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Creating a Social Network:
           The Walled Garden approach
http://www.photos8.com/view/gate_of_garden2-800x600.html
Bethany Smith
Asst. Director of Learning Technologies for
the College of Education at NC State
University
Dean Mantz
Technology Integration & Network
Coordinator, USD 376 Sterling Kansas
Dianne Krause
Instructional Technology Specialist,
Wissahickon School District
Amira Fouad
Program Manager,
RezEd.org, Global Kids
Sheryl Grant
Director, Social Networking,
HASTAC/MacArthur Digital Media &
Learning
What is   ?
Our Ning Communities




http://www.flickr.com/photos/jeff-bauche/2230236391/
http://cedncsu.ning.com/
http://hub.dmlcompetition.net/
http://www.rezed.org/
http://futureteachers.ning.com/
Why Ning?




http://www.flickr.com/photos/-bast-/349497988/
How does Ning support community?




http://www.flickr.com/photos/milivoj/2166043959/
Creating a Ning - Ease of use




                 http://www.flickr.com/photos/ppdigital/3123340426/sizes/l/
Management



http://www.flickr.com/photos/95368991@N00/2601829858
Privacy and publicity
Tips & Tricks

www.flickr.com/photos/49503155381@N01/2562630928
Make Ning Public,
but groups private




           www.flickr.com/photos/2258
           6
Customization




           http://www.flickr.com/photos/digital_rebel_xt/70158224/sizes/l/
Keep tabs on your Ning with
           RSS
Change your
                                            welcome
                                            message




ww...
What do Premium
 Services add?




            www.flickr.com/photos/66621443@N00/14338803
Bethany Smith          bethanyvsmith@gmail.com
 Amira Fouad           amira@globalkids.org

Dianne Krause          diannek...
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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

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  1. 1. Creating a Social Network: The Walled Garden approach http://www.photos8.com/view/gate_of_garden2-800x600.html
  2. 2. Bethany Smith Asst. Director of Learning Technologies for the College of Education at NC State University
  3. 3. Dean Mantz Technology Integration & Network Coordinator, USD 376 Sterling Kansas
  4. 4. Dianne Krause Instructional Technology Specialist, Wissahickon School District
  5. 5. Amira Fouad Program Manager, RezEd.org, Global Kids
  6. 6. Sheryl Grant Director, Social Networking, HASTAC/MacArthur Digital Media & Learning
  7. 7. What is ?
  8. 8. Our Ning Communities http://www.flickr.com/photos/jeff-bauche/2230236391/
  9. 9. http://cedncsu.ning.com/
  10. 10. http://hub.dmlcompetition.net/
  11. 11. http://www.rezed.org/
  12. 12. http://futureteachers.ning.com/
  13. 13. Why Ning? http://www.flickr.com/photos/-bast-/349497988/
  14. 14. How does Ning support community? http://www.flickr.com/photos/milivoj/2166043959/
  15. 15. Creating a Ning - Ease of use http://www.flickr.com/photos/ppdigital/3123340426/sizes/l/
  16. 16. Management http://www.flickr.com/photos/95368991@N00/2601829858
  17. 17. Privacy and publicity
  18. 18. Tips & Tricks www.flickr.com/photos/49503155381@N01/2562630928
  19. 19. Make Ning Public, but groups private www.flickr.com/photos/2258 6
  20. 20. Customization http://www.flickr.com/photos/digital_rebel_xt/70158224/sizes/l/
  21. 21. Keep tabs on your Ning with RSS
  22. 22. Change your welcome message www.flickr.com/photos/43462240@N00/346316915
  23. 23. What do Premium Services add? www.flickr.com/photos/66621443@N00/14338803
  24. 24. Bethany Smith bethanyvsmith@gmail.com Amira Fouad amira@globalkids.org Dianne Krause diannekrause@gmail.com Dean Mantz mantzd@usd376.com All images used are available under Creative Commons and are linked from: http://delicious.com/bethanyvsmith/pp_photo
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