Tag Archives: social media

Taking action against online bullying – what can you do?

Bullying on IRFE in March 5, 2007, the first class day. (Photo credit: Wikipedia) As you’re sure to be aware from the media Cyberbullying (and bullying in face-to-face environments) is experienced with all age groups, and in a wide range … Continue reading

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Mobile learning in the classroom…sound odd to you?

The iPad on a table in the Apple case (Photo credit: Wikipedia)I have just finished reading a post (and comments) that was recommended by Greg Carroll, and found it a thought-provoking read: Amidst a Mobile Revolution in Schools, Will Old … Continue reading

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How do you facilitate synchronous sessions? Please share your effective practices…

Karen Melhuish made the following post, with the following request to share your wisdome and your experiences: “You may have seen a number of online workshops – (sometimes called web conferences or webinars) – offered by Enabling e-Learning, VPL-D and other groups over … Continue reading

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Characteristics of eLearning: A model and associated resources

Rachel Roberts whet my interest when she shared the diagram below, along with the following comment “This resource was created to provide professional readings and practical ideas for eTeachers”. I followed the link to where the diagram is hosted in Flickr, and … Continue reading

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2012 Predictions – Technology Will Shape Who We Are

John Owen shared the following blog post by Brian Hopkins, 2012 Predictions – Technology Will Shape Who We Are As People And Businesse with the comment “this might be interesting”. Brian refers to the notion that we are now using technology ubiquitously and this … Continue reading

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Bringing Maslow screaming into the 2012s: Maslow’s Model Rewired for Social Media

Peter Allen (The Learning Wave)  shared this great article, prefaced by the comment “Came across this interesting article …  brings Maslow screaming into the 2012’s…. “. To give you a taster of the article here is a couple of paragraphs and … Continue reading

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Fostering an online professional community: What can you do?

This is a presentation that provides some suggestions around things that you can do to help foster an online community of practice.

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Do you need a social media detox?

A humorous overview of social media from Column Five Media (@columnfive).

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The proof of the pudding: Students using social media in class improve contributions, comprehension and literacy

Image source by Nomad Saleh Often the question arises – should mobile devices be banned from classrooms? I guess for many teachers it it the proof of the pudding that answers that question – much better than someone ‘telling’ them … Continue reading

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Fourteen top tips: The perks and pitfalls of social media in business

Image via Wikipedia Following advice from the session presented by Catherine Frethey-Bentham, the top tips (not in any particular order) for businesses wanting to use social media include: Focus on a marketing strategy; i.e. figure out your aims before jumping … Continue reading

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