ideas, innovations and apps for social work in the age of smartphones and social media 

How Young People Use Mobiles – Top 7 Statistics from The Mobile Youth Report

Reblogged from: The Mobile Youth Report Top 7 Statistics from The Mobile Youth Report The way millennials use smartphones is changing. Latest trends reveal the culture of mobile behavior of … Continue reading

July 25, 2013 · 4 Comments

Research Shows That Females And Males Manage Social Networks In Different Ways

    Are females and males managing their social networks networks in different ways? New quantitative research shows details of the differences. Here is the abstract of the study by … Continue reading

May 1, 2013 · Leave a comment

Social media as a tool for career development for social workers

Deona Hooper, founder of the network, shared her thoughts on „Social Work and Social Media: Tools for Networking and E-Advocacy“ on the blog, She emphasizes that social workers … Continue reading

March 26, 2013 · Leave a comment

Can you connect with me now? How the presence of mobile communication technology influences face-to-face conversation quality

Abstract Recent advancements in communication technology have enabled billions of people to connect over great distances using mobile phones, yet little is known about how the frequent presence of these … Continue reading

October 2, 2012 · Leave a comment

How Mobile Phone Networks Affect Community Health in Ghana

In Sub-Saharan African countries the typical health teams work quite extensive, as the health team includes community health workers, facility-based nurses, program-specific facilitators and a health team coordinator. To enhance … Continue reading

August 18, 2012 · Leave a comment

Talk, Type, or Text? | Psychology Today

by Heidi Reeder, Ph.D., Today we phone, email, text, Skype, chat, tweet, or blog. With all of these options, we must choose not only what to communicate, but how … Continue reading

August 4, 2012 · Leave a comment

Without Social Media, 18% Of Teens Would ‘Stop Communicating’

by Emily Price, 18% of teens would stop communicating altogether if their favorite social networks shut down. That’s according to a recent survey of American high school and college … Continue reading

July 20, 2012 · Leave a comment
Lutz Siemer

Lutz Siemer

Education, Research & Development in Social Work & IT After working as an alternative practitioner and psychotherapist in private practice for nearly ten years I stepped over to higher education in 2005. At Saxion University of Applied Sciences I lecture and do research and development in the area of Social Work, Psychology and IT. Currently I'm focussing on merging mobile technology and social work.

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