Hurrah! We’ve almost reached the end. The 8-week Social Media Driving Licence course has come to an end. I must say that I have really enjoyed the course, and I feel that I have learned so much during this period, and have definitely become a more confident user of social media. I remember how pessimistic I was about my ability to write blogs, or use Twitter. I must admit that there is still a lot of room for improvement for me, and one of my next steps to use Twitter more often.
The session that I enjoyed the most during the last 8 weeks was definitely the last session. This session gave us the opportunity to be creative and express, using LEGO, how our knowledge and confidence in using social media evolved during the 8-week course. Our team also came up with some valuable suggestions on what strategy we should take to become better Social Media users for the benefit of the School.
Photo by Do-Hyun Kim via Flickr
When asked to build something from LEGO that would show how I felt about social media at the beginning of the course, I build a hill. At the beginning I was almost at the bottom of that hill, hoping to stand on the top of that hill by the end of the course. I wished to be able to fly from that hill as well as Batman does. I feel that although I am not at the top of that hill yet, I am able to fly, fly away into the webspace using Social Media.
During the course we have learned about many new tools, which I will definitely use in the future. I’ve officially joined Twitter, learned about G+ and other Google tools, Flickr, PicMonkey. I might not move into using G+, but I will keep using other Goole tools. There are some tools which I might never use such as Storify or Feedly, but who knows, they might become useful one day.
If you asked me what I enjoyed the least about the course, I would have to think hard, because I enjoyed the course thoroughly. Probably didn’t like the fact that I had to do homework after each session. But after all I managed to complete all blogs.
Thank you Andy, Ange and Georgina for giving me the opportunity to take part in this fantastic course, and helping me in becoming a more confident Social Media user.