Did WE achieve these? Gain a solid grounding in social media concepts and services Practical experience implementing social media to foster and grow online communities Appreciation of wider societal issues resulting from changes on internet Practical experience writing and setting up blogs and generating other online content Opportunity to work collaboratively on an web technology centred project 4
Did YOU achieve this? Attend and actively participate in all classes Contribute to online discussions on related social spaces (e.g., wiki) and add content Work collaboratively and constructively with your fellow students Create Twitter, Facebook and blogging accounts and keep active Provide feedback by talking, tweeting, completing online surveys, etc. 5
What did WE talk about? Web 2.0 & social media Language change Online community, Blogging social capital & ties Disasters (#eqnz) Users (recruitment, Gamification types, retention) Politics (US election, Identity management & Arab Spring) privacy Web tech (AJAX, IPv4, Social media strategies IPv6, DNS, HTML, CSS, Web (under the hood) cookies,CMS, https, ...) Copyright issues Mobile tech (OS, App Memes store, Wifi, 3G, GPS, …) 6
Online community Common interests Reciprocity Emotional investment Time Social capital
“… social aggregations that emerge from theInternet when enough people carry on publicdiscussions long enough and with sufficient humanfeeling to form webs of personal relationships incyberspace” --Howard Rheingold 8
What tools did WE try? Wiki (Mindtouch Deki) Microblog (Twitter) Social network site (Facebook) Blog (Tumblr, Blogger, Wordpress, ...) Cloud apps (Dropbox, ScreenR, Google docs) WCMS (Weebly) Mashups (Yahoo pipes) Others?
YOU were assessed as followsAssessment Weighting TotalBlog assignments 3 x 5% 15%Group project: 40% • Report 15% • Prototype 15% • Presentation 10%Final Examination 45%Total 100% Group project with 3 (or 2) other students Presentations to expert panel (cf. Dragon’s Den) Final examination to be digital! 11
What can YOU do now? Evolve your project idea (next level) Start a new online community Become active contributors (bye bye lurker) Revise your privacy, security, & backup decisions Keep on top of social media developments Consider a related vocation: – Community manager – Social strategist/manager/director – Social media marketer/advisor/consultant Become more social! 12
Ideas? Multiple choice Draw pictures Open book (e.g., Google) Swap answers with class Easy short answer mates No essays Give exam before the Write blog posts exam Rote questions (single Video then questions answer) Show and tell Non-obscure Case study and tasks 140 character limit … 16
The exam (45%) When: Tuesday 21st February, 9:30 – 12:30 Where: CO3.16 Method: Blackboard (paper-based backup) Format: –? What: – All classes potentially open to exam – Work done on assessments (indirectly)
Logistics Arrive by 9:15 Only pens required No notes, paper, phones, etc. Exam starts when everyone logged in Supervised by team Word and notepad available Save regularly! Anything else?
Preparation & resources Ensure you can access Blackboard (today) Talk with each other The Wiki (slides, links, video, ...) Read each other’s blogs (see references) The internet (Google!) Your past exam experiences Other ideas?
Other stuff Deadline for report & Facebook page: Friday 17th by 12:00pm All internal results will appear on Wiki Aim to get internal results out before exam
FeedbackGood stuff Stuff to work on Relaxed atmosphere Waited too long to explain Reminders, prompts, … on exam Twitter No Blackboard! Slow return of blog marks Access to computers during Earlier internal assessment classes Good internal weighting Not enough treats Great start times Better video selection Contribute to course decisions More morning teas Variety of methods Frankness 22