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Social Media Toolkit for PhD Students: UWS Workshop for IRO (26/4/2011)
 

Social Media Toolkit for PhD Students: UWS Workshop for IRO (26/4/2011)

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Part 1 of a workshop on social media delivered to University of the West of Scotland PhD Students at Hamilton Campus on 24th April, 2011.

Part 1 of a workshop on social media delivered to University of the West of Scotland PhD Students at Hamilton Campus on 24th April, 2011.

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    Social Media Toolkit for PhD Students: UWS Workshop for IRO (26/4/2011) Social Media Toolkit for PhD Students: UWS Workshop for IRO (26/4/2011) Presentation Transcript

    • Social Media Toolkit for PhD Students Jennifer M. Jones @jennifermjones http://www.jennifermjones.net
    • Overview• Introduction to social media.• Techniques for writing.• Techniques for reading.• Techniques for support.
    • Introduction
    • Tools for Writing
    • Linear Documents Need a screenshot of word...
    • Discussion• What do you use to manage your thesis?• What do you do to avoid writer’s block?• What do you write when you are not writing your thesis?
    • Scrivener
    • Scrivener: Intro• http://www.literatureandlatte.com/videos/ ScrivenerIntro.mov
    • Details• Trial for Apple OSX (30 days)• Free for PC users (beta application)• Needs to be installed.
    • 750words.com Screenshot
    • Benefits• Free• Encourages daily writing practice• Puts wordcounts into context• Private space to write ANYTHING
    • Blogging
    • Why?• Writing for different (implied) audiences• Builds a network of like-minded people• Gets you writing• Test ideas• Builds a public academic identity
    • How?
    • Tools for Reading
    • Finding Literature
    • Finding Literature
    • (fre)E-books
    • Annotating Documents
    • Organising Documents
    • Tools for support
    • Twitter
    • #phdchat
    • How?
    • Hootsuite Add screen grab of desktop and phone.
    • Questions?