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Social media and post graduate education

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Social media and post graduate education

  1. 1. Social media & the post- graduate studenthttp://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. Aim for todayThe aim of this workshop is to introduce you to social media and how you can use it for postgraduate education, as teachers, learners and researchers.
  3. 3. ObjectivesList some of the common social media tools that be used for postgraduate education;Identify how you can use these tools to build personal learning networks;Describe some examples in which social media can be used for postgraduate education;Discuss the issues that must be considered when working with social media;Construct a plan for how you can use social media for your own personal learning.
  4. 4. 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
  5. 5. Why is social mediarelevant to us as learners, teachers & researchers? http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YmwwrGV_aiE
  6. 6. Group discussionWhat do you know about social media?How do you currently use social media?How would you like to use it in the future?What are your concerns about social media?What would you particularly like to know today?
  7. 7. How can social media be used forpostgraduate learning, teaching & research?
  8. 8. Sharinghttp://www.flickr.com/photos/74373690@N00/3480271732
  9. 9. Collaborationhttp://www.flickr.com/photos/42769910@N00/145149313
  10. 10. Support & mentoring http://www.flickr.com/photos/22033167@N00/4605935860
  11. 11. Sharing advicehttp://www.flickr.com/photos/67953162@N00/3943777830
  12. 12. Organize, advertise and take partin real time events/conferences http://www.flickr.com/photos/59089413@N00/123386545
  13. 13. Mobile optionshttp://www.flickr.com/photos/34024493@N00/3183824689
  14. 14. Following international events, issues and discussions, in real-time http://www.flickr.com/photos/10717364@N06/3792337931
  15. 15. Taking class discussion to a wider audience http://www.flickr.com/photos/44921934@N00/302001867
  16. 16. Aid ongoing teacher and peer feedback http://www.flickr.com/photos/20260568@N07/2072717826
  17. 17. Enhancing face-to-face relationships
  18. 18. Connecting students at a distance http://www.flickr.com/photos/sarahmstewart/3716387424/
  19. 19. Grow onlinecommunities/networks of learning http://www.flickr.com/photos/49503019876@N01/1804295568
  20. 20. Quick & easy access to latest research http://www.flickr.com/photos/37977505@N00/2421129047
  21. 21. Develop writing skillshttp://www.flickr.com/photos/23688516@N00/307250887
  22. 22. Feedback on research http://www.flickr.com/photos/39303693@N00/3483842841
  23. 23. Instant access to international researchers & scholarshttp://www.flickr.com/photos/40143737@N02/6154960282
  24. 24. Join online research communitieshttp://www.flickr.com/photos/lumaxart/2364696515/in/set-72157603545124242/
  25. 25. Recruiting researchparticipants http://www.flickr.com/photos/26475170@N02/5971090873
  26. 26. Dissemination ofresearch results http://www.flickr.com/photos/46425925@N00/335754959
  27. 27. Develop e-portfoliohttp://www.flickr.com/photos/98624608@N00/51240974
  28. 28. Develop digital literacy skills http://www.flickr.com/photos/21560098@N06/3796822070
  29. 29. Preparestudents for life outside university
  30. 30. Issues to think abouthttp://www.flickr.com/photos/83476873@N00/110993877
  31. 31. Chicken or egg? What comes first – pedagogy or technology?http://www.flickr.com/photos/8082038@N06/2114990334
  32. 32. What is it you actually want to achieve? http://www.flickr.com/photos/50715604@N07/4881844153
  33. 33. Facebook wont stop you being a rubbish teacher!? http://www.flickr.com/photos/72527902@N00/990858552
  34. 34. What support do you need? http://www.flickr.com/photos/35342879@N00/127809435
  35. 35. What support do your students need?
  36. 36. How open doyou want to be? http://www.flickr.com/photos/44124425616@N01/609777936
  37. 37. What are the issues of privacy,security and professional online behavior http://www.flickr.com/photos/46485933@N00/294020907
  38. 38. My 10 top tools
  39. 39. Twitter: #phdchathttp://phdchat.pbworks.com/w/page/33280234/PhD%20Chat
  40. 40. Blog:http://sarah-stewart.blogspot.com
  41. 41. How to write a paper for publication in 6 weeks:http://writingapaperin6weeks.wikispaces.com
  42. 42. Facebook:http://www.facebook.com/pages/The-Thesis-Whisperer/136762006343946
  43. 43. Slideshare:http://www.slideshare.net/sarahs
  44. 44. Flickr:http://www.flickr.com/photos/sarahmstewart
  45. 45. YouTube:http://www.youtube.com/user/sarahmstewart
  46. 46. Google Docshttp://www.jordemoderforeningen.dk/fileadmin/Tidsskrift_for_ Jordemoedre/2012/09_2012/Will_you_be_my_friend.pdf
  47. 47. Delicious: http://delicious.comhttp://www.flickr.com/photos/10049583@N08/1492560707
  48. 48. Group work – set up a Twitter account (Teacher, student, researcher, university manager, IT provider) How did it go? What did you learn? What went well? What issues arose? What questions do you still have?
  49. 49. Tips for using social media to build a personal learning network
  50. 50. Develop an online presence http://www.flickr.com/photos/nathonline/918128338/
  51. 51. Become familiar with online communication toolshttp://www.flickr.com/photos/25566432@N00/4967809771
  52. 52. Invest time in getting to know peoplehttp://www.flickr.com/photos/66164549@N00/2096791187
  53. 53. Give, as well as takehttp://www.flickr.com/photos/johnbullas/3754767902/
  54. 54. Be http://www.flickr.com/photos/jmarty/128010935/
  55. 55. “Focus on how to be social, not on how to do social.” - Jay Baer, Convince & Convert
  56. 56. Develop a personal planHow are you going to use social media for your personal learning?How will you use it as a professional tool?What do you need?Feedback to the group – what are the key features of your plan?
  57. 57. ConclusionAny further questions or comments?Feedback
  58. 58. Resources*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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