Chercheurs et étudiants étrangers. Réseaux sociaux et chercheurs. Using Twitter for Curated Academic Content. Twitter Fail Image (Photo credit: Wikipedia) The job of the humanities academic has always been to absorb large amounts of content, evaluate it, synthesize it, and portray the results in a way that will be relevant and engaging to an audience (whether that audience be students, peers, or the wider society).
In the information age, we have a vast array of new tools to not only help us sort through this content, but also to shape it and share it. I am a big fan of the ‘whole-person’ style of tweeting, with a mixture of general chatter (e.g. “it’s Thai for dinner!”) Les docteurs en quête de réseaux. Doctrix.