Changing the learning landscapeCool new social tools for early adopters
Changing the learning landscapeWho are we?Fiona HarveyEducation Development ManagerWorks across the University with academics andstudents supporting the adoption of technology toenhance student experience. Leader of the DigitalLiteracies strand of CITE. Set up and manages theDigital Literacies Student Champions. She isChair of the Digital Literacies Special Interestgroup.www.cite.soton.ac.ukwww.twitter.com/fionajharveywww.linkedin.com/fionaharveywww.about.me/fionaharveyLisa HarrisSenior LecturerCo-Chair of the Digital Economy Research Groupand Associate Director of CITE at the University ofSouthampton. Lisa runs the Student DigitalChampions with Fiona and the MSc programme inDigital Marketing . She is also an accredited tutorfor the University of Liverpool online MBAhttp://digitaleconomy.soton.ac.uk/people/lisa-harrishttp://www.linkedin.com/in/lisajaneharriswww.twitter.com/lisaharriswww.slideshare.net/lisaharriswww.about.me/lisaharris
Changing the learning landscapeOur ProjectsCentre for Innovation in Technologies and EducationStudent Digital ChampionsCurriculum InnovationSocial Media in Live Events Project (SMiLE)
Changing the learning landscapeUse the blog framework as a central point pulling in your othersocial media content:Tweets – Flickr – Vimeo – YouTube – Slideshare - PinterestInstagram etcEmbed other social media within individual blog posts Video isincreasingly important, *especially* authentic user generatedcontentProvide sharing buttons so that your readers can share yourcontent on their own networksThese activities provide a regular supply of googlejuice to the blogWhy is social media activity important?
Changing the learning landscapeSocial media shares of a blogpost are the*biggest influence* on search visibility:Facebook sharesFacebook commentsFacebook likesTweetshttp://www.socialmediastrategist.co.uk/blog/1-news/175-social-media-seo
Changing the learning landscapeRange of skills andreasons for engaging inSocial Media foreducation