Social Networks & Their Impact on
Students & Education
       Effective Analysis & Mining Tactics




              ANSHUM...
Humans are Social Beings


• Civilized humans always live and interact in groups
• Every human is born ‘incomplete’ and ne...
Social Networks - Past


• Social networks spanned culture/caste, arts, trade &
  geographic afilliations
• Social network...
Social Networks - Present

• Social networks span ‘success-status’ (wealth,
  competence, knowledge, contacts)
• Social ne...
Social Networks - Future


•   Social networks span ‘info-status’
•   Social networks span skills specialisation
•   Socia...
Global Warming of The ‘Other-Kind’!


•   Capitalism is now the dominant ideology
•   Gobalism replaces regionalism
•   24...
Facts Driving Social Networking


• 47% of global GDP is contributed by TNC
• 65% of world businesses are SMEs
• Technolog...
Social Networking & Education


• Education is the bedrock of civilized socialization
• Education thrives on free flow of ...
Social Networks Mining

• Offline networks: one2one
                  : events –work, social & political

• Online network...
Leveraging Social Networks: Students



 •   Prepare for evolving future trends
 •   Develop realistic goals
 •   Build li...
Leveraging Social Networks: Faculty



• Get insights about future realities
• Develop better mentoring (and not just teac...
Leveraging Social Networks: Professional



•   Proactively address future possibilities
•   Mentor and get mentored
•   B...
Leveraging Social Networks: Evangelist




•   Prepare for future eventualities
•   Spread competence based harmony
•   Cr...
Social Networks: Exciting Times Ahead



•   Free flow of competent people like ‘hot money’
•   P2P outsourcing
•   Find n...
Preparing Self for Social Networking



 • Professional – ‘right time, right skills, right behaviour,
   right thinking’
 ...
Social Networks- ‘Power Mantras’



 • There is Money in Harmony
 • United we win divided we loose
 • There are no strange...
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  1. 1. Social Networks & Their Impact on Students & Education Effective Analysis & Mining Tactics ANSHUMALI SAXENA Apr 2009 1
  2. 2. Humans are Social Beings • Civilized humans always live and interact in groups • Every human is born ‘incomplete’ and needs other humans to survive and thrive • Networking bonds are thus necessary for individual and community growth & harmony • Networking needs maintain balance of power and peace amongst people and communities ANSHUMALI SAXENA Apr 2009 2
  3. 3. Social Networks - Past • Social networks spanned culture/caste, arts, trade & geographic afilliations • Social networks were a source of societal recognition /prestige • Social networks brought business prosperity e.g. Guru • Social networks ensured security & justice e.g. village sarpanch • Social networks spread ‘acceptable behavioural norms’ ANSHUMALI SAXENA Apr 2009 3
  4. 4. Social Networks - Present • Social networks span ‘success-status’ (wealth, competence, knowledge, contacts) • Social networks span work/formal groups • Social networks span informal groups • Social networks span statutory/govt. groups • Social networks span special interest groups • Social networks span alumni groups • Social networks span religion based groups • Source for work opportunities, self growth, social solace, world collaboration & peace ANSHUMALI SAXENA Apr 2009 4
  5. 5. Social Networks - Future • Social networks span ‘info-status’ • Social networks span skills specialisation • Social networks span informal groups • Social networks span govt./ world bodies groups • Social networks span human interest groups • Social networks span ‘glocal’ groups • Source for e-community ties, ‘PQ’ development, glocal collaboration & everlasting peace ANSHUMALI SAXENA Apr 2009 5
  6. 6. Global Warming of The ‘Other-Kind’! • Capitalism is now the dominant ideology • Gobalism replaces regionalism • 24X7X365 replaces 9X5X6 • Internet invades communication space • Competence replaces conflicts • Skills replace skepticism • Economics binds people in everlasting warmth • This ‘global-warmth’ creates new business models and role models : BPO & DotCom Business ANSHUMALI SAXENA Apr 2009 6
  7. 7. Facts Driving Social Networking • 47% of global GDP is contributed by TNC • 65% of world businesses are SMEs • Technology & Info are the new sources of power • Collaboration replaces dominance for sustaining power e.g. coalition govt. , G-20 group • Internet increasingly used for psychological & pathological well being ANSHUMALI SAXENA Apr 2009 7
  8. 8. Social Networking & Education • Education is the bedrock of civilized socialization • Education thrives on free flow of knowledge & info • Education is source of new norms of collaboration e.g. internet • Education options are increasingly driven by corporate competence needs • Education & social networks are ‘made for each other’ ANSHUMALI SAXENA Apr 2009 8
  9. 9. Social Networks Mining • Offline networks: one2one : events –work, social & political • Online networks: info based : emotions based : special needs based : casual friendship based • Telephonic : Group Conferencing work : Tele-classes : Tele-medicine : Tele Counseling ANSHUMALI SAXENA Apr 2009 9
  10. 10. Leveraging Social Networks: Students • Prepare for evolving future trends • Develop realistic goals • Build life strategy maps • Build virtual info-libraries • Connect with competence • Get projects, build experience • Prepare for ‘fractional-skills-hire’ future ANSHUMALI SAXENA Apr 2009 10
  11. 11. Leveraging Social Networks: Faculty • Get insights about future realities • Develop better mentoring (and not just teaching) capabilities • Benefit from more enriching life strategy maps • Build virtual info-libraries • Connect with alumni & unique skills • Persuade opinion leaders & business leaders, • Create a new win-win educational style & infrastructure (online and offline) ANSHUMALI SAXENA Apr 2009 11
  12. 12. Leveraging Social Networks: Professional • Proactively address future possibilities • Mentor and get mentored • Build realistic life strategy maps • Benefit from smart knowledge management • Connect with peers, seniors, juniors & opinion leaders • Leverage freedom from ‘storage-devices’ , • Innovate, simplify and fly ANSHUMALI SAXENA Apr 2009 12
  13. 13. Leveraging Social Networks: Evangelist • Prepare for future eventualities • Spread competence based harmony • Create +ve pressure groups • Create info-armed intelligentsia • Create new success sources e.g online B2B sourcing from China ANSHUMALI SAXENA Apr 2009 13
  14. 14. Social Networks: Exciting Times Ahead • Free flow of competent people like ‘hot money’ • P2P outsourcing • Find new professional peers, mentors, friends, soul mates • Learn new ways of interconnected lives • Endless opportunities, lifelong growth & earnings ANSHUMALI SAXENA Apr 2009 14
  15. 15. Preparing Self for Social Networking • Professional – ‘right time, right skills, right behaviour, right thinking’ • Psychological – +ve wellness, “Born2Excel’ attitude • Emotional - spiritual harmony • Physical – 24X7 fitness, self care always • Communication – you, you’re best brand ANSHUMALI SAXENA Apr 2009 15
  16. 16. Social Networks- ‘Power Mantras’ • There is Money in Harmony • United we win divided we loose • There are no strangers in today’s interconnected world, only people who haven't met • Success is a marathon not 100 meter dash • Think Global Act Local ANSHUMALI SAXENA Apr 2009 16

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