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We live in a digital world Social bookmarking/ referencing Wiki’s RSS Podcasting (sharing audio) Blogging/ micro-blogging Chat Slide sharing Searching WE CAN create, publish, broadcast, connect, share, search User generated recommendation
Social media revolution
Wisdom of the crowd FlickrID: mararie
Reciprocity “ a state or relationship in which there is mutual action, influence, giving and taking, correspondence, etc., between two parties or things” OED
A tool for collaboration and creativity
“ Where trust and social networks flourish, individuals, firms, neighbourhoods and even nations prosper.”
Robert Putnam, Bowling Alone
“ People who transact with friends and relatives report greater satisfaction with the results than do those who transact with strangers.”
Dimaggio and Louch, Socially Embedded Consumer Transactions
Digital networks You and F2F colleagues You within network of partners You within your global digital peer network
Benefits of networking
Research moves more quickly if ideas are shared
You might be able to help others
To foster/join a community
You’ll know what others in your field are doing
You’ll get information and references that will save you time and help you spot things that you would have missed.
Fame and reputation
People tend to like to employ people who they have prior knowledge of
You don’t need to know everyone.
Knowing who the connectors are is important
Be aware of what networks you are in and what ones you are not in
Being part of a network takes time and energy – you can’t be part of everything.
People who are outside of your core network (weak links) can often help you more than those inside.
Lots of people who can help you a bit (the long tail) is better than a few people who can help you a lot.
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Begin creating your group guide/handbook/discussion to social media and ‘ becoming digitally active ’.
How can NatCen embed digital technologies?
What support can you provide?
What are the pros and cons?
What support do you need?
What actions should be taken and by whom?
What would success look like?
Timings Part 1 11:05-11:25 Introduction to microblogging and collaborative working 11:25-12:15 Microblogging or collaborative working in depth 12:15-12:30 Group debrief Part 2 13:15-13:35 Introduction to information management and social citation/bookmarking 13:25-14:25 Information management or social citation/bookmarking in depth 14:25-14:40 Group debrief Part 3 15:00-15:15 Showcase
You can use any technologies you want to develop and publicise your resource.
We will introduce you to Google Docs as one method of collaborating and publishing.
You will need to be collaborating on your activity throughout the day.
Draw on what is happening in the sessions and communicate it to your group.