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  1. 1. SOCIAL MEDIA AND FUTURE EDUCATION<br />Group Members: ***Navdeep Kaur (GL) Pawanvir KaurDaljeet KaurRanjobanpreet Sandhu<br />15-12-10 ਸ਼ਾਮ 09:52:54<br />1<br />
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  3. 3. Introduction<br />Social media consists of two words where Media is an instrument on communication, like a newspaper or a radio, so social media would be a social instrument of communication.<br />It interact by adding friends, commenting on friend’s profiles, joining groups and having discussions online.<br />15-12-10 ਸ਼ਾਮ 09:52:55<br />3<br />
  4. 4. Introduction<br /> Newspaper, Television, Radio was the traditional media of sending information back and forth in last few decades. But Twitter, Facebook, Linked In, YouTube, MySpace everyone are well known in these days. These social networking sites change the way of talking in the real world. The social networking sites almost touched aspect of the life . <br />15-12-10 ਸ਼ਾਮ 09:52:55<br />4<br />
  5. 5. Like these<br />15-12-10 ਸ਼ਾਮ 09:52:55<br />5<br />
  6. 6. Online conversations like<br />Blogs<br />Online chat<br />Wikipedia<br />Photo Sharing Sites<br />Video Sharing Sites<br />Micro Blogs<br /> These are only just few names<br />15-12-10 ਸ਼ਾਮ 09:52:55<br />6<br />
  7. 7. Social Media<br />It’s a fundamental shift in the way we communicate.<br />In the democratization, we want to ensure that our voices are heard. So they post their opinions on their blog.<br />“It’s about conversations, and the best communicators start as the best listeners.”<br /> Brian Solis Social Media Manifesto<br />15-12-10 ਸ਼ਾਮ 09:52:55<br />7<br />
  8. 8. Identity<br />Social identity is the method within social of defining individuals when it is important to distinguish between different levels or types of identity.<br />An Online identity is a identity established by user on the networking sites.<br /><br />15-12-10 ਸ਼ਾਮ 09:52:55<br />8<br />
  9. 9. Identity<br />Some people prefer to use real name online, some prefer to be anonymous.<br /> Visually user can represent themselves by choosing avatar or any graphic image according to their taste.<br />The online identities are not necessarily reliable<br />Dorian Wiszniewski and Richard Coyne in their book ‘Building Virtual Communities’ explore online identity, with emphasis on the concept of masking identity.<br />15-12-10 ਸ਼ਾਮ 09:52:55<br />9<br />
  10. 10. Status<br />Status is the honour attached to one’s reputation.<br />Virtual status is different from real world’s status.<br />Achieved status acquires by any individual as the result of lifetimes achievement.<br />Occupation is the example of achieved status.<br />15-12-10 ਸ਼ਾਮ 09:52:55<br />10<br />
  11. 11. Power<br />Social media is becoming an important part of life in present world.<br />The power of social media changes the way we think about media and marketing. <br />The number of text messages sent and received everyday exceeds the total population of the planet.<br />47 million laptops were shipped worldwide last year.<br />1 out of 8 couples married in the U.S. last year met online.<br />There are over 106 million registered users of MySpace. <br />The average MySpace page is visited 30 times a day.<br /><br />15-12-10 ਸ਼ਾਮ 09:52:55<br />11<br />
  12. 12. Power<br />More than 400 million active gamers worldwide.<br />Twitter grew 1,444 percent last year with more than 50 million tweets sent each day,<br />Face book now has over 400 million active users.<br />Every minute, 600 new blog posts are published,<br />15-12-10 ਸ਼ਾਮ 09:52:56<br />12<br />
  13. 13. Future of Education(The following points we need to cover)<br />• Education and uses of social media mobile devices e-readers, video conferencing? <br />• Post secondary education curriculum, globalization <br />• Positives, negatives, challenges <br />• Classroom of the future <br />15-12-10 ਸ਼ਾਮ 11:27:46<br />13<br />
  14. 14. Education With Social Media<br />Social media consists of many activities that includes online socializing and networking using words, pictures and videos related to education.<br /> Sites like Face book, MySpace, YouTube, Flicker, blogs, Twitter etc are used for marketing in higher education.<br /><br />15-12-10 ਸ਼ਾਮ 09:52:56<br />14<br />
  15. 15. Education with Social Media<br />Originally Face Book was launched in 2004 for Harvard students, and then was expanded to other Ivy League universities.<br /> After that it was open to any university student, and than to anyone above thirteen years of age<br />Initially Face book is made up of six primary components: personal profiles, status updates, networks ( schools, companies), groups, applications etc.<br /><br />15-12-10 ਸ਼ਾਮ 09:52:56<br />15<br />
  16. 16. Future of Education with Social Media<br />Geo-tagging will be a powerful tool for higher education as it can be used to target locations and get information about those locations, whether students are working on sociology, science, etc.<br />The Apple iPod will have a significant impact in the education market by giving students the ability to have all their textbooks and notes on one device coupled with social media and collaborative capabilities.<br />The smudging of technologies: Augmented reality, mobile computing and crowd sourcing. Collaboration will turn into a mix between online and offline environments through augmented reality, mobility and the ability to bring in the wisdom of crowd sourcing with physical environments. <br />15-12-10 ਸ਼ਾਮ 09:52:58<br />16<br />
  17. 17. Future of Education with Social media<br />Social media can help solve the student engagement crisis. Social media has an opportunity to engage students in a manner that not only compatible with the way students already communicate with their peers, but can foster more open, collaborative conversations between students and instructors.<br /> In order for both students and instructors to engage in social media, there needs to be a level of incentive. In terms of student incentives, McGraw-Hill is experimenting with status, reviews and rewards models, similar to those used by Amazon and eBay. is leading this charge with its Status Badges for top contributors to its site.<br /><br />15-12-10 ਸ਼ਾਮ 09:53:01<br />17<br />
  18. 18. Top Future trends of Education <br />Amazing Fact- Out of top thirty future trends of education, seventy five percent is based on social media for example:-<br /><ul><li> Social Learning (Face book + Ning + Wiki)
  19. 19. Video (flip camera, mobile devices, Skype type communication)
  20. 20. Way Communication ( Media via blog and podcast)
  21. 21. Fundamental cultural and generational shift (Digital Natives)
  22. 22. Real time distance learning (Skype + Oovoo)
  23. 23. Outsourcing in the labour force (Guru)
  24. 24. Crowd power and crowd sourced education (News, Digg, Yahoo Buzz, Thread less)
  25. 25. Social sharing (delicious, Digg, Stumble upon, DocStoc, Scribed) and social media optimization
  26. 26. User generated content (Amazon, Wikipedia, flicker, Thread less)
  27. 27. Social sharing (delicious, Digg, Stumble upon, DocStoc, Scribed) and social media optimization </li></ul> <br />15-12-10 ਸ਼ਾਮ 09:53:01<br />18<br />
  28. 28. Mobile Social media<br />Mobile social media is a social media by the mobile devices like Cell phones, Smart Phones, Laptops etc.<br />Social Media services like Face Book, MySpace, Four Space etc are now available on many social devices such as smart phone , I Phone etc.<br />Other Examples for this is Cyworld which is accessible to mobile devices too in South Korea<br />15-12-10 ਸ਼ਾਮ 09:53:01<br />19<br />
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  30. 30. Future Of Mobile Social Media<br />According to Zack Hanebrink, the increase in use of social media by mobile devices in two years is shown in the figure.<br /><br />15-12-10 ਸ਼ਾਮ 09:53:01<br />21<br />
  31. 31. Use Of Social Media in Post Secondary Education<br />According to the survey, 85% of students at 4-year universities have Face book profiles and Face book user demographics in areas like higher education and discretionary income are typically higher.<br />15-12-10 ਸ਼ਾਮ 09:53:01<br />22<br />
  32. 32. Education in past decades<br />Education more theoretical and less practical.<br />Researches mostly based on newspaper, book’s material etc.<br />Less use of internet, computers etc.<br />Lectures delivered using blackboard and chalk. <br />More writing than understanding concepts. <br />Needed extensive time to do researches.<br />15-12-10 ਸ਼ਾਮ 09:53:01<br />23<br />
  33. 33. Current Education<br />Education more practical but less theoretical.<br />Lectures delivered using projectors: less use of whiteboard and chalk.<br />Researches based on internet: less use of books and newspapers etc.<br />Social media like Face book, MSN used for the formation of educational groups.<br />Teachers mainstream their lessons, by providing on-line tools that monitor the progress of each student, during the actual classroom session.<br />Effective use of new technology: Use of laptop encourages verbatim transcription.<br />Courses available online.<br />15-12-10 ਸ਼ਾਮ 09:53:01<br />24<br />
  34. 34. Future Education<br />Increase in online courses.<br />Internship and Co-op could be compulsory in future education. <br />Computer courses could become a vital part of the education.<br />Education would be 85% practical and 15% theoretical.<br />Social media like YouTube, Blogs etc would be used to deliver lectures.<br />All students and teachers would use new technology in an effective manner.<br />learning professionals will start to move beyond using Web 2.0 only for “rogue,”<br />15-12-10 ਸ਼ਾਮ 10:01:18<br />25<br />
  35. 35. Possible Future Technologies On Education<br />Smart phone applications according to the subject that will be taught.<br />Windows 7, Microsoft Words and new innovations to save time.<br />Hi-tech sound system, LCDs screen in a big lecture room to give comfort in education.<br />Reference to Cyberspace as researches.<br />Blogging and social media used as showing knowledge.<br />Web seminars in order to strengthen communication.<br />Touch screen innovation to feel comfortable towards getting education.<br />15-12-10 ਸ਼ਾਮ 09:53:01<br />26<br />
  36. 36. Post Secondary Education<br /> Post-secondary education (PSE) refers to the skills and knowledge acquired through academic, technical and vocational courses and programs provided by universities, colleges. Each component of the PSE sector makes a vital contribution to country’s social and economic development.<br />15-12-10 ਸ਼ਾਮ 09:53:01<br />27<br />
  37. 37. The State of Post-secondary Education in Canada 2006<br />Key findings<br />Data required for tracking are incomplete and scattered.<br />Lack of mechanisms at the national level.<br />High-quality, affordable, accessible and flexible PSE is essential economic and social objectives.<br />need for job-related education and training.<br />Goals<br />A skilled and adaptable workforce.<br />Active, healthy citizenry.<br />Lifelong learning.<br />Affordable and sustainable PSE and training.<br />15-12-10 ਸ਼ਾਮ 09:53:01<br />28<br />
  38. 38. Post Secondary<br />Average tuition fees in Canadian universities have risen steadily over the past many years.<br />tuition fees in Canadian undergraduate programs almost doubled over the last decade.<br />The increases have been particularly large in professional programs.<br />15-12-10 ਸ਼ਾਮ 09:53:01<br />29<br />Average undergraduate tuition fees, Canada, 1972-1973 to 2004-2005 (constant 2004 dollars)<br />
  39. 39. Curriculum<br /> The education curriculum will continue to change. and will continuously be changed.<br />Students will be able<br /> -> Encouraged to think critically and creatively.<br /> -> Outline a subject matter or theme.<br /> -> Use knowledge for evaluate their thinking.<br />15-12-10 ਸ਼ਾਮ 09:53:01<br />30<br />
  40. 40. Future of curriculum<br />-> The future school will go electronic.<br />-> Students will likely be engaged in small fluid learning groups.<br />-> The learning experiences will be available through the use of technology, a technology that will seem as invisible as a pencil is today.<br />-> In the future, schools will be more fluid, teachers more adaptable and flexible, and students will be more accountable .  <br />15-12-10 ਸ਼ਾਮ 09:53:01<br />31<br />
  41. 41. Globalization<br />Armed with technology, globalization changed the way of life for many of us in a shocking span of time. The way we work, live, communicate, learn, has been completely transformed. Learning has undoubted changed too. But how will this change impact the way we value education and knowledge-based work going forward?<br />15-12-10 ਸ਼ਾਮ 09:53:01<br />32<br />
  42. 42. Globalization<br />Globalization and Education is an internet resource aimed at providing diverse perspectives on ways in which education is being shaped by global processes<br />15-12-10 ਸ਼ਾਮ 09:53:01<br />33<br />
  43. 43. Positives on future of Education<br />1st and main thing benefit of future education: saves time.<br />Students would get enough subjective material.<br />There will be Unlimited sources of studies: laptops, books, newspapers, Wikipedia, YouTube etc. <br />Education would be 100% practical nothing theoretical.<br />There would be choice over extensive educational courses and fields.<br />No need to go anywhere to get knowledge about a particular course: can use internet as a source of<br /> knowledge. <br />15-12-10 ਸ਼ਾਮ 09:53:01<br />34<br />
  44. 44. Negatives on future of Education<br />Students might get lower grades because online content can be used by anyone: YouTube videos and Wikipedia.<br />Students will loose interest in books, newspapers: will rely on internet every time.<br />Students can waste time in chatting with friends while studying online. <br />Online exams are open book so students might not get enough knowledge.<br />Students can lack discipline because parents when they are busy rely on schools to make their students discipline and responsible.<br />Sometimes hard for poor people to buy laptops to their children.<br />15-12-10 ਸ਼ਾਮ 09:58:47<br />35<br />
  45. 45. Challenges in future of Education<br />It could be really stressful and hard for a teacher to keep in touch with every student.<br />It might hard for international students to adapt new technologies.<br />Could be expensive to move forward to latest technologies.<br />Students might not get enough material from teachers: could always rely on online resources.<br />It could be difficult to guide the students properly.<br />Students can be challenged to keep themselves occupied with appropriate learning activities.<br />15-12-10 ਸ਼ਾਮ 09:53:01<br />36<br />
  46. 46. Future classrooms<br />Children’s activity patterns will be supported with technologies.<br />Colleges/universities will provide option for classroom and online course depending on the course.<br />If anytime a student miss the class then the material would be posted online.<br />Classes would be made comfortable by providing chairs and tables and would be equipped with computers.<br />Students would be able to see the teacher and presentation area without undue turning or movement.<br />Commonly used classroom materials, e.g., books, would be readily available.<br /><br />15-12-10 ਸ਼ਾਮ 09:53:01<br />37<br />
  47. 47. Use of social media in Education<br />Blogging helps in sharing information. <br />Wikipedia acts as digital library in the form of non-printed materials.<br />YouTube shares educational videos.<br />Face Book can be used as forming groups.<br /> is an audio library about music's, cultures and others.<br />Sites like and has articles on subjects like insurance, real state, and so on. <br />15-12-10 ਸ਼ਾਮ 09:53:01<br />38<br />
  48. 48. Annotated Bibliography<br />What is an Annotated Bibliography?<br />A bibliography is a list of sources such as journal articles, books, or websites used in research.<br />15-12-10 ਸ਼ਾਮ 10:14:02<br />39<br />
  49. 49. Annotated Bibliography<br />-> Nellie Deutsch (April 21, 2004). Future Trends in Educational Technology.Learning can take place at home or at the office, by online distance learning. Retrieved from:<br />-> Frank Carver's weblog - The Future of the Internet in Education. (2005, January 12). Retrieved February 11, 2009, from<br />-> Video Conferencing in K-12 Education<br /><br />-> Carter, Susan. (1999). Thinking ahead: Trends affecting public education in the future . Retrieved from<br />15-12-10 ਸ਼ਾਮ 11:11:17<br />40<br />
  50. 50. Bibliography<br />Sanchez, J. (2006). Education in Second Life. Retrieved <br />-> March 30, 2009 from<br />-> Deutsch, N. (2009, February 11). Ethics and Technology in Education. Retrieved February 11, 2009, from<br />-> ShaiReshef(2009, July 26): In the Future, the Cost of Education Will Be Zero.<br />-> Mobile learning for apple iPhone (Nov 11 ,2008)<br />15-12-10 ਸ਼ਾਮ 11:36:38<br />41<br />
  51. 51. Bibliography<br />-> Educause. (2005). Planning for neomillennial learning styles: Implications for investments in technology and faculty. In educating the net generation . Retrieved March 30, from <br />-><br />-> Wesch, M. (2007). A Vision of Students Today. Retrieved April 3, 2009, from<br />-><br />-> Future of Education. (1997, July 15). Retrieved February 11, 2009, from<br />-> Dingle, J. Internet Education: Today's Fad or Tomorrow's Future?. Retrieved February 11, 2009, from<br />15-12-10 ਸ਼ਾਮ 11:21:44<br />42<br />