MySpace or Yours?




       Presentation for Parents


Judy O’Connell Catholic Education Office
                          ...
possibilities & pitfalls




                       image source
Ten Years Past
Few or no experiences with....
  websites, email, spam, phishing,
  computer viruses
  mobile phones were r...
The Digital Generation Gap
Pandora
“There has been an explosion of interactive
communications: the internet is the biggest
thing since the invention of the p...
based on communities, collaboration,
             Harnessing Collective
                 Intelligence
    reading, writing...
Video
i’ts all about seeing
online tools are
       abundant
• Blogging
• Sharing music, videos, photos
• Messaging and Social Networking
• Gaming and...
games
        •      Connected
            worldwide with
             thousands of
            other players at
         ...
music
Peer 2 Peer file sharing
Apple iTunes
Mp3 download sites
social networking
• Friend of a
  friend
  concept
• Profiles
• MySpace,
  Bebo,
  Facebook,
  Piczo
social publishing

            !quot;#$%&'
              !'


               ()*+quot;#*,-'./%&%0*#*,+0
self publishing & sharing
Blogging
Wikis
StartPages
YouTube
Flickr
self publishing & sharing




   http://heyjude.wordpress.com/
leading learning
a new angle?
Definitely!
virtual learning
In short Mike's Mum had threatened to
cut off his Internet access. Her
perception was that Mike was wasti...
What are the issues?
• Keeping tabs on
  where your kids
  go
• Privacy
• Inappropriate
  content
• Bullying and
  predators
`
Think before you post
it’s about digital natives
and digital immigrants
oopsanger
common misconception
Finding information
Finding information




http://www.pandia.com/index.html
school tools
 blogs
 wikis
 podcasts
 videos
 images
 voicethreads
 social networking
 and cybersafety!
                  ...
RSS browsing
What can we do?
                      Understand!
• Public spaces for
  computers
                           Trust!
• Open...
What can they do?
• No personal details
                        Private!
• No meeting
  strangers
                        ...
The Internet
             is
    the human network




Welcome to the human network
Information Overload                 13
                                      45




            Introduction to Social Bo...
Learn more…
 Useful sites for information
 Stop Cyberbullying stopcyberbullying.org/
 StaySafe.org www.staysafe.org/teens/...
it’s just a rollercoaster
             ride!
      Thank You.




With thanks to Graham Wegner and Sue Waters
Myspace or Yours: Possibilities and Pitfalls
Myspace or Yours: Possibilities and Pitfalls
Myspace or Yours: Possibilities and Pitfalls
Myspace or Yours: Possibilities and Pitfalls
Myspace or Yours: Possibilities and Pitfalls
Myspace or Yours: Possibilities and Pitfalls
Myspace or Yours: Possibilities and Pitfalls
Myspace or Yours: Possibilities and Pitfalls
Myspace or Yours: Possibilities and Pitfalls
Myspace or Yours: Possibilities and Pitfalls
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  1. 1. MySpace or Yours? Presentation for Parents Judy O’Connell Catholic Education Office image source
  2. 2. possibilities & pitfalls image source
  3. 3. Ten Years Past Few or no experiences with.... websites, email, spam, phishing, computer viruses mobile phones were rare and expensive a Sony Walkman was state of the art
  4. 4. The Digital Generation Gap
  5. 5. Pandora
  6. 6. “There has been an explosion of interactive communications: the internet is the biggest thing since the invention of the printing press, and is having a tremendous impact on our society, our institutions and our kids” ........Real Wired Child:What Parents Need to Know About Kids Online. image source
  7. 7. based on communities, collaboration, Harnessing Collective Intelligence reading, writing, and sharing
  8. 8. Video
  9. 9. i’ts all about seeing
  10. 10. online tools are abundant • Blogging • Sharing music, videos, photos • Messaging and Social Networking • Gaming and Teen Life • Commenting on others’ sites • Personalising their own pages
  11. 11. games • Connected worldwide with thousands of other players at once. • Detailed virtual worlds with sophisticated, potentially addictive gameplay.
  12. 12. music Peer 2 Peer file sharing Apple iTunes Mp3 download sites
  13. 13. social networking • Friend of a friend concept • Profiles • MySpace, Bebo, Facebook, Piczo
  14. 14. social publishing !quot;#$%&' !' ()*+quot;#*,-'./%&%0*#*,+0
  15. 15. self publishing & sharing Blogging Wikis StartPages YouTube Flickr
  16. 16. self publishing & sharing http://heyjude.wordpress.com/
  17. 17. leading learning a new angle?
  18. 18. Definitely!
  19. 19. virtual learning In short Mike's Mum had threatened to cut off his Internet access. Her perception was that Mike was wasting his time playing 'silly computer games'. She wanted him (according to Mike) to go and get a job at Kentucky Fried Chicken. Imagine that - the best second life developer I have seen giving it all away to go work in a fast food joint! Ahhh Edunation! Skoolaborate!
  20. 20. What are the issues? • Keeping tabs on where your kids go • Privacy • Inappropriate content • Bullying and predators
  21. 21. ` Think before you post
  22. 22. it’s about digital natives
  23. 23. and digital immigrants
  24. 24. oopsanger
  25. 25. common misconception
  26. 26. Finding information
  27. 27. Finding information http://www.pandia.com/index.html
  28. 28. school tools blogs wikis podcasts videos images voicethreads social networking and cybersafety! photo source
  29. 29. RSS browsing
  30. 30. What can we do? Understand! • Public spaces for computers Trust! • Open dialogue • Negotiate use and purpose • Monitor behaviour • Set limits • Listen to understand
  31. 31. What can they do? • No personal details Private! • No meeting strangers Grow! • No sharing passwords IM • Agree on limits • Combat cyberbullying! • Keep safe!
  32. 32. The Internet is the human network Welcome to the human network
  33. 33. Information Overload 13 45 Introduction to Social Bookmarking
  34. 34. Learn more… Useful sites for information Stop Cyberbullying stopcyberbullying.org/ StaySafe.org www.staysafe.org/teens/default.html NetAlert www.netalert.gov.au/home.html Education Programs www.netalert.gov.au/programs.html Cybersmart Kids http://www.cybersmartkids.com.au/ Learn about Web 2.0 Judy’s Web 2 Notes www.judyoconnell.wordpress.com
  35. 35. it’s just a rollercoaster ride! Thank You. With thanks to Graham Wegner and Sue Waters
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