Category Archives: Social Media

Experiences of social media in higher education: barriers enablers and next steps #SocMedHE15

Below is the presentation I gave with my wonderful research partners Dr Alison Purvis and Helen Rodger at the 2015 Social Media for Learning in HE Conference #SocMedHE15 at Sheffield Hallam University. We were all also part of the organising … Continue reading

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Social Media for Learning in Higher Education Conference #SocMedHe15 – A brief snapshot (more to follow)

On the 18th December 2015 the inaugural Social Media for Learning in Higher Education Conference #SocMedHE15, a one day conference, with pre-conference workshops was held at Sheffield Hallam University. #SocMedHE15 is about the use of social media for learning in … Continue reading

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The growing social media landscape: an updated glossary

Social Media not only keeps on growing but also changing. New vocabulary and new sites emerge and as sites lose popularity they disappear are quietly forgotten. The Conversation Prism above created by Brian Solis and JESS3 has gone through a … Continue reading

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Teens and (social) media – a snapshot over three decades

This infographic created by Teensafe provides a great visual of the changing focus on technology use. First of all it considers changes in teenagers social lives and the impact media has had. The use of the phone for example for talking … Continue reading

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What NOT to post on social media

Maslow’s Hierarchy of social media engagement: http://t.co/lKfbfWqodD pic.twitter.com/iRqvIQtcMM — Hootsuite (@hootsuite) May 3, 2015   For many of us social media has pervaded our lives, not only socially but as spaces to interact professionally within too. Ubiquitous access to mobile … Continue reading

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Social media etiquette – some useful reminders

  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

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An A-Z collection of social media tools, terms and glossaries

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

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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).

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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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