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 Media
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.
Social Media ResearchMy publications can be found in SHURA the Sheffield Hallam University Research Archive
Sue is a National Teaching Fellow and Principal Lecturer at Sheffield Hallam University. She is Certified Management and Business Educator, Senior Fellow of the HEA, a Fellow of the Staff and Educational Development Association and a Certified Member of the Association of Learning Technology. Sue is also a Visiting Fellow at Edge Hill University.
Tweets as @suebecks and can be found on LinkedIn here https://www.linkedin.com/in/suebeckingham/
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Category Archives: Google
The Google Yourself Challenge
When was the last time you googled yourself? If not recently (or indeed if you never have) then now’s the time to do this. Dismiss the idea that this is some sort of ‘ego surfing’ exercise. This is an opportunity … Continue reading
Posted in Digital Skills, Google, Tips Tagged online presence 2 Comments
Using Google Alerts for your research
Did you know that you can easily monitor the web for content and be notified of the results by using Google Alerts? Start by simply choosing a key word that is relevant to the topic you wish to research. If … Continue reading
Posted in Google Tagged Google Alerts 2 Comments
Google Search has finally added a simple way to search for images that have reuse rights!
Google Search has finally added a simple way to search for images that have reuse rights! First of all enter your search keyword, then click on Images. You will then see Search tools. Select this and it reveals Usage Rights … Continue reading
Posted in Google, Tips 8 Comments
Beyond the ‘Google it’ search bar (as it’s not the only way you can search)
Google has long since been the verb for online searching. For many of us it is the only way we search for information. In 2012 alone there were 1.2 trillion searches. Many of these will have been done directly from … Continue reading
Posted in Google, LinkedIn, Tips Tagged advanced search, Google Scholar, YouTube 2 Comments
Taking a virtual field trip around the world using Google Maps Street View
http://maps.google.com/help/maps/streetview/gallery/index.html I follow Google in Education on Google+ and come across a variety of interesting posts. For those not familiar with Google+ take a look at the information I’ve written about this social networking site. The post that caught my eye on … Continue reading
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Say good-bye to file version worry: Google Drive
Introducing the all-new Google Drive. Now access your files, even the big ones, from wherever you are. Share them with whomever you want, and edit them together in real time.
Posted in Google Tagged Google Drive Leave a comment