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

“Want To Help Stop Youth Cyberbullying? Let Your Kids Raid More.” – Mike Langlois, GamerTherapist

This is a part of a post by Mike Langlois published on Gamer Therapist, May 23, 2013 Want To Help Stop Youth Cyberbullying? Let Your Kids Raid More. The above title is … Continue reading

June 2, 2013 · Leave a comment

Apps To Foster Kid‘s Creativity – Digital Fun For Creativ Kids

Common Sense Media is an independent nonprofit dedicated to improving the lives of kids and families by providing the trustworthy information, education, and independent voice they need to thrive in … Continue reading

May 31, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Use of Mobile Devices in Social Work/Pedagogy based on Bloom’s Taxonomy – The Padagogy Wheel [Video]

In Europe there is an overlap between Social Work and Social Pedagogy. For example in Germany there is no strict distinction between these both professions. Positions are often offered for … Continue reading

April 26, 2013 · 3 Comments

Stop talking about THE digital media! Theses from the Cyberwork Conference in Germany

Today my colleague Timo Nicklaus and me are attending the Cyberwork Conference in Bremen/Germany. The key note by Jöran Muuß-Merholz on „Educational work in the age of web 2.0“ made … Continue reading

April 17, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Real Psychological Motivation Behind Social Networking |

It’s one of the simplest of words in the English language; four letters, one syllable. It comes with a nifty blue icon too, a thumbs up. I’m referring to the … Continue reading

February 11, 2013 · Leave a comment

How social work academics are using social media to support student learning

The use of social media for academic teaching has an increasingly important role in education and learning and enables people to collaborate, build relationships and share information and resources. Social … Continue reading

January 15, 2013 · Leave a comment

Microsoft developed a Digital Citizenship and Creative Content program to create awareness of intellectual property rights and foster a better understanding of the rights connected with creative content

Students interact with music, movies, software, and other digital content every day. Do they understand the rules that dictate the ethical use of these digital files, and do they understand … Continue reading

October 28, 2012 · 1 Comment

Kids Go Gaga Over Tablets [INFOGRAPHIC]

Infographic by MDG Advertising

September 5, 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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