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.Visit the Studying and Researching with Social Media blog which accompanies the book, sharing tips and guidance on using social media to improve your study and research skills.The Student Success series are essential guides for students of all levels. From how to think critically and write great essays to planning your dream career, the Student Success series helps you study smarter and get the best from your time at university. Visit the SAGE Study Skills hub for tips and resources for study success!
- Publisher: Sage Publications Ltd
- ISBN: 9781446269725
- Number of pages: 256
- Weight: 440g
- Dimensions: 242 x 170 mm