Training academics in social media?

How might you train academics to use social media for research impact? And is "training" even the right idea?


  1. Today I facilitated a workshop on social media impact for academics. We were trying to figure out how, what or even if our university should do something to help academics use social media for research engagement.
  2. We got on to the topic of training, so I asked twitter:
  3. My friend Tseen came back almost straight away with a great multi-part response.
  4. And Deb Verhoeven gave a comment that was transformative for me, by reframing the question.
  5. Tseen, because she is brilliant, was all over it.
  6. And so the hashtag is: #acaSocMed