Briefing that suggests ways in which social media and online technologies may complement traditional methods of informing, engaging and consulting people when planning and carrying out NHS service changes.
Web resource for anyone with an interest in using digital media for research, consultation or participation activities with children and young people.
It contains information and advice about:
- the technical aspects of using digital media in research with children
- some of the methods that are available
- ethical issues and how to deal with them
- analysis and dissemination with digital media
- involving young people as co-producers.
Report that examines strategies to influence use of social media and social networking in the ICT sector in Peru, online public policy consultations, as well as exploring the use of social networking services in public administration.
Report that shows how the digital environment has the potential to make public services such as the criminal justice agencies more accountable, participatory, collaborative, accessible, responsive and efficient.
It also assesses the degree to which such technologies have so far been utilised within the criminal justice system and explores what victims think about these innovations. In doing so, it looks at surveys of victims’ attitudes towards the criminal justice system and draws on the findings of focus groups undertaken with victims of crime for the purposes of this report.
Report designed to give an accessible overview of media use, attitudes and understanding among children and young people aged 5-15. It also documents the views of parents/carers about their child’s media use, and the rules, tools and other ways that parents manage such use.
The document is based principally on findings from Ofcom’s media literacy tracker conducted in spring 2015. Where possible, within the sample of children aged 5-15 and their parents, demographic analysis is conducted by age of the child interviewed, by gender and by household socio-economic group.
Report that opens by describing the emergence of 'next generation users' who are developing a new pattern of Internet use. It follows the emerging next generation users throughout the next eight sections that summarise the details and highlights of the 2011 survey. The report closes with a methodological appendix. The first detailed section of the report focuses on describing the diffusion of the Internet as an innovation in information and communication technology (ICT). The second section focuses on the characteristics and attitudes of Internet users.
Concise guide for academics and researchers on using Twitter.
Website which offers access to online learning resources for community groups in Fife. It is an initiative of Fife Council in partnership with the voluntary sector.
Study that examines the relevance of social media to the development of personalised social care in general, and to self-directed support in particular.
The focus of the report is the UK but, given the global nature of web-based communication, it does include some international initiatives.
A social media website dedicated to building a community that aims to include disabled people in the design of everyday household products from their living rooms, and where people can share ideas and tips on how to overcome everyday challenges they face with appliances and technology.
The site was created by the Blackwood Foundation an independent subsidiary of Blackwood (previously known as Margaret Blackwood Housing Association). The Blackwood Foundation supports people to live independently and to get the most out of life.