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The Use of Social Networking at NWTC Linda Hartford Dave Hjalmquist Daniel Mincheff
Today’s Presentation What is Social Networking or Web 2.0? Where is NWTC in Social Networking? What Can I do with Social Networking Now? Cautions of Social Networking Safety Tips Future Plans of Social Networking Questions?
So what is Social Networking or Web 2.0? "Web 2.0" refers to a perceived second generation of web development and design, that facilitates communication, secure information sharing, interoperability, and collaboration on the World Wide Web. – Wikipedia You Tube "The Machine is US"
Where is NWTC in Social Networking?(what are people saying!?!?!?) NWTC @ Ning Facebook NWTCTube @ You Tube NWTC @ LinkedIn NWTC @ MySpace NWTC @ Rate My Professors.com NWTC @ Wikipedia
What Can I do with Social Networking Now In the Classroom Twitter in the classroom Edmodo Classroom20.com Professional Linked in Blogger Web influencing Digg delicious Stumbleupon
Cautions of Social Networking Social Engineering Phishing Blogging URL Spoofing Identity Theft (both yours and your children's) Cyber stalking Not just Posting anti establishment comments Pictures with Kids names, etc. When Will I be on vacation http://feedjit.com/news/US/green-bay/
Safety Tips Educate yourself about the site before posting any personal information The information you post may become the ownership of the site once posted. Presume what you write on a social network is permanent Type the address of your social networking site directly into your browser or use personal bookmarks Exposure to Malware/Virus’/Worms Lack of security Few restrictions Never disclose any Personal Information MySpace Safety Page Videos
Safety Tips (continued) Use caution when you click on links (Approach with Caution) Avoid giving away email addresses of your friends by not allowing social networking services to scan your email address book Be selective about who you accept as a friend People aren’t always who they say they are Be careful about installing extras on your site Talk to your kids about social networking Microsoft Kids and Social Networking Usage Safety OnGuard.gov Online Social Networking Parents Guide iKeepSafe.org
Future Plans for Social Networking? What are other institutions doing? Open Office Hours on Face Book Virtual Tours on Second Life Wikis to build a body of knowledge - Professors Sharing High Tech Teaching Tips Class Discussions videotaped and posted on Class Wiki and presented as part of on line Class Midterm as online game show Locaccino – Friend tracking tool – used to track colleagues, assistants, students, etc Post Job-seeking seniors on Listserv, LinkedIn Communicating and Learning about your students with Twitter - Teaching with Twitter Teaching Via Webcast on UTube - Professors As UTube Stars
Future Plans for Social Networking? Something to think about………… A Vision of Students Today The realm of possibilities….What if
What can NWTC do moving forward with Social Networking? What are your ideas?
Questions? All links will be on the IIT Intranet Page under Social Networking IIT, SOD and LSS are open and willing to assist staff and faculty explore social networking ideas and concepts for instruction and supporting NWTC’s mission and vision Attend hands-on training with SOD and LSS on Web 2.0 ToolsWhen: Tuesday, May 26 Register via PeopleSoft