Social Media Presentation at Anglia Ruskin University

Last week I presented a three hour talk on social media for students on the MA Arts Management programme at Anglia Ruskin University.

It was quite an early start for me (one of the joys of working predominantly from home). When I arrived at Liverpool street station I suddenly had a panic attack that I’d come to the wrong station (luckily I was looking at Arrivals, not the Departures – someone needs to optimise those dang information boards):

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Last minute finishing up of slides on the train to Cambridge. Did I say “last minute finishing up” – I meant “perfecting”:

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Chris Grady, the course leader, handing out yearly evaluation forms for the course just before I start. No pressure then:

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Me in presentation mode. Not the best photo, but the lighting in the others made me look like I had a bald spot:

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I used the excellent Gecko theatre company as a social media example, Chris tweeted it while I was presenting, and then they retweeted. How meta:

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I split the class into groups at the last portion of the class to work on an exercise:

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Every now and then during the exercise, I’d spring a challenge on the groups to solve before progressing with the next stage. Challenge two – Don’t feed the trolls:

anglia ruskin talk 8It was a great day (but very cold up north).