Academics blogging

“Blogging is quite simply, one of the most important things that an academic should be doing right now”

social scientists have an obligation to society to contribute their observations to the wider world – and at the moment that’s often being done in ramshackle and impoverished ways, in pointlessly obscure or charged-for forums, in language where you need to look up every second word in Wikipedia, with acres of ‘dead-on-arrival’ data in unreadable tables, and all delivered over bizarrely long-winded timescales

There are many options for academics who would like to develop an online professional identity. Are you interested in blogging but don’t know where to start? Check out our page for some tips to get you started – and please leave a comment if you have something to add.

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Michael Rowe

I'm a physiotherapy lecturer at the University of the Western Cape and have an interest in technology-mediated teaching and learning.

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