Edward Vail NING.com Presentation

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Edward Vail NING.com Presentation

  1. 1. NING.com Edward Vail MAT.41-EDUC 748
  2. 2. Table of Contents <ul><li>What is NING? </li></ul><ul><li>How do you use NING ? </li></ul><ul><li>Benefits for the Teacher </li></ul><ul><li>Benefits for the Student </li></ul><ul><li>Conclusion </li></ul>
  3. 3. What is NING? <ul><li>NING.com is a social network site </li></ul><ul><li>Allows users to join interest based networks </li></ul><ul><li>Individuals can interact with others that share their same passions </li></ul>
  4. 4. How Do You Use NING? <ul><li>Anyone can start a NING page. </li></ul><ul><li>You simply enter your email address, create a password, and invite friends. </li></ul><ul><li>New members can search their interests and request membership to those networks. </li></ul>
  5. 5. Benefits For the Teacher <ul><li>Allows teacher to enhance communication with students </li></ul><ul><li>Allows teacher/student communication outside school hours </li></ul><ul><li>Teachers can post reflective discussion blogs for students to respond to </li></ul><ul><li>Uses the preferred medium of today’s students </li></ul>
  6. 6. Benefits for Students <ul><li>Encourages the development of student relationships </li></ul><ul><li>Allows students to reach out to other students and their teacher after school hours </li></ul><ul><li>Students get to personalize their own page </li></ul>
  7. 7. Benefits for Students cont’d <ul><li>Ideas and common frustrations are able to be expressed though a common forum </li></ul><ul><li>Students are able to seek help from their classmates in real time </li></ul>
  8. 8. Conclusion <ul><li>Secure and safe for students </li></ul><ul><li>Only invited members can view teacher’s network </li></ul><ul><li>Teachers and students are able to assist each other outside of school </li></ul><ul><li>It makes learning fun </li></ul>

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