Social Media for Teaching & Learning Learning Technology Center [email_address]   Sharon Stoerger [email_address]
Today’s Workshop <ul><li>Part 1:  Accessing & using Twitter </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Communicating, sharing, & problem-solvin...
PART 1: ACCESSING & USING TWITTER
Let’s Tweet! http://twitter.com
Your Twitter Profile
Search & Follow Me  csoleil
Retweeting & Replying <ul><li>Retweet = Rt, RT or rtwt  </li></ul><ul><li>Read someone else’s tweet    share it! </li></u...
 
Twitter Notifications
Direct Messages <ul><li>Private message </li></ul><ul><li>Followers only! </li></ul>
BUILDING YOUR TWITTER COMMUNITY
Find People You Want to Know <ul><li>Search Twitter </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http://search.twitter.com   </li></ul></ul><ul><...
Find & Follow UWM!
 
Following Twitter Followers
Find Topics <ul><li>Wefollow </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http://wefollow.com/ </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Twibes  </li></ul><ul><ul><...
 
Following Criteria  (Chamberlin & Lehmann, 2011, p. 383) <ul><li>Do they have a profile? </li></ul><ul><li>Is that profile...
Sharing Links & Resources
Conversations  Hashtags <ul><li>Broadcast   broad audience </li></ul><ul><li>Keeps relevant tweets together </li></ul><u...
Question 1 <ul><li>Which social media tool has impacted you the most – personally or professionally? </li></ul><ul><li>Twe...
Question 2 <ul><li>What is your TOP tool for learning? </li></ul><ul><li>Tweet: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Q2 – response #ltcso...
Question 3 <ul><li>If you are looking for help or information on a subject, where do you go first? </li></ul><ul><li>Tweet...
More Hashtags! <ul><li>#edtech </li></ul><ul><li>#higheredtech </li></ul><ul><li>#learnchat </li></ul><ul><li>#edusocmedia...
WHAT ABOUT FACEBOOK?
Creating a Facebook Fan Page  http://www.facebook.com/
Logged into Facebook?
Create a Fan Page
Why a Fan Page? <ul><li>PRIVACY </li></ul><ul><li>“ Like” vs. “friend”  </li></ul><ul><li>What you write    their news fe...
UWM Social Media Fan Pages
UWM and Facebook http://youtu.be/ZFfJXexaW0U
Why Social Media? <ul><li>Reach beyond the classroom </li></ul><ul><li>Interact with “experts” </li></ul><ul><li>Professio...
Students LOVE Technology http://www.onlineeducation.net/students-love-tech
Other Reasons? http://youtu.be/3SuNx0UrnEo
HOW CAN I USE TWITTER AND FACEBOOK IN THE CLASSROOM?
Educational Uses of Social Media <ul><li>Announcements & supplemental information </li></ul><ul><li>Live microblogging </l...
Before Class Activities <ul><li>Instructor </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Explain what will be covered in class </li></ul></ul><ul>...
During Class Activities <ul><li>Backchannel/in-class tweets </li></ul><ul><li>Display students’ pre-class tweets </li></ul>
The Twitter Experiment <ul><li>http://youtu.be/6WPVWDkF7U8 </li></ul>
Post Class Activities <ul><li>Post class notes </li></ul><ul><li>Continue class discussion </li></ul><ul><li>Answer studen...
Other Ed Uses of Social Media <ul><li>Synchronous chat sessions </li></ul><ul><ul><li>#learnchat </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><l...
OTHER IDEAS?
Archiving Social Media Content <ul><li>Tweetdoc </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http://www.tweetdoc.org/ </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Twap...
MANAGING YOUR SOCIAL MEDIA
TO LINK OR NOT TO LINK…THAT IS THE QUESTION
Connecting Twitter & Facebook: Two Ways <ul><li>http://tinyurl.com/6g8evhl </li></ul>
Linking Alternatives <ul><li>Social Dashboards </li></ul><ul><ul><li>TweetDeck ( http://www.tweetdeck.com/ ) </li></ul></u...
Social Dashboards - TweetDeck
Social Browsers – RockMelt
Why Social Dashboards and Browsers? <ul><li>One post – multiple social media </li></ul><ul><li>Hashtags (e.g., #edtech) </...
THINGS TO CONSIDER: QUESTIONS
Question #1 <ul><li>What are the costs associated with implementing the use of social media for faculty, staff, and studen...
Question #2 <ul><li>How do we teach students and faculty to use social media appropriately?  </li></ul>
Question #3 <ul><li>What concerns should we have about privacy in our use of social media? </li></ul>
Question #4 <ul><li>How do we teach students and faculty to use social media appropriately?  </li></ul>
Question #5 <ul><li>What are some best practices in using social media? </li></ul>
Question #6 <ul><li>How do we evaluate the impact of social media? </li></ul>
Departing Guidelines (Dunlap & Lowenthal, 2009) <ul><li>Establish relevance for students </li></ul><ul><li>Recommend peopl...
Questions? <ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>Sharon Stoerger </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address]   </li></ul>
Additional Resources <ul><li>UWM Social Media Grant project  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http://uwmsocialmedia.wikispaces.com </...
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    1. 1. Social Media for Teaching & Learning Learning Technology Center [email_address] Sharon Stoerger [email_address]
    2. 2. Today’s Workshop <ul><li>Part 1: Accessing & using Twitter </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Communicating, sharing, & problem-solving </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Building community </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Hashtags & backchannels </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Part 2: Accessing & using Facebook </li></ul><ul><li>Part 3: Using social media in your classes </li></ul>
    3. 3. PART 1: ACCESSING & USING TWITTER
    4. 4. Let’s Tweet! http://twitter.com
    5. 5. Your Twitter Profile
    6. 6. Search & Follow Me csoleil
    7. 7. Retweeting & Replying <ul><li>Retweet = Rt, RT or rtwt </li></ul><ul><li>Read someone else’s tweet  share it! </li></ul><ul><li>Replying = @username </li></ul><ul><li>@username  see tweet even if not following </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Example: @csoleil – there must be an app for that. </li></ul></ul>
    8. 9. Twitter Notifications
    9. 10. Direct Messages <ul><li>Private message </li></ul><ul><li>Followers only! </li></ul>
    10. 11. BUILDING YOUR TWITTER COMMUNITY
    11. 12. Find People You Want to Know <ul><li>Search Twitter </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http://search.twitter.com </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Twitter Professors </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http://mashable.com/2009/02/16/twitter-professors/ </li></ul></ul>
    12. 13. Find & Follow UWM!
    13. 15. Following Twitter Followers
    14. 16. Find Topics <ul><li>Wefollow </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http://wefollow.com/ </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Twibes </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http://www.twibes.com </li></ul></ul>
    15. 18. Following Criteria (Chamberlin & Lehmann, 2011, p. 383) <ul><li>Do they have a profile? </li></ul><ul><li>Is that profile more than a URL? </li></ul><ul><li>Do I find their profile relevant in some way, shape, or form? </li></ul><ul><li>Is their ratio of followers to following relatively less than 4:1? </li></ul><ul><li>How often do they tweet? Too often = twitterstream clog </li></ul>
    16. 19. Sharing Links & Resources
    17. 20. Conversations  Hashtags <ul><li>Broadcast  broad audience </li></ul><ul><li>Keeps relevant tweets together </li></ul><ul><li>Synchronous chat sessions (e.g., #realwplearn) </li></ul><ul><li>Tweet using hashtag… </li></ul><ul><li>#ltcsome </li></ul>
    18. 21. Question 1 <ul><li>Which social media tool has impacted you the most – personally or professionally? </li></ul><ul><li>Tweet: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Q1 – tool name #ltcsome </li></ul></ul>
    19. 22. Question 2 <ul><li>What is your TOP tool for learning? </li></ul><ul><li>Tweet: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Q2 – response #ltcsome </li></ul></ul>
    20. 23. Question 3 <ul><li>If you are looking for help or information on a subject, where do you go first? </li></ul><ul><li>Tweet: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Q3 – name of source/tool #ltcsome </li></ul></ul>
    21. 24. More Hashtags! <ul><li>#edtech </li></ul><ul><li>#higheredtech </li></ul><ul><li>#learnchat </li></ul><ul><li>#edusocmedia </li></ul><ul><li>#socmedia </li></ul><ul><li>#socialmedia </li></ul><ul><li>#sachat </li></ul><ul><li>#iamuwm </li></ul>Mega Education Hashtag List: http://www.cybraryman.com/edhashtags.html
    22. 25. WHAT ABOUT FACEBOOK?
    23. 26. Creating a Facebook Fan Page http://www.facebook.com/
    24. 27. Logged into Facebook?
    25. 28. Create a Fan Page
    26. 29. Why a Fan Page? <ul><li>PRIVACY </li></ul><ul><li>“ Like” vs. “friend” </li></ul><ul><li>What you write  their news feed (i.e., wall) </li></ul><ul><li>What they write  NOT on your wall </li></ul>
    27. 30. UWM Social Media Fan Pages
    28. 31. UWM and Facebook http://youtu.be/ZFfJXexaW0U
    29. 32. Why Social Media? <ul><li>Reach beyond the classroom </li></ul><ul><li>Interact with “experts” </li></ul><ul><li>Professional development </li></ul><ul><li>Teacher-centered  student-centered </li></ul><ul><li>Other reasons? </li></ul>
    30. 33. Students LOVE Technology http://www.onlineeducation.net/students-love-tech
    31. 34. Other Reasons? http://youtu.be/3SuNx0UrnEo
    32. 35. HOW CAN I USE TWITTER AND FACEBOOK IN THE CLASSROOM?
    33. 36. Educational Uses of Social Media <ul><li>Announcements & supplemental information </li></ul><ul><li>Live microblogging </li></ul><ul><li>Connections/PLNs (e.g., Siemens, 2004) </li></ul><ul><li>Collect real world data </li></ul><ul><li>Polling </li></ul><ul><li>Group activities/backchannel communication </li></ul><ul><li>Other? </li></ul>
    34. 37. Before Class Activities <ul><li>Instructor </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Explain what will be covered in class </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Reminders </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Students </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Submit questions for class discussion </li></ul></ul>
    35. 38. During Class Activities <ul><li>Backchannel/in-class tweets </li></ul><ul><li>Display students’ pre-class tweets </li></ul>
    36. 39. The Twitter Experiment <ul><li>http://youtu.be/6WPVWDkF7U8 </li></ul>
    37. 40. Post Class Activities <ul><li>Post class notes </li></ul><ul><li>Continue class discussion </li></ul><ul><li>Answer students’ questions </li></ul><ul><li>Share links </li></ul><ul><li>Additional reminders </li></ul>
    38. 41. Other Ed Uses of Social Media <ul><li>Synchronous chat sessions </li></ul><ul><ul><li>#learnchat </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Tweetchat ( http://tweetchat.com/ ; monitor tweets) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Daily microlearning </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Top tips </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Articles to read </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Vocabulary </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Scavenger hunts </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Build information literacy, problem solving </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>U of Idaho ( http://www.today.uidaho.edu/Details.aspx?ID=5018 ) </li></ul></ul>
    39. 42. OTHER IDEAS?
    40. 43. Archiving Social Media Content <ul><li>Tweetdoc </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http://www.tweetdoc.org/ </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Twapper Keeper </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http://twapperkeeper.com </li></ul></ul><ul><li>The Archivist </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http://archivist.visitmix.com/ </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Keepstream </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http://keepstream.com </li></ul></ul>
    41. 44. MANAGING YOUR SOCIAL MEDIA
    42. 45. TO LINK OR NOT TO LINK…THAT IS THE QUESTION
    43. 46. Connecting Twitter & Facebook: Two Ways <ul><li>http://tinyurl.com/6g8evhl </li></ul>
    44. 47. Linking Alternatives <ul><li>Social Dashboards </li></ul><ul><ul><li>TweetDeck ( http://www.tweetdeck.com/ ) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>HootSuite ( http://hootsuite.com/ ) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Social Browsers </li></ul><ul><ul><li>RockMelt ( http://www.rockmelt.com/ ) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Fizzik ( http://www.fizzik.com/ ) </li></ul></ul>
    45. 48. Social Dashboards - TweetDeck
    46. 49. Social Browsers – RockMelt
    47. 50. Why Social Dashboards and Browsers? <ul><li>One post – multiple social media </li></ul><ul><li>Hashtags (e.g., #edtech) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Class discussions </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Conferences </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Webinars </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Real time </li></ul><ul><li>Monitor multiple conversations at a glance </li></ul>
    48. 51. THINGS TO CONSIDER: QUESTIONS
    49. 52. Question #1 <ul><li>What are the costs associated with implementing the use of social media for faculty, staff, and students? </li></ul>
    50. 53. Question #2 <ul><li>How do we teach students and faculty to use social media appropriately? </li></ul>
    51. 54. Question #3 <ul><li>What concerns should we have about privacy in our use of social media? </li></ul>
    52. 55. Question #4 <ul><li>How do we teach students and faculty to use social media appropriately? </li></ul>
    53. 56. Question #5 <ul><li>What are some best practices in using social media? </li></ul>
    54. 57. Question #6 <ul><li>How do we evaluate the impact of social media? </li></ul>
    55. 58. Departing Guidelines (Dunlap & Lowenthal, 2009) <ul><li>Establish relevance for students </li></ul><ul><li>Recommend people to follow </li></ul><ul><li>Model effective use </li></ul><ul><li>Encourage students’ active/ongoing participation </li></ul><ul><li>Integrate into assessments </li></ul><ul><li>Continue to actively participate </li></ul>
    56. 59. Questions? <ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>Sharon Stoerger </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul>
    57. 60. Additional Resources <ul><li>UWM Social Media Grant project </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http://uwmsocialmedia.wikispaces.com </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Presentation and Data </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http://uwmsocialmedia.wikispaces.com/Presentations+by+Tanya </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Set-up Instructions </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http://uwmsocialmedia.wikispaces.com/Howtosocialmedia10 </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Creating a Twitter Account </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http://tinyurl.com/4lkdkj3 </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Creating a Facebook Fan Page </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http://www.facebook.com/pages/create.php </li></ul></ul>
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