Creating a Social Network: The Walled Garden Approach


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This presentation was given at NECC in 2009 by Bethany Smith, Dean Mantz, Dianne Krause, Amira Fouad, & Sheryl Grant on the use of Ning to create a social network in various evaluational settings

Creating a Social Network: The Walled Garden Approach

  1. Creating a Social Network: The Walled Garden approach
  2. Bethany Smith Asst. Director of Learning Technologies for the College of Education at NC State University
  3. Dean Mantz Technology Integration & Network Coordinator, USD 376 Sterling Kansas
  4. Dianne Krause Instructional Technology Specialist, Wissahickon School District
  5. Amira Fouad Program Manager,, Global Kids
  6. Sheryl Grant Director, Social Networking, HASTAC/MacArthur Digital Media & Learning
  7. What is ?
  8. Our Ning Communities
  13. Why Ning?
  14. How does Ning support community?
  15. Creating a Ning - Ease of use
  16. Management
  17. Privacy and publicity
  18. Tips & Tricks
  19. Make Ning Public, but groups private 6
  20. Customization
  21. Keep tabs on your Ning with RSS
  22. Change your welcome message
  23. What do Premium Services add?
  24. Bethany Smith Amira Fouad Dianne Krause Dean Mantz All images used are available under Creative Commons and are linked from:
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