Does Social Media Activism work? Social Media for Awareness Raising #metoo

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

social media activism Facebook Harvey Weinstein NonprofitWill the Harvey Weinstein issue raise awareness or bury us in memes? Social media and in particular Facebook & Twitter raising awareness of issues that womens’ nonprofits have being trying to direct attention to FOREVER.

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Laws to Stop Customers and Voters from Doing #SocialMedia Activism Campaigns #TPP

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

government Law social media social networks activism Australia campaigns chalk TPP Losing our communication rights.

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Activity Streams: Moving Beyond Event Aggregation

Collaborative Thinking

In this post, I want to examine the topic of Activity Streams. Trend : Activity streams will continue to be a much hyped capability within social platforms. Note: As a disclaimer, I am a huge fan of activity streams and the work being accomplished by those involved in the Activity streams can also mediate social networking and community building. Activity streams also have an interesting intersect with identity.

Leadership is an activity, not a position

Net-Map Toolbox

But once you understand that leadership is an activity (or rather a combination of many activities) the picture becomes more clear. What I find most exciting about the idea of leadership as an activity though is that it is open to everyone.

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Leadership Thoughts: Master the Art of Active Listening


Well, I keep going back to basics and refer to what I think is the number one activity that not only managers, but also knowledge workers in general, should master before embarking into blasting out messages out there for everyone to digest and be exposed to it. And here we are!

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Missing Pieces: The Activity Stream Aggregator

Collaborative Thinking

Industry discussions on the value of activity streams have been going on for a few years. Typically, an activity stream lists status updates from the people in your social graph as well as from applications you have given permission to publish into your stream. Some industry experts go as far as to claim that activity streams represent a new type of “inbox” that will replace e-mail. by posting a question into the activity stream).

Large Group Ice Breakers: Free Twenty Questions Activity

Partnering Resources

I’ve often see leaders simply blow off the initial icebreaker as a waste of time since it’s so hard to find a short, engaging, helpful activity. Here’s how the activity works: Prior to the session, choose 20 questions for the icebreaker.

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Online Community Activism with GetUp and Prosper

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

It’s up on GetUp the activism social network. This activating of social networks is interesting – there is some poorly thought out attacks e.g. Buyer’s Strike Irresponsible. Don’t Buy Now!

5 Reasons Why Activity Streams Will Save You From Information Overload


I heart Activity Streams. Have a look and read through “ If You Thought Your Inbox Was Overloaded, Wait Until Activity Streams &# to see where Craig is coming from. Now, I do realise that Activity Streams is no perfect world out there. I mean, I * love* them to bits!

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Activities for online courses: The Beginning

e-Moderation Station

What you are looking for is a clearly structured sequence of learning activities and tasks that lead somewhere. Let me describe just two beginning activities for an online course. Activity 1: Profiles 3-2-1. Activity 2: Glog yourself!

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Blog>> Knowledge Sharing Activities in People’s Daily Work

Green Chameleon

In my previous entries and at many other locations we discussed that it would be significantly beneficial if knowledge sharing activities of people are not an additional task but an integral part of their daily work. This was a simple solution to integrate existing regional knowledge sharing activities in the global platform. What are your experiences to plant knowledge sharing activities in people’s daily work

Working with visuals as powerful learning activity

Joitske Hulsebosch

Talking about practice what you preach! This is really what we did during the webinar about using visuals with Nancy White. We were choosing images, discussing images, drawing pictures alone and drawing pictures together.

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Household activities as part of homeschooling curriculum


Household activities provide many opportunities to show how reading and writing, math, physics or chemistry are used and applied in everyday life. So, what does it take to make household activities work that way? Emily have learnt how to vacuum clean and is very proud of it.

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Driving Authentic Active Use of Office 365 – New Date and Location for the Auckland Workshop

Michael Sampson - Currents

For details, the agenda, and to register, please see Driving Authentic Active Use of Office 365. My upcoming workshop in Auckland has a new date and location. The workshop is now being held on Monday August 24 at the Rendezvous Hotel Auckland on Mayoral Drive. Adoption Michael's Happenings Microsoft Office 365

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Driving Authentic Active Use of Office 365 – a Workshop in Auckland on August 12 2015

Michael Sampson - Currents

If you or your organisation are using or evaluating Microsoft Office 365, I will be running a workshop in Auckland in two weeks on Driving Authentic Active Use of Office 365. During the one day workshop you will learn what authentic active use looks like, and what needs to be put in place in order to lead users to this outcome. 09.30am … What Does Authentic Active Use Look Like? 11.00am … Organizational and Business Context for Authentic Active Use.

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The Benefits of Being Active in Your Own Community

Managing Communities

photo credit: up to 2011 Much of community management deals with matters that most members will never know about. So then, how does the average member form their perception of the manager? By what they know – largely, how the community manager participates in the community. Participating can feel like a lighter part of the [.]. Community Cultivation How Should I Participate

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Bringing Activity Streams to Forums and Communities

Managing Communities

photo credit: erin_everlasting There are a number of ways to tackle the index page of your community. It’s about showcasing your content and your members and that can be pretty flexible. Different approaches have different benefits and work well, depending on your audience and situation. The traditional list of forums can work well. Another popular [.]. Community Cultivation Thinking

Welcoming New Members to an Active Online Community, a #CMGRHangout Conversation (Video)

Managing Communities

Please Update Your RSS Feed Subscription This feed has moved to: [link] I apologize for the trouble. For more details, please read my post on the matter. Thank you. Interacting with Members

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Viewing Activities in IBM Connections as a Kanban Board

Michael Sampson - Currents

The new offering transforms Activities in IBM Connections into a visual drag-and-drop Kanban Board style interface, for new ways of working with tasks and entries. “ We love Activities in Connections. However some Activities can get BIG! Sometimes users want to look at things in a slightly different way or organise the Activity slightly differently. Sometimes it would be easier if Activities was more VISUAL.

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A Pattern Language for Effective Activism

How to Save the World

The article I chose — A Pattern Language for Effective Activism — is now up. This article is about how to improve our activism, to make it more effective at achieving its goals.

Online Community Feature Overload and the Cost of Spreading Your Activity Too Thin

Managing Communities

photo credit: LOLren As people endeavor to add more features and sections to their forums and communities – more than “just” discussion threads – there is a great opportunity for additional value for all parties involved. But, in the thirst to be “more,” it can be easy to forget the cost that you may incur. [.]. Community Cultivation Developing Your Community

Measuring activity and usefulness in CoPs - KnowledgeBoard

John Tropea - Delicious Community

The Macuarium Set of CoP Measurements describes a quite comprehensive set of indicators, but its centered about the ones that we have most experience with: the activity and relevance indicators that (we believe) are like a thermometer of the inner working health of a CoP. Of course, improvements on these indicators are possible, but we have found them reliable and interesting, and useful in growing our CoPs to very high activity and impact.

Facebook: Active users in Australia

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

There’s always a lot of questions around statistics and in particular how activeactive users&# actually are. Note the last section – nearly 6 million active users over 18 in Australia. But what is an Active User? More than 250 million active users. After hunting around it seems that Facebook usually refers to “active users&# as “monthly active users&#. MAU means monthly active user.

Fantasy Sports, Movie Clubs and Activities That Take Your Members Away to Bring Them Closer

Managing Communities

Please Update Your RSS Feed Subscription This feed has moved to: [link] I apologize for the trouble. For more details, please read my post on the matter. Thank you. Community Cultivation

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User Adoption Activities Should Start Before Go-Live: I Agree

Michael Sampson - Currents

Jason, who is quoted a few times in my User Adoption Strategies book, has recently commented that user adoption activities should start before go-live. Read more: Why User Adoption activities should start before go-live. I agree: " Clients often place priority on the technical build and implementation over end-user readiness. Their assumption is that once the new system becomes operational. (go-live), go-live), they can focus on getting end-users to engage the system as designed.

Six favourite teaching online activities

e-Moderation Station

Below he shares more of his great ideas, this time for online teaching activities. You can check out my own guest post of six favourite teaching online activities on Lindsay’s blog! We both chose to do a list of our favourite activities from the book!

Luis Suarez on the Power of Activity Streams for Enterprise Collaboration

Portals and KM

Last month Luis Suarez provided a very useful summary of the power that activity streams can bring to the enterprise in his post , 5 Reasons Why Activity Streams Will Save You From Information Overload. I want to bring this to your attention in case you missed it as I think activity streams can be transformative. Being fans of reducing information overload, i applaud his choice of words to describe some of the benefits of activity streams.

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If a Member of Your Community is Promoting Activities That Make You Uncomfortable, Don’t Ignore It

Managing Communities

photo credit: Tambako the Jaguar Recently, a new member on posted a request where they were looking for someone to take a picture of a paper sign with some girls name on it and then make it look like a guy in a different photo was holding it. They said that it was for [.]. Managing the Community

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Passive or active?

Viv Mcwaters

I’d simply changed his passive voice writing into the active voice. And in the active voice: The cow jumped over the moon. Strunk also adds that “when a sentence is made stronger [by using active voice], it usually becomes shorter. Passive or active?

The 1-minute guide to Internet copyright, Creative Commons, and ‘fair use’

e-Moderation Station

1-minute guide digital literacies activities advice copyright creative commons EFL esol images plagiarism TEFL TESOL tipsImage by cleandesu. This 1-minute guide (briefly) explores the areas of Internet copyright, Creative Commons, and ‘fair use’ for teachers.

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Are Online Community Members Who Introduce Themselves More Likely to Become Active Contributors?

Managing Communities

Please Update Your RSS Feed Subscription This feed has moved to: [link] I apologize for the trouble. For more details, please read my post on the matter. Thank you. Community Cultivation Research

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Going Mobile: Follow me!

e-Moderation Station

To celebrate the recent publication of our new book Going Mobile (co-authored with Gavin Dudeney), we’re sharing a number of activities you can try out with your students, to get them using mobile devices as part of the their language learning. The first activity we shared (Addicted!)

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Going Mobile: Time will tell

e-Moderation Station

To celebrate the recent publication of our new book Going Mobile (co-authored with Gavin Dudeney), we’re sharing a number of activities you can try out with your students, to get them using mobile devices as part of the their language learning. The first activity we shared (Addicted!)

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The hidden wealth of informal activities


to distinguish between the kinds of connections we form when engaged in purposive activity from (sic) non-purposive types of chance activity, such as bumping into friends or family at the shops or striking up conversations with strangers at bus stops.'

New year, new book: Going Mobile

e-Moderation Station

To celebrate, I’m going to share some activities from the book in a series of blog posts over the coming weeks. This simple activity gets learners thinking about and discussing mobile phone addiction – a very real phenomenon these days. A new year and a new book.

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3 Articles: mLearning for language teachers

e-Moderation Station

interested in finding out about activities with mobile devices. keen to try mobile-based activities with your students. elearning ICT mlearning activities android apps articles devices handheld iphone m-learning mobile smartphone

The Point | People Solving Problems


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Videos: Tips for online tutors

e-Moderation Station

blended learning E-Moderation elearning webinar activities advice blended ideas online online tutor strategies tips tutors video-conferencingI’ve blogged about the free Learning to Teach Online video series (LTTO) from the University of New South Wales before.

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Aggregating Activity Feeds

Collaborative Thinking

Worth watching if you are tracking consumer market trends and thinking how activity streams might apply to the enterprise internally. Standards for Aggregating Activity Feeds and Social Aggregation Services at MIX '09 Conference. On Thursday the 19 th of March there was a panel on activity feeds like you find on Twitter & Facebook and social aggregation services like Friendfeed.

Digital literacies 4: Teens & social networks

e-Moderation Station

Well, here’s one activity to get your teen students thinking about how they use social networking sites such as Facebook. It’s a simple discussion activity to carry put in small groups. Activity: Online scenarios – Teens & social networks.

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