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Social Media Learning explained through Elgg, an open source, web 2.0 based application.

Social Media Learning explained through Elgg, an open source, web 2.0 based application.

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  • 1. Social Media 4 Learning
    Consultant to Education & Corporate Sectors
  • 2. What is Web 2.0?
  • 3. The term "Web 2.0" is commonly associated with web applications that facilitate
    • interactive information sharing
    • 4. interoperability,
    • 5. user-centered ...
    • 6. innovation through collaborative worken.wikipedia.org/wiki/Web_2.0
  • How can you use web 2.0 to enhance learning?
    (suggest web 2.0 based tools)
  • 7. You can use following tools to enhance learning.
    • Google Docs
    • 8. Social networks such as Elgg
    • 9. Blog,
    • 10. Wikis
    • 11. Social Media Tools such as Twitter, Facebook
    I shall introduce web 2.0 based, os software Elgg
  • 12. What is Elgg?
    It is web 2.0 based, open source, social networking application.
  • 13. Characteristics of Web 2.0
  • 14. What can be achieved using Elgg?
  • 15. Where can SML be used?
    SML can be used in following cases
    • Higher Educational Institutions
    • 16. Training Institutes
    • 17. Corporate Sectors as KM
  • What can be achieved using Elgg?
    Each and every participant in the SML Application can
    • Share files
    • 18. Can maintain a blog
    • 19. Can add members
    • 20. Can form members into groups
    • 21. Can add pages providing information related to curriculum
    • 22. Add wire posts of 140 characters and send them to all or certain groups of members
    At each and every stage, control can be exercised as to who should be added in SML, who must be included in a group and whether you can go public or not.
  • 23. What are the uses of SML (Elgg) in Education?
    Hence SML Application can be utilized for implementing
    Project work
    Giving and monitoring assignments
    Complimenting daily work by sharing important links
    To make important announcements
  • 24.  
    Knowledge of Twitter Grammar for Usage and Blog Writing
  • 25. Institutes Using Elgg?
    Aalborg University
    Aurora's technological and research institute
    Athabasca University
    Athabasca University :: Canada
    BCcampus :: Canada
    Bremen Red cross :: Germany
    Berkeley University
    Clarkstown Central School District New York City
    CHN University :: Netherlands
    ConnectingUEL - University of East London, England
    Co-Operative Medical College, Cochin, Kerala
    CVU Sønderjylland :: Denmark
    Duke Corporate Education :: USA
    Earlham College
    Eifel :: France
    Faculty of Education, University of Sevilla
    France Telecom R&D :: France
    Graz University of Technology
  • 26. Institutes Using Elgg?
    Harvard University
    Hogeschool Leiden
    ICT4D Consortium at Royal Holloway, University of London
    Institute for Technology and Management (Management students)Institute for technology and management Institute for technology and management Ins-India
    Institution Universitaria Colombo Americano :: Columbia
    Kingston University
    KeyPal, a Socrates, Grundtvig programme :: Europe wide- KompetenceCenterDjursland :: Denmark
    Leeds Elgg - University of Leeds, England
    London South Bank University
    Me2U - Athabasca University, Canada
    National University of Ireland, Galway
    Oregon State University
    Open University of the Netherlands
    Royal Roads University :: CanadaRed River College :: Canada
    Redhill School
    RMIT University :: Australia
  • 27. Institutes Using Elgg?
    Stanford University
    Staffordshire University
    St Ives School, Haslemere :: England
    Singularity University
    Saugus school district
    The University of Brighton
    University of British Columbia :: Canada
    The University of North Caroline at Chapel Hill
    The University of Northampton
    Tufts University
    UNC Chapel Hill
    University of Calgary, Grid Research Centre
    University of Cambridge, Department of Earth Sciences
    University of East London
    University of Exeter, School of Education
    UHI - University of the Highlands and Islands
    Universite Lille1
    Université Montpellier 1
    University of Melbourne
    University of Nebraska-Lincoln
  • 28. Institutes Using Elgg
    Université Paris-Sud 11
    Université Paris Descartes - Paris V
    Université Paris Diderot-Paris 7
    University of Reading
    University Ramon Llull :: Spain
    University of Stirling
    University of Salford
    University of Southern California :: USA
    University of Szeged
    University of Saarland :: Germany
    Hyper-Elgg - University of Tampere, Finland
    University of Westminster
    University of Wollongong
    Versailles Saint-Quentin-en-Yvelines University
    Wiley Faculty network
  • 29. Institutes Using Elgg
    Professional Organizations
    Institute of Physics - community to support UK Physics teachers
    Primary School Teaching - community for primary school teachers
    RIBA Kowledge Communities -  online support for architects and other professionals in the industry
    Wiley Faculty Network - global community of faculty, connected by a passion for teaching and a drive to learn, share, and collaborate.
    SoLearn - Social Learning Environment for learning professionals to find out more about social media in learning
  • 30. Institutes Using Elgg
    World Wild Life Fund
    learn2perform - for internal social learning
    One Planet Community - to deliver and support their external sustainability programme
  • 31. Advantages of opting for Elgg –
    • Highly scalable,
    • 32. Can be customized (template etc)
    • 33. Being an OS latest updates will be available
    • 34. Team of Researchers will be available to listen to your requirements
  • Screenshot of Elgg - 1
  • 35. Screenshot of Elgg - 2
  • 36. Screenshot of Elgg - 3
  • 37. Thank You
    Consultant to Education & Corporate Sectors