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

Privacy and Security on Facebook [Infographic]

The guys at The Best Computer Science Schools asked me to share this infograhic about privacy and security on Facebook (Thanks to Naomi Paton). Good to check it out and think about … Continue reading

November 15, 2013 · Leave a comment

An Interactive Guide To Staying Safe On The Internet [INFOGRAPHIC]

Dirk Tiu from Open Colleges Australia referred me to an interactive guide on internet safety that a team at Open Colleges recently developed. The guide that is designed like an … Continue reading

June 19, 2013 · 2 Comments

How To Use Tech To Teach Children With Disabilities About Their Rights [VIDEO]

Can mobile technology be useful to educate children with disabilities of their rights? Yes. That’s the result of a project carried out by the Autism Society Philippines (ASP). The idea … Continue reading

June 8, 2013 · Leave a comment

Facebook, Google+, Instagram & Snapchat? Here Are The Safety Guides – ConnectSafely

ConnectSafely – a website that offers resources for parents, teens, educators, advocates, and policy makers about safe, civil use of Web and mobile technology – recently published two new safety guides … Continue reading

June 7, 2013 · Leave a comment

Safe, Secure and Responsible Online – OnGuardOnline Offers Resources [INFOGRAPHIC][VIDEO] is the US federal government’s website to help educators, parents, techies, small business, military, and kids be safe, secure and responsible online. Therefore OnGuardOnline offers a wide range of resources … Continue reading

May 14, 2013 · Leave a comment

Tips On Dealing With Cyberbullying – BeatBullying [VIDEO]

BeatBullying is a UK website „all about young people helping and supporting each other online“: If you’re being bullied, or are feeling a bit low, or are maybe troubled by … Continue reading

April 30, 2013 · Leave a comment

Mobile Apps Under Scrutiny: Is Your Kid’s Privacy at Risk?

by Andrea Smith, When your kids play Angry Birds or Motion Math on a mobile device, you most likely know where they are and what they’re doing. Did you … Continue reading

January 12, 2013 · Leave a comment

Back to School! Cyberbullying – Social Media becomes the new school yard for bullies [Infographic]

August 26, 2012 · Leave a comment

How to Monitor a Teen’s Cell Phone Use |

By braniac; Trust between parents and teenagers is a delicate balancing act. They want freedom; parents want safety. With cell phones now offering Internet access, text messaging and email … Continue reading

July 23, 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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