Category Archives: Social Media

Social Enlightenment: What enterprise wide use of social business ‘could’ look like

Image source: Jive Social Click on the image to enlarge “Overcome the suffering that email, legacy systems, and archaic processes bring. Let go of your frustration with not finding answers. There’s a path to enlightenment for every part of your company.” … Continue reading

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Extending your reach beyond the conference using SlideShare and Social Media

Over the years I have attended a good number of educational conferences. The usual format will include one or more keynote speakers and a selection of workshops and presentations. For many of these, presenters will prepare a set of presentation … Continue reading

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Using social media for learning, teaching and research

We want our students to develop confident face to face and online communication skills work collaboratively both synchronously and asynchronously develop a professional online presence use digital tools responsibly and effectively To help our students develop these skills and knowledge … Continue reading

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Using Social Media in the Social Age of Learning #lifewidelearning

Lifewide Magazine is published four times a year under a Creative Commons license. Each issue examines a different aspect of lifewide learning, education, personal development and achievement. For this latest issue my colleague Chrissi Nerantzi and myself were invited by … Continue reading

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Hurrah! An easy way to attribute Flickr images

 Image source: creative commons licensed (BY-NC-ND) flickr photo by Jonas Tana: http://flickr.com/photos/jonastana/6280941316 Flickr is an image and video hosting site. Registering an account also allows users to create a profile page containing photos and videos that the user has uploaded. Users uploading an … Continue reading

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The Wonderful Web at 25

Image source: Wikipedia March 12th 2014 marked the 25th anniversary of the World Wide Web. It is hard to believe that pre-1989 there was no Web (or at least public access to). In recent years as the price of computers … Continue reading

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The affordances of ‘new’ technology and social media

This latest cartoon from the talented Wrong Hands made me both smile and reflect on the many changes of how new technology has replaced older technology, devices and other things. Just this week I was asked if I had photos of my … Continue reading

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Strategies to improve visibility and impact through social media

As a blogger, author of a book, chapter or article; it should come as no surprise that we look to find ways to increase readership. This morning whilst researching for a project I am working on, I came across an … Continue reading

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What happens in 24 hours of Social Media use?

There are over 7.13 billion in the world today and every 24 hours 40% of these people go online to search, create, curate, learn and engage in social media. During this time an astounding 2.7 billion likes will take place … Continue reading

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How to choose and apply a Creative Commons licence to your work to encourage open social sharing

There is an increasing movement to openly share information and to encourage people to re-share through Twitter or any of the other social channels. Many do not want to attach strict copyright to such work, but still want to be … Continue reading

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