Über den Autor
Megan Poore is the PhD Academic and Research Skills Advisor at the Crawford School of Public Policy at the Australian National University. For over ten years she has worked as an academic, researcher, academic skills advisor, and an educational designer, giving her a unique understanding of the issues that confront both staff and students in the integration of social media into their every day study and research practices.
Megan has won several awards - both nationally and internationally - for her SkillSoup podcasting project and is particularly known for her best practice approaches to risk management in the area of social media. Megan is the author of Using Social Media in the Classroom: A Best Practice Guide and co-author with Gail Craswell of Writing for Academic Success (Second Edition), both also published by SAGE.
Megan holds a PhD in Social Anthropology from the Australian National University.
PART I GETTING STARTED: THE ESSENTIALS
Chapter 1 Why use social media in your studies and research?
Chapter 2 Social media basics
PART II CORE SOCIAL MEDIA FORMATS
Chapter 3 Blogs
Chapter 4 Wikis
Chapter 5 Social networks
Chapter 6 Audio-visual presentations
PART III SOCIAL MEDIA FOR SELF-DIRECTED LEARNING, RESEARCH, AND DEVELOPMENT
Chapter 7 Building your online profile
Chapter 9 Using social media for search and research
Chapter 10 Productivity in study and research
PART IV THE SOCIAL AND LEGAL CONTEXTS OF USING SOCIAL MEDIA FOR STUDY AND RESEARCH
Chapter 10 Building your digital literacy
Chapter 11 Handling yourself (and others) online
Chapter 12 Legalities and practicalities of the online environment