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Excellent stuff for educators and students highlighting how important is social media for them. Equally useful for small business owners who should consider to use social media for their business to ...

Excellent stuff for educators and students highlighting how important is social media for them. Equally useful for small business owners who should consider to use social media for their business to improve.

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  • To provide awareness of Social Media platform so that you can gain insight on how to benefit from the Social Media;To motivate participants to share positive knowledge on the Social Media
  • What is a Media?What is Social Networking?Why is it Social?Lets start with the basics. Most people think of the media as: Journalist; Photographer; and Reporters this is a social communication but one-way
  • Social Media is an interactive communication – Two-way; where the Reader, viewer, and listener can interact with the mediaThinks about the website where you can caste a vote; like-it; rate it; etc. that is an interaction, so that is a social media
  • What about Social Networking? How is that different from social media?A network is a collection of individual with similar interests; it can be anything like gardening, motorcycling, cooking, or education. People can form a network to argue, to publish and to share
  • What is Web 1.0Basic where you can create a websiteSomeone can visit to learn about your stuff whatever you want to promote, like your idea, creation, product or servicesPeople visit website to gather informationIts One-Way CommunicationWhat is Web 2.0Its another dimension – Two-Way CommunicationAt the same time a lot of conversation is going onFacebook is web 2.0, so Twitter, LinkedIn and hundreds of other sites
  • What is Web 1.0Basic where you can create a websiteSomeone can visit to learn about your stuff whatever you want to promote, like your idea, creation, product or servicesPeople visit website to gather informationIts One-Way CommunicationWhat is Web 2.0Its another dimension – Two-Way CommunicationAt the same time a lot of conversation is going onFacebook is web 2.0, so Twitter, LinkedIn and hundreds of other sitesWeb 3.0 – it’s a black hole – eating up everything; will surpas brain
  • Yellow pages; Newspapers; TV ads and commercials – no longer attract the consumersPeople find information straight to the internetYou have access to internet at home; offices; cars; and in your pocketGoogle have 200.000.000 look up for information every SINGLE dayPeople look up like-minded people sharing information online Kevin Kelly is north American social media expert. A black hole eating up everything - is a region of space-time from which nothing, not even light, can escape.Obama sweep in election – slogan “The Change we believe in”; the Arab Revolutions; - the Social Media motivate and ignite people to respond. Social Media empower people, business and community all around the worldInstead of overloading thousands of social media sites, have most popular sites:Find people interested in your product or services from
  • Online Learners out-performed those who received face-to-face InstructionStudent spend up-to 5 hours a week on YouTube53% of students had a smart phone…pocket computerStudents spend 31 hours a week on the internetKindergartens are learning on iPods NOT ON chalkboardTeens now spend more time listening/watching media than talking99% of them participate onlineOnly 10% reported participating in classIt is time to RE-THINK teaching!
  • “Any teacher that can be replaced by technology deserves to be”David Thornburg, Ph. D. Award winner FuturistIts really you [teacher, manager, executive, advocate] who bring technology to the class/office/workplaceAll three phases are equally important and overlapping to some degreePhase 1 – dynamic presentation replacing chalk-board like video, PowerPoint, and multimedia presentation engaging studentsPhase – 2: text-books are replaced with eBooks or other form of electronics technology – online sources, Content Access: search, research, wikis, etc.Phase – 3: Students engagement are for 21st Century technology integration. This phase change the way teachers teachIt is: CommunicationCollaboration; and Creation
  • “Any teacher that can be replaced by technology deserves to be”David Thornburg, Ph. D. Award winner FuturistPublish: Assignment, projects, surveys,eMagazine, info about Alumni University Schedule, Employers information for internshipShare: Your stuff – eNotes, tips and solutions promote university Corporate Social Responsibilities Promote partners Share with Family, Friends, Students, mentors/counselorNewworking meet people ask questions answer questions handle complaints and compliments
  • “Any teacher that can be replaced by technology deserves to be”David Thornburg, Ph. D. Award winner FuturistPublish: Assignment, projects, surveys,eMagazine, info about Alumni University Schedule, Employers information for internshipShare: Your stuff – eNotes, tips and solutions promote university Corporate Social Responsibilities Promote partners Share with Family, Friends, Students, mentors/counselorNewworking meet people ask questions answer questions handle complaints and compliments
  • Dozens of social networking tools are available – some of popular tools including SkypeSkype: is mostly a free tool that allows you to chat with other usersAllows you to make phone calls and videoMost popular options are: Chat and Video CallsYou can archive your conversationsMore than two people can participate or join a Skype callTwitter – an other social networking toolAllows you to follow people who have similar interest no matter where they are in the worldWhen you follow someone formally you see anything they post called ‘tweet’ Blogs: Educators use Twitters but many prefer using their professional Blogs to shareA blog is an online journal you can pick-up the thread of the topic and add some input/experience to it creating a learning environmentTypically blog is on the host of a website - Reader can post questions, comments or add their views on the posts
  • Helpful sites for students / business / lawyersAny technology used in Education should have strategy to address: academics, attendance, and culture: IM to parents / students where is he/she, etc. progress and home-work, projectsWe (Teachers) need to know what’s available? What are the benefits? How to engage [talk to through the channel they like social media] the studentsDigital CitizenDSL – Digital as a Second LanguageControl: time management; privacy issues, be responsible users
  • Therefore, provide contents NOT commercialsTo make high perceived value services:Use You Tube – Broadcast YourselfWrite article on web like EzineMake your won mini websiteHave blogs or Do anything on social media that:delivers contents like how-to videoAnswer questions of area of your expertiseWrite and reply emails – stay in touchAdvantages of social mediaMake you a credibleIncrease referralsNew relationshipsDemand high pricesOutstanding visibilityFamiliarityTrustOffer your product or servicesPerceived as expertIt make you TOP OF MIND
  • Therefore, provide contents NOT commercialsTo make high perceived value services:Use You Tube – Broadcast YourselfWrite article on web like EzineMake your won mini websiteHave blogs or Do anything on social media that:delivers contents like how-to videoAnswer questions of area of your expertiseWrite and reply emails – stay in touchAdvantages of social mediaMake you a credibleIncrease referralsNew relationshipsDemand high pricesOutstanding visibilityFamiliarityTrustOffer your product or servicesPerceived as expertIt make you TOP OF MIND
  • Social Media is Growing QuicklyBe its part to Receive Real BenefitsBe a valuable Member of CommunityGives multiple benefits for your Web Presence
  • Facebook – is another social networking toolIn Facebook you can participate both in public and private conversationsThe “LIKE” feature make it easy to find commonalityYou can set privacy sharing your posts
  • As a Facebook user you can have only your friends, friends of your friends to see what you postYou have 200 friends that give access to a lot of people opportunity to see your picture you post on the FacebookOnce the picture is in cyber-space, it is there FOREVER You can delete it from your account but the 200 your friends and 200 their friends he posting your picture to all of their friends – them reported to their friendsThat is true to anything you post on any site – comments, links, videos, stories
  • Web 3.0 is like a black-hole: eating up everythingWeb 3.0 would surpase Human Brain
  • Collaborate: work together especially on intellectual efforts

Role of Social Media in Education Role of Social Media in Education Presentation Transcript

  • 1By:Dr. Muhammad Iqbal,iqbalarfeen@gmail.comwww.MyOpenUniversity.com
  •  Introduction to Social Media Growth of Social Media 3-Phases of Education Technology Social Networking Tools Benefits of Social Media2Presentation SequenceMyOpenUniversity.com
  • ObjectivesTo provide General Awarenessabout the Social Media; andHow to get benefited from it?Social Media Awareness Seminar
  • • Journalists;4• Reporters;• Photographers;Media is a Mass CommunicationSocial Media Awareness SeminarMyOpenUniversity.comO N E WAY C O M M U N I C AT I O N
  • Social Media is an interactive communication– where You can interact with the media5Social Media Awareness SeminarMyOpenUniversity.com
  • A Collection of individualwith Similar Interests6Social Media Awareness SeminarMyOpenUniversity.com
  • 7A Social Network is a connection ofLike-minded People around the WorldSocial Media Awareness SeminarMyOpenUniversity.com
  • 8From Pigeon to: Horses to Post-person Letters and Cards to Email and eCards Social Media – Facebook, Twitter, WikiSocial Media Awareness SeminarMyOpenUniversity.com
  • Web 1.0 is a Basic• You can create a website• Someone can visit• People can gather information9Web 1.0Its One-Way CommunicationSocial Media Awareness SeminarMyOpenUniversity.com
  • Web 2.0 [knownas Social Media] isan Interactive10Facebook, Twitter,Skype, LinkedIn, Wikietc.Social Media Awareness SeminarWeb 2.0MyOpenUniversity.com
  • 11Access to 50 Million UsersSocial Media Awareness Seminar38 years13 years4 years3 yearsless than a yearMyOpenUniversity.com
  • MyOpenUniversity.com 1238 yrs13 yrs4 yrs3 yrs0.9 yrs
  • 13Time to Reach 10 Million UsersSocial Media Awareness SeminarMyOpenUniversity.com
  • • Google Look-up 200,000,000 for info/DAY• 100 Billion Clicks per DAY• 55 Trillion LINKS• 2 Billion Emails per SECOND• 1 Million IM per SECOND• Facebook – 355,000,000 Users• Linked In – 50,000,000 Users• Twitters – 50,000,000 Users14Research Statistics – social mediaSocial Media Awareness SeminarMyOpenUniversity.com
  • • Obama used Facebook to win in 2008• Arab Revolution – 2010, Social Media was Used• 100 + Videos are uploaded in 4 minutes• 100% students said they visit Wikipedia• Wikipedia has over 15 million Articles• 80% companies use Social Media for Recruitment15Social Media Awareness SeminarResearch Statistics – social mediaMyOpenUniversity.com
  • • Online out-performed Face-to-Face Learner• Student spend:5 hours/week on YouTube31 hours/week on Internet 90% Online participation 100% Class participation• Its time to Re-Think Teaching16Social Media Awareness SeminarResearch Statistics – US Education Dept.MyOpenUniversity.com
  • • It is the really Teacher who bringstechnology to the class173 phases of educational technology“Any teacher that can be replacedby technology deserves to be”Social Media Awareness SeminarMyOpenUniversity.com
  • 183 phases of educational technologySocial Media Awareness SeminarPhase # 1 Chalk-Board to Overhead ProjectorPhase # 2 Text-books to eBooks (Searching online)Phase # 3 Technology integration: Publish, Share, andSocial NetworkingMyOpenUniversity.com
  • 193 phases of educational technologySocial Media Awareness SeminarMyOpenUniversity.com
  • Tools for Social networkingDigg.comStumbleUponFriend FeedeAcademyEmpireAvenueRedditSkypeWikiBlogsFacebookLinkedInGoogle +TwitterSocial Media Awareness Seminar20
  • • Lack of knowledge• Permission Forms• Fear of miss-use• Not Enough Time• Parents worries• Just don’t want to Try -Change21Resistance to Use of S/Media in Education?Social Media Awareness SeminarMyOpenUniversity.com
  • • Bigger Social Platform• User Generated Content• Handy & Scalable• Building Relationships• Global Connecting• Customer Services• Gaining Goodwill22Benefits of Using Social MediaSocial Media Awareness SeminarMyOpenUniversity.com
  • • Make You Credible• Increase Referrals• New Relationships• Outstanding Visibility• Trust Building• Perceived Expert23Social Media Awareness SeminarBenefits of Using Social MediaMyOpenUniversity.com
  • Connecting Teachers, Students, Parents through: Upload and share files, assignments andresponses Blogs: writing comments, lessons, upcomingevents Classroom Webpage: links information,documents, due dates, contact information24Social Media Awareness SeminarBenefits of Using Social MediaMyOpenUniversity.com
  • Professional Directory: for Students - who is doingwhat, where and how?Individual Profiles for students sharing what theyare doing, where and how?Updates: Career tools;internship, employers, networking, sharingpicturesCareer Navigator for students providing info aboutjob market, magazine, and volunteer programsOpportunity for Educators to stay connected withtheir Students and Alumni….MyOpenUniversity.com 25Social Media Awareness SeminarBenefits of Using Social Media
  • • Be Honest and Transparent• Write What You Know• Be Responsive and Trustworthy• Disagree Professionally• Virtual Handshake– Ask Permission– Write a Personal Email– Its OK to decline or ignoreMyOpenUniversity.com 26Social Media Awareness SeminarSocial Media – Best Practices
  • Largest Social Network• 200,000,000 + Users• 3rd Populous CountryMyOpenUniversity.com 27Populouscountries – Rank– China– India– Facebook– USA– Indonesia– Brazil– Pakistan– BangladeshSocial Media Awareness SeminarSocial Media Tool - Facebook
  • • Log In28 Birthday Reminders Chatting – one on one or groups Games – lot available Pictures – sharing and timelines Network – for: Socializing Academic; or Job Search or Professionalor• Sing upname@gmail.com ……….Social Media Awareness SeminarCapitalize on Facebook
  • Personal PageMyOpenUniversity.com 29Social Media Awareness SeminarCapitalize on Facebook
  • 30Privacy setting:PublicFriendsFriends of FriendsSpecific peopleOnly meSocial Media Awareness SeminarFair Use of FacebookMyOpenUniversity.com
  • “Tell me… I will ForgetMyOpenUniversity.com 31Social Media Awareness SeminarInvolve me …. I will Understand”Show me… I may RememberConfucius Said:
  • MyOpenUniversity.com 32“We don’t have achoice onwhether we DOSocial Media.The Question isHow Well We DOit”Moving to web 3.0Social Media Awareness Seminar
  • Therefore,• Get Involved through: Discussion Boards; Facebook and Blogs; Wikis and Twitter; Google and other Social MediaMyOpenUniversity.com 33Social Media Awareness Seminar
  • MyOpenUniversity.com 34Listen CollaborateParticipateBecome a ValuableMember of theCommunitySocial Media Awareness Seminar
  • MyOpenUniversity.com 35Dr. Muhammad IqbalHR Professional& Social Media Strategist/iqbalarfeen/iqbalarfeen/iqbalarfeen@iqbalarfeeniqbalarfeen@gmail.comwww.MyOpenUniversity.comThanks– any Question, please