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2009 Talks

Teaching with Social Media Tools

11 October 2009, Guest lecture for Foundations of Learning and Teaching subject, Bond

A survey of social media tools I have used for teaching purposes over the last few years at Bond.
Slideshare slidesWorkshop notes
Web 2.0 tools: 25 Tools100 ToolsTwitterGoogle ReaderGmailDeliciousWordpressPBworksSlideshareMindmeister,PreziPolleverywhereGliffy

Developing A Social Media Roadmap For Your Business – Master Class 

2 October 2009, with Des Walsh, Princeton Room, Bond

A 1-day master class introducing social media, the key online tools and how a social media roadmap can be created to advance the effectiveness of a business.
Electronic resources on the Social Media Keys site

Communities Online with Social Media 

15 September 2009, Broadbeach Library, part of Techno Expo

A talk under the auspices of Social Media Club Gold Coast about how to use a range of social media tools for creating and maintaining online communities.
Electronic resources on the Cosmedia site prepared in association with Peta Hopkins.

Get Connected: Developing A Social Media Roadmap For Your Business
25 August 2009, with Des Walsh, University Club, Bond

A talk introducing social media, the key online tools and how social media can be applied to improving the effectiveness of business.
Electronic resources on the Social Media Keys site

Favourite Cloud Apps 

18 July 2009, BarcampQld Meeting 3, East Brisbane Bowls Club

A short presentation of some of my favourite cloud applications, particularly for preparing presentations like this.
Slideshare slides
Cloud apps: GliffyGoogle DocsSlidesharePreziDeliciousArchive.orgEvernoteLive MeshLive SyncSkydriveS3,GladinetPollEverywhere

Teaching with Web 2.0 and Social Media Tools 

16 July 2009, Bond

A report on some of the online Web 2.0 and social media tools used for teaching purposes.
Slideshare slidesWorkshop
Web 2.0 tools: 25 Tools100 ToolsTwitterGoogle ReaderGmailEvernoteDeliciousWordpressPBworksSlideshare,MindmeisterPreziPolleverywhereGliffyPosterousWrite4

Screencasting to Enhance Teaching Materials 

2 July 2009, Bond

A presentation of some of the outcomes of my Vice-Chancellor's T&L grant on screencasting.
Slideshare slides

QCEC2009: Virtual IT Teaching Laboratory 

5 June 2009, Queensland Computing Education Conventicle 2009, QUT, Gardens Point

A presentation to QCEC2009 about the Virtual IT Teaching Lab in the School of IT at Bond University and the benefits virtual machines have brought to practical assignments for advanced IT subjects.
Slideshare slidesVirtual IT Teaching LabPaper

Web 2.0 Tools for Education 

28 May 2009, IT Teachers Dinner, Bond University

A presentation to teachers of IT at local schools about a favourite set of Web 2.0 tools for students and teachers.

Social Media: Changing the Face of Education 

29 March 2009, Collaborative Learning Room, Multimedia Learning Centre, Bond University from 6 pm

A presentation to the Social Media Club Gold Coast March 2009 Meeting about the effects and trends in higher education brought about by social media tools.
ScreencastPrezi presentation; other speakers presentations

Enhancing Teaching Materials with Screencasts 

18 March 2009, University Club, Bond University

A short report on the VC T&L grant for the project 'Enhancing Teaching Materials with Screencasting: Production and Deployment'.

Working in The Cloud 

15 March 2009 at Barcamp Gold Coast Meeting 3

A report on my ongoing INFOWOE experience with using netbooks as thin clients with all applications and data being resident in the cloud.
Slides: Slidecast – General EditionSlideshareSurveyINFOWOE Blog PostsCoverItLive RecordVideo

Twitter for Education 

9 February 2009 16:00 for Marian Williams’ class

An introduction to Twitter and its potential use for teaching in class.
Screencasts: Twitter for Education (mp4), Twitter for Education (wmv)
Slides: PowerPointSlidesharePrezi demoYouTube of Prezi demo

Virtual IT Teaching Lab: Current Progress 

6 February 2009 15:30 Part of School of IT research seminar series

Wiki page with agenda and links (login required)

Social Media Club Gold Coast Meeting 1 

29 January 2009 18:00 CLR

The inaugural meeting of the Social Media Club Gold Coast hosted by Bond.
See the club site at for more detail.
My slides: Slideshare Whole meeting: slidecast