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

Getting started with mobile: Sector Skills Council publishes new learning resource for social work, social care and children’s sector | news | sssc

Skills for Care and Development, the Sector Skills Council for Employers in Early Years, Children and Young People’s services, and those working in Social Work and Social Care for adults … Continue reading

November 22, 2012 · Leave a comment

Kids Go Gaga Over Tablets [INFOGRAPHIC]

Infographic by MDG Advertising

September 5, 2012 · Leave a comment

Popularity of Tablets Rising With Kids [STUDY]

by Kate Freeman, … kids may love their video games, but a recent survey shows the popularity of tablets is surging faster than video game consoles. Although families love gadgets … Continue reading

August 21, 2012 · Leave a comment

My Life as a Refugee – Have you got what it takes to survive? UNHCR Game for iPhone/iPad & Android

Every minute eight people are forced to flee war, persecution or terror. If conflict threatened your family, what would you do? Built for iOS and Android, ‘MY LIFE AS A … Continue reading

August 10, 2012 · 1 Comment

1 in 10 People Will Own a Tablet by 2016

by Doug Drinkwater for TabTimes, As many as one out of 10 people could have a tablet by 2016, ownership in the Asia Pacific is set to eclipse that … Continue reading

August 4, 2012 · Leave a comment

15 Great Free iPad Apps for Professional Development

by Med kharbach, With the advance of mobile technology into our life, the notion of professional development has been radically reshaped.To grow professionally is no longer limited to a certain geographic setting … Continue reading

July 30, 2012 · Leave a comment

iPads for social work assessments: a good idea? – Mad World

by Charlotte Callingham, Mad World Would equipping social workers with iPads or other tablet computers cut down on paperwork or see them “mugged within ten minutes”? The moneysavingexpert forum has a discussion … Continue reading

July 30, 2012 · Leave a comment

The Reuters Institute Digital Report 2012 reveals new insights about digital news consumption across Europe and the United States

Based on a representative survey of online news consumers across five countries – UK, US, Germany, France and Denmark – the report is the start of an ambitious project to … Continue reading

July 24, 2012 · Leave a comment

How People Actually Use The iPad: Results From The Business Insider Survey

Business Insider wanted to see how people are using the iPad, and how that use has evolved over the last three years. So they ran a reader survey. They got … Continue reading

July 22, 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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