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November 2019

Tue 19

This module comprises a series of six workshops based around a range of multimedia that will enable participants to build a professional identity both online and offline. By the end of this module, participants should have an actionable, usable portfolio.

  • Managing your online presence (Tyler Shores)

How can you be effective using social media – learn key strategies around how to ensure you are noticed positively and explore all the different platforms and how they can be used appropriately for your research. Learn how to write a blog and how to set up your own web page, including:

• How to find your online communities • Using free online resources that can make your social media much more efficient and effective • Learning the basics of online metrics

Mon 25
ESRC DTP: Training and Engagement - Second and Third Years [Places] 10:00 - 16:00 17 Mill Lane, Seminar Room B

Training and Engagement Day

For Second and Third Year ESRC DTP Students

Tue 26

This module comprises a series of six workshops based around a range of multimedia that will enable participants to build a professional identity both online and offline. By the end of this module, participants should have an actionable, usable portfolio.

  • TV and Radio – Part One (Tyler Shores)

Learn about how to deal with journalistic media, how to give an interview on radio or TV, or how to ensure what you provide for a national paper or similar is what you want to say!

December 2019

Tue 3

This module comprises a series of six workshops based around a range of multimedia that will enable participants to build a professional identity both online and offline. By the end of this module, participants should have an actionable, usable portfolio.

  • TV and Radio – Part Two (Simon Hall)

This is the practical to the previous week’s session where you will be giving a ‘real’ interview to a journalist. Learn how to predict questions and how to answer them, along with traps and pitfalls. And also how to get your message across, no matter what you’re asked.

Tue 10

This module comprises a series of six workshops based around a range of multimedia that will enable participants to build a professional identity both online and offline. By the end of this module, participants should have an actionable, usable portfolio.

  • Videography and Photography (Simon Hall)

Videos and photographs can greatly enhance your online presence, making visitors to your website stay longer, and your social media posts far more likely to be shared and commented on. Even better, in the era of the smartphone, making videos and taking striking photos is far easier than you might think. As Simon will show you, you can be making your own videos within a few hours.