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Complete summary of @UWSInteractive Festival 2012: So what’s next?


Last week was a blast. It has taken me 4 days to archive the social media content that was produced during the first @UWSInteractive Festival, and 4 days to come to terms with the sheer amount of energy behind the event that lasted 4 days across 4 locations in the South West of Scotland. This was the first time since…

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Podcast: A case study of a university’s ‘grassroots’ digital strategy #uwsltas


As well as being interviewed by Mark Carrigan on the distinctions on the use of social media in the university for learning and teaching, I was also asked to give my thoughts on what a digital strategy for university might look like. This also fits into the on-going discussions around UWS’s current learning and teaching strategy on the hashtag #uwsltas. You can listen to…

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Podcast: Training, teaching or empowering people with social media? #uwsltas


I was recently interviewed by Mark Carrigan on the distinctions on the use of social media in the university for learning and teaching for a research project he is conducting on behalf of the University of Warwick. This fits into the on-going discussions around UWS’s current learning and teaching strategy on the hashtag #uwsltas. You can listen to the podcast on Mark’s…

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Project: Championing Social Media Practice through Student/Academic Partnerships at @UWSInteractive


I’m really pleased that I’ve been able to announced several opportunities through two different, but very connected projects that I am part of at the University of the West of Scotland. The first is the opportunity to recruit current UWS students as social media student champions to work alongside academics and support staff to deliver social media surgeries during the…

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Social Media for the School of the Midwifery Workshop #uwsltas


Yesterday I had the absolute pleasure of running a session about social media for the school of midwifery at the University of the West of Scotland, something, based on my experiences when trying out new contexts, that I thought would be an unusual request and a challenging topic to deliver. It turns out that it was actually one of the…

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Why Social Media Surgeries Work… @UWSDigital #uwsltas


Social Media Surgeries in Melrose on Flickr Last week we completed the final set of social media surgeries, the first half of the project that I’ve been part of  in the south of Scotland. So far I’ve made 6 round trips (and about to make the 7th) to Scotland in 6 weeks (a new record even for me), equating to…

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