How Social Media Can Help You Study - Study Wellbeing Video Conference Series - 06 September 2016 Stream 2 - 10:30
Provider: LEAP- Links @ Macquarie University
Presenter: Professor Catharine Lumby
Date: 06 September 2016
Start Time: 10:30
End Time: 11:30
Duration: 35 minutes + 10 minutes question time
Closing Date: Bookings Close 06-Sep-2016
Availability: DEC and Non-DEC
DEC Positions: 15
Non-DEC Positions: 5
KLA Syllabus: Secondary
Key Learning Area/s:
KLA Keyword/s: Study, Wellbeing, Social media, Study Skills
Event Overview: ABOUT THE PRESENTATION
What is social media, why is it so addictive and how can we use it to our advantage? In this Q&A session, Catharine will speak about social media and how it can have a large impact, both good and bad, on students study habits. As a social media researcher, Catharine will show students how social media is actually helping them develop certain skills which will be beneficial for their future careers. Catharine will enlighten students on how to use social media productively for study as well as techniques to help students stay focused and not become distracted by social media during study times.
ABOUT THE PRESENTER
Catharine Lumby is a Professor of Media at Macquarie University who has conducted extensive research that involves listening to young people and asking them about their views on social and online media. She has written widely on young people, education and social and online media and is frequently called on as a media commentator in the area. She is passionate about seeing young people’s voices reflected in public debates. Catharine has been the recipient of seven Australian Research Council grants.
Additional Booking Instructions: Please Note: The presentation will start promptly at 10.30am and conclude by 11.20am - There will be 35 minutes of presentation time and 10 minutes for students to ask questions.
Dial in Instructions:
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