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“The Use of Social Media in Higher Education for Marketing and Communications: A Guide for Professionals in Higher Education” by Rachel Reuben This guide is worthy of more than just a re-tweet this morning, so I’ve linked it here. And for those not interested in reading the whole report (shame on you!) here are a couple of choice quotes from Rachel; “What if we opened up courses for student reviews on our site?
Earlier this week I gave the following presentation to a groups of first year Accounting and Finance students: and was kindly asked by Pauline Randall of Florizel Media to write up a reflective account of the presentation and what kind of impact it had on the students. You can read my full account on Pauline’s website: I hope Pauline doesn’t mind but here is a snippet for you to read, but please read the full reflection using the link above. “What I was not prepared for, when I thought about presenting this, was the students were completely unaware that their activity online could have any bearing on their employability.
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Posted by andrewey on February 18, 2011 For our PEDL project we have used the term Digital Literacy to represent a broad range of skills – specifically basic ICT skills, information skills and e-safety. This offers a potentially broader remit than Information Literacy.
"It's like I'm living someone else's life..." A Little Reflection before Getting Down to Business This just came on my Pandora radio station as I'm doing my monthly "file maintenance" and moving pages around. (See my Facebook posts on technology productivity for more on this.) When I came to my presentations folder, I saw a journey.
I’ve been lucky enough so far this term to be involved with two sets of students, both under-graduate first years (one unit called ‘Professional Studies’ even), and with both sets I have been surprised and slightly worried about the level of understanding they have about their use of Social Media, and how the little things can make a difference. What surprised me, from a couple of informal questions to a few vocal and enthusiastic Facebook users, is that they have never considered what is viewable online, their ‘digital foot print’. So, I asked around about what we do for the students to alert them to the risks, and how this could potentially affect their future employment prospects.