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    Introduction to Social Media for Academics Workshop
    Provider   Organisational and Staff Development Unit

    A half day session (3 hours) that will lay a foundation for academics using twitter professionally

Duration 3 hours

Course Type Workshop

Booking Status Archived

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Target Audience: Research, teaching or academic support staff who would like to start using Twitter to build an academic network

Beginning with the basics, this workshop will help participants understand the functionality of Twitter, understand audiences and demographics, and reflect on how to successfully engage and build a professional network on Twitter. 

This workshop will also showcase social media best practise including accessibility. 

Course Outcomes/ Objectives;

  • Why academics should be using social media 
  • Channel overview and setting up a Twitter profile 
  • Social media best practise  
  • Social media and accessibility 

Cancellation Policy

When applying for a course, you should note that there will be a £50* to your department if you cancel within 5** working days or you do not attend, and a £25 charge for cancellations/ non-attendance between 6 and 10 working days. There will be no charge for cancellation made 10 or more working days before the event. Notifications should be made to OSDU@strath.ac.uk

A department is welcome to send someone else in your place if they wish without incurring a charge, providing that person has the necessary pre-requisites for the course. In the case of courses split over more than one day, you must attend ALL parts of the course. If you fail to attend any part you will be charged as outlined above.

*This is the standard charge for cancellation or non-attendance of course of 1 days duration or less. For some courses there may be a higher cancellation charge and if this is the case you will be advised of this at the time of booking.

**Any bookings made within 10 days of the event will incur the charges as specified.




We are committed to ensuring our events and courses are accessible to all staff. If you feel you have a disability, health issue, or neurodivergent condition that may affect your ability to access, participate or engage in this course, please get in touch with us at osdu@strath.ac.uk to discuss your specific support requirements.

Delivered By: 448 Studio Hilary Young