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    1. 1. University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign Social Community (Always Illinois) Naj Shaik, PhD University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
    2. 2. Outline <ul><li>Higher Education Services (Web 1.0) </li></ul><ul><li>University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign </li></ul><ul><li>Social Networks </li></ul><ul><li>Open public vs private secure social networks </li></ul><ul><li>Always Illinois </li></ul><ul><li>Affinity Networks vs. Facebook </li></ul><ul><li>Framework for Student Services </li></ul>
    3. 3. Higher Education Student Services <ul><li>Segmented and static applications. </li></ul><ul><li>Authenticated, secure, trusted and integrated with institutions database. </li></ul><ul><li>Members do not have the ability to create, edit, and share user generated content. </li></ul><ul><li>Generation-C student have higher expectations about student services. They are migrating to public social networks. </li></ul>
    4. 4. University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign <ul><li>Began in 1867 as one of the original 37 public land-grant institutions created after President Abraham Lincoln signed the Morrill Act in 1862. </li></ul><ul><li>11,431 Graduate and professional students </li></ul><ul><li>Among the top five U.S. universities in number of earned doctorates awarded annually </li></ul><ul><li>30,895 Students from all 50 states </li></ul><ul><li>5,000+ courses offered </li></ul><ul><li>Over 150 programs of study </li></ul>
    5. 5. Students, Faculty, & Staff University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign <ul><li>42,326 Total students: 53% men, 47% women, </li></ul><ul><li>2,971 Faculty (FTE) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>22 Nobel Prize faculty and many noted scholars including one Craford Prize and 19 Pulitzer Prize winners </li></ul></ul><ul><li>3,551 Staff (FTE): Administrative and Academic Professional </li></ul><ul><li>4,534 Support Staff (FTE). </li></ul><ul><li>394,321 living alumni of the University </li></ul>
    6. 6. Social Networks <ul><li>Member Profiles: users communicate their personal background, interests, personal artifacts to advertise their presence in the community </li></ul><ul><li>Connections: members are invited to join social groups based on their personal profile </li></ul><ul><li>Map Relationships: Social networks foster, promote, and help facilitate relationships </li></ul><ul><li>User generated content </li></ul><ul><li>Harnessing the power of collective intelligence </li></ul><ul><li>Network effect </li></ul><ul><li>Open public vs. private secure social networks </li></ul>
    7. 7. Open Public Social Network (FaceBook / LinkedIn) vs. Private Secure Social Network (AffinityCircles) <ul><li>Interactions / Relationships </li></ul><ul><li>Reliability of Services </li></ul><ul><li>Access (open or private & restricted) </li></ul><ul><li>Trust / Secure </li></ul><ul><li>Authentic /Credible </li></ul><ul><li>Confidentiality </li></ul><ul><li>Innovations (public APIs / Open) </li></ul><ul><li>Branded Community </li></ul><ul><li>Talent Pipeline </li></ul>
    8. 8. Always Illinois https:// www. alwaysillinois .org/ University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign <ul><li>An ILLINOIS version of Facebook or MySpace </li></ul><ul><li>Online networking community that includes all ILLINOIS alumni, students, faculty and staff. </li></ul><ul><li>Offers the basic functions of a social network with added levels of security and privacy. </li></ul><ul><li>Free to ILLINOIS alumni, students, faculty and staff. </li></ul><ul><li>Background </li></ul><ul><ul><li>can expand your personal ILLINOIS network exponentially </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>designed to handle a variety of information and communication </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>you have full control over the amount of information made available to others </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>You can participate as much or as little as you prefer </li></ul></ul>
    9. 9. Always Illinois: Privacy <ul><li>Protects the privacy and does not share contact information. </li></ul><ul><li>Secure Access </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Students, Faculty, and Staff authenticate through BlueStem </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>University alumnus has a unique ID number called a Personal Security Code </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Each member determine how much of their profile to be shared within the community </li></ul>
    10. 10. Always Illinois: Login
    11. 11. Always Illinois: My Home Page
    12. 12. Always Illinois: People Section
    13. 13. Always Illinois: Groups Section
    14. 14. Always Illinois: Careers Section
    15. 15. Always Illinois: Discussion Section
    16. 16. Affinity Circles
    17. 17. inCircle: Features and Benefits <ul><li>My Profile : members can also protect their privacy. </li></ul><ul><li>Photo Albums : sharing photos & makes personal interactions. </li></ul><ul><li>My Contacts : filtering and viewing their network and even plot the connections on a dynamic Yahoo!Map. </li></ul><ul><li>Network : fosters professional growth by professional contacts, job searches, and make connections within specific industries. </li></ul><ul><li>Events : Groups / individuals can publicize events on the network. </li></ul><ul><li>Forums : Discussion groups. </li></ul><ul><li>Groups : Creating customized groups within the network. </li></ul><ul><li>Blog Feeds : Members share their blogs in a personal profile </li></ul><ul><li>Jobs : inCircle creates a new channel for job seekers </li></ul>
    18. 18. Facebook: Login
    19. 19. Facebook: Member Profile
    20. 20. Facebook: Applications
    21. 21. Selected References <ul><li>Affinity Circles. (2008). Winning the War for Talent. White Paper. </li></ul><ul><li>Always Illinois </li></ul><ul><li>Facebook </li></ul><ul><li>University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign </li></ul><ul><li>Wikipedia </li></ul>