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Brighton setup <ul><li>Using Blackboard </li></ul><ul><li>MLE not VLE - significant integration </li></ul><ul><li>95% of a...
Cool, funky & Gorgeous <ul><li>Social as well as academic </li></ul><ul><li>A sense of fun </li></ul><ul><li>Clear brandin...
[email_address] <ul><li>Largest HE social network in the World? </li></ul><ul><li>Using Elgg ( http://elgg.org ) </li></ul...
About Elgg <ul><li>Provides personal & community facilities: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Blogs </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>File s...
 
 
 
Usage <ul><li>23547 posts & 8329 comments </li></ul><ul><li>148 posts in last week </li></ul><ul><li>5380 files shared </l...
Usage Research <ul><li>Jakob Nielsen: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Blogs - 95/5/0.1% </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Hitwise: </li></ul><u...
Academic usage <ul><li>General discussion </li></ul><ul><li>Photography - photo galleries & comment </li></ul><ul><li>PLE,...
Social Usage <ul><li>Accommodation </li></ul><ul><li>Meet & Greet </li></ul><ul><li>Mutual support </li></ul><ul><li>Gener...
Applicant usage <ul><li>Integrated with a dedicated online information area </li></ul><ul><li>Meet & make friends before a...
Accommodation <ul><li>Currently use studentpad </li></ul><ul><li>Queries dealt with by phone or email </li></ul><ul><li>Ma...
 
Successes <ul><li>Cross-campus social arena </li></ul><ul><li>Student support </li></ul><ul><li>Online game - student serv...
Issues/Failures <ul><li>Creating a sense of community/critical mass </li></ul><ul><li>For Sale </li></ul><ul><li>Student U...
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presentation to Unipol conference, Greenwich 6/6/08

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  1. 1. Brighton setup <ul><li>Using Blackboard </li></ul><ul><li>MLE not VLE - significant integration </li></ul><ul><li>95% of all modules active </li></ul><ul><li>30,000+ users, 3,500 course/module areas </li></ul><ul><li>4 separate locations & satelites </li></ul>
  2. 2. Cool, funky & Gorgeous <ul><li>Social as well as academic </li></ul><ul><li>A sense of fun </li></ul><ul><li>Clear branding - “studentcentral”, actively promote, pens, t-shirts, mugs, competitions etc </li></ul>
  3. 3. [email_address] <ul><li>Largest HE social network in the World? </li></ul><ul><li>Using Elgg ( http://elgg.org ) </li></ul><ul><li>Wanted to increase student participation </li></ul><ul><li>Wanted to provide online sense of community </li></ul><ul><li>Tightly integrated with VLE </li></ul>
  4. 4. About Elgg <ul><li>Provides personal & community facilities: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Blogs </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>File sharing </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Photo sharing </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Video sharing </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Privacy & security </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Anyone can contribute </li></ul><ul><li>Anyone can create a community </li></ul><ul><li>Integrates with external social networks </li></ul>
  5. 8. Usage <ul><li>23547 posts & 8329 comments </li></ul><ul><li>148 posts in last week </li></ul><ul><li>5380 files shared </li></ul><ul><li>377 communities created </li></ul><ul><li>1970 photos shared </li></ul><ul><li>180 videos shared </li></ul><ul><li>5% active participation </li></ul>
  6. 9. Usage Research <ul><li>Jakob Nielsen: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Blogs - 95/5/0.1% </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Hitwise: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Youtube - 0.16% </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Wikipedia - 4.5% </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Flickr - 0.2% </li></ul></ul>
  7. 10. Academic usage <ul><li>General discussion </li></ul><ul><li>Photography - photo galleries & comment </li></ul><ul><li>PLE, PDP & ePortfolios </li></ul><ul><li>Cross course video sharing </li></ul><ul><li>Shared learning </li></ul><ul><li>Placement communities </li></ul><ul><li>Sharing developments in eLearning </li></ul><ul><li>Reflection </li></ul><ul><li>Web 2.0 for librarians </li></ul>
  8. 11. Social Usage <ul><li>Accommodation </li></ul><ul><li>Meet & Greet </li></ul><ul><li>Mutual support </li></ul><ul><li>General interest communities </li></ul><ul><li>International students </li></ul><ul><li>Policy discussion </li></ul><ul><li>Debate </li></ul>
  9. 12. Applicant usage <ul><li>Integrated with a dedicated online information area </li></ul><ul><li>Meet & make friends before arriving </li></ul><ul><li>Asking questions </li></ul><ul><li>Experiencing student life before arrival </li></ul><ul><li>>500 posts last year from July to October </li></ul><ul><li>Applicants found C@B without being told about it </li></ul>
  10. 13. Accommodation <ul><li>Currently use studentpad </li></ul><ul><li>Queries dealt with by phone or email </li></ul><ul><li>Many students independently chose to use Community@Brighton to ask questions </li></ul><ul><li>779 posts about accommodation issues: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Looking for rooms </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Looking for housemates </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Raising concerns about noise levels in halls </li></ul></ul>
  11. 15. Successes <ul><li>Cross-campus social arena </li></ul><ul><li>Student support </li></ul><ul><li>Online game - student services </li></ul><ul><li>International students </li></ul><ul><li>Media sharing & student participation </li></ul><ul><li>Policy discussion </li></ul><ul><li>Grumpy Old Gits </li></ul>
  12. 16. Issues/Failures <ul><li>Creating a sense of community/critical mass </li></ul><ul><li>For Sale </li></ul><ul><li>Student Union </li></ul><ul><li>It’s not Facebook </li></ul><ul><li>Blogs are always public </li></ul><ul><li>It’s hard work!!!!! </li></ul>
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