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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Category Archives: Social Media
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 →
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 →
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 →
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 →