Social Media Seminar 8/10/09 – Online & No Fee! By Sarah Benson for AACE Review, August 7th 2009 Social Media: Trends and Implications for Learning Monday, August 10, 2009; 9PM (Easter US) Faculty: » George Siemens – Learning Technologies Centre, Univ. of Manitoba, Canada » David Cormier – Univ. of Prince Edward Island, Canada Organized by: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE) Co-Sponsored by: Education & Information Technology Library (EdITLib) SOCIAL MEDIA SEMINAR SERIES AACE Global U is please to announce the 2nd seminar in its already successful series, “Social Media: Trends and Implications for Learning.” The 1st seminar had nearly 300 participants! The seminar series, led by George Siemens and David Cormier, is without fee and will include live interactive sessions, in addition to discussions with guest speakers and participants. All sessions are co-sponsored by and archived in the Educations & Information Technology Library (EdITLib). Social media and emerging technology are gaining increased attention for use in education. The list of tools grows daily. Examples: blogs, wikis, Ning, podcasts, Facebook, Twitter, Second Life, cloud computing, surface computing, mobile learning, and so on. “Social Media” seminars explore the impact of new technologies, research, and related projects. To receive updates, signup at : http://AACE.org/GlobalU/seminars/socialmedia/ Seminar Recordings: http://EdITLib.org/GlobalU/ Seminar Community: http://www.AACEConnect.org/group/SocialMedia We hope that you will be able to join us as well as gain valuable insight into social media and the trends and implications for learning.