Join the discussion at the next Community of Interest in Online Teaching, Learning and Research.

Blogging as part of academic practice

Wednesday, 25 June 2014, 10:00 am — Wednesday, 25 June 2014, 11:00 am

Location Family Action Centre Training Room (Callaghan campus map ref K22)
RSVP Wednesday, 25 June 2014

COI group discussion

Blogging can be an intrinsic part of academic work, providing opportunities for public commentary, community outreach, research dissemination, and to workshop paper and book production. 

Emeritus Professor Bill Mitchell (Centre for Full Employment and Equity) and Dr Graeme Stuart (Family Action Centre) will lead a discussion on The challenges and opportunities of blogging as part of academic practice at the Community of Interest in Online Teaching, Learning and Research. The presentation will explore the use aspects of blogs from a technical, production, and academic perspective.

Bill was an early adopter and has been blogging for around 10 years. Billy blog generates large volumes of traffic globally every day. It is currently ranked 43 among the Top 200 Influential Economics Blogs.

Graeme's blog Sustaining Community Engagement focuses on strengths-based approaches to community engagement and environmental sustainability. Graeme has been blogging since 2010 and uses it as a way to reflect on his work and to share information and resources with students and practitioners.

Join us for this informative, topical discussion.