Monthly Archives: May 2016

#SWDigital16 Digital Practice Conference: East Sussex

East Sussex: digital trailblazers in the making
Commissioned by @NicolaMcGeown – Principal Social Worker

We were delighted to have the ebullient Amanda Taylor @amltaylor66 as our keynote speaker, a social work academic who is leading the way in digital social work education and practice. The energy that Amanda brought enthused and inspired delegates and by the end of the day social workers were tweeting, writing Padlets and contributing to this digital practice LearningWheel. The LearningWheel is an initiative first developed by educational technologist Deborah Millar @DebMillar24 as a means of engaging teachers with digital technologies for contemporary practice. As a result of Amanda and Deborah connecting their mutual interests and sharing ideas they have now developed the original LearningWheel concept into what they term the ‘ConferenceWheel’ and as you can see, use this evolved framework to connect and collate conference spaces… read more

#SWDigital16 feedback via STORIFY…

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Inspired by a suggestion ‘spoke’ from a previous LearningWheel, here’s how @amltaylor66 used Padlet to gather and collate the #SWDigital16 delegates thoughts prior to (and during) the conference… ‘Share your thoughts on use of technology in social work education and practice’.  Add your comments.

Making Research Count Conference LearningWheel

#MRCSoMe Digitalisation, Media & Social Work: Making Research Count: UCLan

The Making Research Count #MRCSoMe was the first Conference LearningWheel (January 2016) initiated by Amanda Taylor @amltaylor66 – Senior Lecturer in Social Work at University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) and commissioned by Dr Clare Stone – Senior Lecturer in Social Work at UCLan.