Student Social Media Showcase

Student Social Media Showcase 2017 – Wednesday 28 June at Big Bang Fair South East

The SSMS team 2017The Student Social Media Showcase is an annual event organised by BeL (the Business e-learning research group) at Brighton Business School, University of Brighton. The showcase provides a place for University of Brighton students to show examples of coursework that demonstrate the use or analysis of online social media.

Congratulations to the winner of the BeL Digital Marketing prize 2017 : Mohammed Atif Raja, a graduate of the BSc (Hons) Business (Top-up) degree course. His presentation is online at the link below.

Brighton Business eLearning research group award 2017

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28/07/17Selected presentations were on show at The Big Bang Fair South East 2017. Over 8000 schoolchildren between the ages of 9 and 13 attend the event. The SSMS2017 stand offers them a great chance for young people to speak about their use of social media, their preferences and their purposes for the media.

And here is the link to the basic data we collected at the event.SSMS 2017 5SSMS 2017 3

Big Bang Fair South East with SSMS 2017:

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And here are a few pictures of SSMS2016 at the Big Bang Fair South East:

























Click here to see selected entries for 2016.

Tweet comments using #SSMS2017 or feel free to comment on this blog.

 What happened at SSMS2015 – here’s a video summary (6.5 minutes)



PRIZE WINNERS 2015 for best digital marketing with social media presentation & best social media research presentations are now at this link


Click here for SSMS 2015 Digital Marketing Submissions
Click here for SSMS 2015 Submissions
Watch a short clip of Katie Piatt (eLearning Manager, University of Brighton) chatting to Sue Greener (Business eLearning research Group) about using social media at University.
During the preparations for the 2015, university students and recent graduates were invited to submit a multimedia summary of their current academic research on social media in the form of a short video, soundbite, Prezi or any other creative artefact that could be displayed independently in this virtual space.
Find out how to submit a video here.
The Student Social Media Showcase started in 2014, and was co-located with the first European Conference on Social Media, also hosted by BeL at the University of Brighton .

Student presenting at SSMS2014

Student presenting at SSMS2014

Ben Shneiderman, keynote at SSMS2014

SSMS 2014 Keynote: professor Ben Shneiderman

SSMS2014 was a physical event with participants from local schools, students and graduate presenters, scholars attending the conference and a keynote by data visualisation guru Professor Ben Shneiderman.
Find out more about the SSMS2014 event here.
Find out more about the Business eLearning Research Group and the CIMER Research Centre at Brighton Business School
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