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.
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Category Archives: Social Media
As we near the close of 2019 the Global Digital Statshot Q4 October 2019 is a fascinating slide deck to look at. Of the 7.7 billion total population more than 50% are active social media users and use their mobile … Continue reading →
Visualizing the Social Media Universe in 2018
The language used when talking about social media in business can often seem unrelated to the way we relate to using it in a social context, however there are some useful pointers to gain from. Lilach Bullock is an online business … Continue reading →
The infographic below (Credit: TollFreeForwarding) provides tips for Facebook, Twitter, Google+, Instagram, LinkedIn, Pinterest. Whilst aimed at business there are some useful pointers for everyone to take away. In short good manners are equally important online in these social spaces … Continue reading →
Thanks to Josh Wardini, Community Manager at Skilled.co who contacted me to share this rich infographic. The research highlights the continuing annual growth of internet users, unique mobile users, social media users and mobile social media users. Social media is … Continue reading →
On December 16th the 2nd Social Media for Learning in Higher Education Conference will take place, bringing together educators from many disciplines to share how they are using social media in learning and teaching. With social media, we have an … Continue reading →
Erik Qualman first produced the Socialnomics Social Media Revolution video showcasing the power of social media and mobile in 2009. Above is the 7th iteration and just released this month October 2016.
Referencing and citation is an important part of any writing. This post looks at some recommendations and consideration when citing social media. Citations have several important purposes: to uphold intellectual honesty (or avoiding plagiarism), to attribute prior or unoriginal work … Continue reading →
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 →
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 →