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

In their own words: What bothers children online? – EU Kids Online

We already mentioned the EU Kids Online survey that found that 55% of 9-16 year olds think that there are things online that bother children their age. Also, 12% of … Continue reading

May 18, 2013 · Leave a comment

Which Social Network would you choose to reach Teens? Tumblr or Facebook? (Part I)

If you want to reach out to young people via Social Networks one of the decisions you have to make developing your social media strategy is which social Network to … Continue reading

April 15, 2013 · 1 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

37% of Adults Approve of Snooping Through Texts [SURVEY]

by Andrea Smith, Have you ever scrolled through your partner’s text messages or emails? Maybe listened into their voicemails? You’re not alone. More that a third of Americans who … Continue reading

September 5, 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

About Two-in-Ten Americans Own Tablet Computers – Pew Research Center

About two-in-ten Americans (19%) said they owned a tablet computer in early 2012, almost twice as many as said they did near the end of 2011 (10%). Surveys by the … Continue reading

July 19, 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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