Higher Education Notebooks

Challenges for Professional Services Staff: Language

The political (using the term in the broadest possible sense) environment of Higher Education has changed substantially in the last several years, and there is a great deal of uncertainty about the future of Higher Education Institutions across the UK. This has been most recently demonstrated by the (entirely unsurprising) news that several education providers are …

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Twitter Hour: #OrkneySupernatural

So. This is it. Earlier this year, I discussed my plans for my remaining data collection. I was ready to announce the date of my first Twitter Hour when I promptly took a leave of absence for six months. Now, however, I’m back and I’m ready to go. My first Twitter Hour will be held …

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2016, April: Orkney’s Online Landscape

I thoroughly enjoyed presenting at the third international St Magnus Conference (#StMag16), particularly as it was based in Orkney. As the conference was multidisciplinary, with delegates from a variety of academic backgrounds, I took the opportunity to be a little more light-hearted and creative with my presentation. Rather than work through a linear presentation of …

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Social Media Data Collection

A few weeks ago, I provided you all with a barest-of-bones overview of my research studies. Now, it’s time for me to share a few more details about the direction of my data collection and analysis over the next few months. “Data: the majority of the data I am collecting for analysis and discussion in …

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