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presentation to Unipol conference, Greenwich 6/6/08

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    Unipol Unipol Presentation Transcript

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