engage more oxen

During Michaelmas term last I took part in the 23things  medium-sized open online course (msooc) exploring uses of social media for research. The course was one part of the #oxengage ‘Social Media Michaelmas’ . I did not work for extrinsic … Continue reading

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“One last thing”

 I have been participating in Oxford’s ’23things for research’  as part of Social Media Michaelmas .  Thing no. 23 is to reflect upon what you have learned from doing 23 things. The experience of following the 23things course has been exhausting, with several new … Continue reading

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“the order of things”

I am participating in Oxford’s ’23things for research’  as part of Social Media Michaelmas . The finishing line is in sight.  Thing 21: Using Doodle and other online scheduling tools I have never had to organise a meeting using Doodle or meet-o-matic, although I have … Continue reading

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“things can only get better”

I am participating in Oxford’s ’23things for research’  as part of Social Media Michaelmas . Term is nearly over! Thing 19: Reference management tools online This is a technology which has developed in leaps and bounds since I last needed to manage complex reference … Continue reading

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“The way you do the things you do”

I am participating in Oxford’s ’23things for research’  as part of Social Media Michaelmas and I am running to catch up. Things 16, 17 and 18: Sharing research online; Exploring images online; Using creative commons These things are all linked for me. I find images  online … Continue reading

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“a Jedi craves not these things”

I am participating in Oxford’s ’23things for research’  as part of Social Media Michaelmas and I don’t want to fall behind. Judging from the other 23thingsbloggers I am not the only one struggling to keep up. Thing 13: Finding presentations and podcasts One of … Continue reading

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“they do things differently there”

I am participating in Oxford’s ’23things for research’  as part of Social Media Michaelmas and I don’t want to fall behind. Things 10, 11 and 12: Facebook, LinkedIn and Academia.edu I use facebook, quite a lot actually. I rarely post pictures but I … Continue reading

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“These are a few of my favorite things”

I am participating in Oxford’s ’23things for research’  as part of Social Media Michaelmas. Thing 7: Twitter I wrote a bit about how I use twitter in this earlier post. As a presenter, I find looking back at the tweets which were written … Continue reading

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“Enjoy the little things in life, for one day you’ll look back and realize they were big things.”

I am participating in Oxford’s ’23things for research’  as part of Social Media Michaelmas. Thing 6: Consider your personal brand. I have googled myself, found my blog and found myself on both iTunesU and YouTube.  I have been working in universities for 15 … Continue reading

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“If you never did you should. These things are fun and fun is good.”

I am participating in Oxford’s ’23things for research’  as part of Social Media Michaelmas. Thing 4: Register your blog with the 23 Things team. Done. Thing 5: Explore other blogs and get to know some of the other participants. It is lovely to … Continue reading

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