Get Online Week Oct 2010

Get Online Week starts today (18 – 24 October 2010). Its aim is to help people get started with computers and the internet. Visit http://www.getonline.com to learn more and check for events in your area (plus there’s a fun Splash and Grab game to test your mouse skills).

Do you know someone who needs a reason to get online?

Watch this inspiring Youtube video by Christine on how digital technology has changed her life and the benefits it has brought her family (read the captions).

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Social Media Workshop for Continuing Professional Development

The University of Ulster, School of Education is holding a workshop on social media for continuing professional development and improving professional practice.

With the emergence of social media, a new approach to learning and professional development has opened up. This workshop will help show you how it works.

Basic Workshop details:

Title: Social media for continuing professional development and improving professional practice

Date: Thursday 25 November 2010

Time: 10am -1pm

Location: University of Ulster, Coleraine campus

Enrolment Fee: £55 (£10 for University of Ulster Staff)

Facilitator: Anne Peoples (guest blogger here on the Media Literacy NI blog: CROSSING THE DIGITAL DIVIDE: a basic kit for the adult learner)

Full details and application form can be accessed from the link below (pdf document):

Library and Information Workshops

(Lifelong Learning, UU: Tel: 028 9036 6680)