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Social                                                        media and                                                   ...
Thoughts for today• What do you want to get out of todays  session?• Why do we need to consider social media as  learners ...
What is social media?   “web-based and mobile technologies that turn    communication into interactive dialogue”          ...
Why is social media relevant to us   as learners and teachers? http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YmwwrGV_aiE
How to use social media for  learning and teaching?
To deliver                                              content and                                                manage ...
Share resourceshttp://www.flickr.com/photos/25405741@N00/1443514113
Organize, advertise and take part      in real time events http://www.flickr.com/photos/59089413@N00/123386545
Real time helphttp://www.flickr.com/photos/22177648@N06/2137737248
Mobile options eg   class announcementshttp://www.flickr.com/photos/34024493@N00/3183824689
Use alternative media to process and            present work      http://www.flickr.com/photos/34427466731@N01/241843728
Following international events, issues     and discussions, in real-time     http://www.flickr.com/photos/10717364@N06/379...
Becoming part of national and      international campaignshttp://www.flickr.com/photos/lumaxart/2364696515/in/set-72157603...
Connecting with “famous” people, people    of influence, culture and powerhttp://www.flickr.com/photos/39895100@N02/441078...
Enhancing face-to-face relationships
Connecting students at a distance  http://www.flickr.com/photos/sarahmstewart/3716387424/
Sharing advicehttp://www.flickr.com/photos/67953162@N00/3943777830
Aid ongoing teacher and peer          feedback   http://www.flickr.com/photos/20260568@N07/2072717826
Taking class discussion to a wider             audience   http://www.flickr.com/photos/44921934@N00/302001867
Grow online communities/networks of              learning        http://www.flickr.com/photos/49503019876@N01/1804295568
Facilitate collaborationhttp://www.flickr.com/photos/29809546@N00/2199685678
Develop digital literacy skills   http://www.flickr.com/photos/21560098@N06/3796822070
Preparestudents for life    outside   university
http://www.facebook.com/pages/Otago-         Polytechnic-School-of-      Midwifery/293406710680213
Some examples
“Facilitating Online”:http://wikieducator.org/Facilitating_Online
Virtual Birthing Unit:http://wikieducator.org/The_virtual_birthing_unit_project
Eportfolio:http://sarahstewart-eportfolio.wikispaces.com
Collaborative wiki for teachers to        share resources:http://mindthegap2011.wikispaces.com
How to write a paper for   publication in 6 weeks:http://writingapaperin6weeks.wikispaces.com
Reflective journal:http://sarah-stewart.blogspot.com
Twitter: #phdchat
Virtual International Day of the                Midwife:http://www.facebook.com/VirtualInternationalDayoftheMidwife
Slideshare:http://www.slideshare.net/sarahs
Flickr:http://www.flickr.com/photos/sarahmstewart
YouTube/Blip.TV:http://www.youtube.com/user/sarahmstewart
Issues to think abouthttp://www.flickr.com/photos/83476873@N00/110993877
Chicken or egg?                                   What comes first                                    – pedagogy or       ...
What is it you actually want to            achieve? http://www.flickr.com/photos/50715604@N07/4881844153
Facebook wont stop you being a      rubbish teacher!?   http://www.flickr.com/photos/72527902@N00/990858552
What support do you need?   http://www.flickr.com/photos/35342879@N00/127809435
What support do your students    need?
How open doyou want to be?        http://www.flickr.com/photos/44124425616@N01/609777936
What are the issues of privacy,security and professional online           behavior      http://www.flickr.com/photos/46485...
How will you develop your own online              profile?       http://www.flickr.com/photos/16851909@N00/93136022
10 top tips for using social media    for personal learning and           networking
Read articles,                                         blog posts and                                         watch ‘how t...
Connect with teachers who use social    media, both F2F and online
Be prepared                                                       to give time                                            ...
Be consistent about how you      brand yourself   http://www.flickr.com/photos/62845223@N00/1459717062
Be open
Focus on what you can give asopposed to what you can receive  http://www.flickr.com/photos/stephenr/2926296193/sizes/z/in/...
Focus on quality, not quantity   http://www.flickr.com/photos/8663326@N06/4429964169
Be authentichttp://www.flickr.com/photos/7487149@N03/519690623
Practice what you preachhttp://www.flickr.com/photos/17362366@N00/1288183535
Always respond to people when       they contact you   http://www.flickr.com/photos/44373968@N00/2565606353
“Focus on how to be social, not on        how to do social.” - Jay Baer, Convince & Convert
Resources* http://www.uwe.ac.uk/elearning/*http://mashable.com*http://cde.athabascau.ca/online_book*http://www.slideshare....
ContactEmail: Sarah.stewart@midwives.org.auFacebook:  http://www.facebook.com/sarahmstewartTwitter: SarahStewartBlog: http...
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Presentation about how you can use social media for teaching and learning in higher education, given at the University of the West Country, UK on September 3rd 2012.

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  • Somewhere to store information? A way to communicate, or a teaching/learning methodology? Who are your learners? What is the appropriate tool for what you want to achieve?
  • Social media is not a “cure all”
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    1. 1. Social media and technology -enhanced learninghttp://www.flickr.com/photos/42834622@N00/4333362932 Sarah Stewart 2012 Australian College of Midwives sarah.stewart@midwives.org.au Creative Commons Attribution BY
    2. 2. Thoughts for today• What do you want to get out of todays session?• Why do we need to consider social media as learners and teachers?• My story• Issues to consider• Tips for getting started
    3. 3. What is social media? “web-based and mobile technologies that turn communication into interactive dialogue” Wikipedia: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Social_mediahttp://www.flickr.com/photos/73532212@N00/2945559128
    4. 4. Why is social media relevant to us as learners and teachers? http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YmwwrGV_aiE
    5. 5. How to use social media for learning and teaching?
    6. 6. To deliver content and manage courseshttp://www.flickr.com/photos/28430474@N05/6109506769
    7. 7. Share resourceshttp://www.flickr.com/photos/25405741@N00/1443514113
    8. 8. Organize, advertise and take part in real time events http://www.flickr.com/photos/59089413@N00/123386545
    9. 9. Real time helphttp://www.flickr.com/photos/22177648@N06/2137737248
    10. 10. Mobile options eg class announcementshttp://www.flickr.com/photos/34024493@N00/3183824689
    11. 11. Use alternative media to process and present work http://www.flickr.com/photos/34427466731@N01/241843728
    12. 12. Following international events, issues and discussions, in real-time http://www.flickr.com/photos/10717364@N06/3792337931
    13. 13. Becoming part of national and international campaignshttp://www.flickr.com/photos/lumaxart/2364696515/in/set-72157603545124242/
    14. 14. Connecting with “famous” people, people of influence, culture and powerhttp://www.flickr.com/photos/39895100@N02/4410788484 http://www.flickr.com/photos/95 08955@N07/5818782513 http://www.flickr.com/photos/68099 105@N00/4270843426
    15. 15. Enhancing face-to-face relationships
    16. 16. Connecting students at a distance http://www.flickr.com/photos/sarahmstewart/3716387424/
    17. 17. Sharing advicehttp://www.flickr.com/photos/67953162@N00/3943777830
    18. 18. Aid ongoing teacher and peer feedback http://www.flickr.com/photos/20260568@N07/2072717826
    19. 19. Taking class discussion to a wider audience http://www.flickr.com/photos/44921934@N00/302001867
    20. 20. Grow online communities/networks of learning http://www.flickr.com/photos/49503019876@N01/1804295568
    21. 21. Facilitate collaborationhttp://www.flickr.com/photos/29809546@N00/2199685678
    22. 22. Develop digital literacy skills http://www.flickr.com/photos/21560098@N06/3796822070
    23. 23. Preparestudents for life outside university
    24. 24. http://www.facebook.com/pages/Otago- Polytechnic-School-of- Midwifery/293406710680213
    25. 25. Some examples
    26. 26. “Facilitating Online”:http://wikieducator.org/Facilitating_Online
    27. 27. Virtual Birthing Unit:http://wikieducator.org/The_virtual_birthing_unit_project
    28. 28. Eportfolio:http://sarahstewart-eportfolio.wikispaces.com
    29. 29. Collaborative wiki for teachers to share resources:http://mindthegap2011.wikispaces.com
    30. 30. How to write a paper for publication in 6 weeks:http://writingapaperin6weeks.wikispaces.com
    31. 31. Reflective journal:http://sarah-stewart.blogspot.com
    32. 32. Twitter: #phdchat
    33. 33. Virtual International Day of the Midwife:http://www.facebook.com/VirtualInternationalDayoftheMidwife
    34. 34. Slideshare:http://www.slideshare.net/sarahs
    35. 35. Flickr:http://www.flickr.com/photos/sarahmstewart
    36. 36. YouTube/Blip.TV:http://www.youtube.com/user/sarahmstewart
    37. 37. Issues to think abouthttp://www.flickr.com/photos/83476873@N00/110993877
    38. 38. Chicken or egg? What comes first – pedagogy or technology?http://www.flickr.com/photos/8082038@N06/2114990334
    39. 39. What is it you actually want to achieve? http://www.flickr.com/photos/50715604@N07/4881844153
    40. 40. Facebook wont stop you being a rubbish teacher!? http://www.flickr.com/photos/72527902@N00/990858552
    41. 41. What support do you need? http://www.flickr.com/photos/35342879@N00/127809435
    42. 42. What support do your students need?
    43. 43. How open doyou want to be? http://www.flickr.com/photos/44124425616@N01/609777936
    44. 44. What are the issues of privacy,security and professional online behavior http://www.flickr.com/photos/46485933@N00/294020907
    45. 45. How will you develop your own online profile? http://www.flickr.com/photos/16851909@N00/93136022
    46. 46. 10 top tips for using social media for personal learning and networking
    47. 47. Read articles, blog posts and watch ‘how to’ videos on YouTubehttp://www.flickr.com/photos/41185766@N03/4636025159
    48. 48. Connect with teachers who use social media, both F2F and online
    49. 49. Be prepared to give time to networking and dont expect things to happen over nighthttp://www.flickr.com/photos/14516334@N00/316350537
    50. 50. Be consistent about how you brand yourself http://www.flickr.com/photos/62845223@N00/1459717062
    51. 51. Be open
    52. 52. Focus on what you can give asopposed to what you can receive http://www.flickr.com/photos/stephenr/2926296193/sizes/z/in/photostream/
    53. 53. Focus on quality, not quantity http://www.flickr.com/photos/8663326@N06/4429964169
    54. 54. Be authentichttp://www.flickr.com/photos/7487149@N03/519690623
    55. 55. Practice what you preachhttp://www.flickr.com/photos/17362366@N00/1288183535
    56. 56. Always respond to people when they contact you http://www.flickr.com/photos/44373968@N00/2565606353
    57. 57. “Focus on how to be social, not on how to do social.” - Jay Baer, Convince & Convert
    58. 58. Resources* http://www.uwe.ac.uk/elearning/*http://mashable.com*http://cde.athabascau.ca/online_book*http://www.slideshare.net/terrya/three- generations-of-distance-education-pedagogy- challenges-and-opportunities*http://sarah- stewart.blogspot.co.uk/search/label/Social %20Media
    59. 59. ContactEmail: Sarah.stewart@midwives.org.auFacebook: http://www.facebook.com/sarahmstewartTwitter: SarahStewartBlog: http://sarah-stewart.blogspot.comSkype: sarah.m.stewart
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