Web 2.0 & social networking for supporting practice

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  • Web 2.0 & social networking for supporting practice

    1. 1. The potential of computer-mediated social networking for supporting practice Sarah Stewart 2008 [email_address] http://sarah-stewart.blogspot.com www.flickr.com/photos/79954324@N00/124188095 Are you networked?
    2. 2. Plan for today <ul><li>Web 2.0 and social networking </li></ul><ul><li>Benefits </li></ul><ul><li>Barriers </li></ul><ul><li>Tools </li></ul><ul><li>Tips for adoption/implementation of social networking </li></ul>
    3. 3. The way we learn, teach, work, play and communicate is changing www.flickr.com/photos/73645804@N00/440672445
    4. 4. <ul><li>“… gone are the days when the family turned to the “encyclopedia Britannica” for information. My family’s “bookcase” is the family computer - Google, itunes, online auctions, research, websites and blogs.” </li></ul><ul><li>Tania, midwife </li></ul>
    5. 5. What is web 2.0?
    6. 6. Web 2.0 is not a place or specific web site www.flickr.com/photos/20375052@N00/9500503
    7. 7. but rather a concept made up of principles: www.flickr.com/photos/41864721@N00/321582062
    8. 8. sharing, www.flickr.com/photos/70609370@N00/178050837
    9. 9. collective wisdom, www.flickr.com/photos/7915360@N03/2438437130
    10. 10. participation, www.flickr.com/photos/35114754@N00/486852199
    11. 11. openness, http://www.flickr.com/photos/92632631@N00/2974792003/in/set-72157608388381360/
    12. 12. freedom, www.flickr.com/photos/14353816@N04/2302931468
    13. 13. and social networking. http://xkcd.com/256/
    14. 14. Social networking connects people www.flickr.com/photos/36613169@N00/2737636716
    15. 15. especially those who are geographically and professionally isolated.
    16. 16. Provides access to up-to-date information for evidence-based practice www.flickr.com/photos/44181577@N00/229880631
    17. 17. Facilitates national and international communication, http://xkcd.com/490/
    18. 18. collaboration, www.flickr.com/photos/22177648@N06/2137735924
    19. 19. professional development, www.flickr.com/photos/30864080@N00/491110688
    20. 20. and life-long learning. http://www.flickr.com/photos/66357777@N00/388020
    21. 21. Development of communities of practice and learning networks, www.flickr.com/photos/43078695@N00/298160422
    22. 22. support, www.flickr.com/photos/12692384@N00/201915678
    23. 23. and mentoring. www.flickr.com/photos/51035555243@N01/21530705
    24. 24. A number of challenges: www.flickr.com/photos/10533142@N00/327672740
    25. 25. computer/digital literacy skills,
    26. 26. access to computers and Internet, www.flickr.com/photos/29931767@N00/146865077
    27. 27. fears about privacy and confidentiality, http://www.sangrea.net/free-cartoons/privacy_email.jpg
    28. 28. institutional computing policies and filters, www.flickr.com/photos/53611153@N00/522032651
    29. 29. attitudes to social networking and computers www.flickr.com/photos/62301865@N00/225833750
    30. 30. attitudes about life-long learning, www.flickr.com/photos/14525887@N00/78400049
    31. 31. and concerns about quality of information. www.flickr.com/photos/7815338@N04/523101380
    32. 32. Five Top Tools www.flickr.com/photos/16851909@N00/93136022
    33. 33. Blog
    34. 34. Google Documents
    35. 35. Delicious www.flickr.com/photos/94507863@N00/2523524390
    36. 36. RSS Feeds
    37. 37. Skype
    38. 38. Five Top Tips www.flickr.com/photos/23341397@N00/1732302968
    39. 39. Give it a go, keep an open mind, don't be frightened www.flickr.com/photos/62722321@N00/113224424
    40. 40. Get a mentor for support and advice www.flickr.com/photos/23150942@N04/2431080393
    41. 41. Be prepared that it will take time to build your network www.flickr.com/photos/8820476@N04/2529999385
    42. 42. Don’t regard social networking as ‘play’ but legitimate work and learning www.flickr.com/photos/37603552@N00/1515832447
    43. 43. Web 2.0 and social networking is an effective way of supporting people in the workplace www.flickr.com/photos/74821452@N00/208439427
    44. 44. which may go some way to increasing job satisfaction, recruitment and retention. www.flickr.com/photos/52005963@N00/245744537
    45. 45. References <ul><li>Blackall, L. (2005). Die LMS die! You too PLE! Retrieved 4 November, 2008, from http://learnonline.wordpress.com/2005/11/13/die-lms-die-you-too-ple </li></ul><ul><li>Boulos, M. (2006). e-health and web 2.0/3-D Web: Looking to the future with sociable technologies and social software . Retrieved 1 November, 2008, from http://www.slideshare.net/sl.medic/ehealth-and-web-20the-3d-web-looking-to-the-future-with-sociable-technologies-and-social-software-121698 </li></ul><ul><li>Clinical Cases and Images. (2008). 5 tips to stay up-to-date with medical literature . Retrieved 1 November, 2008, from http://casesblog.blogspot.com/2008/04/5-tips-to-stay-up-to-date-with-medical.html </li></ul><ul><li>Cooke, S. (2008). Elluminate case study . Retrieved 29 October, 2008, from http://www.elluminate.com/sales/casestudies/qld_aged_care.jsp </li></ul><ul><li>Reilly, T. (2005). What Is Web 2.0? Design Patterns and Business Models for the Next Generation of Software . Retrieved November 2, 2008, from http://www.oreillynet.com/pub/a/oreilly/tim/news/2005/09/30/what-is-web-20.html </li></ul><ul><li>Waters, S. (2008). Listen to the wisdom of your network . Retrieved 1 November, 2008, from </li></ul><ul><li>http://aquaculturepda.edublogs.org/2008/07/19/listen-to-the-wisdom-of-your-network </li></ul>

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