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Presentation by Barbara Landsberg at Accessing the Future Conference in the Hunter Valley, NSW, Australia on 8th December 2011.

Presentation by Barbara Landsberg at Accessing the Future Conference in the Hunter Valley, NSW, Australia on 8th December 2011.

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  • I could talk about this topic ALL day – but only have 30 minutes. So there is so much we can’t cover. I hop we excite you with this small taste. Request for Info forms for more.
  • I could talk about this topic ALL day – but only have 30 minutes. So there is so much we can’t cover. I hop we excite you with this small taste. Request for Info forms for more.
  • I could talk about this topic ALL day – but only have 30 minutes. So there is so much we can’t cover. I hop we excite you with this small taste. Request for Info forms for more.
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    • 1. Social MediaFlattening your WorldBuilding Personal Learning Networks for Life
    • 2. Barbara LandsbergOccupational TherapistSales and Marketing DirectorSpectronics
    • 3. Social Media platforms• What are they?• Why would you want to use them?
    • 4. Social media platforms
    • 5. How many active users are there?
    • 6. Facebook 500 million Twitter Google + 200 million20 million in first two weeks Now? LinkedIn 100 million
    • 7. What is Twitter?A social networking and “microblogging”service, enabling its users to send andread messages called tweets.Say anything you want in 140 charactersor less.
    • 8. How to find useful tweets? @ vs #
    • 9. How to find useful tweets? @ vs #• @gregoconnor | @anitaraftery | @spectronics• See who they follow• # by event or # by topic • #ATFC2011 • #assistivetech | #mlearning | #iear
    • 10. History of Twitter
    • 11. Now 140 milliontweets perday!
    • 12. Twitter is everywhere!
    • 13. Twitter is everywhere!
    • 14. 10,000 tweets per second#iSad
    • 15. Is Twitter easy?
    • 16. Is Twitter valuable?
    • 17. Other useful social media tools
    • 18. Other reasons to use them?• Sharing news and being “social”• 24 hours a day with no geographic boundaries• Breaking news updates• For people with disabilities • Calls for assistance! • Alleviating boredom • Social inclusion
    • 19. Want to learn more?
    • 20. @spectronics@gregoconnor@barblandsberg
    • 21. 22nd - 25th May 2012 Jupiters Gold Coast Convention Centre Queensland, Australiawww.spectronicsinoz.com/conference/2012