PROFILESThis is where you tellthe world aboutyourself. It containsbasic information:- where you live,- how old you are,- personality- special theme questions
FRIENDS Friends are trusted members of the site that are allowed to post comments on your profile or send you private messages. Friends are the heart and soul of social networking. -- LinkedIn refers to them as connections
GROUPSMost social networks usegroups that share similarinterests or are engagedin discussions on certaintopics. A group can beanything you want.They are both a way toconnect with like-mindedpeople and a way toidentify your interests.
DISCUSSIONS A primary focus of groups is to interact between users in the form of discussions. Most social networking websites support discussion boards for the groups, and many also allow members of the group to post pictures, music, video clips, and other tidbits related to the group.
BLOGSAnother feature of somesocial networks is yourown blog.Not as feature-rich asWordpress orBlogger, but bloggingthrough a social networkis perfect for keepingpeople informed on whatyou are up to.Twitter – a new way ofmicroblogging.
WIDGETS A popular way of making your social networking more interesting is to use web widgets. Many social networks allow a variety of widgets, and you can usually find interesting widgets located on widget galleries.
SOCIAL COMMUNITY TOOLS platform to create learning projects. platform for pre-school
CLOUD COMPUTINGCloud computing refers tothe on-demand provision ofcomputational resources(data, software) via acomputer network, rather thanfrom a local computer. Usersor clients can submit atask, such as wordprocessing, to the serviceprovider, without actuallypossessing the software orhardware.
MOBILE TECHNOLOGYMobile technology is exactly whatthe name implies - technology that isportable. Examples of mobile ITdevices include:• laptop and netbook computers• palmtop computers or personal digital assistants• mobile phones and smart phones• global positioning system (GPS) devices• wireless debit/credit card payment terminals
SOCIAL MEDIA AND PROJECTSWhat is good learning?• students collaborating and discussing ideas, possible solutions…• project-based learning, designed around real world contexts…• connecting with other students around the world, on topics of study…• immersing students in a learning experience that allows them to grapple with a problem, gaining higher-order thinking skills from http://businessblogs.co.nz/files/2010/11/socialmediawagon.jpg pursuing the solution…
SOCIAL MEDIA, PROJECTS AND LEARNINGStudents must be able to• work in teams that are cross- functional and often global• to solve complex and important problems that critically affect the world• while responding creatively to rapidly changing business landscapes using rapidly evolving technologies (article). http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zDZFcDGpL4U