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Introduce yourself

In this step, learners introduce themselves to each other and share their motivation for joining the course.
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For the next two weeks, you’ll be studying alongside many learners from around the world.

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Use the Comments sections and Discussion steps throughout the course to ask your fellow learners questions and share problems you are stuck on. Developing a collaborative learning environment will lead to a successful and enjoyable course. Find out more about learning online with FutureLearn by visiting the Downloads section.

You can also follow us on Twitter or Facebook where you can find the latest news and updates about all our online courses.

Sanne Vliegenthart

During the videos on this course, you’re going to be hearing from Sanne Vliegenthart who will guide you through the course. Sanne is a freelance social media producer, public speaker and YouTuber/blogger who has been using social media to build her own online brand and shape her varied career for many years. Sanne will be sharing her experience of creating content and giving her insights into what works, and why.

Meg Pickard

Meg Pickard is an independent media consultant, and your Lead Educator on this course. Meg was also the former Head of Digital Engagement for Guardian News & Media, so brings many years of experience developing and supporting social web strategy and interactive experiences. Meg will share her experience to help guide you through the exercises and provide solutions which can help you learn.

Over to you:

Before you start your exploration of social media campaigns, why not take some time to introduce yourself to one another?
If you’d like, use the Comments section to tell us more about yourself, where you are from, and why you have chosen to join this course. You can also like comments, and choose to follow other learners.
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