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Social software for teaching and learning, mid-2008

  1. 1. Social software and higher education A mid-2008 survey
  2. 2. Plan of the talk <ul><li>Pieces of Web 2.0 </li></ul><ul><li>Storytelling </li></ul><ul><li>Pedagogies </li></ul>(Vermont trees and sky, winter 2008)
  3. 3. Thematics <ul><li>Emergence in </li></ul><ul><li>time and space </li></ul><ul><li>Pedagogy </li></ul><ul><li>Open determinism </li></ul>(“Sorpdragon,” Voicethread 2007)
  4. 4. Memes <ul><li>Shadow IT </li></ul><ul><li>Storytelling </li></ul><ul><li>Giants </li></ul>(Middlebury bridge, January 2006)
  5. 5. One problem <ul><li>How to apprehend emerging technologies? </li></ul><ul><li>Panic/siege mode </li></ul><ul><li>Vendors </li></ul><ul><li>Futurism methods </li></ul><ul><li>Networks </li></ul>
  6. 6. One odd metaphor <ul><li>Web 2.0 and education is like gaming and education: awareness is challenging </li></ul><ul><li>Huge, financially and quantitatively successful worlds </li></ul><ul><li>Global and rapidly developing scope </li></ul><ul><li>Bad anxieties, policies, and media coverage </li></ul><ul><li>Perceived lack of seriousness </li></ul>
  7. 7. Five responses <ul><li>Web 2.0 and education is like gaming and education: intersections are happening </li></ul><ul><li>Take advantage of preexisting projects and services </li></ul><ul><li>Mod/warp/hack </li></ul><ul><li>DIY </li></ul><ul><li>Literacy: new media </li></ul><ul><li>Influence </li></ul>(World of Warcraft)
  8. 8. I. Web 2.0 <ul><li>(Web 2.0 Bullshit Generator, http://emptybottle.org/bullshit/ ) </li></ul>
  9. 9. <ul><li>“ Technorati is now tracking over 70 million weblogs, and we're seeing about 120,000 new weblogs being created worldwide each day. That's about 1.4 blogs created every second of every day.” </li></ul>(David Sifry, April 2007 )
  10. 10. (Flickr blog, March 2008)
  11. 11. <ul><li>Will YouTube kill the podcasting star? </li></ul>(eMarketer, February 2008; Via Podcasting News)
  12. 12. (Le Monde, January 14 2008)
  13. 13. (March 2008 http://wikimediafoundation.org/wiki/Press_releases/10M_articles )
  14. 14. <ul><li>The term’s history: Tim O’Reilly, 2005 </li></ul><ul><li>Expands “social software” </li></ul><ul><li>Draws on Web history </li></ul>
  15. 15. <ul><li>Microcontent, rather than sites or large documents </li></ul>(NITLE blog Liberal Education Today, http://b2e.nitle.org )
  16. 16. I. Web 2.0 <ul><li>Multiply authored microcontent </li></ul>
  17. 17. <ul><li>Open content and/or services and/or standards… </li></ul>(Pepysblog, 2003-)
  18. 18. <ul><li>… leading to networked conversations </li></ul>(Pepysblog, 2003-)
  19. 19. <ul><li>O’Reilly: Web 2.0 is a platform for development </li></ul><ul><li>Open APIs </li></ul><ul><li>Access to data </li></ul><ul><li>Virtue of the lazyweb </li></ul>( http://www.hurricanearchive.org/ , Center for History and New Media,George Mason University) <ul><li>Programming staff </li></ul><ul><li>Perceived recognition </li></ul>
  20. 20. <ul><li>Web 2.0 components, movements </li></ul><ul><li>Collaborative writing platforms: the wiki way </li></ul>
  21. 21. -Viégas, Wattenberg, Dave (Historyflow, IBM, 2004) Wikis are (often) textually productive
  22. 22. <ul><li>Web 2.0 components, movements </li></ul><ul><li>collaborative writing platforms: the blogosphere </li></ul>(Radio Open Source blog/podcast)
  23. 23. <ul><li>State of the blogosphere, more </li></ul><ul><li>Diversity: diaries, public intellectuals, carnivals, knitters, moblogs, warblogs home and abroad… </li></ul><ul><li>12 people million using three platforms, including LiveJournal: majority women (Anil Dash, MeshForum 2006) </li></ul>NIH guidelines, http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/books/bv.fcgi?rid=citmed.section.61024
  24. 24. <ul><li>Social images </li></ul><ul><li>Flickr, Picasa </li></ul><ul><li>2 billion images in Flickr (3/2008) </li></ul><ul><li>26 million searchable, shareable images in Flickr (December 2006) </li></ul>(Ben Harris-Roxas, 2006)
  25. 25. <ul><li>Some implications </li></ul><ul><li>Metadata is good enough </li></ul><ul><li>Folksonomy </li></ul><ul><li>Gaming inspiration </li></ul><ul><li>Archival uses </li></ul>(Library of Congress crowdsourcing project, 2007- http://flickr.com/photos/library_of_congress/ )
  26. 26. <ul><li>Social news: </li></ul><ul><li>Memeorandum </li></ul><ul><li>Tailrank </li></ul><ul><li>Digg </li></ul><ul><li>TechMeme </li></ul>
  27. 27. <ul><li>Social bookmarking </li></ul><ul><li>Del.icio.us </li></ul><ul><li>Also Furl, Scholar.com, StumbleUpon, Digg, Reddit, MyWeb (Yahoo) </li></ul>
  28. 28. <ul><li>What’s happened since “podcasting” in 2004? Neologisms: </li></ul><ul><li>godcasting </li></ul><ul><li>nanocasting </li></ul><ul><li>podfading </li></ul><ul><li>podsafe </li></ul><ul><li>podspamming </li></ul><ul><li>podvertising </li></ul><ul><li>porncasting </li></ul>(Missing Link podcast, Southwestern University)
  29. 29. <ul><li>Web 2.0 influences rich media: video </li></ul>(Gootube? Suetube?)
  30. 30. <ul><li>Videoblogging </li></ul><ul><li>(vlog? vog?) </li></ul>(Ask a Ninja; Rocketboom; Howard Rheingold)
  31. 31. <ul><li>Social object: the person </li></ul><ul><li>FaceBook </li></ul><ul><li>MySpace </li></ul><ul><li>LinkedIn </li></ul><ul><li>ZoomInfo </li></ul><ul><li>CyWorld… </li></ul>“ Less than four years after its launch, 15 million people, or almost a third of the country's population, are members.” ( BusinessWeek , September 2005)
  32. 32. <ul><li>Social organization of information, new forms: folksonomy </li></ul><ul><li>Search </li></ul><ul><li>Retrieval </li></ul><ul><li>Self-awareness </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http://del.icio.us/ </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>for DoctorNemo </li></ul></ul>
  33. 33. <ul><li>Community surfacing </li></ul><ul><li>Ontology </li></ul><ul><li>Concepts </li></ul><ul><li>Collaborative research </li></ul>
  34. 34. Keeping up <ul><li>NITLE workshop tag cloud, 2008 </li></ul>
  35. 35. <ul><li>Extrapolating principles: Ton Zylstra on the social object: </li></ul>“ In general you could say that both Flickr and del.icio.us work in a triangle: person, picture/ bookmark, and tag(s). Or more abstract a person, an object of sociality , and some descriptor...” (Zylstra in Second Life, 2007)
  36. 36. <ul><li>“… In every triangle there always needs to be a person and an object of sociality . The third point of the triangle is free to define[,] as it were.” </li></ul><ul><li>- http://www.zylstra.org , 2006 </li></ul><ul><li>(emphases added) </li></ul>
  37. 37. <ul><li>(“Online Communities”, XKCD, April 2007 )… </li></ul>For academia, this can seem a bit overwhelming
  38. 38. <ul><li>(“Online Communities”, XKCD, April 2007 ) </li></ul><ul><li>Already out of date </li></ul>For academia, this can seem a bit overwhelming
  39. 39. <ul><li>Flickr and storytelling </li></ul><ul><li>Tell a story in 5 frames group </li></ul>“ Gender Miscommunication”, Nightingai1e, 2006
  40. 43. “ Gender Miscommunication” (Nightingai1e, 2006)
  41. 44. Social photo stories <ul><li>Or remix social media into narratives </li></ul><ul><li>Example: &quot;Farm to Food&quot;, Eli the Bearded (2008) </li></ul><ul><li>Library of Congress collections </li></ul>
  42. 45. Social photo stories
  43. 46. Social photo stories
  44. 47. Social photo stories <ul><li>Flickr, Tell A Story in Five Frames group ( http://www.flickr.com/groups/visualstory/ ) </li></ul>Example: &quot;Food to Farm&quot;, Eli the Bearded (2008)
  45. 48. Social photo stories Example: &quot;Food to Farm&quot;, Eli the Bearded (2008)
  46. 49. Social photo stories <ul><li>Pedagogies: </li></ul><ul><li>Remix </li></ul><ul><li>Archive work </li></ul><ul><li>Social presentation </li></ul><ul><li>Visual literacy </li></ul>( http://www.flickr.com/groups/visualstory/discuss/72157603786255599/ ; http://www.flickr.com/photos/library_of_congress/ )
  47. 50. <ul><li>Social workshopping </li></ul>In the Tell a story in 5 frames group, 'Alone With The Sand' , moliere1331 (2005)
  48. 51. Pedagogies and publications <ul><li>Teaching with Web 2.0: it’s not all new </li></ul><ul><li>- Web 1.0, internet pedagogies </li></ul><ul><li>Hypertext </li></ul><ul><li>Web audience </li></ul><ul><li>Discussion fora </li></ul><ul><li>Collaborative document authoring </li></ul><ul><li>Groupware </li></ul>
  49. 52. <ul><li>Teaching with Web 2.0: it’s not all new </li></ul><ul><li>Earlier pedagogies </li></ul><ul><li>Journaling </li></ul><ul><li>Media literacy </li></ul>
  50. 53. <ul><li>Teaching with Web 2.0: principles </li></ul>http://smarthistory.blogspot.com/ Distributed conversation Collaborative writing Object-oriented discussion Connectivism (G. Siemens, 2004)
  51. 54. <ul><li>Wiki pedagogies </li></ul><ul><li>Collective research </li></ul><ul><li>Group writing </li></ul><ul><li>Document editing </li></ul><ul><li>Information literacy </li></ul><ul><li>Discussion </li></ul><ul><li>Knowledge accretion </li></ul>(Romantic Audiences project Bowdoin College, 2005-present <ul><li>Discussion </li></ul><ul><li>Knowledge accretion </li></ul>
  52. 55. <ul><li>Social object pedagogies </li></ul><ul><li>Prompts </li></ul><ul><li>Discussion object </li></ul><ul><li>Composition materials </li></ul>
  53. 56. <ul><li>More social object pedagogies </li></ul><ul><li>Annotate details </li></ul><ul><li>Remix (“Make it mine”) </li></ul>Edugadget http://www.edugadget.com/2005/05/07/flickr-creative-commons
  54. 57. <ul><li>RSS pedagogies </li></ul><ul><li>Shaping Web reading </li></ul><ul><li>Pushing student-created content (mother blog, Feed to Javascript) </li></ul><ul><li>Web 2.0 wrangling </li></ul>(Bloglines)
  55. 58. <ul><li>Teaching with Web 2.0: “ net.gen ”: </li></ul><ul><li>“ Fully half of all teens and 57 percent of teens who use the Internet could be considered Content Creators, according to a survey by the Pew Internet & American Life Project.” </li></ul>http://www.pewtrusts.com/pdf/PIP_Teens_1105.pdf
  56. 59. <ul><li>“ [S]tudents… write words on paper, yes— but… also compose words and images and create audio files on Web logs (blogs), in word processors, with video editors and Web editors and in e-mail and on presentation software and in instant messaging and on listservs and on bulletin boards—and no doubt in whatever genre will emerge in the next ten minutes. </li></ul><ul><li>Note that no one is making anyone do any of this writing .” </li></ul>Kathleen Blake Yancey, &quot;Made Not Only in Words: Composition in a New Key.&quot; CCC 56.2 (2004):297-328. Emphasis added.
  57. 60. <ul><li>Academic open archives for social media </li></ul><ul><li>Freesound archive </li></ul><ul><li>DIY copyright </li></ul><ul><li>Social networking values </li></ul><ul><li>University of Pompeu Fabra (Barcelona) </li></ul>( http://freesound.iua.upf.edu/ )
  58. 61. <ul><li>Podcasts and teaching: profcasting </li></ul><ul><li>Bryn Mawr College: Michelle Francl, chemistry </li></ul><ul><li>Duke: “Classroom recording” </li></ul><ul><li>Learning objects: Gardner Campbell, University of Richmond </li></ul><ul><li>Duke: “Course content dissemination” </li></ul><ul><li>Information literacy </li></ul>
  59. 62. <ul><li>Student program podcasting on campus </li></ul><ul><li>War News Radio </li></ul><ul><li>(Swarthmore College) </li></ul><ul><li>PEPI courses (University of British Columbia, department of Land and Food Resources) </li></ul>
  60. 63. <ul><li>Media to enhance other media </li></ul><ul><li>Podcast + pdfs: Allegheny College, Gothcast </li></ul>
  61. 64. <ul><li>Podcasts and research </li></ul><ul><li>Public intellectual </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Out of the Past </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Engines of Our Ingenuity </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>In Our Time </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>University Channel </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>The Missing Link </li></ul></ul>
  62. 65. <ul><li>New forms of scholarly communication </li></ul>CommentPress implementation, Institute for the Future of the Books McKenzie Wark, Eugene Lang College
  63. 66. <ul><li>Still more bookblogging </li></ul>Siva Vaidhyanathan, University of Virginia
  64. 67. <ul><li>Combining Web 2.0 forms </li></ul><ul><li>Podcasting </li></ul><ul><li>Blogging </li></ul><ul><li>Digital storytelling </li></ul><ul><li>Web-based photography </li></ul><ul><li>YouTube </li></ul><ul><li>Video mashups </li></ul><ul><li>Middlebury College, Jason Mittell and Barbara Ganley </li></ul><ul><li>Blend teaching with research </li></ul><ul><li>BG now involved in rural community media </li></ul>
  65. 68. National Institute for Technology and Liberal Education (NITLE) http://nitle.org Liberal Education Today blog http://b2e.nitle.org

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