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How to Create & Maintain a Professional LinkedIn Profile

Join us for the next webinar in our new series “How to?” on Thursday, November 12th, 2020 at 5 PM ET!

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How to Create & Maintain a Professional Academic Blog

About this webinar

Have you been thinking of starting a blog or want to know more about academic blogging? Join us in an upcoming webinar presented by guest Christine Valentine to learn how to create and maintain a professional academic blog. Starting with the basics of blogging, this webinar will cover how to get started with a blog, including a look at the different platforms available, creating limitless content, and sharing your content with researchers in your field. If you’ve been curious to learn more about how you can blog in academia, this webinar is for you!


  • Setting up a blog
  • Creating content for your blog
  • Sharing your content

How to Create & Maintain a Professional Academic Twitter

About this webinar

Have you wanted to learn about the benefits of using Twitter as an academic? Join us in an upcoming webinar presented by guest speaker Christine Valentine to learn how to create and maintain a professional academic Twitter account. With an academic Twitter profile, you can build a social network, create a resource database using the platform’s features, and promote professional and academic learning through sharing academic research. If you’re an academic, Twitter is a useful tool that can help you to establish yourself as a subject-matter expert in your field, network with a broad audience, and share academic knowledge in a publicly-accessible forum. Sign up for free!


  • Using Twitter as a social network
  • Using Twitter as a research tool
  • Using Twitter to share research in your field


Meet the Invited Speaker

Christine Valentine, M. Ed.

Christine Valentine (she/her) is an academic blogger and researcher in the field of educational administration and leadership. She graduated from the University of Alberta with a B.A. in History and French Language Literature, where she first started to blog about her experience as a student. Soon, she was stapling hand-drawn posters all over the university campus to advertise her blog, and writing about the importance of public pedagogy. Christine returned to the University of Alberta to complete her M.Ed in Educational Policy Studies after becoming curious about university administration and wrote her thesis about public intellectualism in higher education administration. She has also completed her certificate in Web Writing and Social Media Communication from the University of Toronto. Christine works for MacEwan University and lives with her partner in Edmonton, Alberta. She writes a blog to help educational administration researchers build a research toolkit at and can often be found tweeting about #EdAdmin resources at @VAcademiaCo.