Articles Posted in the " Blogging " Category


  • [WORKSHOP] Blogging for Beginners

    Would you like to blog? This practical workshop gives a practical overview several of the free blogging platforms on offer, the chance to think about what the purpose of your blog should be, and an opportunity to define a strategy for your blog to make sure it meets your aims. In this session delegates will gain […]




  • Digital Measurement from @thatdrmaz

    Digital Measurement from @thatdrmaz

    I like this letter and don’t want to lose it, so in total: I can only thank Times Higher Education for consistently transmitting from the academic blogosphere via its THE Scholarly Web. I have been writing loosely academic perspectives on my own blog since 2005. All that perspiration, all that inspiration is paying off, despite all those hand- wringing meetings with […]


  • (B)logging off?

    Quite an amusing piece: First, I have developed website-phobia (perhaps “retophobia” will become a recognised psycho-malady of our times, like post-traumatic stress disorder and Gulf War syndrome). Gremlins have devoured some of my students’ grades and a letter of recommendation for a job applicant. I have suffered financial hardship because of the security system my […]



  • [WORKSHOP] Blogging for Beginners

    Would you like to blog? This half day practical workshop gives a practical overview of one of the free blogging platforms on offer, the chance to think about what the purpose of your blog should be, and an opportunity to define a strategy for your blog to make sure it meets your aims. In this […]


  • Encouraging Academics to Blog

    Always keen to get skeptics and the fearful to engage with technology for the purposes of communication and conversation: The development of academics’ digital and social media skills is being hampered by poorly pitched and inappropriate training methods, according to a University of Cambridge academic who is running a programme that encourages researchers to blog. […]


  • LSE Bloggers Demonstrate Value of Blogging (@timeshighered)

    Demonstrating the true value of blogging to a research project: Website will ‘maximise’ impact by bringing debate to policymakers and public. John Elmes reports The editor of a new multidisciplinary blog run by London School of Economics academics has argued that the medium is “fundamental” for modern-day academics and their research output. Patrick Dunleavy, professor […]