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So You Wanna use Technology
So You Wanna use Technology
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So You Wanna use Technology
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So You Wanna use Technology
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So You Wanna use Technology
So You Wanna use Technology
So You Wanna use Technology
So You Wanna use Technology
So You Wanna use Technology
So You Wanna use Technology
So You Wanna use Technology
So You Wanna use Technology
So You Wanna use Technology
So You Wanna use Technology
So You Wanna use Technology
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Panel presentation at ALSB Conference in Seattle 2014

Panel presentation at ALSB Conference in Seattle 2014

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  1. So You Wanna Use Technology . . . we can help Ida M. Jones Denise Farag Lori K. Harris-Ransome
  2. 21st Century Literacies Literacies • Attention • Participation • Collaboration • Network awareness • Critical consumption Attention, and Other 21st-Century Social Media Literacies by Howard Rheingold, available at http://www.educause.edu/ero/article/at tention-and-other-21st-century-social- media-literacies Article
  3. THE BACKCHANNEL Twitter and TodaysMeet What the F@#!@ is a Backchannel?
  4. Twitter v. Today’s Meet Twitter • Easy to create account • 140-character limit per posting (can use programs for longer postings) • Designed for public access • Can link pictures, videos • Cannot moderate content Today’s Meet • No account required/access by room name/number • 140-character limit per posting • Designed for limited interaction or could be public • Very simple interface • Can moderate content How could YOU use a backchannel?
  5. THE BACKCHANNEL Twitter and TodaysMeet
  6. Twitter Home Page
  7. Twitter Account Page
  8. THE BACKCHANNEL Twitter and TodaysMeet
  9. TodaysMeet-Simple Creation
  10. TodaysMeet-Join
  11. TodaysMeet: How to Chat
  12. USING TWITTER IN THE CLASSROOM
  13. My Tweeting Class • Sports Marketing Law class • Required for Sports Marketing majors • 18 students • Most hadn’t used much technology in their marketing classes previously • Survey: 50% created a Twitter account for the first time in this class
  14. Twitter Assignments • Student Assignments: – Take notes and ask questions during class – 5 minute presentation which was a group summary of weekly tweets – Tweet outside class • My Goal: More involvement with and knowledge of Course Content – Reading – Reflection – Current Events
  15. Group Summary Weekly summary; 5 minute presentation – Immediate feedback – Reinforcement of learning – Discussion of current events
  16. BA179-First Exams • Number of As higher pre-Twitter • Number of Bs higher Twitter first use • Number of Cs same sp 2011 & 2013 (pre and post Twitter) • Number of Ds remained the same • Fs higher 2nd Twitter usage
  17. BA179-Course Grades • A Course Grades equivalent • B course grades lower Sp 2014 • C course grades much higher post-Twitter • D course grades same • F course grades higher pre-Twitter
  18. GATHERING AROUND THE FIRE: NEARPOD PowerPoint on Steroids?
  19. Nearpod Homepage Nearpod.com
  20. Example of Nearpod Interface
  21. The Upsides: Useful in the Classroom • Easy to use: provide meeting number & students join • Students must follow along • Can be used on any device • Majority of students (80+%) liked it better than PowerPoint • Can conduct polls, show poll results to the class
  22. The Upsides: Evidence/Data • Analytics • Who logged on • Who participated in polls and poll results • Results can be downloaded as a report
  23. The Upsides: Additional Info • Free for basic accounts; limited number of users • Free to students even if you upgrade • Can be designed as homework, with polls • Easy to learn
  24. The Downsides • Students must follow along • Cannot download presentation from Nearpod; must create PDF or PowerPoint first • Moderately difficult to design depending on your current presentation methods • Requires good wireless connectivity • Students cannot work on group projects from within the program-that must be done outside the program
  25. 21st Century Literacies Literacies • Attention • Participation • Collaboration • Network awareness • Critical consumption Attention, and Other 21st-Century Social Media Literacies by Howard Rheingold, available at http://www.educause.edu/ero/article/at tention-and-other-21st-century-social- media-literacies Article
  26. Questions

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