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notes for poster session at the Southern Region Program and Staff Development Conference, October 2007

notes for poster session at the Southern Region Program and Staff Development Conference, October 2007



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  • Social Networking Poster Session 2007 Southern Region Program & Staff Development Conference October 23, 2007 Anne Adrian [email_address]
  • Notes
    • The poster:
    • This presentation: PSDOnLineCommunities
    • This document in Acrobat .pdf
    • The ideas will be posted on the wiki
      • Need flexibility
    Online communities, because you …
      • Work outside of the office
      • Have communication failures
      • Have email overload
      • Don’t know it all
      • Are unable to keep up
      • Need to work together
      • Need to include industry, clients, and colleagues
  • Through online communities, you …
      • Learn
      • Communicate
      • Influence
      • Relate
      • Build professional reputations
      • Read, watch, and observe
      • Enhance learning and professional development opportunities
      • Provide better quality services and products
      • Build relationships
    • Online communities are about sharing …
      • Work
      • Knowledge
      • Information
      • Interests
      • Experiences
      • Opinions
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  • Technologies Blogging Keep clients informed Develop stronger relationships Share knowledge Provide mechanism for feedback Keep connected with colleagues, industry and clientele Build professional reputation Enterprise blogs Blogger Bloglines Wordpress
  • Technologies Collaboration Create better products by including others Google docs & presentations Wikis Enterprise wikis
  • Technologies Resource Sharing Share: Photos Flickr Videos YouTube Presentations SlideShare
  • Technologies
      • Diigo
    Social Bookmarking Share web content for information and reference Share what you’re reading Have access to bookmarks anywhere
  • Technologies Virtual Worlds Share products and learn interactively Second Life
  • Technologies Social Networks Relate, connect and share interests eXtension People (testing) Facebook LinkedIn MySpace Ning
  • Technologies Instant Messaging AIM MSN [email_address] Enterprise IM What are you doing? Twitter Jaiku Text Messaging Presence Technologies Communicate what you are doing Know what others are doing Start (& end) impromptu discussions Find out quick answers to questions
  • Getting Started Most important step: Efficient & exponential
    • Get a News Reader
    • Bring changing web content to one place.
      • “How to use a news reader”
      • YouTube video ”RSS in Plain English”
  • Getting Started
    • 2. Seek
    • Find pertinent blogs.
    • Watch for the RSS logo.
    • Search Google Reader— select “Add subscription”, type a topic.
    • Search Technorati for blogs by topic.
        • Beth Kanter explains Technorati in an eXtension web conference
    • Browse a few suggestions for Extension professionals:
  • Getting Started
    • Lurk
        • Read blogs through a news reader ( Google Reader ).
        • Make your news reader
    • ( Google Reader or iGoogle your homepage).
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  • Getting Started
    • 4. Converse
    • Get involved—learn by doing.
    • Comment on blogs and/or start blogging.
    • “ How to comment like a king (or queen!)”
        • Picture from sbgivens found
        • Attribute, Share, Noncommercial, No derivatives
  • Getting Started 5. Share Use social bookmarking to share useful blogs and pages, (i.e. or Diigo ) eXtension social bookmarking web conferences is a good starting point for YouTube video “Social Bookmarking in Plain English” . Diigo is used as the example. Picture uploaded by ryancr from Share, Remix, Attribute, Noncommercial.
  • Getting Started
    • Join a social networking site.
      • Facebook * LinkedIn
      • Ning MySpace
      • /community (testing)
    • Try at least 1 presence technology.
      • Instant Messaging:
      • eXtension Jabber*
      • Enterprise IM
      • AIM * MSN *
      • Text Messaging*
      • What are you doing?
      • Twitter * Jaiku
    6. Try Something New
  • Getting Started
      • Share Resources.
      • Slideshare *
      • Flickr *
      • YouTube
        • Use a collaboration technology.
      • Google Docs* & Presentations *
      • Wikis
      • *
      • Wikispaces
      • Wikipedia
    6. Try Something New
  • Getting Started
    • Blog. Learn by sharing your ideas and knowledge.
      • Join a Virtual World.
      • Second Life
    6. Try Something New