Thing 3 – Digital Footprint A digital footprint is what you leave of yourself online which can include profiles, pictures, comments. Because these items are online, they can be found … Continue reading →
23 Things is a programme that I was introduced to via the module on Personal and Professional Development. The original programme was designed to introduce you to a series of … Continue reading →
From completing 23 things my aim is to expand my data and digital skills set. This is the beginning of my journey digital literacy.
I am a library officer at the library of the University of Technology in Sydney Australia. This blog will be a collection of my random thoughts and observations on many topics
How can I use twitter to develop my career? How much should I share with people? What other sites are researchers using? How do I develop a social media strategy for my group? Social media has become part of (most of) our lives, but if our use has developed principally for personal and social use … Continue reading A Researcher’s Guide to Social Media
Well done to the 23 Things Team. Winners of the Credo Digital Literacy Award at Lilac Conference 2017!
Last night 23 Things for Digital Knowledge was awarded the Credo Digital Literacy Award for LILAC 17. Not going to lie, I’m feeling pretty cool right now. I’m seriously excited to have won this award as it will really help with future projects. ALSO, I get to select a charity to receive £500. I’ve chosen … Continue reading LILAC Credo Digital Literacy Award
A couple of things have prompted today’s post. One was a session I ran yesterday for our School of Health in Social Sciences on building a research vision. Unsurprisingly, as part of the workshop we talked about where the time to do this would come from so the talk turned to time management. I have … Continue reading 80%
Twitter is one of those things that I’ve had for a while but I could never really get into. On my original profile I followed a couple of my friends (not many were using it) and loads of celebrities. I got… Continue Reading →
Google didn’t seem to know me (unless I added University of Edinburgh and then I was second), although I did come up in 192 results from old electoral roll information. That was slightly worrying as it appears it would be really easy to find someone’s address there. Otherwise, I was quite please that I don’t feature. I…
For Thing 6 (Accessibility) we’re asked to read through a collection of scenarios of people with disabilities using the web. As I read through them I realise that there’s a lot about ‘surfing the web’ that I take for granted. I generally… Continue Reading →
So, I’m hoping to develop my digital skills generally. I also hope this will help me improve my blogging ability. (I already have a personal blogspace which I’d like to use more effectively.) With the digital transformation agenda at the University, I’m hoping this will help me understand what can be achieved using the tools…