Leveraging your online presence to develop a professional learning network
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Networked Participatory ScholarshipThe emergent practice of scholars’ use of participatorytechnologies and online social networks to share, reflect upon,critique, improve, validate and further their scholarshipVeletsianos and Kimmons 2012
SOCIAL MEDIAweb based and mobile technologythat allows the user to produce and shareinformation with others using text and/ormedia (video, audio, images), who in turn arethen able to engage in a interactive dialogueabout the content.
ConsiderationsPersistenceOnline expressions are automaticallyrecorded and archivedSearchabilityContent in networked publics can beaccessed through searchScalabilityThe potential visibility of content innetworked publics is greatReplicabilityContent made out of bits can beduplicatedStructuralaffordances ofnetworked publicsBoyd 2011:46 in A Networked Self: Identity, Community and Culture on Social Network Sites
Taking charge of your online presence• Google yourself to discover what is on theinternet about you• Evaluate your online reputation• Protect your online presence and regularlyreview settings on your social networks• Cultivate your professional reputation• Monitor the interactions with your onlinepresence by setting up alerts
Fish where the fish areJeff JarvisWhere to start?
More than 2.9million companieshave LinkedInCompany PagesLinkedIn membersare sharing insightsand knowledge inmore than 2.1million LinkedIngroupsLinkedIn membersdid over 5.7 billionprofessionally-oriented searcheson the platform in2012.
HEA STEM (Computing): ProfessionalPresences for AcademicsDate: 9 May 2013Start Time: 10:00 amLocation/venue: Birmingham City University,Millennium Point, Birmingham, B4 7XGSue Beckingham MA FHEA FSEDA FAUASheffield Hallam UniversityTwitter: @suebecks