Teaching

Teaching Experience

Postgraduate Certification in Higher Education
Birmingham City University, Birmingham
October 2010-June 2011

Visiting Lecturer, Birmingham City University
Birmingham Media School
September 2009 – May 2012

MC401a Studying Media and Communications (Sept 2009-May 2012)
First Year Core Theory, introduction to Media Studies

MC401b Media Text and Context (Sept 2009-May 2012)
First Year Core Theory, introduction to Media Texts and Textual Analysis

MC415 New Media and Photography (Jan 2010-May 2012)
First Year Core Theory, Specialism (Module leader)

MC539 Alternative Media and Web Production (Jan 2011-May 2012)
Second Year Production Module, focusing on Citizen Media and the Olympic Games

MC601 Dissertation Supervision (2009-2010)
3rd Year Research Projects


Visiting Lecturer, De Montfort University
Media and Communications Department
September 2010 – May 2011

MEDS1001 Networked Media

First Year Joint Production/Theory Module (Focus on Digital Media)


Graduate Teaching Assistant, University of Leicester
Media and Communications Department
September 2008 – May 2009

MS2007 New Media and the Wired World

2nd Year core module focusing on concepts associated with new media and society. Coordinated 3 1hr workshops a week.

Analysing Communication Processes

2nd Year core module focusing on media research methods.

Guest Lectures and Workshops

Since the start of my PhD in October 2009, I have been invited to give a number of guest lectures and workshops about my work around the Olympics, social media and research methods.

Jones, J. (2012) Media Activism and the Olympic Games: Curating a citizen-led legacy for 2012. Guest Lecture at City University, MA Contemporary Cultural Policy in the UK. March 2012.

Jones, J. (2012) Portfolio Careers for Early Careers Researcher. Oxford University Careers Services, Oxford University. February 2012.

Jones, J. (2012) Social Media for the Fashion and Textiles Industries. Skillset and ASBCI University Network Event, Huddersfield University and De Monfort University, February 2012.

Jones, J. (2011) Occupying the Olympics? Citizen Media and London 2012. Lecture at Tent City University, Occupy the London Stock Exchange, November 2011.

Jones, J. (2011) #media2012: citizen media, activism and the Olympic Games. Workshop for Let’s Go Global at the Cornerhouse, Manchester. November 2011.

Jones, J. (2011) Social Media for Research. Workshops for MA students at Birmingham City University, November, 2011.

Jones, J. (2011) Building Academic Identity Online. Workshop for PhD students at University of the West of Scotland, November, 2011.

Jones, J. (2011) Social Media 101: Research Practices. Workshop for PhD students at University of the West of Scotland, November, 2011.

Jones, J. (2011) Social Media for Screen Acting. Two day workshops for 3rd Year BA Contemporary Screen Acting at University of the West of Scotland, November, 2011.

Jones, J. (2011) Exploring Academic Digital Identity, at Research Practices 2.0: Social Media for Research, University of Nottingham. October, 2011. Video interviews and resources from prior to the event.

Jones, J. (2011) The Impact of Digital Technology on Academic Research. Online panel for the Guardian Higher Education Network, August, 2011.

Jones, J. (2011) Developing Digital Media. 2-day workshops for business school lecturers. University of the West of Scotland. June, 2011.

Jones, J. (2011) Social Media for PhD Students: Toolkits, Research Methods and Dissemination. Workshop for PhD students. Workshop for Innovation and Research Office. University of the West of Scotland. April, 2011.

Jones, J. (2011) What can be learning from alternative learning spaces? Presentation at Teach Meet, Ayr. University of the West of Scotland, April 2011.

Jones, J. (2011) Amplified Events: Participate, Engage and Organise. Workshop for Innovation and Research Office. University of the West of Scotland. February, 2011.

Jones, J. (2010) #media2012 and the Olympic Games. Guest Lecture for MA Music: Innovation and Entrepreneurship. University of the West of Scotland. December, 2010.

Jones, J. (2010) Social Media and the Olympic Games. Workshop for MA Social Media (Social Media as Culture Module) Birmingham City University. December, 2010.

Jones, J. (2010) Social Media for Contemporary Screen Actors. Workshop for 3rd Year Contemporary Screen Acting Degree. University of West of Scotland. November, 2010.

Jones, J. (2010) Academic 2.0: Social Media for PhD Students. Workshop for Innovation and Research Office. University of the West of Scotland. November, 2010.

Jones, J. (2010) #Media2012: London 2012 and the rise of the Independent Media Centres. Invited guest speaker at Coventry Social Media Club, Warwick University: September, 2010.

Jones, J (2010) Social Media Strategies. Invited lecture for the Birmingham Institute for Art and Design Research Summer School. Birmingham City University, UK: 20th July, 2010.

Jones, J (2010) Measuring the Unmeasurable: Digital Participation. Invited workshop for the Birmingham Media School. Birmingham City University, UK: 19th July, 2010.

Jones, J. (2009) “Uses and Abuses of Social Media” Invited lecture for University of Leicester Alumni Homecoming, July, 2009.


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