Social Media for LearningThe aim of this blog is to help you explore the different ways you can interact online using social media and the tools to help you do this.
Introducing Social MediaSo what is social media you might ask? Social Media is an umbrella term for web based and mobile technology that allows the user to produce and share information with others using text and/or media (video, audio, images), who in turn are then able to engage in a interactive dialogue about the content.
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- New post: Some tips on choosing images to use for blogs, websites and presentations
- Good practice tips for professional social media profiles
- Social media etiquette – some useful reminders
- 10 Ways to use Twitter in Teaching
- Take a look at using Diigo the social bookmarking tool you can access anywhere
Category Archives: Social Media
The social media etiquette guide for business presented below as an infographic provides some excellent tips that ALL users of social media can learn from and adopt. It is important to consider etiquette both as polite and acceptable behaviours but … Continue reading →
Social Media terms blur Group: An A-Z social media glossary Hootsuite: 154 essential definitions Hubspot: 120 social media terms explained IBM: Glossary of social media terms Socialbrite: The Top 100 words & phrases in the social media dictionary Social Media tools … Continue reading →
A scaffolded approach to develop digital and social media skills to support PERSONALised student PPDP
PPDP is personal and professional development planning Providing students opportunities to develop professional digital and social media skills can support meaningful engagement with personal and professional development (PPDP).
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 →
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 →
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 →
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 →
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 →
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 →