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Strategies for Beginning to Establish a Digital Presence


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Strategies for Beginning to Establish a Digital Presence
Tuesday, November 12, 3:00 - 5:00pm | 3-180 Keller Hall

Participants in this session will discuss strategies for making use of social media to build a scholarly digital presence and establish professional networks as scholars, researchers and teachers. Participants are encouraged to bring laptops or mobile devices.

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  • 1. Establishing a Digital Presence Grad School Workshop Fall 2013
  • 2. What? So What? Now what?
  • 3. Identity is Distributed but Connected
  • 4. Social / Socialising Scholarly
  • 5. Digital Presence Identity and Reputation
  • 6. Getting Started Environment Personal Learning
  • 7. analyze your needs determine your purpose and what best suits your needs search out ‘your community’ map and plan to develop your full Personal Learning Environment: human, print & digital resources Getting Started Your “Unique”
  • 8. begin with What? add So What? move on to Now What? showcase your roles embed your “unique” share your passion use your voice Getting Started Digital Identity as Portfolio
  • 9. Cousin? Teacher? Scholar? Blogger? Minnesota? Manchester? @IleneDawn @UMinnTeachLearn alexa032 – umn google ilene.dawn – personal google Ida8101 – teaching google Getting Started Avatar: Image + Bio + ID
  • 10. Ilene Alexander = Ilene D. Alexander = Ilene Dawn Alexander = IleneDawn TEACHING • • • • • PERSONAL • • RESEARCH & LEARNING • NETWORKING • • * = maintain work-related version of the platform, too
  • 11. q=ilene+alexander&ie=utf8&oe=utf8&aq=t&rls=org.mozilla:enUS:official&client=firefox-a I D. A =ilene+alexander&ie=utf8&oe=utf8&aq=t&rls=org.mozilla:enUS:official&client=firefoxa#q=ilene+d.+alexander&rls=org. mozilla:en-US%3Aofficial IDawnA =ilene+alexander&ie=utf8&oe=utf8&aq=t&rls=org.mozilla:enUS:official&client=firefoxa#q=ilene+d.+alexander&rls=org. mozilla:en-US%3Aofficial IleneDawn =ilene+alexander&ie=utf8&oe=utf8&aq=t&rls=org.mozilla:enUS:official&client=firefoxa#q=Ilene+Dawn&rls=org.mozilla: en-US%3Aofficial IA
  • 12. Voltaire Networking 1694 – 1778 Identity and/as/in
  • 13. Troublesome Knowledge challenge to existing beliefs & practices; conceptually difficult Liminality suspended state of partial understanding or stuck place Threshold Knowledge portal to understanding previously unknown knowledge Liminality
  • 14. Navigation judiciously plan routes to learning and participation in learning Transformative Reflection openly reflect on practice, seek community support and selforganization as a learner Community Sense Making seek context to determine audience, core community, and build reciprocal relationships in new/existing networks Orienteering
  • 15. Building Your Digital Identity  Highlight material useful to colleagues  Seek collaborators  Source co-authors  Network with colleagues prior to conferences  Engage in research discussions  Review feeds from [colleagues at] conferences  Meet contacts, mentors, peers,
  • 16. Building Your Digital Identity  Crowd source questions, audience, resources  Follow resources in real time  Track entities professional orgs & conferences  Curate resources bookmark citations  Share calls for reviewers, papers, proposals  Contribute resources open access
  • 17. Which tools will you use?
  • 18. Twitter Collective Intelligence
  • 19. Twitter No egg face
  • 20. Tag It!
  • 21. Find and follow people with similar interests #learning #fycChat Share a resource & take time to build a thread RT / MT Post a message Link to a thread Ask a question #ida8101 Start a conversation Reference another person @
  • 22. Audience Use what is there: email & text, access information, view YouTube; may use in presentations. Individualized activity. Creator Use & create with what is there: upload slides, video, audio; blog; update, use personal social media via smart phone; access, join, participate in social networks. Disruptor Create new networks; create hashtags for real-time events; contribute new ideas as part of professional identity; online identity curated; select range of apps for professional life. What can be your style(s)?
  • 23. Curate Connect Contribute Communicate Networking Following Followers
  • 24. Curate As teacher As researcher
  • 25. Curate Scholar Job Seeker
  • 26. Connect Making, Sharing & Tracking Notes Words, Images, Sounds & More
  • 27. Connect Storing & Sharing (Your) Files Public and Private
  • 28. Connect Storing & Sharing (Their) Files Public and Private
  • 29. Connect: Bibliographic References
  • 30. Contribute: Open Access * teaching, learning & research * resources in public domain * Creative Commons license
  • 31. Contribute: Open Academic
  • 32. Communicate: Blog With or without your own site
  • 33. Communicate: Researching Teaching Network
  • 34. What? So What? Will Be Your Identity as a Digital Scholar? Now What?
  • 35. The degree to which a product, device, course, or environment is available to as many people as possible; typically associated with people with disabilities and their right to access services, employment and education with as few barriers as possible. Usability The extent to which a product (such as a device, service, or environment) can be used by specified users to achieve specified goals. Universal Design A framework for creating goals, methods, materials, and assessments that result in a flexible and fair approach to curricular design – an approach that generates accessible environments. Accessibility Is More Than Access
  • 36. Ilene D. Alexander m @IleneDawn Thanks to Lucy Hawkins @CareersLucy & Kate Lindsay @KTDigital (University of Oxford) for their slideshare