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'Using social media as a doctoral researcher'


#phdchat tweet log - 2nd January 2013


@NSRiazat (02/01/13 19:31:56) - Welcome to #phdchat - the topic for tonight is ''using social media as a doctoral researcher' #phd #higherd (original tweet)

@annatatton1 (02/01/13 19:33:24) - @Comprof1 Hi Virginia, thanks for advice. I think we can see the topic for today's chat in action right now #phdchat. (original tweet)

@NSRiazat (02/01/13 19:33:30) - @lizith ~ have you handed in Liz? - what a milestone to have reached. I'm still editing & finishing off final chapter (still!!) :-) #phdchat (original tweet)

@Comprof1 (02/01/13 19:33:53) - @NSRiazat Can you clarify what you mean by that? Do you mean using it in the research process? #phdchat Or supporting the research dr. (original tweet)

@NSRiazat (02/01/13 19:34:16) - HOw do we define 'social media' and how do people use social media to develop either their thesis or themselves as a researcher? #phdchat (original tweet)

@srossmktg (02/01/13 19:34:36) - 1 month, 5 days til defense (unless I can't get a scheduling commitment by Monday from one last cmte member). #phdchat (original tweet)

@lizith (02/01/13 19:34:46) - @NSRiazat will hand in on Friday - being printed and soft bound currently :) It sort of suddenly came together - deadline helped! #phdchat (original tweet)

@PhDelirium_net (02/01/13 19:34:51) - @NSRiazat My drawing for the debat "using social media as a doctoral researcher" :p http://t.co/XiCQxIEu #phdchat (original tweet)

@Comprof1 (02/01/13 19:34:56) - @annatatton1 Often I misunderstood reason for comment. Also sometimes he'd say it off hand then forget it. #phdchat (original tweet)

@KAMWright (02/01/13 19:34:58) - Important points on reality of #gradlife and the #PhD in this piece http://t.co/xkS3Se3E via @janniaragon #PhDChat (original tweet)

@NSRiazat (02/01/13 19:35:21) - @Comprof1 ~ Hi Virginia - how people use social media to develop both thesis and/or themselves are a researcher. #phdchat (original tweet)

@Comprof1 (02/01/13 19:35:25) - @annatatton1 Try to figure out where the question came from. #phdchat (original tweet)

@NSRiazat (02/01/13 19:36:40) - @PhDelirium_net ~ oops - forgot to message you tonight's topic. Blaming being 'brain-numb' from editing chapter for my remiss. :-) #phdchat (original tweet)

@Comprof1 (02/01/13 19:37:09) - @lizith @NSRiazat So glad ours was the first semester w/ total online submission. It really was much less work. #phdchat (original tweet)

@NSRiazat (02/01/13 19:38:07) - Personally have benefited from reading blogs written by other researchers in firled - especially http://t.co/QYhI0rti. #phdchat (original tweet)

@Comprof1 (02/01/13 19:38:10) - @NSRiazat One thing I found useful was the social support thru the process. #phdchat (original tweet)

@lizith (02/01/13 19:38:14) - @Comprof1 online submission would be nice, but not option where I am :( #phdchat (original tweet)

@DoctorJLB (02/01/13 19:38:22) - @lizith Yay! #phdchat good luck! (original tweet)

@NSRiazat (02/01/13 19:38:43) - @NSRiazat - originally started blogging to share bits of my writing and get informal feedback/comments. #phdchat (original tweet)

@Comprof1 (02/01/13 19:39:21) - @NSRiazat Also, SM has helped me in identifying/maintaining resources. #phdchat (original tweet)

@philipmurraycit (02/01/13 19:39:41) - @NSRiazat Hoping to finish my first blog tonight - about how distracting Social Media is to a Part-time PhD student #phdchat (original tweet)

@annatatton1 (02/01/13 19:39:48) - @Comprof1 Great advice Virginia, thanks very much. Re #phdchat topic of social media I'm afraid I'm a bit of a dinosaur. Prefer face 2 face (original tweet)

@NSRiazat (02/01/13 19:40:08) - @lizith ~ well done - very proud of you. :-) It must feel quite an achievement to see your work bound. :-) #phdchat (original tweet)

@lizith (02/01/13 19:41:01) - I've used my blog in different ways - initially place for ideas & notes - more recently sharing the roller coaster ride! #phdchat (original tweet)

@PhDelirium_net (02/01/13 19:41:07) - @NSRiazat An other cartoon on the use of internet which can save the PhD student's life :p http://t.co/iEFMF0m9 #phdchat (original tweet)

@NSRiazat (02/01/13 19:41:12) - @philipmurraycit ~ good point about distraction. Number of times people have told me to 'get off Twitter' and finish thesis. :-) #phdchat (original tweet)

@qui_oui (02/01/13 19:41:16) - "How the network works"...using Twitter for connecting with other academics http://t.co/GHi9AT49 #phdchat (original tweet)

@Comprof1 (02/01/13 19:41:35) - @philipmurraycit @NSRiazat On the other hand, I was doing Phd in vacuum as PT. SM gave me a support system #phdchat (original tweet)

@lizith (02/01/13 19:42:24) - one of good things has been the blog comments - the encouragement of others is one of things that has got me through #phdchat (original tweet)

@annatatton1 (02/01/13 19:42:33) - @philipmurraycit @NSRiazat congratulations on blogging. I must admit it feels like great support on here #phdchat (original tweet)

@NSRiazat (02/01/13 19:42:39) - @qui_oui - without social media would not have had opportunity to network with so many researchers/academics outside of the Uk #phdchat (original tweet)

@NSRiazat (02/01/13 19:43:44) - @annatatton1 ~ focus on a small section at the time. Looking and thinking in 'whole thesis terms' all the time can be overwhelming. #phdchat (original tweet)

@lizith (02/01/13 19:43:53) - @NSRiazat stupidly proud to have got this far - but still got the final furlong of viva, etc, ahead so trying not be too excited! #phdchat (original tweet)

@philipmurraycit (02/01/13 19:43:57) - @Comprof1 @NSRiazat I'm in that Vacuum also, but SM takes me to irrelevant places! See the potential as support system though #phdchat (original tweet)

@erica_r_e_lewis (02/01/13 19:44:08) - #phdchat 1 term in social media has been vital, whether Facebook or twitter but for quite different purposes (original tweet)

@PhDelirium_net (02/01/13 19:44:28) - social media is great to exchange with people all around the word + to know the news, but the - is sometime : procrastination ;p #phdchat (original tweet)

@qui_oui (02/01/13 19:44:33) - #PhDchat Technology round-up, using http://t.co/HCak0har and Buzzdata: http://t.co/LEMBErjN (original tweet)

@erinlpc (02/01/13 19:44:51) - @philipmurraycit definitely distracting. I use it as a mental break or reward. All gadgets are silenced & face down for focus time #phdchat (original tweet)

@Comprof1 (02/01/13 19:45:19) - @NSRiazat @qui_oui My topic was interdiscip w/ most related research outside of US. Able to connect to other ideas through blog #phdchat (original tweet)

@NSRiazat (02/01/13 19:45:43) - @annatatton1 @philipmurraycit ~ #phdchat is a supportive community...we all go through similar things when doing a PhD. :-) #phdchat (original tweet)

@lizith (02/01/13 19:46:02) - let's not forget #phdchat is social networking - been brilliant network & I've also found people working in same area through Twitter (original tweet)

@annatatton1 (02/01/13 19:46:34) - @NSRiazat Thanks Nasima. How do you keep motivated? #phdchat (original tweet)

@ai1sa (02/01/13 19:46:50) - unfortunate but i cant stay for this topic, heres my current ramblings on social media & doctoral research http://t.co/Z3fZVCUX #phdchat (original tweet)

@qui_oui (02/01/13 19:46:55) - #PhDchat apologies for repeat posting--"What the tweet?" social media for grad students http://t.co/hD1E81Pv (original tweet)

@NSRiazat (02/01/13 19:46:55) - #phdchat - has anyone 'attended' any online conferences? #phdchat (original tweet)

@srossmktg (02/01/13 19:47:02) - @Comprof1 @lizith @nsriazat Ours is electronic submission as well. Luckily all my formatting appears in order. #phdchat (original tweet)

@erinlpc (02/01/13 19:47:03) - Twitter is the only sm channel I use for research related activities. More networking & finding articles than anything else #phdchat (original tweet)

@philipmurraycit (02/01/13 19:47:20) - @erinlpc wish I had your discipline! SM is the equivalent of shiny things to a Magpie for me! #phdchat (original tweet)

@Comprof1 (02/01/13 19:47:46) - @philipmurraycit @NSRiazat I came to #phdchat thru @andycoverdale who followed my blog, then I followed his, then found others incl #phdchat (original tweet)

@NSRiazat (02/01/13 19:47:49) - @annatatton1 ~ it comes and goes. 2nd year was a huge challenge for me and the 'phd blues' hit in a big way. Now back on track. :-) #phdchat (original tweet)

@srossmktg (02/01/13 19:47:58) - Sorry, coffee shop router went down. #phdchat (original tweet)

@NSRiazat (02/01/13 19:48:15) - @annatatton1 - I work full time and work on thesis on a part time basis. Setting deadlines and mini-tasks helps. #phdchat (original tweet)

@erica_r_e_lewis (02/01/13 19:48:27) - @lizith when did you start blogging about your research? I'm still not sure I know anything to share. #phdchat (original tweet)

@philipmurraycit (02/01/13 19:48:51) - @Comprof1 @NSRiazat @andycoverdale I must admit I came to #phdchat through twitter myself - am finding it very useful (original tweet)

@lizith (02/01/13 19:48:56) - @NSRiazat I've been to a few including JISC & some in Second Life - also occasionally picked up sessions being webcast from others #phdchat (original tweet)

@NSRiazat (02/01/13 19:49:09) - @annatatton1 - currently am editing chapter 2 and have a daily aim to edit and complete as least 1 sub-section every day minimum. #phdchat (original tweet)

@srossmktg (02/01/13 19:49:37) - Saw the topic, but have no idea where the conversation has elapsed... #phdchat (original tweet)

@PhDelirium_net (02/01/13 19:50:06) - and what do you think about the MOOC? #phdchat (original tweet)

@qui_oui (02/01/13 19:50:07) - #PhDchat--a post on academic blogging and some of the debates about it: http://t.co/Mr97HinL (original tweet)

@annatatton1 (02/01/13 19:50:14) - @philipmurraycit @Comprof1 @NSRiazat @andycoverdale I came to #phdchat through the thesis http://t.co/avp698e6 (original tweet)

@lizith (02/01/13 19:50:25) - @NSRiazat @annatatton1 I think we all have ups & downs - most of my downs recorded in my blog http://t.co/MchmHLzg #phdchat (original tweet)

@NSRiazat (02/01/13 19:50:56) - @Comprof1 ~ good point about social media identifying resources. I found lots of search engines/blogs through #phdchat (original tweet)

@erinlpc (02/01/13 19:51:46) - @philipmurraycit oh, I fail often. But I shoot for using it as a break or reward. When its crunch time, Im pretty successful #phdchat (original tweet)

@lizith (02/01/13 19:51:51) - @erica_r_e_lewis more or less week one - but blog has been more process than abt research itself - sharing has been more f-t-f #phdchat (original tweet)

@Comprof1 (02/01/13 19:52:02) - @erica_r_e_lewis @lizith You don't need to "know" anything. Use it to bounce around ideas (see my blog http://t.co/beFxqQIo ) #phdchat (original tweet)

@annatatton1 (02/01/13 19:52:12) - @NSRiazat @Comprof1 I think I have finally *got* twitter - today - thanks to #phdchat (original tweet)

@PhDelirium_net (02/01/13 19:52:29) - @qui_oui mhm I have already read this article, and I have drawned a phd cartoon on this subject:D http://t.co/iEFMF0m9 #PHDCHAT (original tweet)

@NSRiazat (02/01/13 19:53:25) - @lizith ~ I'll be pleased to have finished editing Chapter 1 and 2 by weekend - have to change things every time I read through :-) #phdchat (original tweet)

@Comprof1 (02/01/13 19:53:47) - @NSRiazat Do you use any of the info on blogs for your thesis? still not sure it's accepted, but some good stuff out there #phdchat (original tweet)

@lizith (02/01/13 19:53:55) - There's also possibility of using social media in research process - I used a wiki to get comments on some of my work #phdchat (original tweet)

@lizith (02/01/13 19:54:46) - @NSRiazat part of prob is you can always improve - that is why you have to draw a line, knowing not perfect #phdchat (original tweet)

@BioInFocus (02/01/13 19:55:01) - @qui_oui Not sure if I've shared my take on Twitter for Scientists with you before, but might be of interest http://t.co/OLCKtH27 #PhDChat (original tweet)

@Comprof1 (02/01/13 19:55:13) - @NSRiazat @lizith And then you loose your focus? I hate the beginning of my chapt b/c read them so much #phdchat (original tweet)

@NSRiazat (02/01/13 19:55:48) - @lizith @annatatton1 - don't thinkthere is a PhD student who has not had downs along the way. It's a rollercoaster of a journey.:) #phdchat (original tweet)

@erica_r_e_lewis (02/01/13 19:56:21) - Thanks @Comprof1 I'll have a look at your blog & see if inspiration/courage strike @lizith #phdchat (original tweet)

@srossmktg (02/01/13 19:56:48) - @NSRiazat @lizith @annatatton1 A lot of this for me has been social comparison. Seeing what/how others are doing. #phdchat (original tweet)

@NSRiazat (02/01/13 19:56:56) - @annatatton1 ~ excellent - hope you will visit #phdchat throughout the week. It runs 24/7 informally. #phdchat (original tweet)

@erica_r_e_lewis (02/01/13 19:57:20) - @lizith interesting - even talking about the process seems somewhat scarey #phdchat (original tweet)

@Comprof1 (02/01/13 19:57:37) - @erica_r_e_lewis @lizith search for the label "dissertation" #phdchat (original tweet)

@NSRiazat (02/01/13 19:57:41) - @Comprof1 ~ no just published some of my early writing and few bits about #phdchat. Prefer to write thesis at moment. #phdchat (original tweet)

@NSRiazat (02/01/13 19:58:12) - @Comprof1 ~ have always been warned to be careful about publishing in blogs before publishing thesis. Thoughts anyone? #phdchat (original tweet)

@lizith (02/01/13 19:59:01) - @erica_r_e_lewis just take a look at some of the comments on my blog though & how it helps to hear others thoughts & encouragement #phdchat (original tweet)

@philipmurraycit (02/01/13 19:59:13) - @NSRiazat @Comprof1 I suppose it depends on whether you are blogging your research V's about your research #phdchat (original tweet)

@NSRiazat (02/01/13 19:59:49) - @lizith ~ drawing line under 1 & 2 this weekend - chapter 3 & 4 written in draft form and just need editing and then 5 to do. #phdchat (original tweet)

@JaneDavis13 (02/01/13 20:00:00) - @lizith @NSRiazat very true #phdchat (original tweet)

@Comprof1 (02/01/13 20:00:04) - @NSRiazat Maybe if you have a well formed idea might want to wait. But not for emerging ideas. #phdchat (original tweet)

@d_little_b (02/01/13 20:00:30) - @PhDelirium_net true story - even LinkedIn, which is supposedly a "grown-ups" social network, is a time killer! #phdchat (original tweet)

@NSRiazat (02/01/13 20:00:42) - @lizith ~ best laid plans never work during PhD - the PhD goes in its own direction no matter how much you plan. #phdchat (original tweet)

@d_little_b (02/01/13 20:01:15) - @PhDelirium_net tried a couple of courses on Coursera, never completed and didn't quite take advantage of the "M" (massive) #phdchat (original tweet)

@Comprof1 (02/01/13 20:01:20) - @lizith @erica_r_e_lewis How did you get people to comment. I never could get people to comment. But I did get SM Citations #phdchat (original tweet)

@annatatton1 (02/01/13 20:01:29) - @NSRiazat #phdchat Yes will come back. My blog might help others struggling: http://t.co/Wx6YBoFU (original tweet)

@Comprof1 (02/01/13 20:02:20) - @NSRiazat @lizith that's great. You're really moving along! #phdchat (original tweet)

@JackieKirkham (02/01/13 20:02:23) - @ChloeZadeh this was my experience: http://t.co/suhtKZFe best tip: take off watch. #viva #phdchat #ecrchat (original tweet)

@PsyPAG (02/01/13 20:02:24) - How the network works"...using #Twitter for connecting with other #academics http://t.co/J4a8k7tD #phdchat via @NSRiazat @qui_oui (original tweet)

@NSRiazat (02/01/13 20:03:46) - Anyone use anything like storify or prezi to present research findings/develop thoughts ideas? #phdchat (original tweet)

@PsyPAG (02/01/13 20:03:55) - Some thoughts from @ai1sa on #socialmedia and doctoral research: http://t.co/n5rDLezq #PhDchat (original tweet)

@qui_oui (02/01/13 20:04:52) - . @PhDelirium_net this made me laugh http://t.co/vFrRqyVN ...really. I'm embarrassed to admit how true to life this is... #PhDchat (original tweet)

@linguistics12 (02/01/13 20:05:43) - #phdchat - social networking is one of the many genres phd students need to master, but at first the notion of 'networking' needs critiquing (original tweet)

@qui_oui (02/01/13 20:06:03) - @PhDelirium_net oops not sure if that link worked. Anyway--funny #PhDchat cartoons, everyone: http://t.co/ydPL9AmS (original tweet)

@philipmurraycit (02/01/13 20:07:16) - My first Blog: Information Detox for the Part-Time PhD Student http://t.co/OHLVxosB via @philipmurraycit #phdchat (original tweet)

@Comprof1 (02/01/13 20:07:22) - @NSRiazat http://t.co/TJcPs4cg I tried, but it wasn't really useful. #phdchat (original tweet)

@NSRiazat (02/01/13 20:07:33) - Have a good network on Twitter via #phdchat and know and trust links to be filtered and valuable information. #phdchat (original tweet)

@PhDelirium_net (02/01/13 20:08:13) - @NSRiazat prezy ? I don t like it, it s too wave/move, it make my sick lol:-) #phdchat (original tweet)

@NSRiazat (02/01/13 20:08:48) - Social media - such as #phdchat and blogging has saved me a lot of time and connected my research to the real world #phdchat (original tweet)

@srossmktg (02/01/13 20:09:33) - I use it to find new people/researchers in other fields, but also to share links with students, "expose" a little of myself. #phdchat (original tweet)

@NSRiazat (02/01/13 20:10:16) - Without social media connections I wouldnt have been able to be in a research community like someone campus-based. #phdchat (original tweet)

@simon_reader (02/01/13 20:10:57) - @qui_oui Thanks for "What the tweet?" - taught me how #phdchat works, and at the right moment! (original tweet)

@lecmsr (02/01/13 20:11:01) - @DrSustainable Many of the worst managed and worst value for money projects I have seem have been very big #ecrchat #acwri #phdchat #ref2014 (original tweet)

@philipmurraycit (02/01/13 20:11:19) - @NSRiazat I've really enjoyed being a relatively passive observer of #phdchat - hope to get more involved inthe new year #phdresolutions (original tweet)

@qui_oui (02/01/13 20:12:07) - @NSRiazat I use both of those things, mostly Prezi. I like that I can share Prezi afterwards (though some people hate it!) #phdchat (original tweet)

@NSRiazat (02/01/13 20:12:17) - @philipmurraycit ~ yes do - it's a valuable community which runs 24/7 #phdchat (original tweet)

@annatatton1 (02/01/13 20:12:28) - @NSRiazat Do you think your involvement in social media has prevented you from going into the 'valley of shit' or 'pit of despair'? #phdchat (original tweet)

@NSRiazat (02/01/13 20:13:20) - Anyone want to share thoughts about using bookmarking - Delicious, Diigo, BibSonomy etc...#phdchat (original tweet)

@Comprof1 (02/01/13 20:13:41) - @qui_oui @NSRiazat I'd like to use it more, but I need time to play around w/ it. But didn't have time w/ thesis. #phdchat (original tweet)

@DrSustainable (02/01/13 20:13:44) - @lecmsr Yeah. In this case size really does not matter :/ #ecrchat #acwri #phdchat #ref2014 (original tweet)

@lizith (02/01/13 20:14:05) - @annatatton1 @nsriazat didn't stop me - but did mean I had lots of folk around to help pull me out :) #phdchat (original tweet)

@Comprof1 (02/01/13 20:15:07) - @annatatton1 @NSRiazat really helped when I had a bad session w/ advisor. My family was supportive but couldn't understand like #phdchat (original tweet)

@NSRiazat (02/01/13 20:15:13) - @annatatton1 - having a support network and knowing others are working through same issues definitely helps. #phdchat (original tweet)

@linguistics12 (02/01/13 20:15:40) - #social media is turning academics more in Isaiah Berlin's Fox than his hedghogs #phdchat #edtech #phd (original tweet)

@PhDelirium_net (02/01/13 20:16:06) - @NSRiazat i don t use it, if i see an interested link i tweet it or put it on endnote #phdchat (original tweet)

@NSRiazat (02/01/13 20:16:34) - @annatatton1 ~ in year 2 I needed a break away from thesis and research to refocus and come back to it stronger. #phdchat (original tweet)

@philipmurraycit (02/01/13 20:16:59) - @Comprof1 @annatatton1 @NSRiazat I think that's why it's most important, especially if you dont have other researchers around you #phdchat (original tweet)

@NSRiazat (02/01/13 20:18:02) - @Comprof1 @annatatton1 @lizith - agree - you have to do a PhD to understand what it's really like - the highs and lows. #phdchat (original tweet)

@lindalevitt (02/01/13 20:18:14) - @NSRiazat I use Pocket a lot. Have dabbled in Evernote but I can't get comfortable. Seems a good thing tho. #phdchat (original tweet)

@simon_reader (02/01/13 20:19:08) - I find contemporary social media sheds light on notebooks and notation practices from earlier periods (my diss. topic) #phdchat (original tweet)

@annatatton1 (02/01/13 20:19:12) - @philipmurraycit @Comprof1 @NSRiazat Has research been done to show that #socialmedia #counselling is as effective as face2face? #phdchat (original tweet)

@NSRiazat (02/01/13 20:19:36) - @Comprof1 @lizith @annatatton1 - agree - #phdchat people just 'get it' :-) (original tweet)

@rglweiner (02/01/13 20:20:29) - As easily as you build momentum, it can fizzle right before your very eyes. #phdchat #dissertation #writing (original tweet)

@Comprof1 (02/01/13 20:21:01) - @annatatton1 @philipmurraycit @NSRiazat Yes. It's different & in some ways a safer space. I'll get sitation (used it as class readg #phdchat (original tweet)

@NSRiazat (02/01/13 20:21:04) - @annatatton1 ~ not sure but guess it's the 'process' rather than whether it's face to face/virtual that makes the difference? #phdchat (original tweet)

@lizith (02/01/13 20:21:10) - @justdahneetsa you're just catching the end bit of the weekly chat - using social media #phdchat (original tweet)

@NSRiazat (02/01/13 20:23:02) - ResearchGate (http://t.co/05zsy7fl) is a social networking service aimed at scientists and other researchers. #phdchat (original tweet)

@NSRiazat (02/01/13 20:23:40) - ResearchGate offers a range of functionality including a semantic search engine that browses academic databases. #phdchat (original tweet)

@simon_reader (02/01/13 20:23:48) - Ann Blair "Too Much to Know" has great stuff on social notation in Renaissance, #phdchat http://t.co/ar9p8PNV (original tweet)

@NSRiazat (02/01/13 20:24:08) - Graduate Junction (http://t.co/S5oPb48l) is a social networking service aimed at postgraduates and postdoctoral researchers. #phdchat (original tweet)

@NSRiazat (02/01/13 20:24:41) - MethodSpace (http://t.co/GUKup1zR) is a social network service for social scientists run by the publisher Sage. #phdchat (original tweet)

@PhDelirium_net (02/01/13 20:25:40) - @NSRiazat mysciencdwork too, it is a reseacher network, do you know it? #phdchat (original tweet)

@Comprof1 (02/01/13 20:26:33) - @annatatton1 @NSRiazat Health-Related Support Groups on the Internet: http://t.co/8JkNzUi2 #phdchat (original tweet)

@simon_reader (02/01/13 20:26:56) - #phdchat whimsy: How scholars did it before twitter, the 17thC "note-closet"http://t.co/1pminzbz (original tweet)

@NSRiazat (02/01/13 20:27:02) - Has anyone used Skype as part of their research? Supervision? Conference calls? #phdchat (original tweet)

@lizith (02/01/13 20:27:08) - @justdahneetsa @nsriazat nothing whatever to apologise for! #phdchat (original tweet)

@lizith (02/01/13 20:29:03) - @NSRiazat used skype for a couple of interviews I couldn't do f-t-f & occasionally speak to one of my sup'rs online - #phdchat (original tweet)

@Comprof1 (02/01/13 20:29:15) - @NSRiazat Would have loved to, but advisor wasn't tech savvy & block on school system so skype was out. #phdchat (original tweet)

@philipmurraycit (02/01/13 20:29:21) - @NSRiazat Done a couple of courses with @groundedtheoryonline when I was trying to figure methodology - very good interactions #phdchat (original tweet)

@lizith (02/01/13 20:29:34) - @NSRiazat found works best when both are used to the medium #phdchat (original tweet)

@philipmurraycit (02/01/13 20:30:27) - @lizith @NSRiazat SKYPE does take a bit of getting used to alright, but all part of the fun!! #phdchat (original tweet)

@NSRiazat (02/01/13 20:30:36) - @philipmurraycit - will have a look at @groundedtheoryonline as I am using grounded theory research design. #phdchat (original tweet)

@philipmurraycit (02/01/13 20:31:29) - @NSRiazat @groundedtheoryonline I was thinking of using it and they gave a great intro on Skype to 3 of us simultaneously #phdchat (original tweet)

@NSRiazat (02/01/13 20:31:30) - @lizith @justdahneetsa - haven't used Skype. I wish I wasn't such a technological dinosaur. :-) #phdchat (original tweet)

@Comprof1 (02/01/13 20:31:30) - @lizith @NSRiazat I would have liked to do that but school's research proticals made it difficult. #phdchat (original tweet)

@LBA_OX12 (02/01/13 20:32:31) - @NSRiazat Have used Skype 2 talk with supvr & going 2 do some interviews on it #phdchat (original tweet)

@annatatton1 (02/01/13 20:32:40) - @Comprof1 @NSRiazat Thanks so much for #phdchat today feel re-motivated - and to everyone else on here too. Thanks. (original tweet)

@NSRiazat (02/01/13 20:32:57) - Any last thoughts about social media - good/not so good/useful or not so useful to you are a researcher? #phdchat (original tweet)

@isharacomix (02/01/13 20:33:21) - @NSRiazat All the time. I had to sign up for Skype to keep in touch with my advisor. #phdchat (original tweet)

@BrianSMcGowan (02/01/13 20:33:27) - Cardiovascular science: opportunities for translating research into improved care http://t.co/OlPbpnPs #JCI #Cardiology #CMEchat #phdchat (original tweet)

@NSRiazat (02/01/13 20:33:36) - Personally social media is a good thing for research but only when I contain it and don't use it as a procrastination tool. #phdchat (original tweet)

@Comprof1 (02/01/13 20:33:49) - @NSRiazat @lizith @justdahneetsa Anyone use videos in lit review? Seems some documentaries would have good data. #phdchat (original tweet)

@JaneDavis13 (02/01/13 20:34:14) - @lizith yes - working on a few amends before supervision on Saturday #phdchat (original tweet)

@NSRiazat (02/01/13 20:34:32) - 8.30pm brings us to the end of live #phdchat for tonight - thank you all for valued contirbutions as always. Have a good week everyone. :) (original tweet)

@qui_oui (02/01/13 20:34:34) - @NSRiazat precisely, so there are ways of funneling relevant content for example (like Google Reader) instead of random browsing. #PhDchat (original tweet)

@lizith (02/01/13 20:34:59) - @JaneDavis13 good - that sounds positive :) #phdchat (original tweet)

@rmit_csit (02/01/13 20:35:19) - 15 Lesson Plans For Making Students Better #Online #Researchers http://t.co/fU7CQBrn #HigherEd #teaching #learning #ictev #research #phdchat (original tweet)

@simon_reader (02/01/13 20:35:22) - I think as more and more humanities departments feel the crunch social media is vital to inquiry #phdchat (original tweet)

@lizith (02/01/13 20:35:59) - @NSRiazat hope you have a good week too. Guess you are back to school? #phdchat (original tweet)

@JaneDavis13 (02/01/13 20:36:34) - @NSRiazat Skype has been invaluable! Have a weekly Skype meet with 4/5 peers from Lancaster. Also to catchup with tweeps from #phdchat (original tweet)

@NSRiazat (02/01/13 20:36:38) - Please RT & choose topic for #phdchat on Wednesday 9th January 2013 (7.30pm-8.30pm GMT) #doctorate #phd #higher http://t.co/pGwAvO8Z (original tweet)

@Batty_Towers (02/01/13 20:38:03) - .@nsriazat #phdchat Twitter has given me a community I would not otherwise have had as a distance, PT student. (original tweet)

@rglweiner (02/01/13 20:39:24) - Thanks past me for downloading articles for future me. Future me thanks you. #dissertation #phdchat (original tweet)

@linguistics12 (02/01/13 20:40:00) - #phdchat - many positive views on social media. Is it because the discussion is err through SM? Slightly self-ingratiating? Just saying :-p (original tweet)

@lizith (02/01/13 20:41:12) - @justdahneetsa are you that close to submitting? I thought you were working on drafts for sup'r to comment? Good luck if former #phdchat (original tweet)

@vanillacaramel (02/01/13 20:41:54) - @justdahneetsa @lizith How's the intro going? Just returned from offline writing retreat. In chapter 4 now. #phdchat (original tweet)

@lizith (02/01/13 20:42:51) - @vanillacaramel @justdahneetsa gave myself good talking to, bit bullet, wrote it & submitting end of this week! Thanks for support! #phdchat (original tweet)

@vanillacaramel (02/01/13 20:45:28) - @lizith @justdahneetsa Excellent. Feeling that I may be able to finish my revision soon as I have had a few good days. #phdchat (original tweet)

@ai1sa (02/01/13 20:45:31) - @linguistics12 probable :P also the world has shifted; & we with it. Knowledge made manifest in words & the site of words shifted #phdchat (original tweet)

@lizith (02/01/13 20:46:17) - @vanillacaramel @justdahneetsa In the end, it came together very quickly - still holes, but never will be perfect #phdchat (original tweet)

@NSRiazat (02/01/13 20:46:28) - @linguistics12 ~ there are definitely criticisms of social media. #phdchat (original tweet)

@vanillacaramel (02/01/13 20:48:04) - @justdahneetsa @lizith I think it's important to look at all the intros and concl of the chapters, make sure they are connecting #phdchat (original tweet)

@NSRiazat (02/01/13 20:49:13) - @linguistics12 ~ I feel that social media merges the private individual with the professional - work/life balance merges into one. #phdchat (original tweet)

@vanillacaramel (02/01/13 20:49:25) - @lizith @justdahneetsa I tend to get very lost in the line by line edit, and forget to signpost (billboard?) along the way #phdchat (original tweet)

@NSRiazat (02/01/13 20:50:05) - @linguistics12 - also on social media anyone can publish anything they feel like but academic publishing is a filter for 'quality'. #phdchat (original tweet)

@ai1sa (02/01/13 20:51:03) - @JaneDavis13 had similr monthly skypechats, supervisor , 2 of his studnts & recent compltd phd grads; spannd Norway, USA Aussie &NZ #phdchat (original tweet)

@vanillacaramel (02/01/13 20:51:20) - @lizith @justdahneetsa I agree. PhDs have to cover so much that they end up lacking elegance. Not like books #phdchat (original tweet)

@NSRiazat (02/01/13 20:51:22) - @schlr ~ What aspect are you researching? :-) #phdchat (original tweet)

@NSRiazat (02/01/13 20:53:13) - Has anyone used social media to publish/share ideas/opinions which have not been peer reviewed prior to sharing? #phdchat (original tweet)

@vanillacaramel (02/01/13 20:53:16) - @justdahneetsa @lizith I have been trying to sketch it out in a diagram. Questions, key points, etc. #phdchat (original tweet)

@ai1sa (02/01/13 20:53:46) - @amandasherratt i fund i could use delicious for viewing what people i follow/read were reading before they wrote their next book! #phdchat (original tweet)

@ai1sa (02/01/13 20:54:49) - @qui_oui I also found could use prezi for a mutual brainstorm with supervisor and his other students #phdchat (original tweet)

@NSRiazat (02/01/13 20:54:59) - @linguistics12 - also 'work from home' and have a study for that reason. I close the door on it when having 'down time'. :-) #phdchat (original tweet)

@NSRiazat (02/01/13 20:56:32) - @linguistics12 - I have to be careful not to litter my books/papers around the house - they stay in study otherwise never escape :) #phdchat (original tweet)

@fkelly (02/01/13 20:56:35) - @NSRiazat I've uploaded work from my MEd to my blog http://t.co/r9CKdql0 Not sure if that's the sort of thing you mean? #phdchat (original tweet)

@ai1sa (02/01/13 20:58:40) - @NSRiazat yes- its my main reason for blogging, & working in moocs for presenting ideas that are growing. (1) #phdchat (original tweet)

@ai1sa (02/01/13 20:59:07) - @NSRiazat plus I keep an invite only site for phd chapters as they progressed #phdchat (original tweet)

@NSRiazat (02/01/13 20:59:16) - @ai1sa ~ what are MOOCs - have heard the term but not sure exactly what they refer to. #phdchat (original tweet)

@ai1sa (02/01/13 20:59:55) - my apologies for being out of synch with phdchat (had to turn into taxi driving mum this morning) #phdchat (original tweet)

@JaneDavis13 (02/01/13 21:00:46) - @ai1sa using Skype for supervision meetings too! #phdchat (original tweet)

@NSRiazat (02/01/13 21:00:51) - Please choose topic for #phdchat on Wednesday 9th January 2013 (7.30pm-8.30pm GMT) #doctorate #phd #higher http://t.co/pGwAvO8Z (original tweet)

@ai1sa (02/01/13 21:01:10) - @NSRiazat massive open online courses. Like minded people may or may not be found inside of them; i was lucky enough to locate some #phdchat (original tweet)

@vanillacaramel (02/01/13 21:01:35) - @justdahneetsa @lizith I think that is normal. It takes a lot of rewriting and rethinking to get them clear. #phdchat (original tweet)

@NSRiazat (02/01/13 21:02:20) - @csf0961 @briankelly - thank you. :-) #phdchat (original tweet)

@ai1sa (02/01/13 21:02:40) - @NSRiazat and found a handful of people studying similar areas/methods in moocs on education (CCK08...CCK09.. was name of the mooc) #phdchat (original tweet)

@isharacomix (02/01/13 21:02:57) - @ai1sa @NSRiazat I second a chat about #MOOCs. No bias - it's just my research area. :) #phdchat (original tweet)

@ai1sa (02/01/13 21:03:20) - @JaneDavis13 skypechats were great for us as they provided a reading group over a glass of wine or several #phdchat (original tweet)

@fkelly (02/01/13 21:06:31) - Tonight's the first time I've had a look at #phdchat - looks like a great community. I'm starting my PhD in Education this year... (original tweet)

@ai1sa (02/01/13 21:11:02) - #phdchat just updated my blog post re social media and phd research http://t.co/Z3fZVCUX (original tweet)

@ai1sa (02/01/13 21:12:51) - @fkelly welcome! it is a great space :) #phdchat (original tweet)

@fkelly (02/01/13 21:17:07) - We could see more edu. academic musings on the collaborative blog I help run: http://t.co/kR59Qh2i. Could be useful for feedback? #phdchat (original tweet)

@Janshs (02/01/13 21:18:21) - @lizith cannot wait to read the final thesis Liz - it will change a bit of the world of that I have no doubt #phdchat (original tweet)

@christiepooh (02/01/13 21:18:42) - @NSRiazat I have skyped with my committee. I did all my study interviews in GoToMeeting to record them. #phdchat (original tweet)

@rglweiner (02/01/13 21:28:27) - Boom. 5 pages. #dissertation #writing #productivity #phdchat (original tweet)

@ianrobsons (02/01/13 21:48:07) - #Blog post > "Making a hermeneutic method" http://t.co/MV2q2Vxa #phdchat #narrative #analysis (original tweet)

@NSRiazat (02/01/13 21:50:08) - @isharacomix @ai1sa - will add #MOOCs as a topic on next #phdchat poll (original tweet)

@christiepooh (02/01/13 22:01:57) - going thru Ch 4 and placing the big ass long quotes in that tell the story. you can quote me on that. lol! #phdchat (original tweet)

@JaneDavis13 (02/01/13 22:08:41) - Interesting and complex! RT @ianrobsons: #Blog post > "Making a hermeneutic method" http://t.co/JieQweAj #phdchat #narrative #analysis (original tweet)

@srossmktg (02/01/13 22:32:13) - You know what would be cool/gauche? A dissertation defense powerpoint done in memes. #phdchat (original tweet)

@ai1sa (02/01/13 22:39:56) - @srossmktg haha...my phd presntation back to my site of study used lolcat (and image also included in the phd) #phdchat (original tweet)

@mgto_org (02/01/13 22:49:46) - Dailypic: Ethics committee wants revisions ... again... http://t.co/eZ9a8Moy #phdchat #academia (original tweet)

@alyssa_lai (02/01/13 22:50:54) - "What graduate programs can do...is offer warnings, information, and guidance." http://t.co/VxwSheaB And how? #HigherEd #gradschool #phdchat (original tweet)

@Notaphdthesis (02/01/13 23:04:52) - CALL FOR PAPERS: Westminster Graduate Conference http://t.co/qEXRGf40 Deadline for abstracts 28 February 2013 #phdchat #highered #academia (original tweet)

@windybayou (02/01/13 23:07:02) - Frustration (n./v./adj.): Excited about resuming courses/research. Lacking motivation, battling sickness & exhaustion. #gradgrind #phdchat (original tweet)

@ai1sa (02/01/13 23:39:47) - @srossmktg here's my lolcat meme http://t.co/qoxL0aex included in phd conclusion with rationale makng phd approachble 2 readers #phdchat (original tweet)

@ai1sa (02/01/13 23:40:12) - @srossmktg to specific, particular readers #phdchat (original tweet)


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