Media – Benefits for researchers - thank you all 4 Sylvia Currie
Net-etiquette is crucial to make or break Web2.0! 5 E.A. Draffan
are you a social media skeptic or evangelist? Share your position 36 Emma Duke-Williams
research should ALWAYS be OPEN to the public at every stage! 11 Inge Ignatia de Waard
A social media enigma from David Millar and E.A. Draffan: help needed 1 Inge Ignatia de Waard
Join the live online session on Social Media - Benefits for Researchers on 8 May 4 Inge Ignatia de Waard
How would you subdivide social media apps with eLearning and/or research in mind? 0 Inge Ignatia de Waard
Introduction and some personal facts 1 Deirdre Bonnycastle