Share Paper: Social media strategies for art and design research

  1. Gray Hodgkinson, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
Tuesday, June 25 3:30-3:50 PM De Dam 1

Abstract: While there is an acceptance that social media can play an integral part in education, there is often some doubt as to which type of network is best for what role. When 131 students from a visual communication design research programme were offered several social media tools to share and document their progress, interesting patterns emerged. The range of tools, structures and behaviours were initiated by academic staff, and students were free to choose which ones they used and how they engaged. The tools were Moodle, personal blogs, Facebook, Twitter and the twitter aggregate wall Tagboard. While this may at ...