C&C announcement, education, media, Teaching resources, Useful Research Tools

Online Guest lecture: Tips and tricks for online teaching (now available)

Giulia PPT

Dr Ann Wand had the pleasure of talking with Dr Giulia Guarnieri regarding her tips and tricks for online teaching. You can check out her lecture on our Patreon page.

If you’d like to attend our next guest lecture with Dr Kristin Stasiowski from Kent State University on 19 September, just send Dr Wand a message on Patreon. Dr Stasiowski will be talking about the importance of ‘Discovering your gifts’ during periods of personal uncertainty.

 

C&C announcement, media

Closing: Early bird offer finishes 8 August!

This is just a brief reminder to let our listeners know that our early bird special offer for those interested in podcast production is due 8 August. See below:

The podcast, ‘Coffee & Cocktails’ is running the first of a two-part online workshop series this autumn on podcast production for academics, students, and professionals interested in learning more about the media industry. Our first workshop on the creative aspects of podcast production will focus on the following:

  • Developing your ‘voice’ and presentation style
  • Script writing
  • Content production/ development
  • Researching your topic
  • Networking
  • Finding guest speakers
  • Discovering your market/ audience
  • Advertising your podcast
  • How to monetize your podcast

In addition, the workshop will provide opportunities for attendees to discuss their podcast ideas through interactive discussions with the host, followed by a Q&A.

The workshop is set for Saturday, 10 October 2020 at 2pm GMT. Those who are unable to attend will be able to see what they missed by becoming a VIP on Patreon for £5.

To apply all you need to do is become a Patreon member for £3 by 1 September. Those who apply by 8 August will be able to sit in on a live recording of our next episode set for 5 September, 2020 at 2pm GMT to see how podcasting is done behind the scenes.

If you would like to learn more, feel free to contact the host at: annwand.com/contact

We look forward to seeing you!

The C&C Team

C&C announcement, media, Podcast production

C&C Online workshop on Podcast Production!

The podcast, ‘Coffee & Cocktails’ is running the first of a two-part online workshop series this autumn on podcast production for academics, students, and professionals interested in learning more about the media industry. Our first workshop on the creative aspects of podcast production will focus on the following:

  • Developing your ‘voice’ and presentation style
  • Script writing
  • Content production/ development
  • Researching your topic
  • Networking
  • Finding guest speakers
  • Discovering your market/ audience
  • Advertising your podcast

In addition, the workshop will provide opportunities for attendees to discuss their podcast ideas through interactive discussions with the host and their peers, followed by a Q&A.

The workshop is set for Saturday, 10 October 2020 at 2pm GMT but depending on numbers we may expand this out to several smaller workshops so that all global applicants can attend.

To apply all you need to do is become a Patreon member for £3 by 1 September. Those who apply before 8 August will be able to sit in on a live recording set for 5 September, 2020 at 2pm GMT.

Click here to become a Patreon member: https://www.patreon.com/coffeeandcocktailspodcast

If you would like to learn more, feel free to contact the host at: annwand.com/contact

C&C announcement, media

The Coffee & Cocktails Podcast/ blog is now on Patreon!

Patreon

The Coffee & Cocktails podcast and blog is now on Patreon! For as little as £1 per month you can help support the C&C team in order to keep the show going. For information, just click on our link below!

https://www.patreon.com/coffeeandcocktailspodcast

 

C&C announcement, media, Politics, Religion

New COVID series on ‘Coffee & Cocktails’

Zoom

Apologies for the silence but C&C is pleased to announce that we will be hosting a COVID series starting this June. Rather than wait for the studio to open, we’ll be taking advantage of Zoom and recording live (bloopers and all!)

If you’d like to get in on the action and have ideas for future episodes, please feel free to contact us! Otherwise, anticipate several new episodes in the next several weeks/ months including mental health issues in higher education, educating the Roma in Florence, Italy, and the confusing world of Cannabis law in America.

*Like the topics we’re discussing? Consider becoming a Patreon member for as little as £1 per month to help finance our team to explore new topics.

education, ETE announcements, language, media, Politics

Coffee & Cocktails Episode 5: The use of Camfranglais amongst the diaspora

Constance Mbassi Manga, doctoral researcher at Lancaster University, talks about migratory issues faced by Cameroonian ex-pats in the UK, France and US and how identity is made sense of through the use of Camfranglais.

*Like the topics we’re discussing? Consider becoming a Patreon member for as little as £1 per month to help finance our team to explore new topics.

education, ETE announcements, media

Coffee & Cocktails Episode 4: Dealing with isolation in academia

Dr Chelsea Robles, Research Specialist at the Institute of International Education in New York City, talks about coping strategies she has developed when dealing with isolation in academia.

*Like the topics we’re discussing? Consider becoming a Patreon member for as little as £1 per month to help finance our team to explore new topics.

ETE announcements, media

Coffee & Cocktails- Episode 1: ECRs and the job market

academia

Welcome to the ‘Coffee & Cocktails’ podcast (and blog), a chance for academics and the best professionals in their fields to discuss ‘over drinks’ many of the days’ most important issues, innovative ideas, and topics in modern society.

Our first episode focuses on issues faced by Early Career Researchers (ECRs) as they work their way through an uncertain job market. Topics discussed include: job insecurity and mobility, teaching vs. publications and using social media as a job promotion platform in both American and British institutions.

We hope you enjoy it!

*Like the topics we’re discussing? Consider becoming a Patreon member for as little as £1 per month to help finance our team to explore new topics.