Cnie2011 social networking in sp

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Cnie2011 social networking in sp

  1. 1. Hamilton May 2011<br />Bruno Poellhuber<br />Terry Anderson<br />Nicole Racette<br />
  2. 2. Agenda<br />1. Problem and theoretical base (Terry) - 5 min<br />2. Objectives and methodology (Bruno) - 5 min<br />3. Athabasca (with ELGG tour) - 10 min<br />4. TÉLUQ - 10 min<br />5. University of Montreal - 10 min<br />6. General discussion - 20 min<br />
  3. 3. Social Networking in Self Paced Models of Distance Education<br />Self Paced, continuous enrolment programming maximizes learner freedom, accessibility and control<br />Very little DE programming and research done on this model<br />Canada’s largest and single mode universities use self –paced model<br />
  4. 4. Associated with higher drop out rates<br />Can Social/Networking Software Make a Difference??<br />
  5. 5. Social Networking Software<br />T”social software refers to a set of network tools designed specifically to support sharing, collaboration, socializing and resulting in the development of multiple forms of social capital (Jones & Thomas, 2007). <br />profiles, wikis, blogs, posting walls, artefact tagging, web conferencing, calendaring and other network-based tools<br />
  6. 6. Educational Social Software<br /><ul><li>“ allows individuals to meet, work together, and share insights, ideas and artefacts, thus affording learners the opportunity to meet each other and forge learning relationships.” (Anderson, 2004)</li></li></ul><li>Personal Learning Environments<br />The short term involves the success of the course, the long term term involves the success to life long learners and formal education! <br />http://glendabaker.net/blog/wp-content/uploads/2010/03/week1_wordle.jpg<br />

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