Pearson Social Media Survey 2010

by Pearson Learning Solutions

These slides summarize the research findings from the Pearson Social Media in Higher Education Survey for 2010.

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Rückblick: Social Media in Lehre und Forschung – HEM Seminar

Im Oktober letzten Jahres hielt ich einen Vortrag beim HEM-Focus-Seminar Social Media – Herausforderungen für das Hochschulmanagement in Luzern. Auch bei den schweizerischen Fachhochschulen sind Social Media Thema. Dieser Blogpost blickt kurz auf diese Veranstaltung zurück und stellt meine Vortragsfolien bereit.

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Micro-Blogging – How to Use Twitter for Teaching and Learning

Luzern 2011 (© M. R. Gruber)

I gave two Initial-Workshops about “Micro-Blogging for Teaching and Learning” at the Lucerne University of Applied Sciences and Arts on September 6, 2011.

This 30 minutes workshop gave an overview on the micro-blogging service Twitter and focused on the usage for social learning, the creation of a personal learning network, a learning community, for communication, and sharing links and resources. A discussion about experiences, hopes and concerns closed this session. The participants were interested university members, researchers and teachers.

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eduhub Webinar – Social Media in Education

Donnerstag, 29. September 2011, 11:00-12:00 Uhr

This webinar focuses on the usage of Social Software and Web2.0 for teaching and learning. The webinar gives an overview on available web-tools and services that are useful for teaching and learning. The broad range of social media applications enables new forms of online interaction. They are suited to work together, to support creating content, and to share it in your community. In order to transfer these opportunities to education we will identify applicaton scenarios, good practices, and discuss opportunities and limitations of the tools and services for their effective use.

Presenter: Marion R. Gruber (UZH)
Moderator: Nathalie Roth (SWITCH)


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Do you know! is a social web service that enables you to create your own topic-centric media by collecting gems among relevant streams. You can publish it to your favorite social media or to your blog.

“Be the curator of your favorite topic!” [!]! Video

Social Media Lernen: aktives Lernen im Web (!)
The Best Of Twitter “The best resources of using twitter in education” (!)

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How to use Twitter for Social Learning (C4LPT)

The Centre for Learning & Performance Technologies (C4LPT) created a good overview how to use Twitter for social learning. Thanks to Jane Hart for the collected information and the educational scenarios!

Getting Started
Getting started with Twitter
Accessing and using Twitter

The Basics
Building Community on Twitter
Communicating with others on Twitter
Sharing links and resources on Twitter
Keeping up to date on Twitter
Problem solving on Twitter
Serendipitous learning on Twitter

Presentations and Events
Using the Twitter backchannel at an event
Incorporating the Twitter backchannel in a presentation
Live presentation streaming on Twitter

Classes, Training & Learning
Using Twitter in lectures, classes & workshops
Feedback and quizzes
Micro-learning with Twitter
Synchronous learning with live Twitter chats

Other activities
Collaborative writing on Twitter
Games on Twitter
Scavenger hunts on Twitter
Twitter Book Clubs

Managing multiple accounts & networks
Scheduling tweets and managing accounts

Twitter application list
Twitter apps

Reading List
200+ articles about Twitter for Learning

Resource: [C4LPT]

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Presentation – Social Web im Studium (Social Web for Students)

At the University of Zurich Stefan Keller and I had a presentation about Social Web im Studium (German) in the seminar “Internet Communication” from Prof. Dr. Christa Dürscheid (Deutsches Seminar).

See the presentation here: Social Media on Prezi

The students were very interested and we had intensive discussions about the topic and services like Facebook.

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