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Amanjot Sekhon
Harmeet Kaur
Harshbeer Samra
This project discusses:
 The social media,
Social media technology,
Social networking sites in education,
And the futu...
Davis, Deil-Amen, Gonzalez Canche , & Rios-
Aguilar (n.d) defined social media technology
in article Social media and high...
Different
forms of
social media
Various forms of
social media are
(Wankel, 2009):
 Facebook
 MySpace
YouTube
Twitter
...
 Use of Twitter, Facebook and other
networking sites
◦ Plays a crucial part in education
◦ Students can clarify questions...
Social media which can be used in education
are:
Twitter
Facebook
YouTube
Edmodo
Christine Greenhow researcher from
University of Minnesota delivers her views in
video.
Click here
 Edmodo
 SchoolTube, Inc
 Glogster EDU
 EDU 2.0.
 Kidblog.org
 Edublogs
 Elluminate
 On Facebook students can post threaded
discussions on course-related material and
reply to other student postings.
 Blo...
 Blankenship's Survey Click Here
 College and universities use 80% of social
media in some form
 30% use social network...
 No person to person interaction between
learner and instructor
 No eye contact
According to Mark Blankenship (2011), “t...
 Inspiring youth to explore about themselves
and around the world
 Raising Cultural awareness among youth
 Web or mobile app under the control of an
instructor is an important tool.
 Used for interaction between classmates and...
 Students/Employees can update their
knowledge by taking Online Courses.
 Virtual libraries, online databases can be
rea...
 Most of educational institutions are offering
online library services (Wankel, 2009).
 Students living in foreign count...
Positive (Dunn,2011):
•Enhances Learning and innovating skills:
oEnhances critical thinking
oEnable students to become ope...
•Cost effective:
oAlmost free of cost
o Free to teach, share, learn, and study.
•Enhances communication:
o open communicat...
Negative (Dunn,2011):
• Reduced research
o Easy accessibility to specific information
o Learning on smaller scale
• Reduce...
• Ineffective communication in person
o More time spend on social media.
o Unaware of body language and non- verbal
clues....
 Students using online communication are
more likely to have positive attitude as
compared to traditional face-to-face
cl...
 Student Centered learning
◦ Higher standards of education
 Workplace Satisfaction
◦ Employers high demand to use basic ...
 Revolutionary tools include:
◦ Innovative products
◦ 3D technology
◦ Use of social networking sites
◦ Web applications
 For students, Innovative products help
accelerate learning.
 For Example, videos, 3D imaging, etc.
 For teachers, teac...
Can be used for:
 Geometry: 3D dimension can illustrate
complex spatial concept.
 Biology: 3D images of cells and frog
d...
 Organizations are recruiting who have high
proficiency in social media.
 Networking sites are where companies
turning
f...
The various challenges faced by social media
in education are (Zaidieh, 2012) :
Privacy
Reliability
Cyberbullying
Misc...
Challenges of social media in education from
instructor’s point of view(Woodward, 2012):
Click here
The various opportunities provided by social
media in education are (Zaidieh, 2012) :
 Flexibility
 Accessibility
Repea...
“In coming 10 years traditional books will be
replaced and students learn best online”
according to Jose Ferreira (Forbes,...
 Active Participation
◦ Will result in interactive classroom environment.
 Time management
◦ Students will understand th...
 Apple’s creation: Click here for
video
 Intel’s Creation: Click for video
 Self explanatory videos that shows the future
of classrooms.
 Demonstrates the changes that will be put
forward for rea...
In conclusion,
 Edmodo, twitter, facebook, and EDU 2.0 SNS will use in
Education
 Privacy, reliability, and miscommunica...
Blankenship, M. (2011). How Social Media can and should impact higher
education. Education Digest, 76(7), 39 - 42
Charp,...
Davis, C.H.F., Deil-Amen, R., Gonzalez Canche , M.S., & Rios- Aguilar, C.
(n.d.). Social media and higher education: A li...
Forbes. (2012). Technology Is Transforming Education. Retrieved from
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6ymnDk2Y7AE
Golden, ...
Lento, L. (1999). Presenting the future in today’s classroom. T
H E Journal, 26 (6), p. 41. Retrieved from
http://web.ebs...
Retelny, D., Birnholtz, J., & Hancock, J. (2012).Tweeting for class:
using social media to enable student co-construction...
Wankel, C. (2009). Management education using social media.
Organization Management Journal (Palgrave Macmillan Ltd.), 6(...
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  1. 1. Amanjot Sekhon Harmeet Kaur Harshbeer Samra
  2. 2. This project discusses:  The social media, Social media technology, Social networking sites in education, And the future of education in respect to use of social media including challenges and opportunities.
  3. 3. Davis, Deil-Amen, Gonzalez Canche , & Rios- Aguilar (n.d) defined social media technology in article Social media and higher education: A literature review and research directions as : “.....the term social media technology (SMT) refers to web-based and mobile applications that allow individuals and organizations to create, engage, and share new user- generated or existing content, in digital environments through multi-way communication.”
  4. 4. Different forms of social media Various forms of social media are (Wankel, 2009):  Facebook  MySpace YouTube Twitter Blogs Flicker And many more...... (Mauricio, 2011)
  5. 5.  Use of Twitter, Facebook and other networking sites ◦ Plays a crucial part in education ◦ Students can clarify questions at any time ◦ Enhance students learning as knowledge gain becomes more interactive
  6. 6. Social media which can be used in education are: Twitter Facebook YouTube Edmodo
  7. 7. Christine Greenhow researcher from University of Minnesota delivers her views in video. Click here
  8. 8.  Edmodo  SchoolTube, Inc  Glogster EDU  EDU 2.0.  Kidblog.org  Edublogs  Elluminate
  9. 9.  On Facebook students can post threaded discussions on course-related material and reply to other student postings.  Blogs can used to share course content among students and instructors  Twitter presents the opportunity for fast communication between students and instructor  YouTube online videos are helpful in teaching procedures in nursing education.
  10. 10.  Blankenship's Survey Click Here  College and universities use 80% of social media in some form  30% use social networks to communicate with students  52% use online videos, pod-casts, blogs, and wikis during class time
  11. 11.  No person to person interaction between learner and instructor  No eye contact According to Mark Blankenship (2011), “the best ideas often come from sharing an actual space with someone”.
  12. 12.  Inspiring youth to explore about themselves and around the world  Raising Cultural awareness among youth
  13. 13.  Web or mobile app under the control of an instructor is an important tool.  Used for interaction between classmates and professor to share and enhance their knowledge.
  14. 14.  Students/Employees can update their knowledge by taking Online Courses.  Virtual libraries, online databases can be really useful.
  15. 15.  Most of educational institutions are offering online library services (Wankel, 2009).  Students living in foreign country can benefit from university’s reference librarians using social media (Wankel, 2009).
  16. 16. Positive (Dunn,2011): •Enhances Learning and innovating skills: oEnhances critical thinking oEnable students to become open to diverse perspectives. • Enhances collaboration : o Increased the flexibility of students o Enhances effectiveness and respect towards others opinions
  17. 17. •Cost effective: oAlmost free of cost o Free to teach, share, learn, and study. •Enhances communication: o open communication oAmong students, teachers, parents and administration. • Instant feedback
  18. 18. Negative (Dunn,2011): • Reduced research o Easy accessibility to specific information o Learning on smaller scale • Reduced academic performance o Unable to concentrate due to multitask o Distraction by updating profile , watching video, and playing games.
  19. 19. • Ineffective communication in person o More time spend on social media. o Unaware of body language and non- verbal clues. oUnable to socialize personally. • Reduced grammatical skills o Rely on computer’s spell check. o Lack of knowledge of proper spellings and grammar.
  20. 20.  Students using online communication are more likely to have positive attitude as compared to traditional face-to-face classroom situation.  No biasness of age, gender and sex  Students can personalized their learning needs Click Here for video: Technology Is Transforming Education
  21. 21.  Student Centered learning ◦ Higher standards of education  Workplace Satisfaction ◦ Employers high demand to use basic technology ◦ Good team work ◦ communication skills.
  22. 22.  Revolutionary tools include: ◦ Innovative products ◦ 3D technology ◦ Use of social networking sites ◦ Web applications
  23. 23.  For students, Innovative products help accelerate learning.  For Example, videos, 3D imaging, etc.  For teachers, teaching methods are not limited  For example, PowerPoint and HyperStudio help them customize their teaching sessions.
  24. 24. Can be used for:  Geometry: 3D dimension can illustrate complex spatial concept.  Biology: 3D images of cells and frog dissection  Virtual tour of museum and solar system etc. that is beyond field trip reach.
  25. 25.  Organizations are recruiting who have high proficiency in social media.  Networking sites are where companies turning for marketing, recruitment, and other activities
  26. 26. The various challenges faced by social media in education are (Zaidieh, 2012) : Privacy Reliability Cyberbullying Miscommunication Lack of explanation
  27. 27. Challenges of social media in education from instructor’s point of view(Woodward, 2012): Click here
  28. 28. The various opportunities provided by social media in education are (Zaidieh, 2012) :  Flexibility  Accessibility Repeatable
  29. 29. “In coming 10 years traditional books will be replaced and students learn best online” according to Jose Ferreira (Forbes, 2012)
  30. 30.  Active Participation ◦ Will result in interactive classroom environment.  Time management ◦ Students will understand the concept quickly, saves time of both students and teachers  More productivity at work ◦ Basic and real life training given at schools
  31. 31.  Apple’s creation: Click here for video  Intel’s Creation: Click for video
  32. 32.  Self explanatory videos that shows the future of classrooms.  Demonstrates the changes that will be put forward for real life learning.
  33. 33. In conclusion,  Edmodo, twitter, facebook, and EDU 2.0 SNS will use in Education  Privacy, reliability, and miscommunications are major challenges of using social media in education. Active Participation, time management, and productivity are major key points to successfully use social media in education.
  34. 34. Blankenship, M. (2011). How Social Media can and should impact higher education. Education Digest, 76(7), 39 - 42 Charp, S. (2000).The millennial Classroom.T H E Journal, 27 (6). Retrieved from http://web.ebscohost.com.library.sheridanc.on.ca/ehost/detail?sid=75d9aa78- bf82-41fe-8b10- 02731b87cfbb%40sessionmgr4&vid=1&hid=18&bdata=JnNpdGU9ZWhvc3 QtbGl2ZSZzY29wZT1zaXRl#db=iih&AN=2751534 Commins, M., Duffy, N., & Liang, B. (2010). Using social media to engage youth: education, social justice, & humanitarianism. The Prevention Researcher, 17(S1), 13+. Retrieved from http://go.galegroup.com.library.sheridanc.on.ca/ps/i.do?id=GALE%7CA2464 49149&v=2.1&u=ko_acd_shc&it=r&p=AONE&sw=w
  35. 35. Davis, C.H.F., Deil-Amen, R., Gonzalez Canche , M.S., & Rios- Aguilar, C. (n.d.). Social media and higher education: A literature review and research directions. Academic.edu. Retrieved from http://www.academia.edu/1220569/Social_Media_in_Higher_Education_A_Literat ure_Review_and_Research_Directions Dunn, J. (2011).The 10 best and worst ways social media impacts education. Edudemic. Retrieved from http://www.edudemic.com/2011/07/social-media-education/ Fernando, A. (2011). Messing around in class: social media are making their way into universities and transforming the future of learning. Communication World, 28(5). Retrieved from http://go.galegroup.com.library.sheridanc.on.ca/ps/i.do?action=interpret&id=GAL E%7CA265373169&v=2.1&u=ko_acd_shc&it=r&p=AONE&sw=w&authCount= 1
  36. 36. Forbes. (2012). Technology Is Transforming Education. Retrieved from http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6ymnDk2Y7AE Golden, M. (2006).Creating Classrooms of the Future.T H E Journa, 33(12), p. 25- 26. Retrieved from http://web.ebscohost.com.library.sheridanc.on.ca/ehost/detail?sid=f4f84629-27f7- 400d-b95a- 86c7e0a4b6f2%40sessionmgr10&vid=1&hid=18&bdata=JnNpdGU9ZWhvc3QtbGl2 ZSZzY29wZT1zaXRl#db=iih&AN=23967971 Greenhow, C. (2011). Social networking sites have educational benefits. Retrieved from http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZxrlrbP4UNo
  37. 37. Lento, L. (1999). Presenting the future in today’s classroom. T H E Journal, 26 (6), p. 41. Retrieved from http://web.ebscohost.com.library.sheridanc.on.ca/ehost/detail?sid =1af1ab22-1d75-4f73-9498- efea9485c439%40sessionmgr198&vid=1&hid=121&bdata=JnN pdGU9ZWhvc3QtbGl2ZSZzY29wZT1zaXRl#db=iih&AN=146 4347 Mauricio, A. (2011). Social media in education. Retrieved from http://etec.ctlt.ubc.ca/510wiki/Social_Media_in_Education
  38. 38. Retelny, D., Birnholtz, J., & Hancock, J. (2012).Tweeting for class: using social media to enable student co-construction of lectures.CSCW ’12 Proceedings of the ACM 2012 conference on Computer Supported Cooperative Work Companion (p.203-206). Retrieved from http://dl.acm.org.library.sheridanc.on.ca/citation.cfm?id=2141578 Rivero, V. (2011, May-June). We're talking social media in education. Internet@Schools, 12+. Retrieved from http://go.galegroup.com.library.sheridanc.on.ca/ps/i.do?id=GALE%7 CA260061281&v=2.1&u=ko_acd_shc&it=r&p=AONE&sw=w Stroud, S. (2010).The Classroom in 3D.T H E Journal, 37 (2), p. 14- 15. Retrieved from http://web.ebscohost.com.library.sheridanc.on.ca/ehost/detail?sid=13d 0da57-5ab2-4837-94a9- a27f464cc357%40sessionmgr14&vid=1&hid=18&bdata=JnNpdGU9 ZWhvc3QtbGl2ZSZzY29wZT1zaXRl#db=iih&AN=48080784
  39. 39. Wankel, C. (2009). Management education using social media. Organization Management Journal (Palgrave Macmillan Ltd.), 6(4), 251-262. doi:10.1057/omj.2009.34 http://web.ebscohost.com.library.sheridanc.on.ca/ehost/pdfviewer/pdf viewer?sid=f1787f49-e66a-492e-ac87- 46de807198e5%40sessionmgr11&vid=1&hid=10 Woodward , T. (2012). The Challenges of using social media in education. Flicker. Retrieved from http://www.flickr.com/photos/dellphotos/7983032913/ Zaidieh, A.J.Y. (2012).The use of social networking in education: challenges and opportunities. World of Computer Science and Information Technology Journal (2) 18-21. Retrieved from http://wcsit.org/pub/2012/vol.2.no.1/The%20Use%20of%20Social%2 0Networking%20in%20Education%20Challenges%20and%20Opport unities.pdf

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