Harnessing Social Networks in Your Classrooms

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This slide deck was used during a presentation at #ELD11 on June 3, 2011 at Montclair University.

This slide deck was used during a presentation at #ELD11 on June 3, 2011 at Montclair University.

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  • Source:http://mashable.com/2011/05/22/cave-man-social-media-comic/
  • Source:http://www.readwriteweb.com/archives/survey_finds_college_students_love_laptops_but_not.php
  • Source:http://www.riehler.com/are-smartphones-our-future-in-computing/
  • Source:http://blogs.edweek.org/edweek/DigitalEducation/2011/05/social_media_two_steps_forward.html
  • Sourcehttp://www.usnews.com/education/best-colleges/articles/2011/05/24/5-unique-uses-of-twitter-in-the-classroom
  • http://www.schools.com/visuals/college-professors-on-facebook.html
  • http://www.schools.com/visuals/college-professors-on-facebook.html
  • http://www.schools.com/visuals/college-professors-on-facebook.html
  • http://www.schools.com/visuals/college-professors-on-facebook.html
  • Source:http://www.slideshare.net/courosa/rethinking-teaching-learning-in-a-networked-reality

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  • 1. Source: http://mashable.com/2011/05/22/cave-man-social-media-comic/
  • 2. Harnessing Social Networks in Your Classroom
    Presented by
    Lisa Thumann
    CMSCE, Rutgers University
    http://thumannresources.com
  • 3. What?
  • 4. Source: http://www.laptopsarena.com/
    In 2010, 89% of college students said they owned either a
    laptop or a netbook. *
    * http://www.readwriteweb.com/archives/survey_finds_college_students_love_laptops_but_not.php
  • 5. 99.8 % of college students owned one or more cellphones
    49 % now have smartphones*
    * http://www.riehler.com/are-smartphones-our-future-in-computing/
  • 6. “School districts around the U.S. are facing the issue of how to contend with the proliferation of student owned mobile devices, social media, and other Web 2.0 applications. It's clear that this is not a passing fad and the devices will become increasingly prevalent and the applications more abundant and useful in all sectors of society—including education.”
    James Bosco, CoSNParticipatory Learning Initiative
    Source: http://blogs.edweek.org/edweek/DigitalEducation/2011/05/social_media_two_steps_forward.html
  • 7. SO What?
  • 8. It's clear that this is
    not a passing fad…
  • 9. What’s up with Edmodo?
    Quality of writing
    Quality of resources
    Student responsibility
    Student engagement
    Peer support
    Time in classroom to focus on content
    --HS Teachers, Paramus, NJ
    Source: http://thumbs.dreamstime.com/thumb_336/12275473430ZYi4D.jpg
  • 10. 5 Uses of Twitter in the Classroom
    Building a personal brand
    Learning to be concise
    Personifying characters on Twitter
    Collaborating on the same topic with different cultures
    Bringing experts into the classroom (virtually)
  • 11. NOW What?
  • 12. Learn to harness the
    power of social networks
    to educate your
    digital citizens.
  • 13.
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  • 17. “Learning networks redefine how knowledge is created, distributed and controlled.”
    Dr. Alec Couros, University of ReginaProfessor of Educational Technology & Media
    Source: http://www.slideshare.net/courosa/rethinking-teaching-learning-in-a-networked-reality
  • 18. #HigherEdChat
    #collegechat
    WashCollwCenter
    #PhDchat
    Stanford Persuasive Tech Lab
    #lrnchat
    #edchat
    LSU_Libraries
    Minot, ND