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Social Context and Social Media: Extending Our Research Through a Professional Online Presence

Mon, April 11, 7:45 to 9:15am, Marriott Marquis, Floor: Level Two, Marquis Salon 5

Session Type: Invited Speaker Session


This Student Session is designed to help you build a professional online presence for the purpose of disseminating your research to expanded audiences. A panel of faculty and graduate scholars who use multiple digital platforms to extend critical research conversations will share insights and advice on social media and academia. You will learn which digital tools are ideal for research scholars, as well as the benefits, drawbacks, risks, and challenges associated with using social media as an academic. Lastly, you will have time to work in small groups to establish professional Twitter and blog accounts. These experiences will help you share your research with diverse audiences in public spaces. Bring your laptops (other devices) so that you can get started!

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