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#NHSocialEdu           Melding Collaborative Learning with                      Social MediaCatherine LukianovCOM 600 Soci...
Join the Conversation#NHSocialEdu Blog Post@LukiKit+Kit Lukianov#NHSocialEduCaLukian@syr.edu
Lets Create!                ExamTime.com
Purpose    Social Media + Education = ?              Learneradvise.com
Research Questions1. What concepts in collaborative learning overlap withsocial media?2. How can social media be a tool fo...
What is Collaborative Learning?● Working with others● Common goal (Dooly, 2008)● Students have control over what they lear...
Other Learning Environments● Peer learning● Co-learning● Partnered learning● Cooperative learning● Connected learning● Par...
Learning Through Collaboration● Partnered Learning   ○ Partnering with peers, teachers, and others● Co-Learning   ○ Everyo...
Partnered Learning“The idea is that the teacher is not thesmartest person in the room. Theteacher does not have the answer...
Co-Learning"(It) reflect(s) the idea that all the participants broughtvaluable insights, research, opinions, to whatever t...
Learning & Collaboration● Collision of ideas● New perspectives:   “To make ourselves a bit more   critical, more knowledge...
Goals of learning environments● Collaboration● Engagement● Motivation & Empowerment
What can be considered social          media?      Tools with a social component
A Social Medium● Can it be used to share content and information?● Can people communicate through it?● Does it provide acc...
Forbes.com
What do social media bring to  learning environments?
Access to Information"Independent learners can useaccess to information andcommunication tools to learnoutside the boundar...
Access to Others● Connecting with the world -Audio clip● Share your passion● Transform the community                      ...
Access to Networking● Educational networking● Embrace the "teachable moment!"                             BethLLawton@gmai...
True Innovation● Connecting in new ways  ○ Tools  ○ Content  ○ Networking● Collision of ideas● The "Accidental Teacher"   ...
Learning with social mediaCollaboration, engagement, motivation & empowerment
CollaborationParticipation!“Students... can perform for each other instead of just theteacher, can co-learn and co-assess ...
CollaborationStudents are able to connect to a community that ispassionate about helping them learn.                      ...
Engagement"The immediacy of technological options such as email andIMing offer me a much higher likelihood of engaginganot...
EngagementWhen students know that they have the ability to changesomething, they become engaged.                          ...
Motivation & Empowerment“They could write something and the other person could seeit, it was incredible. I couldnt believe...
Motivation & EmpowermentStudents are "blown away by the connection, that someoneis actually reading (their work)... It cha...
Which platform is best?
Thank You!                      #NHSocialEduFor more information, questions, comments:● @LukiKit● +Kit Lukianov● CaLukian ...
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  1. 1. #NHSocialEdu Melding Collaborative Learning with Social MediaCatherine LukianovCOM 600 Social Media Theory and PracticeApril 18, 2013
  2. 2. Join the Conversation#NHSocialEdu Blog Post@LukiKit+Kit Lukianov#NHSocialEduCaLukian@syr.edu
  3. 3. Lets Create! ExamTime.com
  4. 4. Purpose Social Media + Education = ? Learneradvise.com
  5. 5. Research Questions1. What concepts in collaborative learning overlap withsocial media?2. How can social media be a tool for collaborative learning? Mashable.com
  6. 6. What is Collaborative Learning?● Working with others● Common goal (Dooly, 2008)● Students have control over what they learn (Dooly, 2008)● Improve student learning (Carilli, 2013)● Students are actively engaged (Cooper & Boyd, n.d.)
  7. 7. Other Learning Environments● Peer learning● Co-learning● Partnered learning● Cooperative learning● Connected learning● Participatory learning www.Vanderbilt.edu
  8. 8. Learning Through Collaboration● Partnered Learning ○ Partnering with peers, teachers, and others● Co-Learning ○ Everyone is an expert
  9. 9. Partnered Learning“The idea is that the teacher is not thesmartest person in the room. Theteacher does not have the answers...The room is the smartest person ...weare going to learn together.” -Lisa Nielsen @InnovativeEdu TheInnovativeEducator.blogspot.com
  10. 10. Co-Learning"(It) reflect(s) the idea that all the participants broughtvaluable insights, research, opinions, to whatever the topicwas, even if there was an "expert" involved as well." -Beth Lawton BethLLawton@gmail.com
  11. 11. Learning & Collaboration● Collision of ideas● New perspectives: “To make ourselves a bit more critical, more knowledgeable, and more empathetic” -Alec Couros @courosa EducationalTechnology.ca/couros/
  12. 12. Goals of learning environments● Collaboration● Engagement● Motivation & Empowerment
  13. 13. What can be considered social media? Tools with a social component
  14. 14. A Social Medium● Can it be used to share content and information?● Can people communicate through it?● Does it provide access to other individuals?
  15. 15. Forbes.com
  16. 16. What do social media bring to learning environments?
  17. 17. Access to Information"Independent learners can useaccess to information andcommunication tools to learnoutside the boundaries ofeducational institutions, whichhas never been widely possiblebefore.” @hrheingold -Howard Rheingold rheingold.com
  18. 18. Access to Others● Connecting with the world -Audio clip● Share your passion● Transform the community @InnovativeEdu TheInnovativeEducator.blogspot.com
  19. 19. Access to Networking● Educational networking● Embrace the "teachable moment!" BethLLawton@gmail.com
  20. 20. True Innovation● Connecting in new ways ○ Tools ○ Content ○ Networking● Collision of ideas● The "Accidental Teacher" NewFrontiersInitiative.blogspot.com @courosa EducationalTechnology. ca/couros/
  21. 21. Learning with social mediaCollaboration, engagement, motivation & empowerment
  22. 22. CollaborationParticipation!“Students... can perform for each other instead of just theteacher, can co-learn and co-assess their learning.” -Howard Rheingold @hrheingold
  23. 23. CollaborationStudents are able to connect to a community that ispassionate about helping them learn. -Alec Couros @courosa SocialBusinessNews.com
  24. 24. Engagement"The immediacy of technological options such as email andIMing offer me a much higher likelihood of engaginganother person in my learning process." -Beth Lawton BethLLawton@gmail.com
  25. 25. EngagementWhen students know that they have the ability to changesomething, they become engaged. -Lisa Nielsen @InnovativeEdu Unitar.org
  26. 26. Motivation & Empowerment“They could write something and the other person could seeit, it was incredible. I couldnt believe how excited thismade the kids.” -Lisa Nielsen @InnovativeEdu
  27. 27. Motivation & EmpowermentStudents are "blown away by the connection, that someoneis actually reading (their work)... It changes and shapes theway they actually work together." -Alec Couros @courosa
  28. 28. Which platform is best?
  29. 29. Thank You! #NHSocialEduFor more information, questions, comments:● @LukiKit● +Kit Lukianov● CaLukian [at] syr [dot] edu● KitLukianov.WordPress.com Catherine Lukianov COM 600 Social Media Theory and Practice April 18, 2013

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