Face up to Facebook

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Professional Development for colleagues. Facebook for professional networking and student interaction. Facilitated via Elluminate

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Face up to Facebook

  1. 1. Face up to Facebook!Professional development – Facebook forprofessional networking and student interactionThis session was facilitated via Elluminate Jo Hart – Web2.0 Facebook October2011
  2. 2. Today we explore Facebook• Facebook – what is it?• As a lecturer why might I want to use Facebook?• Pros and cons of using Facebook in a lecturer context• How we can use Fb in a lecturer context• Fb basic security & safety, for you and students Jo Hart – Web2.0 Facebook October2011
  3. 3. Are you on Facebook? If so how oftendo you check it out?A Not on FacebookB Check it out once a month or less, or when I get an email about a postC Take a look about once a weekD DailyE Always open on my desktop Jo Hart – Web2.0 Facebook October2011
  4. 4. What is Facebook - YOUR ideas? Jo Hart – Web2.0 Facebook October2011
  5. 5. Facebook = Jo Hart – Web2.0 Facebook October2011
  6. 6. Why/how would I want to use “social”networking for work? Jo Hart – Web2.0 Facebook October2011
  7. 7. Professional networkStudent communicationAdding the social dimension to learning forgeographically or socially isolated learners Jo Hart – Web2.0 Facebook October2011
  8. 8. If you are on Facebook do you EVER useit to communicate with colleagues orstudents? Polling: = Yes = No Jo Hart – Web2.0 Facebook October2011
  9. 9. Not my 1st choice for a professional network BUT For others it is their 1st choice Jo Hart – Web2.0 Facebook October2011
  10. 10. Facebook a professional network? App share examples: FacingIT (Open Group) Australia Series (Open Group) Jo Hart – Web2.0 Facebook October2011
  11. 11. Advantages of using Facebook with students Jo Hart – Web2.0 Facebook October2011
  12. 12. Demographic breakdown of Facebook users in Australia data from CheckFacebook on 22nd Octopber 2011Infographic by“Many Eyes” Jo Hart – Web2.0 Facebook October2011
  13. 13. Facebook with students the “+”• preferred method of communicating• accessible from anywhere with Internet• accessible from students’ mobiles• easy to use• no training needed Jo Hart – Web2.0 Facebook October2011
  14. 14. Disadvantages of using Facebook with students Jo Hart – Web2.0 Facebook October2011
  15. 15. Facebook with students the “-”• risk to personal information• inappropriate behaviour• student perception that “their place” is being invaded• something else to check regularly Jo Hart – Web2.0 Facebook October2011
  16. 16. How? Preferably a second accountPersonal & alsoprofessional Students onlynetworking mostly via groups Jo Hart – Web2.0 Facebook October2011
  17. 17. Jo Hart – Web2.0 Facebook October2011
  18. 18. Facebook with students: App share examples: Cornwall College (Page) Cornwall College (Page) Facebook in Education (Page) Jo Hart – Web2.0 Facebook October2011
  19. 19. Page or Group?Page GroupSimilar to normal Membership can beprofile managed by “owner (Closed or Secret)2 walls one ->page owner one Or group can be-> comments public (Open)Anyone can see& comment Jo Hart – Web2.0 Facebook October2011
  20. 20. Safety and securityWhat do YOU need to be aware of? Jo Hart – Web2.0 Facebook October2011
  21. 21. Safety and security Adjunct – only forFacebook = students who want it Only you and the studentsClosedgroup = you invite can see posts and post to the group Jo Hart – Web2.0 Facebook October2011
  22. 22. Behaviour – what is unacceptable? Jo Hart – Web2.0 Facebook October2011
  23. 23. If your students are new toFb ensure they know theycan change privacy options Jo Hart – Web2.0 Facebook October2011
  24. 24. Make sure that you asthe group manager/owner know how todelete comments andposts and also how toremove members Jo Hart – Web2.0 Facebook October2011
  25. 25. Today we took a look at Facebook• Facebook – what is it?• As a lecturer why might I want to use Facebook?• Pros and cons of using Facebook in a lecturer context• How we can use Fb in a lecturer context• Fb basic security & safety, for you and students Jo Hart – Web2.0 Facebook October2011
  26. 26. AnyQuestions? Jo Hart – Web2.0 Facebook October2011
  27. 27. Feedback Was the pace of the session? A Too slow B Just right C Too fast Jo Hart – Web2.0 Facebook October2011
  28. 28. Feedback Was the session (content and activities)? A Interesting B OK C Boring Jo Hart – Web2.0 Facebook October2011
  29. 29. FeedbackHow was the session (format and structure)?A Just right – it worked wellB OKC Not very good Jo Hart – Web2.0 Facebook October2011
  30. 30. FeedbackComments / ideas / +ves / -ves Jo Hart – Web2.0 Facebook October2011

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