Social Networking Ericka Ledferd Melissa Mendez Jay Ratcliff
Definition <ul><li>A social network is a social structure made of individuals or organizations that are tied by one or mor...
Why use social networking in the classroom? <ul><li>The  Creating and Connecting  report examines student use and attitude...
Social Networking is a All In One! <ul><li>Students can collaborate with teachers and other students. Students can use dig...
Social Networking   Types  <ul><li>Blogs </li></ul><ul><li>Clipping </li></ul><ul><li>Instant messaging </li></ul><ul><li>...
Safety for you and your students <ul><li>Think about how different sites work before deciding to join a site. </li></ul><u...
Safety   pt. 2 <ul><li>Use the example of TV with your students…. </li></ul><ul><li>“ Would you put this information on TV...
Safety   pt. 3 <ul><li>Best Practices for a teacher </li></ul><ul><li>Don’t let students talk to people they don’t know </...
Worst case <ul><li>Sex Offenders/Predators </li></ul><ul><li>Addiction </li></ul><ul><li>No Age Verification </li></ul><ul...
Dangers Explained <ul><li>Sexual Offenders/Predators </li></ul><ul><ul><li>These people pretend they are children or  </li...
Social   Networking Sites Are Abundant! <ul><li>The following slide lists several site names and key terms to help you in ...
Social Networking List  <ul><li>Community Server </li></ul><ul><li>Xanga </li></ul><ul><li>Wordpress  </li></ul><ul><li>Go...
Facts <ul><li>55% of all online American youths age 12-17 use online social networking sites </li></ul><ul><li>MySpace.com...
Teachers: Help Your Kids Out! <ul><li>Help your students understand what information should be private </li></ul><ul><li>U...
Want to learn More? Visit these web sites: <ul><li>www.OnGuardOnline.gov </li></ul><ul><li>www.getnetwise.org </li></ul><u...
Post to our blog! <ul><li>There is a link to our blog about this presentation. </li></ul><ul><li>Let us know what you are ...
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Social Networking Safety

  1. 1. Social Networking Ericka Ledferd Melissa Mendez Jay Ratcliff
  2. 2. Definition <ul><li>A social network is a social structure made of individuals or organizations that are tied by one or more specific types of interdependency. </li></ul><ul><li>(examples: values, visions, idea, financial exchange, occupation, friends, kinship, dislike, conflict, trade, web links, sexual relations, disease transmission (epidemiology), or airline routes) </li></ul>
  3. 3. Why use social networking in the classroom? <ul><li>The Creating and Connecting report examines student use and attitudes towards social networking by surveying 1,277 students. The study documents a huge percentage of students using social networking, with 81 percent of students saying they’ve visited a social networking site in the last three months, and 71 percent saying they use these sites weekly. </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.pbs.org/teachers/learning.now/2007/08/new_nsba_report_on_social_netw.html </li></ul>
  4. 4. Social Networking is a All In One! <ul><li>Students can collaborate with teachers and other students. Students can use digital portfolios, bookmarking, blogs, wikis, and podcasts, all on one site. </li></ul><ul><li>What can they not do? </li></ul>
  5. 5. Social Networking Types <ul><li>Blogs </li></ul><ul><li>Clipping </li></ul><ul><li>Instant messaging </li></ul><ul><li>Internet forums </li></ul><ul><li>Internet relay chat </li></ul><ul><li>E-Learning </li></ul><ul><li>Massively multiplayer online games </li></ul><ul><li>Media sharing </li></ul><ul><li>Media cataloging </li></ul><ul><li>Personals </li></ul><ul><li>Social bookmarking </li></ul><ul><li>Social cataloging </li></ul><ul><li>Social citations </li></ul><ul><li>Social evolutionary computation </li></ul><ul><li>Social networks </li></ul><ul><li>Social scripting </li></ul><ul><li>Virtual worlds </li></ul><ul><li>Wikis </li></ul>
  6. 6. Safety for you and your students <ul><li>Think about how different sites work before deciding to join a site. </li></ul><ul><li>Keep control over the information you and your students post.. </li></ul><ul><li>Keep your all information to yourself. </li></ul><ul><li>Don’t let students post or give out: </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Full name, </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Social Security number, </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Address, </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Phone number, </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Bank and Credit Card account numbers. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Make sure their screen name doesn’t say too much about them. (For example: Real name, age, hometown, or school..) </li></ul>
  7. 7. Safety pt. 2 <ul><li>Use the example of TV with your students…. </li></ul><ul><li>“ Would you put this information on TV for the whole world to see?” to make sure they understand the magnitude of the internet. </li></ul><ul><li>Remember students that once you post information online, you can’t take it back. (Even if you delete information it can still be found on older versions.) </li></ul><ul><li>Teach caution for students who want to meet other online buddies. </li></ul><ul><li>Important questions to ask: Do any of your friends know the person? </li></ul><ul><li>Can you find any background information through online search engines? </li></ul><ul><li>If students decide to meet online friends, teach safety using basic </li></ul><ul><li>Guidelines: Meet in a public place, during the day, with friends you </li></ul><ul><li>Trust, tell your parents. </li></ul>
  8. 8. Safety pt. 3 <ul><li>Best Practices for a teacher </li></ul><ul><li>Don’t let students talk to people they don’t know </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Maybe as a teacher, you only want to let class members be classified as friends on these sites? </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Never include class, teacher, or students names </li></ul><ul><li>Use monitoring software to monitor what students do </li></ul><ul><li>Look at each students social networking page with them </li></ul><ul><li>Have strict rules about cyber bulling </li></ul>
  9. 9. Worst case <ul><li>Sex Offenders/Predators </li></ul><ul><li>Addiction </li></ul><ul><li>No Age Verification </li></ul><ul><li>Cyber Bullying </li></ul>
  10. 10. Dangers Explained <ul><li>Sexual Offenders/Predators </li></ul><ul><ul><li>These people pretend they are children or </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>students to build relationships </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Addiction </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Interference with school, work and other </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>obligations should not be an issue. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>No age verification </li></ul><ul><ul><li>There are no age requirements for social networking </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Sites </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Cyber bullying </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Negative drama can appear in blogs, discussions, or rating </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>another persons site. </li></ul></ul>
  11. 11. Social Networking Sites Are Abundant! <ul><li>The following slide lists several site names and key terms to help you in your search for social networking sites. </li></ul><ul><li>Many of the names are (.com) sites that have been previously used or found. </li></ul>
  12. 12. Social Networking List <ul><li>Community Server </li></ul><ul><li>Xanga </li></ul><ul><li>Wordpress </li></ul><ul><li>Google Notebook </li></ul><ul><li>Dailymotion </li></ul><ul><li>Flickr </li></ul><ul><li>Metacafe </li></ul><ul><li>YouTube </li></ul><ul><li>Zooomr </li></ul><ul><li>Harmony.com </li></ul><ul><li>Facebook </li></ul><ul><li>Myspace.com </li></ul><ul><li>Match.com </li></ul><ul><li>OkCupid </li></ul><ul><li>Passado </li></ul><ul><li>Matchmaker.com </li></ul><ul><li>Blue Dot </li></ul><ul><li>del.icio.us </li></ul><ul><li>CiteULike </li></ul><ul><li>Digg </li></ul><ul><li>Diigo </li></ul><ul><li>Furl </li></ul><ul><li>Linkwad </li></ul><ul><li>My Web </li></ul><ul><li>Newsvine </li></ul><ul><li>Reddit </li></ul><ul><li>Simpy </li></ul><ul><li>SiteBar </li></ul><ul><li>StumbleUpon </li></ul><ul><li>Librarything </li></ul><ul><li>Shelfari </li></ul><ul><li>BibSonomy </li></ul><ul><li>bibster </li></ul><ul><li>Knowledge iN </li></ul><ul><li>Yahoo Answers </li></ul><ul><li>Second Life </li></ul><ul><li>Active Worlds </li></ul><ul><li>Galaxiki </li></ul>
  13. 13. Facts <ul><li>55% of all online American youths age 12-17 use online social networking sites </li></ul><ul><li>MySpace.com attracted more than 114 million global visitors age 15 and older in June 2007 </li></ul>
  14. 14. Teachers: Help Your Kids Out! <ul><li>Help your students understand what information should be private </li></ul><ul><li>Use privacy settings to restrict who can access and post on your classes website </li></ul><ul><li>Explain that students should post only information that you — and they — are comfortable with others seeing </li></ul><ul><li>Remind your students that once they post information online, they can’t take it back </li></ul><ul><li>Know when your students are getting online. </li></ul><ul><li>Talk to your students about bullying </li></ul>
  15. 15. Want to learn More? Visit these web sites: <ul><li>www.OnGuardOnline.gov </li></ul><ul><li>www.getnetwise.org </li></ul><ul><li>www.iKeepSafe.org </li></ul><ul><li>www.i-safe.org </li></ul><ul><li>www.missingkids.com </li></ul><ul><li>www.netsmartz.org </li></ul><ul><li>www.ncpc.org </li></ul><ul><li>www.mcgruff.org </li></ul><ul><li>www.staysafeonline.org </li></ul><ul><li>www.staysafe.org </li></ul><ul><li>www.wiredsafety.org </li></ul>
  16. 16. Post to our blog! <ul><li>There is a link to our blog about this presentation. </li></ul><ul><li>Let us know what you are thinking about social networking. </li></ul><ul><li>Discuss how you think social networking can be used in the educational setting. </li></ul>

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