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Liverpool John Moores University
3 June 2014
#MELSIGLJMU
@melsiguk
Andrew Middleton
Sheffield Hallam University
Chair of M...
Welcome to the 21st event
Media-Enhanced Learning
Special Interest Group
• Digital and social media
• Together
• Sharing p...
Social Media for Learning
•Connectivity – always on
•Personal - not institutional?
•Authentic and ubiquitous –
ever-presen...
Digital Voices
• Representing the MELSIG ethos
• How the recorded voices of
teachers, students, employers,
professionals a...
Coming up…
•Social Media for Learning event –
University of Sussex 9th
September
•Media Enhanced Feedback event #2
•Inclus...
Finally…
#MELSIGLJMU
• Thank you LJMU!
– Alex Spiers
• Open Badges – thanks Ellie
Livermore
• Challenges and
Opportunities
Finally…
#MELSIGLJMU
• Thank you LJMU!
– Alex Spiers
• Open Badges – thanks Ellie
Livermore
• Challenges and
Opportunities
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Welcome to MELSIG LJMU

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Introduction to MELSI and the new focus on Social Media for Learning for the Liverpool John Moores University hosted event, 3 June 2014

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Welcome to MELSIG LJMU

  1. 1. Liverpool John Moores University 3 June 2014 #MELSIGLJMU @melsiguk Andrew Middleton Sheffield Hallam University Chair of MELSIG Social Media for Learning #1 http://melsig.shu.ac.uk/
  2. 2. Welcome to the 21st event Media-Enhanced Learning Special Interest Group • Digital and social media • Together • Sharing practice • Generating ideas • Asking questions • Ideas and risky thinking • Innovation and change
  3. 3. Social Media for Learning •Connectivity – always on •Personal - not institutional? •Authentic and ubiquitous – ever-present like 'intelligent clothing' •Changing the learning context and the learning environment •How? •Today: diverse experience and interests •Developing an online resource together (cc) ) by sa Saad Faruque
  4. 4. Digital Voices • Representing the MELSIG ethos • How the recorded voices of teachers, students, employers, professionals and many others can change and enhance learning • Essays, case studies and 50 ideas • 24 authors from UK post- compulsory education • Now free to download
  5. 5. Coming up… •Social Media for Learning event – University of Sussex 9th September •Media Enhanced Feedback event #2 •Inclusivity event •Creative Capture and Flipped Classroom event •#BYOD4L – take 2 (wb 14 July 2014) •Online resource •New book call – “Smart Learning” (cc) by nc Incessant Flux
  6. 6. Finally… #MELSIGLJMU • Thank you LJMU! – Alex Spiers • Open Badges – thanks Ellie Livermore • Challenges and Opportunities
  7. 7. Finally… #MELSIGLJMU • Thank you LJMU! – Alex Spiers • Open Badges – thanks Ellie Livermore • Challenges and Opportunities

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