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TAYJ031 Creating and Developing Digital Research Profiles 1 ECTS
Period I Period II Period II Period IV
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Postgraduate studies
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Yliopiston yhteiset tohtoriopinnot
Doctoral School

General description

Learning outcomes:

After the course the student:
-    understands the significance of digital researcher profile as part of scientific communication
-    has knowledge of various sites pertinent to academic careers
-    can promote his/her research and career in new digital environments
-    has detailed information on how to best develop and update digital profiles

Course description:

The visibility and accessibility of research expertise and researcher profiles is key to building your personal and professional brand. Researchers' digital profiles are an increasingly important element in how research circulates and how researchers become known and recruited. This practical one-day workshop will assist doctoral candidates in producing clear and credible profiles for sites such as Academia.edu.

Course schedule:

Wed 17.2.2016

10.15 – 12.00    Open lecture: Digital research profiles as part of academic visibility and brand. Lecture Hall D11 (UTA Main building)
(Prof. Maryanne Dever)

12.00 – 13.00    lunch

13.15 – 16.00    Practical hands-on exercise in computer class-room.
    Various sites, characteristics and styles in profile creation
    Making the most of your digital existence? Computer classroom 7 (TietoPinni building)

Group size: 14

Study Methods: During the course, students get to know different digital environments relevant and useful to researchers. They try at least couple of them in order to find the best fitting for their purposes. The course consists of lecture + hands-on exercises. The latter takes place in a computer classroom. Students should come prepared with an electronic copy of their CV and a digital portrait photo suitable for uploading.

Mode of assessment: Active participation in lecture and exercises, hands-on exercises on developing your own academic profile.

Scale: Pass/fail.

Enrolment for University Studies

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Maryanne Dever, Teacher responsible


17-Feb-2016 – 17-Feb-2016