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DCU Social Media workshop

  1. 1. Social Media & E- Learning Noel Davidson
  2. 2. Information Technology & Social Mediain the Classroomin the Classroomin the Classroom
  3. 3. Social Media
  4. 4. Social MediaSocial MediaNew Media
  5. 5. Social MediaTo reach a target audience of 50 millionRadio : 38 years TV : 13 years 4 years iPod : 3 years 2 years
  6. 6. Social Media in the Classroom How will YOU use Social Media in your Classroom?
  7. 7. Social Media Tweets per Day 2007 = 5,0002010 = 65 million2011 = 145 million2012 = 335 million
  8. 8. Social Media
  9. 9. How does it work? that is clarifying and inspiringA summary of this goal will be stated here • Twitter lets you write and read messages of up to 140 characters, or the very length of this sentence, including all punctuation and spaces. • The messages (also known as tweets) are public, and you decide which accounts you want to receive messages from • Twitter works equally well from your desktop or mobile phone Social Media
  10. 10. Follow this goal will be stated here that is clarifying and inspiring A summary of relevant accounts• Following somebody means you’ve subscribed to their tweets• To find people talking about your company or topics in your field, use search.twitter.com• When you find a good candidate, look under their picture for the Follow button• You can also choose to interact without following an account, just send them a tweet Social Media
  11. 11. Post tweetsA summary of this goal will be stated here that is clarifying and inspiring• People like tips, links to interesting stories and blogposts (they don’t have to be about your company), exclusive deals and a good sense of humour.• People like the human touch and will appreciate posts with your thoughts and experiences more than you think• They also like it when you say hi, respond to their questions, comments, praise, complaints and jokes Social Media
  12. 12. Best practicesA summary of this goal will be stated here that is clarifying and inspiring• Build relationships on Twitter • Listen for comments about you • Respond to comments and queries • Ask questions • Post links to things people would find interesting • Retweet messages you would like to share • Use a friendly, casual tone • Don’t spam people Social Media
  13. 13. Social Media
  14. 14. Social Media
  15. 15. Social Media•Follow prompts and complete profile to 100%•Add a current photo (business orientated)•Get connections and ask for recommendations•Join groups that are relevant to your business (Limit 50)•Interact with questions / answers•LinkedIn is digital face to face networking–You get back what you put in•Update your status (once a week) with relevant news to yourbusiness
  16. 16. Social Media DEMO
  17. 17. Q&Anoel@QEDtraining.ie 01 4197000
  18. 18. Just do it!
  19. 19. THE END(and the beginning)