Engaging our Communities
             Cole W. Camplese
  Director, Education Technology Services
               cole@psu.e...
Definitions
en gage
cause someone to become involved in
    (a conversation or discussion)
com mu ni ty
a feeling of fellowship with others, as a result of
 sharing common attitudes, interests, and goals
con ver sa tion
the informal exchange of ideas
Our Communities



           3 Groups



    http://www.flickr.com/photos/f-r-a-n-k/515745060/
Students
Short eTtention Span?
Short eTtention Span?
Student Challenges



“Technology is only technology to those born before
                                        technolo...
This Changes Everything

• How they access information
• How they connect with media
• How they control media
• How they c...
This Changes Everything
                                Search is research



• How they access information
• How they con...
This Changes Everything
                             40% of our students
                              watch TV on their
•...
This Changes Everything

• How they access information
                            DVR/TiVo is the way to

• How they conn...
This Changes Everything

• How they access information
• How they connect with media at PSU create media
                 ...
This Changes Everything

• How they access information
• How they connect with media
• How they control media
• How they c...
23% spend more than 5 hours a
  week in online social spaces
So we know they’ll engage given
 the right set of opportunities.
Faculty
Faculty

• More than ever, faculty are expecting new
  opportunities to engage students
• As soon as we embraced a more op...
Systematic Approach to Faculty Engagement
Driving Adoption
Driving Adoption
 All
   sorts of ways to make our audiences
 aware of opportunities:
  Hot Teams
  Engagement Initiative
  Face-to-fac...
 Smallteams dedicated to exploring a
 single technology or approach for use in
 teaching and learning
 Short   time cycl...
 Outcomes    are shared with interested
  faculty
 We work alongside them to provide:
  Guidance
  Support
  Assessme...
 Readone of our Hot Team white papers
 on podcasting
 Thought    she’d be interested in trying it
 out
 Proposal
      ...
 Newspaper  story
 pointed us to her
 blog
 Therewe came
 across links to
 podcasts … cool
 enough
They produced
                   enhanced podcasts
                   & interactive tours
                      of each en...
New ideas + Faculty Engagement = New Learning Environments
Learning Design
  Community
Who?
• People just like all of us working to
  enhance teaching and learning with
  technology
• Getting out in front has ...
(in)Formal Opportunities

• Tweet Meet
• BS Breakfasts
• BS Bookclub
• ETS Talk Podcast
(in)Formal Opportunities
               By the community


• Tweet Meet
• BS Breakfasts
• BS Bookclub
• ETS Talk Podcast
(in)Formal Opportunities

                 Every Friday at 9
• Tweet Meet      AM at Irving’s

• BS Breakfasts
• BS Bookcl...
(in)Formal Opportunities

• Tweet Meet Wiki Decisions
• BS Breakfasts and Discussions
• BS Bookclub
• ETS Talk Podcast
(in)Formal Opportunities

• Tweet Meet
• BS Breakfasts        Recorded and
• BS Bookclub        Shared in an Hour

• ETS T...
Technology’s Role
Do you remember the first Internet?
Web 1.0
•   The first time around the
    web was:

    •   Very static

    •   Hard to create for




                   ...
HTML
Web 1.0
•   The first time around the
    web was:

    •   Very static

    •   Hard to create for

    •   A one way plat...
Web 1.0
Web 1.0
Web 2.0




    “architecture of participation”
                          --Tim O’Reilly
Let’s just simplify ...
Web 2.0
•   For our conversation, Web 2.0 is:
    •   Easy

    •   Available

    •   Collaborative

•   Web 2.0 is parti...
So, why not tap into this
         space?
How ETS is Taking
Advantage of Web 2.0
      A few examples
Social Spaces

•   Environments that enable:
    •   Profile creation

    •   FOAF opportunities

    •   Ad hoc group for...
FaceBook
•   Nationally 75-85% of College students are in the
    FaceBook

•   83% of PSU students are in the FB 8% are s...
“I just can’t be a college
student without Facebook”
What other brands
 have this loyalty?
Social Opportunities
PSU Library FB
           Application

• First day available nearly 900 students added
  the application
• About 2,000 cur...
Public Information
Fresh Content
• Everyday a TLT Coffee Read is posted by
  Jamie
Fresh Content
• Everyday a TLT Coffee Read is posted by
  Jamie
• Every Friday Jamie posts the TLT BuzzLion
Fresh Content
• Everyday a TLT Coffee Read is posted by
  Jamie
• Every Friday Jamie posts the TLT BuzzLion
• Fresh conten...
Love to say we’re number
one, but I’ll take second place in
       a crowded space!
 #2 out of 64,400,000 results
Fresh Content
• Everyday a TLT Coffee Read is posted by
  Jamie
• Every Friday Jamie posts the TLT BuzzLion
• Fresh conten...
Followers
• People that follow you see
  all your updates
• Can send direct (private)
  messages
• Can send a public messa...
So what?
(mash-up)
Analytics
Analytics
Real Time




  Woopra
Real Time




  Woopra
Connected communities are
changing the speed in which
 conversations are shared.
Another Example
Internet users watched 10 billion
 videos online in December 2007.




        http://www.comscore.com/press/release.asp?p...
New conversations.
Mashed up over 2,000
       times.
Mashed up over 2,000
       times.
33% of PSU faculty use YouTube
  as a classroom technology.
http://youtube.com/psutlt
New Support Models
Maybe the notion of
Web 2.0 is important
The Community Hub

• Each major initiative is supported by an
  online Community Hub space
• Every member of the Penn Stat...
ANGEL Community Hub
   http://ets.tlt.psu.edu/angel
Opportunities to Engage




ANGEL Community Hub
   http://ets.tlt.psu.edu/angel
Podcasts                                     Videocasts



                                               Town Hall
ANGEL ...
ANGEL Community Hub
   http://ets.tlt.psu.edu/angel
Some First Year Stats




ANGEL Community Hub
   http://ets.tlt.psu.edu/angel
Over 1500                                       Over 200
  members                                        unique posts



...
Connect Community Hub
     http://meeting.psu.edu
Recent Milestones




Connect Community Hub
     http://meeting.psu.edu
Nearly
 Launched on                                   10,000
 April 1, 2007                            registered users


...
Educational Gaming Community Hub
         http://gaming.psu.edu/
Learning Design Community Hub
   http://ets.tlt.psu.edu/learningdesign
Digital Commons
http://digitalcommons.psu.edu
Podcasting Community Hub
      http://podcasts.psu.edu
Blogging Community Hub
     http://blogger.psu.edu
Symposium Community Hub
    http://sympsoium.tlt.psu.edu/
Community Aggregator
 http://ets.tlt.psu.edu/communities
Online Driving Face to Face
Learning Design
      Summer Camp
• Two day event at UP bringing together over
  100 members of the learning design
  comm...
http://ets.tlt.psu.edu/wiki
Original Agenda
Community Contribution
Agenda Set Openly
No Forced Planning Community
Self Registration
Identity Building
Community Logos
Face to Face
TLT Symposium
TLT Symposium
•   Viewed as a flagship event

•   We are working on driving
    attendance for next year

•   Blogging, pho...
April 19, 2009
Discussion
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  1. Engaging our Communities Cole W. Camplese Director, Education Technology Services cole@psu.edu http://www.personal.psu.edu/cwc5/blogs/updates
  2. Definitions
  3. en gage cause someone to become involved in (a conversation or discussion)
  4. com mu ni ty a feeling of fellowship with others, as a result of sharing common attitudes, interests, and goals
  5. con ver sa tion the informal exchange of ideas
  6. Our Communities 3 Groups http://www.flickr.com/photos/f-r-a-n-k/515745060/
  7. Students
  8. Short eTtention Span?
  9. Short eTtention Span?
  10. Student Challenges “Technology is only technology to those born before technology.” --Alan Kay
  11. This Changes Everything • How they access information • How they connect with media • How they control media • How they create media
  12. This Changes Everything Search is research • How they access information • How they connect with media • How they control media • How they create media
  13. This Changes Everything 40% of our students watch TV on their • How they accessinformation computer • How they connect with media • How they control media • How they create media
  14. This Changes Everything • How they access information DVR/TiVo is the way to • How they connect with media consume • How they control media • How they create media
  15. This Changes Everything • How they access information • How they connect with media at PSU create media 32% • How they control media • How they create media
  16. This Changes Everything • How they access information • How they connect with media • How they control media • How they create media
  17. 23% spend more than 5 hours a week in online social spaces
  18. So we know they’ll engage given the right set of opportunities.
  19. Faculty
  20. Faculty • More than ever, faculty are expecting new opportunities to engage students • As soon as we embraced a more open culture, they started coming to us • Our focus has been on the first two thirds of the curve
  21. Systematic Approach to Faculty Engagement
  22. Driving Adoption
  23. Driving Adoption
  24.  All sorts of ways to make our audiences aware of opportunities:  Hot Teams  Engagement Initiative  Face-to-face  Online  Podcasts
  25.  Smallteams dedicated to exploring a single technology or approach for use in teaching and learning  Short time cycles – about 5 weeks  Deliverablesinclude white papers, presentations, and recommendations on further investigation
  26.  Outcomes are shared with interested faculty  We work alongside them to provide:  Guidance  Support  Assessment  Equipment/Funding  Welearn so much more by watching them
  27.  Readone of our Hot Team white papers on podcasting  Thought she’d be interested in trying it out  Proposal asked for a handful of iPod Nanos with voice recorders
  28.  Newspaper story pointed us to her blog  Therewe came across links to podcasts … cool enough
  29. They produced enhanced podcasts & interactive tours of each entry She took her students to D.C. for the Solar Decathlon Students investigated every house and plotted them in Google Earth
  30. New ideas + Faculty Engagement = New Learning Environments
  31. Learning Design Community
  32. Who? • People just like all of us working to enhance teaching and learning with technology • Getting out in front has given us the potential to excite new parts of our community • Open invitations encourage participation
  33. (in)Formal Opportunities • Tweet Meet • BS Breakfasts • BS Bookclub • ETS Talk Podcast
  34. (in)Formal Opportunities By the community • Tweet Meet • BS Breakfasts • BS Bookclub • ETS Talk Podcast
  35. (in)Formal Opportunities Every Friday at 9 • Tweet Meet AM at Irving’s • BS Breakfasts • BS Bookclub • ETS Talk Podcast
  36. (in)Formal Opportunities • Tweet Meet Wiki Decisions • BS Breakfasts and Discussions • BS Bookclub • ETS Talk Podcast
  37. (in)Formal Opportunities • Tweet Meet • BS Breakfasts Recorded and • BS Bookclub Shared in an Hour • ETS Talk Podcast
  38. Technology’s Role
  39. Do you remember the first Internet?
  40. Web 1.0 • The first time around the web was: • Very static • Hard to create for Photo Credit: Gregory Williams via Flickr
  41. HTML
  42. Web 1.0 • The first time around the web was: • Very static • Hard to create for • A one way platform (except for commerce) Originally built to allow scientists and researchers to share and collaborate at a Photo Credit: Gregory Williams via Flickr distance.
  43. Web 1.0
  44. Web 1.0
  45. Web 2.0 “architecture of participation” --Tim O’Reilly
  46. Let’s just simplify ...
  47. Web 2.0 • For our conversation, Web 2.0 is: • Easy • Available • Collaborative • Web 2.0 is participation • Web 2.0 is people
  48. So, why not tap into this space?
  49. How ETS is Taking Advantage of Web 2.0 A few examples
  50. Social Spaces • Environments that enable: • Profile creation • FOAF opportunities • Ad hoc group formation • Connections and collaboration
  51. FaceBook • Nationally 75-85% of College students are in the FaceBook • 83% of PSU students are in the FB 8% are starting in High School ... today • 60% log in daily and 80% update their profiles several times a month!
  52. “I just can’t be a college student without Facebook”
  53. What other brands have this loyalty?
  54. Social Opportunities
  55. PSU Library FB Application • First day available nearly 900 students added the application • About 2,000 current users • Dozens of searches a day out of the FB
  56. Public Information
  57. Fresh Content • Everyday a TLT Coffee Read is posted by Jamie
  58. Fresh Content • Everyday a TLT Coffee Read is posted by Jamie • Every Friday Jamie posts the TLT BuzzLion
  59. Fresh Content • Everyday a TLT Coffee Read is posted by Jamie • Every Friday Jamie posts the TLT BuzzLion • Fresh content everyday fills up subscribers RSS readers and powers google results
  60. Love to say we’re number one, but I’ll take second place in a crowded space! #2 out of 64,400,000 results
  61. Fresh Content • Everyday a TLT Coffee Read is posted by Jamie • Every Friday Jamie posts the TLT BuzzLion • Fresh content everyday fills up subscribers RSS readers and powers google results • Twitter takes over from there
  62. Followers • People that follow you see all your updates • Can send direct (private) messages • Can send a public message using @username
  63. So what? (mash-up)
  64. Analytics
  65. Analytics
  66. Real Time Woopra
  67. Real Time Woopra
  68. Connected communities are changing the speed in which conversations are shared.
  69. Another Example
  70. Internet users watched 10 billion videos online in December 2007. http://www.comscore.com/press/release.asp?press=2051
  71. New conversations.
  72. Mashed up over 2,000 times.
  73. Mashed up over 2,000 times.
  74. 33% of PSU faculty use YouTube as a classroom technology.
  75. http://youtube.com/psutlt
  76. New Support Models
  77. Maybe the notion of Web 2.0 is important
  78. The Community Hub • Each major initiative is supported by an online Community Hub space • Every member of the Penn State community is free to access and create content • Open access for anyone to read
  79. ANGEL Community Hub http://ets.tlt.psu.edu/angel
  80. Opportunities to Engage ANGEL Community Hub http://ets.tlt.psu.edu/angel
  81. Podcasts Videocasts Town Hall ANGEL Shorts Meetings Opportunities to Engage ELSS Program TLA Program ANGEL Community Hub http://ets.tlt.psu.edu/angel
  82. ANGEL Community Hub http://ets.tlt.psu.edu/angel
  83. Some First Year Stats ANGEL Community Hub http://ets.tlt.psu.edu/angel
  84. Over 1500 Over 200 members unique posts Over 1500 Some First Year Stats Over 150 RSS subscribers unique comments ANGEL Community Hub http://ets.tlt.psu.edu/angel
  85. Connect Community Hub http://meeting.psu.edu
  86. Recent Milestones Connect Community Hub http://meeting.psu.edu
  87. Nearly Launched on 10,000 April 1, 2007 registered users Over Recent Milestones Multiple posts 10,000 reads a per day month Connect Community Hub http://meeting.psu.edu
  88. Educational Gaming Community Hub http://gaming.psu.edu/
  89. Learning Design Community Hub http://ets.tlt.psu.edu/learningdesign
  90. Digital Commons http://digitalcommons.psu.edu
  91. Podcasting Community Hub http://podcasts.psu.edu
  92. Blogging Community Hub http://blogger.psu.edu
  93. Symposium Community Hub http://sympsoium.tlt.psu.edu/
  94. Community Aggregator http://ets.tlt.psu.edu/communities
  95. Online Driving Face to Face
  96. Learning Design Summer Camp • Two day event at UP bringing together over 100 members of the learning design community • Open design with huge contribution by the community • Wiki planning, registration, organizing, marketing, and everything in between
  97. http://ets.tlt.psu.edu/wiki
  98. Original Agenda
  99. Community Contribution
  100. Agenda Set Openly
  101. No Forced Planning Community
  102. Self Registration
  103. Identity Building
  104. Community Logos
  105. Face to Face
  106. TLT Symposium
  107. TLT Symposium • Viewed as a flagship event • We are working on driving attendance for next year • Blogging, photo sharing, podcasts, and so much more used to extend the event across PSU
  108. April 19, 2009
  109. Discussion

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