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  • 1. Social Media & The University Classroom LTSI 2010 Jason Michel Andy Revelle Glenn Platt
  • 2. Agenda What Is Social Media? What Do We Know About Social Media Users? Who Is Using Social Media? What Do We Know About Faculty And Social Media? Taxonomy and Examples Of Social Media Use In Classrooms.
  • 3. Images of Media Consumption What Do They Have In Common?
  • 4. Technology-Driven Change in the Last 15 Years Has Changed the Media Landscape
  • 5. Old Media Model: One-To-Many
  • 6. New Media Model: Many-To-Many
  • 7. What is Social Media Social Media are digital tools that facilitate conversation... All kinds of conversation.
  • 8. Traditional Media •broadcasts •doesn’t listen •has one message •monologue
  • 9. Social Media Is More Like A Cocktail Party
  • 10. Social Media •short conversations •rapid change •personal •engaging •interactive
  • 11. [Digg] was ... something that we wanted to try out by giving power and control back to the masses. Typically with technology news sites a handful of editors choose which stories are relevant and which they believe the audience would like to read about. This was the first time that anyone experimented with allowing the general mass audience to decide what they believed to be the most important topic of the day. Kevin Rose, digg Founder
  • 12. What Do We Know About Social Media Users? 3 out of 4 Americans 61% of Facebook users use it are middle aged or older 2/3 of the global 900,000 blog posts each Internet population uses day it has largest user base over 65
  • 13. What Do We Know About Social Media Users? 20 Hours of YouTube added per minute 440,000,000 YouTube videos watched each day 4 billion photos on Flickr
  • 14. 25% of social media users are 35-44
  • 15. What Do We Know About Social Media Users? 50,000,000 t weets each day on Twitter 5 billion things added to Facebook each week If Facebook was a country...
  • 16. What Do We Know About Social Media Users? 50% of Facebook users Years it took for media check in once a day. to reach 50m people: 84% of social Radio: 38 years net working sites have more women than men. Film: 13 years More social media is TV: 4 years shared by mobile devices than desktop Facebook: 6 mo.
  • 17. Who is Using Social Media?
  • 18. It’s not the young folks...
  • 19. What Do We Know About Faculty and Social Media More than four out of every five professors use social media. More than half of professors use tools like video, blogs, podcasts, and wikis in their classes. By a ratio of over four to one, faculty members report that social media have value for teaching.
  • 20. What Do We Know About Faculty and Social Media Almost one-quarter of professors have accounts on four or more social net works, and 59 percent have more than one account. Nearly one-third of faculty members use social net works to communicate with their peers, and more than 30 percent use them to communicate with students.
  • 21. What Do We Know About Faculty and Social Media Professors with more than 20 years of teaching experience use social media only slightly less than do their younger peers. Faculty members working in the humanities and social sciences report greater social-media use than those in mathematics, science, and business.
  • 22. Taxonomy of Social Media
  • 23. Expressing Publication Blog Wiki Microblog Livecast News
  • 24. Blogger
  • 25. Examples Math Blog Blogger
  • 26. Wordpress
  • 27. Examples AIMS
  • 28. Wiki
  • 29. Examples MU Composition PBWiki
  • 30. Twitter
  • 31. Yes, Even The Dalai Lama Tweets
  • 32. Examples 100 Ways To Teach with Twitter TweetDeck
  • 33. uStream
  • 34. digg
  • 35. RSS
  • 36. Examples Google Reader
  • 37. Social Platforms Facebook MySpace Hi5 Bebo Friendster Orkut
  • 38. Facebook
  • 39. Examples 100 Ways To Use Facebook In The Classroom Using Facebook In The Classroom
  • 40. Expressing Discussion Forum IM/VoIP/VideoChat Comment 3D Polling
  • 41. ProBoards
  • 42. DimDim
  • 43. Disqus
  • 44. Habbo
  • 45. SMS Poll
  • 46. The Quantified Self
  • 47. Networking Search Business Net working Your Own Net work
  • 48. Google
  • 49. Hunch
  • 50. Aardvark
  • 51. LinkedIn
  • 52. Ning
  • 53. Sharing Content Video Photo Music Links Docs
  • 54. YouTube
  • 55. Flickr
  • 56.
  • 57. delicious
  • 58. Zoho
  • 59.
  • 60. Sharing Product Recommendations Suggestions Sharing
  • 61. Yelp
  • 62. Crowdsourcing
  • 63. swaptree
  • 64. Sharing Place Addresses Location Events Trips
  • 65. Plaxo
  • 66. FourSquare
  • 67.
  • 68. TripIt
  • 69. Gaming Social Casual Casual MMO MOG MMORPG
  • 70. Social Media and Higher Education Resources educators/ +university
  • 71. Questions?