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Why you need a professional online presence and how to do it! April MiniCon Sue Beckingham | @suebecks #RSCON5
Why do you need an online presence?
A professional online presence gives you wider reach AND bridges to new opportunities
Opportunities for Crowd Learning Involves harnessing the knowledge and expertise of many people in order to answer questions or address immediate problems. Sharples et al 2013 - Innovating Pedagogy Report
But be aware that like bubbles rising to the top of a glass.... .... your social media presence will rise to the very top of a Google search
Social Media ranks highly in search
First impressions count.... ....make sure people see what YOU want them to
What might an online presence look like? http://socialmedia4us.wordpress.com/
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Creative curation of resources using tools like Pinterest and Scoop.it
Where to start?
Engage in Short Open Courses https://byod4learning.wordpress.com/
Choose a space and tend your 'garden'
Remember... great oaks from little acorns grow
Building your online presence is an ongoing iterative process
Why you need a professional online presence and how to do it! This presentation highlights the importance of a professional online presence, what this might look like, and how to achieve it. Sue Beckingham | @suebecks | Sheffield Hallam University, UK The Future of Education - MiniCon #RSCON5 http://www.futureofeducation.com/page/minicon-april