How I use social media for my professional development

Nik Peachey

This has been a common theme to many of the presentations, workshops, webinars and seminars that I have been asked to do over the last few years, but however many times I try to present on this subject I never really feel that I get the message across as clearly and persuasively as I would like.

Incorporating Social Media and Digital Citizenship in the First-Year Experience Course

Mistakengoal.com

Part of that program requires (nearly) all undergraduate students to take a First-Year Seminar (FYS) course and one of the resolutions updated some of the specific outcomes of that course. In this post I’ll discuss how we’re approaching the new outcome of “responsible use of the internet and other social media” that the faculty have added to the course. Students will then write their own case study. Social Networking Services

Make your LMS a social learning platform

Ask a Tech Teacher

Vivek Singh, education professional and contributor to Ask a Tech Teacher, has some interesting ideas on using your native LMS as a social learning platform. Education, thus, has its roots in the earliest social interactions. What makes your LMS a social learning platform?

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Lesson Ideas for Mobile Learning

Educator Innovator

New media educator Howard Rheingold interviews educator Shelly Terrell about her new book, which highlights the power of students’ mobile devices to drive learning in and out of the classroom. DML connected learning media literacy mobile learning social media

5 survival tips for new university students

Learning with 'e's

Some of my students studying together Here's some advice for all students who are about to start university. When you're there, don't look as though you're bored in lectures and seminars (even if you are). But remember why you are there - to learn, to study, to get a good degree.

The Internet Can Be a Force for Good. Here’s How.

Edsurge

According to Curran, digital citizenship is less about a list of online dos and don’ts and more about promoting social responsibility and human connection. I've probably then added another layer of social responsibility. Are You a Socially Responsible Digital Citizen?”

Students CAN Lead: Implementing a Student Leadership Program in your School

EdTechTeam

My education studies in the late 90’s included Computer Information Systems and English, two areas that my college advisor told me would “never go together.” When I set out to be an educator 20 years ago I never expected to be leading a student technology leadership class.

Technology in Schools: What If We’ve Just Made Everything Worse

Fractus Learning

When I was studying History at University in the late 1970s I had an eccentric, English born lecturer. Social Media and Mobile Devices. There is no doubting that students love their devices and social media in all its forms.

Whole Brain Teaching Is Weird — and Weirdly Viral

Edsurge

While whole-brain teaching has taken off on social media, education and neuroscience experts have yet to take the model very seriously. The Whole Brain Teaching organization has at least 28 “certified” instructors around the country, according to its website, and claims to have given free seminars to 50,000 educators—many of whom discover the teaching style on YouTube or through word of mouth. According to Biffle, a formal study is too expensive for the group to engage in.

What do Philadelphia’s students want? More college counseling

The Hechinger Report

She would like to study zoology and become a veterinarian. In recent years, Dunakin said, he’s seen more and more students struggling to cope with bullying, manage their social media use in healthy ways and contend with anxiety, low self-esteem and depression. “We

EdTechTeam Leadership Symposium Ohio

EdTechTeam

2016 - Co-facilitator IASA Aspiring Superintendent Academy 2016- Co-Director Legislation for the Lake County Superintendents 2015, 2016, 2017 – Presenter at the AASA NCE – Social Media for Supts.

The Importance of Building Connections

A Principal's Reflections

The morning began with Collen providing an overview of our school''s comprehensive Holocaust education program; highlighting the course curriculum, the study seminar to the U.S. Social media outlets like Twitter have enabled me to reach not only my community, but stakeholders in education around the country, state, and world. They heard about how we were utilizing this social networking tool and ran a story entitled " Students at a NJ School Learn to Tweet ".

Face to Face: Using Videoconferencing to Create a Shared Virtual Space for Students

Edsurge

The project began when Tiina Syrjä, a lecturer in voice and speech at the University of Tampere, in Finland, met an administrator from Coventry University, in Britain, and they decided to organize a collaborative long-distance theater seminar. We drew connections to the present, considering that today’s version of the mob could be your social media followers.” Colleges have long linked classrooms via videoconferencing.

What College Students Wish Faculty and Admins Knew About Teaching

Edsurge

The guests are Angele Law, an MBA student at MIT Sloan School of Management and a strategic summer associate at Boston Public Schools; Patrick Grady O'Malley, who's pursuing a master’s degree in digital humanities at the Graduate Center, CUNY, and who holds a master’s in educational communications and technology from NYU; and Megan Simmons, an undergraduate at Barnard College in New York City, where she studies political science. It was very social media-like in its interface.

NCDLCN Voices from the Field: The Secret to Coaching

The PL2C Blog

Over the past four years, we have engaged in multiple book studies, several personality tests, and more coaching scenarios than imaginable. Oh – and I also teach media classes once a month and hold open book circulation times every morning and throughout the day.

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Generation next

Learning with 'e's

It's a cycle that is repeated across three or more years of undergraduate study, and at the end the student hopefully emerges with a degree in their chosen subject. It's sometimes hard to see how listening in lectures, attending seminars, and sitting exams promotes these skills.

March 8 "Design Thinking" Online Mini-Conference - Sign Up Now + Resource Packet

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Participants are encouraged to use #library2018 and #librarydesignthinking on their social media posts leading up to and during the event. Steven is an adjunct instructor for San Jose State University's iSchool where he teaches the Design Thinking seminar.

Library 2.018 - "Design Thinking" Registration and Call for Proposals Open, Keynote Updates

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Participants are encouraged to use #library2018 and #librarydesignthinking on their social media posts leading up to and during the event. Steven is an adjunct instructor for San Jose State University's iSchool where he teaches the Design Thinking seminar.

The Top 50 Best Books for Teachers – Professional Development

Fractus Learning

Drawing on cognitive psychology and other fields, Make It Stick offers techniques for becoming more productive learners, and cautions against study habits and practice routines that turn out to be counterproductive. There are a LOT of great books for teachers out there.

The new age of inequality and what it means for education: my January talk

Bryan Alexander

Elite schools offer liberal arts education in this medium-term future, and people studying and teaching there know well that a lack of visible technology is a mark of status. Political unrest will be a possibility, stirred and/or sapped by media.

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March 13th Library 2.0 Mini-Conference "Shaping the Future of Libraries with Instructional Design"

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Participants are encouraged to use #library2019 and #libraryid on their social media posts leading up to and during the event. Steven is an adjunct instructor for San Jose State University's iSchool where he teaches the Design Thinking seminar.

Library 2.017: EXPERTISE, COMPETENCIES, AND CAREERS

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Participants are encouraged to use #library2017 on their social media posts leading up to and during the event. The publication hailed the “Libraries = Education” equation “a 21st-century model worthy of study and consideration by every library in America, if not the world.”

Register Now for the Open Mini-Conference on Library "Expertise, Competencies, and Careers"

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Participants are encouraged to use #library2017 on their social media posts leading up to and during the event. The publication hailed the “Libraries = Education” equation “a 21st-century model worthy of study and consideration by every library in America, if not the world.”

Worldwide, Online, and Free - The Library 2.013 Conference Starts Friday

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Franks, PhD Library Re-Design with Student Power - Toni Olivieri-Barton, Teacher Librarian Prosperous City with Talents: Library Supporting Urban Transformation - Dr. Wu Jianzhong Successfully Promoting Your Print and eBook Collections Through Social Networking - Abbe Waldron, Library Media Specialist/Educational Technologist What about second year seminar? Please join us for the third annual global conversation about the future of libraries: October 18-19, 2013, [link].

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Week of January 9, 2011 - Live, Interactive, and Free Webinars in Elluminate

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Below are this week''s public, free, and interactive Webinars through LearnCentral.org , the social learning network for education that I work on for Elluminate. The keynote address of the Second Webstitute of the English Companion Ning by Dr. Jane Kise [link] ECN WEBSTITUTE - GEORGE COUROS: UNINTENDED BENEFITS: BUILDING RELATIONSHIPS USING SOCIAL MEDIA IN SC (HOST YOUR OWN WEBINAR) Sun 9 Jan 06:30PM New York / Sun 9 Jan 11:30PM GMT / Mon 10 Jan 10:30AM Sydney Karen LaBonte.