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Presentation for the Masters of Education students\' Residency at Norwich University

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  • 1. Social Software in Education <ul><li>Meredith Farkas </li></ul><ul><li>Norwich University </li></ul>
  • 2. Our students have changed radically. Today’s students are no longer the people our educational system was designed to teach . -Mark Prensky, “Digital Natives, Digital Immigrants.”
  • 3. At the same time… The Web has also changed
  • 4. Web 1.0 Democratized Access to Information
  • 5. Web 2.0: Democratized Participation
  • 6. Social Software <ul><li>To be defined as social software, a tool must meet at least two of the following conditions: </li></ul><ul><li>it allows people to communicate, collaborate and build community online. </li></ul><ul><li>it can be syndicated, shared, reused or remixed, or it facilitates syndication. </li></ul><ul><li>it allows people to easily learn from and capitalize on the behavior or knowledge of others. </li></ul>
  • 7. Characteristics of Social Software
  • 8. Easy content creation and sharing
  • 9. Online Collaboration
  • 10. Conversations
  • 11. Conversations
  • 12. Capitalizing on the wisdom of crowds
  • 13. Transparency
  • 14. Transparency
  • 15. Personalization
  • 16. Portability
  • 17. Social Software Applications in Education
  • 18. Blogs <ul><li>How do you define a medium used by teenagers, Nobel Prize-winners, car companies, rock bands and educators? </li></ul>
  • 19. Blogs <ul><li>Frequently updated website where postings are displayed in reverse chronological order. </li></ul><ul><li>Uses </li></ul><ul><li>Course management system </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Faculty communication with students/parents </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Reflective learning </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Discussion </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Language or writing practice </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Share ideas/get feedback </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>
  • 20. Course Management System
  • 21. Faculty Communication with Students/Parents
  • 22. Faculty Communication with Students/Parents
  • 23. Reflective Learning
  • 24. Reflective Learning
  • 25. Reflective Learning
  • 26. Reflective Learning
  • 27. Discussion
  • 28. Discussion
  • 29. Discussion
  • 30. Language or Writing Practice
  • 31. Language or Writing Practice
  • 32. Share Ideas/Get Feedback
  • 33. Wikis <ul><li>Allow a group of people to develop a website without any web design skills </li></ul><ul><li>Uses: </li></ul><ul><li>Courseware </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Group Projects </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Collaboratively-developed resource guides </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>
  • 34. Courseware
  • 35. Courseware
  • 36. Courseware
  • 37. Group Projects
  • 38. Collaborative Resource Guides
  • 39. Social Networking Software <ul><li>Online community with the goal of building identity and publicly articulating one’s social network. </li></ul><ul><li>Uses: </li></ul><ul><li>Courseware </li></ul><ul><li>Feedback mechanism </li></ul><ul><li>Portal to library/school content </li></ul>
  • 40. Courseware
  • 41. Feedback Mechanism
  • 42. Feedback Mechanism
  • 43. Portal to Library/School Content
  • 44. Portal to Library/School Content
  • 45. Portal to Library/School Content
  • 46. Podcast <ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Audio broadcast in MP3 format syndicated through RSS. </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Uses: </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Lectures and guest speakers </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Student projects </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>News and marketing </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Language classes </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>
  • 47. Lectures and Guest Speakers
  • 48. Student Projects
  • 49. Student Projects
  • 50. News and Marketing
  • 51. Language Classes
  • 52. Screencasting <ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Movie taken of one’s desktop. </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Uses: </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Recording lectures </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Commenting on student papers </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Tutorials </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>
  • 53. Recording Lectures
  • 54. Comments on Student Papers
  • 55. Tutorials
  • 56. Things to Consider
  • 57. Avoid technolust
  • 58. Don’t assume all of your students are tech-savvy
  • 59. Play with technology! Kick the tires!
  • 60. Don’t be afraid to try things out with your students
  • 61. Don’t be afraid to let your students “drive”
  • 62. Consider the maintenance burden and sustainability of any technology
  • 63. <ul><li>These are just tools! </li></ul>
  • 64. Thanks!

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