Education Society - Caught Between the Social Media machine and the Impact machine?

Mark Carrigan
Mark Carrigan Postdoctoral Research Associate, Faculty of Education
Date 16/05/2019 at 17.45 - 16/05/2019 at 19.00 Where Syndicate Room 2, Chancellor's Centre
Mark Carrigan

About the Speaker

Mark Carrigan is a sociologist in the Faculty of Education at the University of Cambridge. His research explores how the proliferation of digital platforms is reshaping education systems, with a particular focus on knowledge production within universities. He is internationally recognised as a leading expert on the role of social media within higher education, giving over 100 invited talks internationally and consulting for universities, research centres and publishers. He is associate editor of Civil Sociology and a member of the editorial boards of Applied Social Theory, Digital Culture & Education, Discover Society, Journal of Digital Social Research and Social Research Practice. He is a trustee of the Social Research Association and a member of the Centre for Social Ontology.

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