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Online Resources Related to Feature 676

Use of Social Media for Health Promotion: An Overview of the Evidence-Webinar Preparation and Discussion
http://www.thcu.ca/infoandresources/resource_display.cfm?resourceID=1119...

This event archive includes the following:

  • Building Smart Networks Through Network Weaving
  • New media and the Future of Public Service Advertising-Case Studies
  • The New Technology: The Consumer as Participant Rather Than Target Audience
  • New Media Cases in Public Health Communication and Marketing: The Promise and Potential
  • On Social Marketing and Social Change (Craig Lefebvre Blog)

Use of Social Media For Health Promotion
http://www.thcu.ca/infoandresources/resource_display.cfm?resourceID=1180...

In October, 2008, THCU contracted Craig Lefebvre to facilitate a webinar on Use of Social Media for Health Promotion: An Overview of the Evidence. We recorded the webinar and posted the recordings on our website. Webcast topics include

  • Part 1: Our World vs. The Networked World
  • Part 2: Visualize the Social Network Connector, Maven & Salesman
  • Part 3: Tips for Application, Examples, Media Multiplexity
  • Parts 4, 5, 6: QA with Craig

THCU Resources for IHC
http://www.thcu.ca/infoandresources/resource_display.cfm?search=%20search&res_sub_topicid=15

The Health Communication unit has collected a list of resources relating to interactive health communication.

Blog On Social Marketing and Social Change
http://socialmarketing.blogs.com/

Craig Lefebvre's blog provides "News and Views on Social Marketing and Social Change."

eHealth Promotion Betwork
http://ehealthpromotion.ning.com

This is a forum for health promotion practitioners to connect, share resources, and learn about health promotion research, practice and eHealth. 

Government 2.0 Best Practices
http://government20bestpractices.pbworks.com/FrontPage

This wiki compiles a central list of current initiatives (and eventually "best practices") involving social media and government.

Common Craft - Explanations in Plain English
http://commoncraft.com/

This site provides short videos explaining new technologies

Generation 2.0, A Practical Guide for Using New Media to Recruit, Organize, and Mobilize Young People
http://mobileactive.org/research/generation-2-0-practical-guide-using-new-media-recruit-organize-and-mobilize-young-people

This 2008 guidebook provides successful and unsuccessful uses of social media to recruit, organize, and engage young people.