Courtesyofhttp://www.threeshipsmedia.com/social-media-and-donuts/
Enhancing Your Profile Through Web 2.0
Eljee Javier
Humanities Researcher Development Programme
eljee.javier@manchester.ac....
...your name
...key words in your field
WHAT WHERE
Online security
✦ You are already online.
✦ You can take control of your privacy. Learn how, no
one else will.
✦ “Would I ...
by default
Alec Couros (2011)
Private
Public with effort
by default
Alec Couros (2011)
Private with effort
Public
Research Profile
• Taking control of your online identity for professional
purposes
• Your research area(s)
• Tangible outp...
Academics and Web 2.0 Tools
To meet other researchers (within and outside your field)
To share and exchange information
To ...
Blogs
Twitter
LinkedIn
Academia.edu
Using Twitter for academic purposes
• Quickly send and receive information from different sources
• Retweeting = passing on...
Tweet automatically
Schedule tweets
Multiple sites
Discussion
• How do you / could you use Twitter?
• What reservations do you have?
• Examples from the group
• Questions ab...
Using LinkedIn and Academia.edu
• Social networking websites for professionals
• Increasingly used for recruitment purpose...
Discussion
• Do you use either LinkedIn, Academia.edu or both?
• What reservations do you have?
• Examples from the group
...
Using blogs
• Using blogs to engage with your audience (i.e. research
community, the public, specialists)
• Using blogs as...
EXAMPLES
Discussion
• Do you blog?
• What reservations do you have?
• Examples from the group
• Questions about use
Creating a network
Choosing one or two web 2.0
applications as your
homepage
Start associating key words
with your name
Ma...
Creating a network
Choosing one or two web 2.0
applications as your
homepage
Start associating key words
with your name
Ma...
Creating a network
Choosing one or two web 2.0
applications as your
homepage
Start associating key words
with your name
Ma...
RSS
Tumblr
Evernote
De.li.cious
Buffer
Tweetdeck
Twitter
Wordpress
YouTube
Pinterest
Slideshare
Stumble Upon
Blogger
Faceb...
Thank you
Eljee Javier
Humanities Researcher Development Programme
eljee.javier@manchester.ac.uk
@eljeejavier
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This introductory workshop was aimed at postgraduate researchers and early career academics interested in building an online profile. Content covered the need for academics to have an online presence and focused on how academics can use Twitter, blogging platforms (Wordpress and Blogger) and professional networking websites (LinkedIn and Academia.edu).

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Enhancing your profile through web 2.0

  1. 1. Courtesyofhttp://www.threeshipsmedia.com/social-media-and-donuts/
  2. 2. Enhancing Your Profile Through Web 2.0 Eljee Javier Humanities Researcher Development Programme eljee.javier@manchester.ac.uk @eljeejavier
  3. 3. ...your name ...key words in your field WHAT WHERE
  4. 4. Online security ✦ You are already online. ✦ You can take control of your privacy. Learn how, no one else will. ✦ “Would I say this in public?”
  5. 5. by default Alec Couros (2011) Private Public with effort
  6. 6. by default Alec Couros (2011) Private with effort Public
  7. 7. Research Profile • Taking control of your online identity for professional purposes • Your research area(s) • Tangible outputs - changing in a digital age
  8. 8. Academics and Web 2.0 Tools To meet other researchers (within and outside your field) To share and exchange information To engage with a wider audience
  9. 9. Blogs Twitter LinkedIn Academia.edu
  10. 10. Using Twitter for academic purposes • Quickly send and receive information from different sources • Retweeting = passing on information • Remotely follow conferences, seminars, events around the world • #phdchat #acwri #postdoc #UKHE • Engage with other academics about... • research publications • funding opportunities • jobs
  11. 11. Tweet automatically Schedule tweets Multiple sites
  12. 12. Discussion • How do you / could you use Twitter? • What reservations do you have? • Examples from the group • Questions about use
  13. 13. Using LinkedIn and Academia.edu • Social networking websites for professionals • Increasingly used for recruitment purposes • Both websites allow you to showcase your achievement, work experiences, research output
  14. 14. Discussion • Do you use either LinkedIn, Academia.edu or both? • What reservations do you have? • Examples from the group • Questions about use
  15. 15. Using blogs • Using blogs to engage with your audience (i.e. research community, the public, specialists) • Using blogs as a research journal • Using blogs for a research project
  16. 16. EXAMPLES
  17. 17. Discussion • Do you blog? • What reservations do you have? • Examples from the group • Questions about use
  18. 18. Creating a network Choosing one or two web 2.0 applications as your homepage Start associating key words with your name Make a contribution (i.e. a blog post, a tweet, a status update) Join and leave conversations
  19. 19. Creating a network Choosing one or two web 2.0 applications as your homepage Start associating key words with your name Make a contribution (i.e. a blog post, a tweet, a status update) Join and leave conversations
  20. 20. Creating a network Choosing one or two web 2.0 applications as your homepage Start associating key words with your name Make a contribution (i.e. a blog post, a tweet, a status update) Join and leave conversations
  21. 21. RSS Tumblr Evernote De.li.cious Buffer Tweetdeck Twitter Wordpress YouTube Pinterest Slideshare Stumble Upon Blogger Facebook Mendeley LinkedIn Prezi Ning
  22. 22. Thank you Eljee Javier Humanities Researcher Development Programme eljee.javier@manchester.ac.uk @eljeejavier

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