The GradConnect Project Alex Hardman
Aims <ul><li>To introduce the GradConnect Project </li></ul><ul><li>To demonstrate the features of the GradConnect System....
What is GradConnect? <ul><li>Social Networking/ Blogging Platform </li></ul><ul><li>Academic Orientation </li></ul><ul><li...
Why develop GradConnect? <ul><li>Facilitate networking opportunities/ Reduce Isolation </li></ul><ul><li>Shares ideas/ kno...
How does GradConnect work? Personal Space Community Space Blog Files RSS Feeds Tags Profile Friends User Community 1 Commu...
 
GradConnect Moving Forward <ul><li>Finalise Training Materials </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Written documentation </li></ul></ul>...
Questions
<ul><li>http:// rhogos.mc.man.ac.uk/gradconnect / </li></ul>
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    1. 1. The GradConnect Project Alex Hardman
    2. 2. Aims <ul><li>To introduce the GradConnect Project </li></ul><ul><li>To demonstrate the features of the GradConnect System. </li></ul><ul><li>To generate discussion about social networking in Academia. </li></ul>
    3. 3. What is GradConnect? <ul><li>Social Networking/ Blogging Platform </li></ul><ul><li>Academic Orientation </li></ul><ul><li>Designed to: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>make it easy to find others with similar interests </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>facilitate knowledge transfer </li></ul></ul>
    4. 4. Why develop GradConnect? <ul><li>Facilitate networking opportunities/ Reduce Isolation </li></ul><ul><li>Shares ideas/ knowledge/ research interests </li></ul><ul><li>Practice writing and communication skills </li></ul><ul><li>Develop transferable ICT skills </li></ul><ul><li>Meet other researchers </li></ul>
    5. 5. How does GradConnect work? Personal Space Community Space Blog Files RSS Feeds Tags Profile Friends User Community 1 Community 2 Community 3 Contact Contact Contact Member Member Member
    6. 7. GradConnect Moving Forward <ul><li>Finalise Training Materials </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Written documentation </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Online interactive seminars (video podcasts) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Case study groups and pilot users from April 2008 </li></ul><ul><li>Monitor and evaluate </li></ul>
    7. 8. Questions
    8. 9. <ul><li>http:// rhogos.mc.man.ac.uk/gradconnect / </li></ul>
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