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Social media and the academic (with dogs)


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A look at how social media can benefit academics, presented as a series of hypotheses, and dog pictures

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Social media and the academic (with dogs)

  1. 1. Social Media & the OU academic Martin Weller Photo by Patrick Hendry on Unsplash
  2. 2. Told through a set of hypotheses (and dog pictures) Photo by Don Agnello on Unsplash
  3. 3. Soc Med increases student recruitment Photo by Yuki Dog on Unsplash
  4. 4. Low cost
  5. 5. Soc Med increases student engagement Photo by Picsea on Unsplash
  6. 6. Soc Med increases student retention Photo by Mysaell Armendariz on Unsplash
  7. 7. Online identity is vital part of graduateness Photo by James Padolsey on Unsplash
  8. 8. We have a duty to develop expertise in fake news, etc Photo by Matthew Henry on Unsplash
  9. 9. Soc med can be used in new pedagogy Photo by McDobbie Hu on Unsplash
  10. 10. Soc Med increases research impact Photo by Bruce Galpin on Unsplash
  11. 11. Soc Med reaches different audiences for you research Photo by Krista Mangulsone on Unsplash
  12. 12. Soc Med is a valuable research tool/method Photo by Mitchell Orr on Unsplash
  13. 13. Soc Med gives new opportunities for ECRs Photo by Leo Rivas on Unsplash
  14. 14. Online profile leads to collaboration Photo by Matt Nelson on Unsplash
  15. 15. Soc Med is (relatively) cheap Photo by Matt Nelson on Unsplash
  16. 16. Soc Med is fun? Photo by Braydon Anderson on Unsplash
  17. 17. Some warnings Photo by Matthew Henry on Unsplash
  18. 18. Trolls, abuse Photo by Raphael Schaller on Unsplash
  19. 19. Duty of care Photo by nomao saeki on Unsplash
  20. 20. Double gaming Photo by Matt Jones on Unsplash
  21. 21. So, what to do? Photo by Sharon McCutcheon on Unsplash
  22. 22. Find your voice Photo by Jessica Arends on Unsplash
  23. 23. Find your tool Photo by Justin Veenema on Unsplash
  24. 24. Which hypothesis do you want to explore? Photo by Matt Aunger on Unsplash
  25. 25. Engage with it Photo by Yingchou Han on Unsplash
  26. 26. Make some time for it Photo by Angelina Litvin on Unsplash
  27. 27. Take it (sort of) seriously Photo by Delaney Dawson on Unsplash
  28. 28. All photos (except this one)