You will learn that social media are services that enable people to communicate, share and collaborate via the Internet and that there is a social media revolution occurring that is having an impact on businesses, society and education. You will learn, with examples, that social media is forcing change in businesses, enabling society to change and providing opportunities for change in education by changing the way we communicate and share information. You will learn that the social media revolution has been enabled by amazing developments in hardware, software and telecommunications and these developments will be described for you.
Tony is an educational technology consultant. Prior to his ‘retirement’ Tony was NSW TAFE’s Director of Technology and Arts and Media Educational Services. He was the founding CEO for the Federal Government’s Co-operative Multimedia Centre and the Manager of the State Government’s Water Conservation Commission’s Photogrammetry Division. He has taught at college and university levels for more than 30 years and received national awards from the Australian Institute of Training and Development (AITD), in addition to the Computer World Fellows award for ’Outstanding Contributions To Computing In Australia’.read more