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The Digital Student: Digital Researcher

The Digital Researcher

University of Hull staff and students can sign up to our new Digital Researcher course. Delivered online over seven days, it covers everything you needed to get started as a digitally savvy researcher.

Next available date: To Be Confirmed

About the course

The Digital Researcher will only take you less than an hour a day. You can do this anytime in the day - so it is completely flexible to your workload of the day. The course is delivered online through Canvas so you can take part wherever you are. You just need access to the internet. 

Course outline

The final program for the digital student is still to be confirmed, but the participation dates below are set as follows:

Day Activity
Saturday 15th June & Sunday 16th June Introduction to The Digital Researcher
The course site opens and will give you the opportunity to introduce yourself ahead of the course starting on Monday 17th June
Monday 17th June Introduction to Social Media for Research Networking [core activity]
Twitter for academic use
Tuesday 18th June Building your Online Identity as a Researcher [core activity]
Academic social networks
Wednesday 19th June Online Safety and Intellectual Property [core activity]
Protecting yourself, your ideas and your computer
Thursday 20th June Online Research Dialogues [core activity]
Academic blogging and the conversation
Friday 21st June Social Media for Research Data [core activity]
Saturday 22nd June & Sunday 23rd June Catch-up
The course remains open for the weekend to give you a chance to catch-up and complete activities
Week commencing Monday 24th June Digital you - your online identity
Reflections and future planning, including a live Twitter chat


You must complete all [core activity] to receive your digital badge.

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