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My students need to be more motivated!

This article first appeared in my inbox, as private comments made by an undergraduate programme lecturer. It is of such interest that I thought a wider audience should consider it. Many lecturers may feel like this, but it is difficult to know whe…

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The State of SocialMet Play

I’m not afraid to say, this SocialMet thing is a lark. London Met is now bristling with shiny new feedback posters, growing SocialMet statistics, and a way of bringing content to our crowd (read students, staff, other) that maybe hasn’t been done …

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Feedback, Assessment and Student Expectations

Students need to not only expect to be given feedback, but may also have to ask for it. How best should we go about this? Sometimes feedback is viewed negatively by students, but in part that could have to do with the fact that students perhaps do…

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Launch this Friday @The Rocket 1pm

Here at SocialMet Central everyone is getting ever-so-slightly excited by the imminent launch of SocialMet. We’ve sent off the posters to get printed, we’ve organised the graffiti artists, we’ve booked out the video cameras, we’ve sent out the inv…

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Technology Developments

We’ve been working on the technology to use for our campaigns. So far, for anyone interested, we’re using the following:Posterous (obviously!) Facebook pages, we set up SocialMet, but will also post to LondonMetSU and others Youtube (using the SU …

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Getting the go ahead

We had a couple of meetings last week – me, Claire and Chris (Sarchet, good bloke, Dr (PhD type), and instigator of all things ‘Review’), first with the Charter Board and then with the Tsar (aka Za) of Marketing. All went swimmingly. Claire is now…

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