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.