Technology Enhanced Learning at Sussex

Shareology and Social Media in Academia

12:30-2pm, Wednesday 27th April, Quiet Room, Meeting House


This talk will consider the role of social media for sharing and exchange of knowledge; and the importance today of having a scholarly professional online presence. Through considering our own digital footprint and the use of social media to connect, communicate, curate, collaborate and create (Nerantzi and Beckingham 2014), it is then possible to act as role models for our own students or indeed peers. I will share exemplars of my own experience and across the sector.

About Sue

Sue Beckingham is a Senior Lecturer in Computing and Educational Developer, taking a Faculty lead for technology enhanced learning (TEL) at Sheffield Hallam University. She is a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy and also a Fellow of the Staff and Educational Development Association (where she is a member of the Executive Board). Her teaching portfolio includes Professionalism and Communication; Digital Marketing; Web 2.0 in Business; Social Media Use in Organisations; and Information Design. She is also a course designer and facilitator of the cross institution open online course 'Bring Your Own Device for Learning’ and co-lead of the weekly Learning and Teaching in Higher Education online chat  #LTHEchat. Sue's research interests alongside TEL include digital identity and connectedness, and the use of social media in higher education and business.

A light lunch will be provided.

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Sue Beckingham

Sue Beckingham

Where and When?

Quiet Room, Meeting House
University of Sussex 
12.30 - 2pm, Wednesday 27th April

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