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  • Flexible session – you’ll be able to go off in your own groups, experiment with the social media
  • Social networking, social bookmarking, blogging, videos, collaborative writing – all these buzzwords that you hear within Education – social media embodies all of these.
  • Carl Rogers – famous psychologist and educator, who is credited with introducing the person-centred approach within psychology, or within education, the student-centred approach (the idea of considering and planning education from the individual student’s perspective).By introducing social media, you are obviously adding to their content knowledge, but you’re also enriching their experience and introducing new ways of learning. This is why we are so keen on social media within education.
  • Blogs as you will know are online journals, with entries typically displayed in a reverse chronological order.Wanted to highlight a few examples. Attic = collaborative blog (note that you can have these)Mention: chronology and tagging. Also, we have WP handouts – do have a go even if not interested in social media – you have the option of producing a blog as part of your assessment.
  • More of a flexible structure – can grow organically
  • If you hope to aggregate resources, embed discussion forums etc, Google sites is a good way to do it.
  • If you were interested in resource development, you could choose to design a resource from scratch or to adapt an OER.
  • There are different types of creative commons licences. Attribution; Att + Share alike; Att + no derivatives; Att+ Non-commercial; Att + Non-commercial+share alike; Att + Non-commercial+ no derivatives.
  • A number of repositories
  • Lots of details and options on the website!!
  • Even if you don’t want to use IT mediated support, do the WP handoutHandouts that we have: WordPress, Prezi, FriendFeed, Google groups, Google sites, Google+, AudacityIf you stay, you can count the time towards your 20 hrsThese slides are on the website nowGive out log formsNo food but drinks up in 2nd floor seminar room
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    • 1. Learning Development Peer Assisted Learning Leicester Award: Training Session 2 Matt Mobbs Steve Rooney Zoe Enstone Marta Ulanickawww.le.ac.uk/leicesterawardwww.le.ac.uk/slc
    • 2. Plan of session • Social media • OER and the Creative Commons licence • Independent IT/group workwww.le.ac.uk/leicesterawardwww.le.ac.uk/slc
    • 3. Plan of session • Social media • OER and the Creative Commons licence • Independent IT/group workwww.le.ac.uk/leicesterawardwww.le.ac.uk/slc
    • 4. What is Social Media? Internet services where online content is generated by the users. Users comment on and discuss the content.www.le.ac.uk/leicesterawardwww.le.ac.uk/slc
    • 5. Tools for education Experiencial Instapaper Interactive Social Collaborative Wordpress Wikispacesblogger Posterouswww.le.ac.uk/leicesterawardwww.le.ac.uk/slc
    • 6. “The only person who is educated is the one who has learned how to learn and change.” Carl Rogerswww.le.ac.uk/leicesterawardwww.le.ac.uk/slc
    • 7. Collaborative writing spaces Shareability Multiple editors History trackingwww.le.ac.uk/leicesterawardwww.le.ac.uk/slc
    • 8. Blogs http://steve-wheeler.blogspot.comhttp://scienceoftheinvisible.blogspot.com http://attic-museumstudies.blogspot.comwww.le.ac.uk/leicesterawardwww.le.ac.uk/slc
    • 9. Wikis http://www.wikipedia.org https://openeducationalresources.pbworks.com/ w/page/24836860/What%20are%20Open%20Ed ucational%20Resources http://dissertationwiki.wikispaces.comwww.le.ac.uk/leicesterawardwww.le.ac.uk/slc
    • 10. Forums and discussions Shared ideas Threaded discussionswww.le.ac.uk/leicesterawardwww.le.ac.uk/slc
    • 11. Social networkinghttps://plus.google.com/113335980296726607383/posts?hl=en https://groups.google.com/group /FCELH?hl=en&lnk= http://friendfeed.com/zoeenstonewww.le.ac.uk/leicesterawardwww.le.ac.uk/slc
    • 12. Google siteswww.le.ac.uk/leicesterawardwww.le.ac.uk/slc
    • 13. Plan of session • Social media • OER and the Creative Commons licence • Independent IT/group workwww.le.ac.uk/leicesterawardwww.le.ac.uk/slc
    • 14. What are OER? “Open Educational Resources (OER) are teaching and learning materials that are freely available online for everyone to use, whether you are an instructor, student or self-learner. Examples of OER include: full courses, course modules, syllabi, lectures, homework assignments, quizzes, lab and classroom activities, pedagogical materials, games, simulations, and many more resources contained in digital media collections from around the world.” https://openeducationalresources.pbworks.com/w/page/24836 860/What%20are%20Open%20Educational%20Resourceswww.le.ac.uk/leicesterawardwww.le.ac.uk/slc
    • 15. What is a Creative Commons licence? “Our tools give everyone from individual creators to large companies and institutions a simple, standardized way to keep their copyright while allowing certain uses of their work — a “some rights reserved” approach to copyright — which makes their creative, educational, and scientific content instantly more compatible with the full potential of the internet.” http://creativecommons.org/aboutwww.le.ac.uk/leicesterawardwww.le.ac.uk/slc
    • 16. Where should I look for OER? http://www.jorum.ac.ukhttp://www.nottingham.ac.uk/xpert http://www.open.ac.uk/openlearnwww.le.ac.uk/leicesterawardwww.le.ac.uk/slc
    • 17. Where should I look for OER? http://www.learnhigher.ac.ukhttp://www2.le.ac.uk/offices/careers/ld/resources www.le.ac.uk/leicesteraward www.le.ac.uk/slc
    • 18. Podcasts and screencasts http://www.screenr.com example: http://www2.le.ac.uk/offices/careers/ld/resources/study/ critical-student Audacitywww.le.ac.uk/leicesterawardwww.le.ac.uk/slc
    • 19. Plan of session • Social media • OER and the Creative Commons licence • Independent IT/group workwww.le.ac.uk/leicesterawardwww.le.ac.uk/slc
    • 20. Proposal due date: 21st December/3rd February Accessed online: • Title • Proposal (200-300 words) – use the project stages document as a guide – include timescales and division of responsibility within the team • What resources will you need? • What skills will you need to develop?www.le.ac.uk/leicesterawardwww.le.ac.uk/slc
    • 21. Remainder of this session • Try out the social media • Make use of us and ask questions • Talk and plan in your groups Refreshments are available in the Careers Seminar Room (2nd floor DWL)www.le.ac.uk/leicesterawardwww.le.ac.uk/slc
    • 22. Questions/concernswww.le.ac.uk/leicesterawardwww.le.ac.uk/slc
    • 23. Contacting us and staying in touch www.le.ac.uk/leicesteraward palaward@le.ac.uk (0116) 2231889 2nd floor, David Wilson librarywww.le.ac.uk/leicesterawardwww.le.ac.uk/slc

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