I presented on the benefits of hackathons and community for students.
My discussion of the work I’ve done to engage students in extra-curricular activities using social media.
Based on my experience of running hackathons, I have a lot of material available for talks and teaching seminars, as well as to develop for future research. Here is a video version of the talk I gave.
A large proportion of my recent working life has been focused around looking at improving student experience and student engagement. As part of this, I’ve been introducing students to hackathons.