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  • 1. Using Social Media in Learning, Teaching and Research Sue Beckingham | @suebecks | Sheffield Hallam University
  • 2. We want our students and graduates to • develop confident face to face and online communication skills1 • work collaboratively both synchronously and asynchronously2 • develop a professional online presence3 • use digital tools and social media responsibly and effectively4
  • 3. Clear pedagogic outcomes http://edorigami.wikispaces.com/21st+Century+Pedagogy Andrew Churches
  • 4. Clear pedagogic outcomes http://www2.futurelab.org.uk/resources/publications-reports- articles/handbooks/Handbook1706
  • 5. Social Media Guidance Students can access these four resources at http://go.shu.ac.uk/socialmedia
  • 6. The A-Z of Social Media for Academia http://www.andymiah.net/2012/12/30/the-a-to-z-of- social-media-for-academics/ A blog updated periodically with relevant social media tools and what they can be used for
  • 7. Getting Started with Social Media http://socialmedia4us.wordpress.com/
  • 8. TEACHING • Blogs to share introductions and other induction activities • Wikis and Google Drive for project collaboration • Google hangouts for group online meetings • YouTube videos for how to guides • Screencast tools such as Jing and Screencast-o- matic to create short summaries • Pinterest for visual reading lists, Diigo for social bookmarking Research Teaching
  • 9. ACADEMIC PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT • Sharing information via Twitter and LinkedIn • Discussion forums such LinkedIn groups and Google+ communities • Curation tools to gather resources on specific topics Academic Professional Development
  • 10. RESEARCH • Be known as an expert in your field • Research your project definition, funding and collaboration • Share and promote publications: papers, books, articles, websites, presentations Research
  • 11. STUDENT GUIDANCE • Facebook and Wikis for FAQs and space to raise questions • Twitter to signpost support areas such as wellbeing, study support, disability support • Social Bookmarking tools such as Diigo to tag and highlight key documents and web resources • Pinterest board of Who's Who in Student Support • Newsletters using Blogs ResearchStudent Guidance
  • 12. PEER SUPPORT • Maintain/make new connections/friendships via Facebook happens! • Course blogs to share interests, hobbies etc. • Collaborative Pinterest boards to share inspirational quotes • Picture quizzes of places and people in University • Online group chat using Google+ hangouts, Skype or Blackboard Collaborate ResearchPeer Support
  • 13. STUDENT PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT • Share information via Facebook groups • Professional networking • Learning about companies via LinkedIn company pages • Job opportunities/career development on LinkedIn and Twitter Student Professional Development
  • 14. RECRUITMENT • Communicate events/open days via Facebook, Eventbrite and Lanyrd • Showcase event photos and videos on Pinterest and Flickr • Company presence on LinkedIn Recruitment Services tab also includes info and links to: < Postgraduate Study < Distinguished Lecture series < Centre for Lifelong Learning < Knowledge Centre
  • 15. UNIVERSITY COMMUNICATION • Twitter, LinkedIn Company page, Facebook ResearchUniversity Comms
  • 16. Sue Beckingham Educational Developer and Associate Lecturer Sheffield Hallam University @suebecks http://uk.linkedin.com/in/suebeckingham http://gplus.to/suebecks http://socialmedia4us.wordpress.com/