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Facebook, Twitter,
    and All Other Web Two-O Thingies…
                    What’s In It For Me?

   Presentation to the ...
Disclaimer
       • This presentation is not a recipe for
         success using web 2.0 technologies and
         social ...
A Quick Poll
1. Do you have a Facebook account?
      •    Yes.
      •    No.


2. Do you have a Twitter account?
      •...
A Quick Poll
3. Have you ever subscribed to a RSS feed?
      •    Yes.
      •    No.




3/9/2009           twtCHEP - We...
It All Started With Me…
                                               • Moved to a new
                                  ...
My First Web 2.0 Trigger




• “RSS in Plain English”
• “Social Bookmarking in Plain English”
• “Wikis in Plain English”

...
Really Simple Syndication (RSS)
                                                • Almost every web site
                  ...
Bookmarks




                           Can you imagine having almost 2,000
                               bookmarks in y...
3/9/2009   twtCHEP - Web 2.0 WIIFM? - M. Plourde   9
3/9/2009   twtCHEP - Web 2.0 WIIFM? - M. Plourde   10
Facebook
• Good way to keep in
  touch with friends
  from Québec.
• Mix of personal and
  professional
  contacts.




3/...
Wikis
                               Author/
                               Audience




            Author/           Web...
My Second Trigger: Conferences




3/9/2009             twtCHEP - Web 2.0 WIIFM? - M. Plourde   13
Twitter

• Opt-in system: you
  pay attention if you
  want to.

• How would you
  drink from a fire
  hydrant (a real one...
3/9/2009   twtCHEP - Web 2.0 WIIFM? - M. Plourde   15
3/9/2009   twtCHEP - Web 2.0 WIIFM? - M. Plourde   16
A Quick Poll
4. Are you afraid of sharing your ideas
   online?
      •    Yes.
      •    No.




3/9/2009           twtC...
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If Information Was Made of Light…
                                                      EXTERNAL
                         ...
Roles in Communities
                                  Leaders/
                                  Gurus
                  ...
The Network Effect Affects Your Toolbox


 120
 100
   80
    60
    40
    20
      0                                    ...
A Critical Mass: Set Your Expectations…
             Mass of Social Media Users Interested in…




                       ...
Less Intrusive Than a Phone Call…



                                                               Share your
           ...
… and It Continues with Me!
                                                • Established a network of
                   ...
Personal Learning Networks




                 Attribution: Alec Couros (courosa) on Flickr.com


3/9/2009               ...
My Personal Learning Network




                http://www.mindmeister.com/16624261

3/9/2009                twtCHEP - We...
Where Do I Find The Time?

     “You’ve got a job, which is what you do to
      pay the bills. You have a career, which i...
Thank You!
• Questions, Comments?

• Mathieu Plourde
  Instructional Designer, LMS Project Leader – IT-User Services
  mat...
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  1. 1. Facebook, Twitter, and All Other Web Two-O Thingies… What’s In It For Me? Presentation to the Teaching With Technology CoP – CHEP– 3-9-2009 Mathieu Plourde, Instructional Designer, LMS Project Leader IT-User Services
  2. 2. Disclaimer • This presentation is not a recipe for success using web 2.0 technologies and social media. • Your mileage may vary. 3/9/2009 twtCHEP - Web 2.0 WIIFM? - M. Plourde 2
  3. 3. A Quick Poll 1. Do you have a Facebook account? • Yes. • No. 2. Do you have a Twitter account? • Yes. • No. 3/9/2009 twtCHEP - Web 2.0 WIIFM? - M. Plourde 3
  4. 4. A Quick Poll 3. Have you ever subscribed to a RSS feed? • Yes. • No. 3/9/2009 twtCHEP - Web 2.0 WIIFM? - M. Plourde 4
  5. 5. It All Started With Me… • Moved to a new country. • Isolated from my friends and family. • Main computer usage: • Desktop apps • Email Me – Circa 2007 • Blog posts: 3 3/9/2009 twtCHEP - Web 2.0 WIIFM? - M. Plourde 5
  6. 6. My First Web 2.0 Trigger • “RSS in Plain English” • “Social Bookmarking in Plain English” • “Wikis in Plain English” http://www.commoncraft.com/ 3/9/2009 twtCHEP - Web 2.0 WIIFM? - M. Plourde 6
  7. 7. Really Simple Syndication (RSS) • Almost every web site generates a RSS feed nowadays… • You get a notification when there is something new. Attribution: jrhode on Flickr.com 3/9/2009 twtCHEP - Web 2.0 WIIFM? - M. Plourde 7
  8. 8. Bookmarks Can you imagine having almost 2,000 bookmarks in your browser? 3/9/2009 twtCHEP - Web 2.0 WIIFM? - M. Plourde 8
  9. 9. 3/9/2009 twtCHEP - Web 2.0 WIIFM? - M. Plourde 9
  10. 10. 3/9/2009 twtCHEP - Web 2.0 WIIFM? - M. Plourde 10
  11. 11. Facebook • Good way to keep in touch with friends from Québec. • Mix of personal and professional contacts. 3/9/2009 twtCHEP - Web 2.0 WIIFM? - M. Plourde 11
  12. 12. Wikis Author/ Audience Author/ Web Author/ Audience Page Audience Author/ Audience Reference: Grenier (2007) 3/9/2009 twtCHEP - Web 2.0 WIIFM? - M. Plourde 12
  13. 13. My Second Trigger: Conferences 3/9/2009 twtCHEP - Web 2.0 WIIFM? - M. Plourde 13
  14. 14. Twitter • Opt-in system: you pay attention if you want to. • How would you drink from a fire hydrant (a real one)? Attribution: rustytanton on Flickr.com 3/9/2009 twtCHEP - Web 2.0 WIIFM? - M. Plourde 14
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  16. 16. 3/9/2009 twtCHEP - Web 2.0 WIIFM? - M. Plourde 16
  17. 17. A Quick Poll 4. Are you afraid of sharing your ideas online? • Yes. • No. 3/9/2009 twtCHEP - Web 2.0 WIIFM? - M. Plourde 17
  18. 18. 3/9/2009 twtCHEP - Web 2.0 WIIFM? - M. Plourde 18
  19. 19. If Information Was Made of Light… EXTERNAL INFORMATION RECEIVED SOURCE INFORMATION FORWARDED INFORMATION STORED INFORMATION SHARED INFORMATION 3/9/2009 twtCHEP - Web 2.0 WIIFM? - M. Plourde 19
  20. 20. Roles in Communities Leaders/ Gurus Active Members It’s OK to Lurkers be a lurker! Outsiders 3/9/2009 twtCHEP - Web 2.0 WIIFM? - M. Plourde 20
  21. 21. The Network Effect Affects Your Toolbox 120 100 80 60 40 20 0 Monthy visits (10M) Users (M) Facebook MySpace Twitter LinkedIn Source: Compete, January 2009. http://blog.compete.com/2009/02/09/facebook-myspace-twitter-social-network/ 3/9/2009 twtCHEP - Web 2.0 WIIFM? - M. Plourde 21
  22. 22. A Critical Mass: Set Your Expectations… Mass of Social Media Users Interested in… Current Events (News) Web 2.0 Technologies Education Visual Design Wikis in Higher Education LMS Documention Policies 3/9/2009 twtCHEP - Web 2.0 WIIFM? - M. Plourde 22
  23. 23. Less Intrusive Than a Phone Call… Share your identity in the physical world! 3/9/2009 twtCHEP - Web 2.0 WIIFM? - M. Plourde 23
  24. 24. … and It Continues with Me! • Established a network of people with similar interests. • Access to a human search engine. • Web identity: • 14 blog posts • 4 YouTube videos • 1,485 Flickr pictures • 2,000 bookmarks • 1,000 tweets • Hundreds of comments • Thousands of wiki edits Me – March 2009 • Many more… 3/9/2009 twtCHEP - Web 2.0 WIIFM? - M. Plourde 24
  25. 25. Personal Learning Networks Attribution: Alec Couros (courosa) on Flickr.com 3/9/2009 twtCHEP - Web 2.0 WIIFM? - M. Plourde 25
  26. 26. My Personal Learning Network http://www.mindmeister.com/16624261 3/9/2009 twtCHEP - Web 2.0 WIIFM? - M. Plourde 26
  27. 27. Where Do I Find The Time? “You’ve got a job, which is what you do to pay the bills. You have a career, which is where you advance in pay, position, and prestige. And finally, you have a calling, where you passionately do what you were put on earth to do.” Jay Cross, in Informal Learning (page 113). 3/9/2009 twtCHEP - Web 2.0 WIIFM? - M. Plourde 27
  28. 28. Thank You! • Questions, Comments? • Mathieu Plourde Instructional Designer, LMS Project Leader – IT-User Services mathieu@udel.edu 302-831-4060 • http://udel.edu/~mathieu/ • http://twitter.com/mathplourde • http://www.flickr.com/photos/mathplourde/ • Facebook, LinkedIn: Mathieu Plourde 3/9/2009 twtCHEP - Web 2.0 WIIFM? - M. Plourde 28

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