George Veletsianos, Ph.D.
Canada Research Chair in Innovative
Learning & Technology
Associate Professor
School of Educatio...
About me
Technology & my mom
How do you use social media &
online networks in your own work?
What are some of the challenges that you are
facing when using/considering use of social
media?
Social Media use in education: No
such thing as black and white
(a) SM guided by techno-enthusiasm
and techno-determinism,...
Social Media use in education: No
such thing as black and white
(a) SM guided by techno-enthusiasm
and techno-determinism,...
Claims & Expectations
The concepts of networked participation and
networked practice are too important to ignore.
Doctoral students should be ex...
What scholarly activities do
individuals enact on social media?
What scholarly activities do
individuals enact on social media?
Announcements
Draft papers
Open textbooks
Syllabi + Activi...
The doctoral journey (e.g., #PhDChat) --- Spaces of
gathering
Sharing and circumventing systems
PirateUniversity.org
ThePaperBay.com
Reddit.com/r/Scholar
Sharing and circumventing systems
PirateUniversity.org
ThePaperBay.com
Reddit.com/r/Scholar
“an act civil disobedience tow...
Our identity (“digital” identity?)
• Do we create it?
• Is it created and/or structured for us?
Authentic Identity Fragme...
www.veletsianos.com
@veletsianos on Twitter
veletsianos@gmail.com
This presentation:
www.slideshare.com/veletsia
nos
Relevant references
Available at http://www.veletsianos/publications
Veletsianos, G. (2013). Open Practices and Identity: ...
Image attribution
• Open http://www.flickr.com/photos/matthileo/4826783509/
Unless otherwise noted by the original images,...
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Main premise: Social media, network, networked participation, and networked practice are too important to ignore. Doctoral students should be exposed to and taught these concepts, regardless of degree area.

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    1. 1. George Veletsianos, Ph.D. Canada Research Chair in Innovative Learning & Technology Associate Professor School of Education and Technology Royal Roads University September 2013 :: Athabasca University :: Doctoral Seminar Doctoral Students and Networked Participation
    2. 2. About me
    3. 3. Technology & my mom
    4. 4. How do you use social media & online networks in your own work?
    5. 5. What are some of the challenges that you are facing when using/considering use of social media?
    6. 6. Social Media use in education: No such thing as black and white (a) SM guided by techno-enthusiasm and techno-determinism, (b) SM as tools to question and circumvent traditional elements of scholarly practice, and (c) SM & Networks as transformative technology.
    7. 7. Social Media use in education: No such thing as black and white (a) SM guided by techno-enthusiasm and techno-determinism, (b) SM as tools to question and circumvent traditional elements of scholarly practice, and (c) SM & Networks as transformative technology. Networked Participatory Scholarship The emergent practice of scholars’ use of participatory technologies and online social networks to share, reflect upon, critique, improve, validate, and further their scholarship (Veletsianos & Kimmons, 2012)
    8. 8. Claims & Expectations
    9. 9. The concepts of networked participation and networked practice are too important to ignore. Doctoral students should be exposed to and taught these concepts, regardless of degree area.
    10. 10. What scholarly activities do individuals enact on social media?
    11. 11. What scholarly activities do individuals enact on social media? Announcements Draft papers Open textbooks Syllabi + Activities Live streaming Live-Blogging Collaborative authoring Debates + commentary Open teaching Public P&T materials The doctoral journey (e.g., #PhDChat) Crowdsourcing
    12. 12. The doctoral journey (e.g., #PhDChat) --- Spaces of gathering
    13. 13. Sharing and circumventing systems PirateUniversity.org ThePaperBay.com Reddit.com/r/Scholar
    14. 14. Sharing and circumventing systems PirateUniversity.org ThePaperBay.com Reddit.com/r/Scholar “an act civil disobedience toward the publishing enterprise” Kroll, 2011
    15. 15. Our identity (“digital” identity?) • Do we create it? • Is it created and/or structured for us? Authentic Identity Fragments (Kimmons & Veletsianos, under review)  Intentional web presence Lowenthal & Dunlap (2012)
    16. 16. www.veletsianos.com @veletsianos on Twitter veletsianos@gmail.com This presentation: www.slideshare.com/veletsia nos
    17. 17. Relevant references Available at http://www.veletsianos/publications Veletsianos, G. (2013). Open Practices and Identity: Evidence from Researchers and Educators’ Social Media Participation. British Journal of Educational Technology, 44(3), 639-651. Veletsianos, G., Kimmons, R., & French, K. (2013). Instructor experiences with a social networking site in a higher education setting: Expectations, Frustrations, Appropriation, and Compartmentalization. Educational Technology, Research and Development, 61(2), 255-278 Veletsianos, G. & Kimmons, R. (2013). Scholars and Faculty Members Lived Experiences in Online Social Networks. The Internet and Higher Education,16(1), 43-50. Veletsianos, G. & Kimmons, R. (2012). Assumptions and Challenges of Open Scholarship. The International Review Of Research In Open And Distance Learning,13(4), 166-189 Veletsianos, G. (2012). Higher Education Scholars’ Participation and Practices on Twitter. Journal of Computer Assisted Learning, 28(4), 336- 349. Veletsianos, G. & Kimmons, R. (2012). Networked Participatory Scholarship: Emergent Techno-Cultural Pressures Toward Open and Digital Scholarship in Online Networks. Computers & Education, 58(2), 766-774.
    18. 18. Image attribution • Open http://www.flickr.com/photos/matthileo/4826783509/ Unless otherwise noted by the original images, content is provided under a CC Attribution Non-Commercial Share Alike license (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc- sa/3.0/).

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