Finding out about Social Media (Workshop)

A Social Media workshop is being held as part of the Talks and Tours programme at the University of Ulster in Coleraine on Saturday 17th July.  It is being delivered by Anne Peoples, a guest blogger on this site and author of the popular “Crossing the Digital Divide – a basic kit for the adult learner” blog post.

The event is open to anyone and will focus on personal use of Social Media, including for independent learning.  Here are the full details:

Title: Finding out about Social Media

Date: Saturday 17th July

Time: 10.30am to 1.30pm

Location: Learning Resource Centre, University of Ulster Coleraine Campus

Description: This participatory presentation will help anyone who feels that they are getting left behind in today’s digital world to enhance their knowledge about the most popular social media tools and technologies and their use. There will be an opportunity to sample some of them online. Participants will learn about reading and writing blogs, using Facebook, Skype and Twitter, photosharing on Flickr and picasa, learning online with podcasts and YouTube, getting organized with iGoogle, bookmarks and rSS feeds, and also about managing privacy and security online.

Enrolment Fee: adults £10, students, jobseekers and under 18s £7

About Anne Peoples: Anne is a tutor in Library and Information Management at the University of Ulster. She delivers workshops on Social Media for personal learning and professional development.

Find out more: further information is available from Janet Mackle 028 7032 4683 (Talks and Tours)

If Social Media is something that interests you then this is a great opportunity to learn more.