College Students & Social Media Data from HERI (2007) show: 94% of first year students spend some time on social media each week Majority of first year students (60%) spend between 1-5 hours/week on social media Time spent on social media was lest than on academic activities and socializing in the real world
“The amount of physical or psychological energy that the student devotes to the academic experience.” Involvement refers to the investment of physical and psychological energy. Involvement occurs along a continuum. Involvement has both quantitative and qualitative features. Amount of student learning and personal development associated with any educational program is directly proportional to the quality and quanitty of student involvement in that program. The effectiveness of any educational policy or practice is directly related to the capacity of that policy or practice to increase student involvement.
Academic Engagement Academic Work Academic Experience Critical Thinking Analytic Competencies Intellectual Development Social Engagement Class Discussions With Faculty Academic Community Psychosocial Adjustment Maturity Retention Educational Attainment Nontraditional Careers for Women Positive social self-concept Extracurricular Engagement
Funding provided incentives for student participation Asked them to tweet or post on Ning
Continuity for class discussions Low-stress way to ask questions Discussion of common reading Class reminders Campus event reminders Helping students connect with each other and instructors Organizing service learning project Organizing study groups
Attend student panel and tweet questions Tweet about shadowing experiences Final Project Question 1: How has reading MBM changed your ideas about responsibility or obligation toward people who are poorer than you are? Final Project Question 2: Check out links and discuss Video of Hursts and Pine Ridge Indian Reservation Article about Hursts 100 People: A world portrait Final Project Question 3: Farmer’s critics state what he is doing is only a band-aid for the problem (e.g. he does all $ raising). React and discuss.
I think that Twitter should really consider lengthening the amount of characters allowed in a tweet, I mean, 140 characters is just not enou um, are you ok? Not that I know you or anything but your status sounds not so good. I got a 102 on my bio test! My evil plan of not studying is working! *evil laugh* working at the harvest table tonight... anyone else going? Hey ___, what was the actual value of [Unknown Phosphate] for Chem lab? i have such a bad migraine right now. FML getting ready for the game tonight.. layer after layer of warm clothes! Aggressive nap therapy: it has to work. i miss my puppy... if only she could come visit me. do you think that will work? I would never be able to leave my family the way that Farmer did. Sacrificing time away from your family over people in Haiti Still looking for group members interested in a volunteer project at an assisted living center. Let me know if you are interested. have you tried sleeping? I need some motivation to finish my two papers due this week. anyone have any good ideas? i believe ive gotten to the point where no amount of coffee can pull me out of this sleep deficit Farmer and Schultz were raised in families not made of money. Also, it was very important for them to help people in need. 1 of my fav parts of the day is sitting in bio or chem and everyone looks at there phones cause someone has post something on [feed] The nagy lecture was very touching and helps you realize there is more to life! i miss my puppy... if only she could come visit me. i miss my puppy... if only she could come visit me.
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try the library computers or other computer labs with some headphones if your personal computer does not work. Latin American 'Pena' Series with Cuban-American singer/songwriter, Lissette Alea. Jack's Place Tonight 7pm This is one of my favorites - the Procrastination Hack http://bit.ly/8mbd9 Check out the Chemistry Resource Room Shepard Hall 055. M-TH 8am-8pm; F 8am-2pm. 77 ways to learn faster, deeper, & better http://bit.ly/gebGM You sure can use Miss Homelycoming as a LEAP assignment !!! Sign up for a free tutoring session here: https://tutortrac.sdstate.edu/TutorTrac/Default.html Final Project Q1: How has reading MBM changed your ideas about responsibility or obligations toward people who are poorer than you are? 10 Must-Do's for the first week of college - http://bit.ly/rGz1t - Yes, #9 says to turn off gadgets - not a bad idea from time to time It depends... What's making you lean towards pre-law? This is one of my favorites - the Procrastination Hack http://bit.ly/8mbd9 This is one of my favorites - the Procrastination Hack http://bit.ly/8mbd9 This is one of my favorites - the Procrastination Hack http://bit.ly/8mbd9
Does using Twitter have an effect on student engagement? Does using Twitter have an effect on first semester grades?
Co-opting technology for educational purposes Social media, specifically, Twitter can be used positively Gaming example
Study first of its kind, needs to be replicated Need a more diverse, representative sample Engagement instrument Collect other indices of engagement
Start Tweeting! #fye10 Post questions Re: research study Re: how to use in fye Comments/ questions Ideas to use in your work
How to use it. Live chat (#sachat) Backchannel (conferences & class) danaboyd #unldrivein Outside of class discussion RSS feed Faculty/staff development Inside Higher Education, Chronicle, facultyfocus, edtech, NASPA, ACPA, ACUHO-I News CNN, NPR Networking Event updates SDSU athletics SDSU calendar of events
Facebook Account sign up www.facebook.com Security Settings Groups NSO Student orgs Pages FYE Applications Classes 2.0 Events FYE
Positive Facebook ideas Brainstorm FraternityLive Careerbuilder.com Application Courses Application College News Application Fantasy Stock Exchange Application Causes Application Groups – study/orgs/classes/majors RedRover Social networking!!! Students and employers hooking up (Newhouse News, 2007) Maintaining Relationships (Ginn Academy – Cleveland)
Positive Facebook ideas Business Target Best Buy Education Promotion of events, meeting, networking! Politics 2008 elections
Other social media concerns Job seeking Arrests Campus police Inappropriate behavior Faculty/staff Students Roles of professionals FERPA? Information overload Too many accounts iGoogle Other apps (tweetdeck)
Advanced social media Create Groups Pages Friend lists Courses 2.0 Twitter Lists Apps
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