posts tagged: social media

The Social Web: Defining the Undefinable

Over the past few months I’ve been listening to many colleagues, peers, and researchers debate the value of social technologies in work, learning and play … and in this discuss what they “mean” by social media or social technologies and what is or isn’t a social technology. This exercise has a danger of getting caught up with trying to put things into boxes and missing the richness of what is happening in real-time around us – with, through and about the social web. The dynamic interactions, the practices and discourse in our culture that is so important to reflect on. However, I do agree with many that it is important to have … Keep Reading…

Social Ways of Living

I often wonder About the social ways we are That they are never fixed But like bee honey from a jar It made wonder when We chat and share online Sometimes we are careful Sometimes we are fine But sometimes we don’t realise The social things we do And how these change in each day With who we are sharing to It changes with our purpose If we see it as work or not It changes with our feelings The bad days count a lot. So I wondered as I participated In this very social day How online is similar In how we change our social way From moment to … Keep Reading…

Sir Ken Robinson: Changing education

This is an excellent animated video of a talk by Sir Ken Robinson, education and creativity expert on Changing Education. Keep Reading…

Editorial: JCB Special Issue on Social Media

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This blog post is about a call for papers for the Journal of Consumer Behaviour about ‘Social Media’. Deadline for submissions is 31st January 2011. Keep Reading…