Studying and Researching with Social Media

Studying and Researching with Social Media

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Wondering what your lecturers are looking for in a blog post? Asking yourself how that's different from writing an essay (or a wiki page)? Unsure if Twitter really can be used to build your online profile as a researcher? If you want - or need - to integrate social media tools into your studies and research, this practical book is your one-stop shop. Megan Poore shares the secrets of how to harness the power of social media tools to improve your academic productivity. Inside, you'll find out how to: ... write a good blog post ... contribute to a wiki ... maximise your grades when creating an audio-visual presentation ... find and share the latest research via Twitter ... keep safe online. Featuring handy illustrations and exercises, as well as guidance on broader issues such as copyright, avoiding plagiarism, and cyberbullying, you'll find out all you need to successfully use social media to support your study and research. Megan Poore is Assistant Professor in Teacher Education at the University of Canberra.recording, you can edit it on your desktop using simple sound editing software such as Audacity (which is free, downloadable from ... effective AV presentations: most computers come pre-loaded with slideshow software and some also with video- and audio-editing software. ... an online service to create your work a#39;in the clouda#39; (that is, directly online) without having to download anything at all to a desktop.

Title:Studying and Researching with Social Media
Author:Megan Poore
Publisher:SAGE - 2014-04-01


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