The Greek Teachers’ group on Facebook:   Can moderators create a  Sense of Community and how? Niki Lambropoulos Consultant...
Agenda <ul><li>Web 2.0  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Our understanding </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Collaboration & cooperation </li></...
by  Tim O'Reilly   09/30/2005
Web  2.0 <ul><li>Design: Involve Stakeholders </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Socio-Technical Design </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>User...
in reality... <ul><li>Web 2.0 </li></ul><ul><li>is a State of Mind </li></ul>
Collaboration & Cooperation <ul><li>Collaboration (co-laborare) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Work together  on the same  subject ...
What is a community? <ul><li>People connected by a shared interest </li></ul><ul><li>Purposes as the motivation </li></ul>...
Case study: the Groups Greek School Network group Hellenes Educators group (governmental) (initiative) 228% 8%
Hellenes Educators
Friends: Before & After
Sense of Community
Behind the scenes… <ul><li>Moderator’s Role   </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Team leader  </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Empathic </li>...
Communication Chats, forums, wiki, blogs  Emails, messages, webinars, Message All, votes, polls, chatbots, etc..
Use of Spatial Metaphors Immediate feedback group support
Shared Cognitive Space Wiki-mono
Tips <ul><li>Define the community  (socio-cultural viewpoint) </li></ul><ul><li>Find a shared interest  </li></ul><ul><li>...
More tips… <ul><li>Multiply Yourself  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>The members copy moderator’s behaviour  </li></ul></ul><ul><li...
Furthermore…   Sense of Community * Technology * Social Action <ul><li>Distributed Leadership </li></ul><ul><li>Objectives...
Thank you.. <ul><li>For your attention! </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul><ul>...
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  1. 1. The Greek Teachers’ group on Facebook: Can moderators create a Sense of Community and how? Niki Lambropoulos Consultant, Research Student Centre for Interactive Systems Engineering, LSBU Sofia Papadimitriou Greek Educational Television
  2. 2. Agenda <ul><li>Web 2.0 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Our understanding </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Collaboration & cooperation </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Clarification </li></ul></ul><ul><li>What is a community? </li></ul><ul><li>Our experience </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Moderation </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Tips and more tips </li></ul><ul><li>Furthermore… </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Sense of Community, Technology & Social Action </li></ul></ul>
  3. 3. by Tim O'Reilly 09/30/2005
  4. 4. Web 2.0 <ul><li>Design: Involve Stakeholders </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Socio-Technical Design </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>User-Centred Design </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Participatory Architecture </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Interactivity </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Personalisation </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Presence & co-presence </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Light Applications </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Collaboration </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Social Networking </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Communities of Practice </li></ul></ul>Usability Sociability
  5. 5. in reality... <ul><li>Web 2.0 </li></ul><ul><li>is a State of Mind </li></ul>
  6. 6. Collaboration & Cooperation <ul><li>Collaboration (co-laborare) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Work together on the same subject in the same project (joint construction) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Cooperation (co-operate) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Work together on a different subject in the same project (jigsaw) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>(Teasley & Roschelle, 1993:235) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>In reality we do both! </li></ul></ul>
  7. 7. What is a community? <ul><li>People connected by a shared interest </li></ul><ul><li>Purposes as the motivation </li></ul><ul><li>Practices to keep the community going </li></ul><ul><li>Sense of belonging? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Then you are one of us </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>You Feel the Sense of Community </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Online Community? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>All of the above + the medium </li></ul></ul>
  8. 8. Case study: the Groups Greek School Network group Hellenes Educators group (governmental) (initiative) 228% 8%
  9. 9. Hellenes Educators
  10. 10. Friends: Before & After
  11. 11. Sense of Community
  12. 12. Behind the scenes… <ul><li>Moderator’s Role </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Team leader </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Empathic </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Motivator </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Facilitator </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Coordinator </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Co-Creator </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Supporter </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Collaborative activities </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Shared interest </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Shared experiences </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Co-creativity (forum, wiki) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Idea generation </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Idea sharing </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Idea discussion </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Idea implementation </li></ul></ul></ul>
  13. 13. Communication Chats, forums, wiki, blogs Emails, messages, webinars, Message All, votes, polls, chatbots, etc..
  14. 14. Use of Spatial Metaphors Immediate feedback group support
  15. 15. Shared Cognitive Space Wiki-mono
  16. 16. Tips <ul><li>Define the community (socio-cultural viewpoint) </li></ul><ul><li>Find a shared interest </li></ul><ul><li>Find techniques to break the ice </li></ul><ul><ul><li>One & two ways of communication </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Start by sharing experiences </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Arrange videoconferences & f2f meetings </li></ul><ul><li>Feel the rhythm </li></ul><ul><li>Remember that participation is not a prerequisite; however, it is necessary. </li></ul>
  17. 17. More tips… <ul><li>Multiply Yourself </li></ul><ul><ul><li>The members copy moderator’s behaviour </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Engage them in discourse and build a relationship </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Help them to express themselves </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Find interesting tasks (Multimedia in Education) </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Use motivation for engagement </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Members do respond to ‘Message All’ </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Work from the core to the periphery and vice versa (centripetal CoP) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Build strong and weak links </li></ul></ul>
  18. 18. Furthermore… Sense of Community * Technology * Social Action <ul><li>Distributed Leadership </li></ul><ul><li>Objectives - Processes - Products </li></ul>
  19. 19. Thank you.. <ul><li>For your attention! </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>Community Management Docs: </li></ul><ul><li>Intelligenesis.eu > Web 2.0 Toolbox </li></ul>

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