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Using Social Networks for Learning

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Using Social Networks for Learning

  1. 1. The Social Network PhenomenaUsing Social Networks for Learning<br />Alma Godoy<br />
  2. 2. Online community of Internet users<br />Community of like minded people<br />Tool for contacting, collaborating and/or sharing information worldwide<br />Accessed through a membership<br />Connection to acquaintances and their acquaintances and so on…<br />Blogs and discussions of diverse topics <br />What are Social Networks?<br />EDLD 5362 Informational Systems Management: Using Social Networks for Learning<br />
  3. 3. History of Social Networks<br />EDLD 5362 Informational Systems Management: Using Social Networks for Learning<br />
  4. 4. Most Popular Social Networks<br />EDLD 5362 Informational Systems Management: Using Social Networks for Learning<br />
  5. 5. International Society for Technology Education (ISTE)<br />http://www.iste-community.org/<br />Digital Arts Education<br />http://digitalartsed.ning.com/<br />Social Networks of Interest<br />EDLD 5362 Informational Systems Management: Using Social Networks for Learning<br />
  6. 6. ISTE Social Network<br />Social Network with 3537 members in the Educational Technology field<br />EDLD 5362 Informational Systems Management: Using Social Networks for Learning<br />
  7. 7. 180 Blog posts to choose from<br />ISTE Social Network - Blogging<br />EDLD 5362 Informational Systems Management: Using Social Networks for Learning<br />
  8. 8. Discussion Forums on current and relevant topics<br />ISTE Social Network – Discussions <br />EDLD 5362 Informational Systems Management: Using Social Networks for Learning<br />
  9. 9. Special Interest Groups (SIGs) – Moodle users, Twitter enthusiasts, LinkEd, etc. <br />ISTE Social Network - SIGs<br />EDLD 5362 Informational Systems Management: Using Social Networks for Learning<br />
  10. 10. Connect with people of similar interests<br />Discussion of current and relevant topics<br />Special Interest Groups (SIGs) provide a platform for sharing information <br />Blogs – on time delivery of information<br />Community of educational technology professionals from across the world<br />Learn new ways to integrate technology in classroom<br />Benefits of ISTE Social Network<br />EDLD 5362 Informational Systems Management: Using Social Networks for Learning<br />
  11. 11. Digital Arts Education Social Network<br />Community of digital art teachers and students to converse and display<br />EDLD 5362 Informational Systems Management: Using Social Networks for Learning<br />
  12. 12. Offers the DATA blog where members share the latest information about the digital arts<br />Digital Arts Education Social Network - Blog<br />EDLD 5362 Informational Systems Management: Using Social Networks for Learning<br />
  13. 13. Articles of interest to professionals or students in the field of digital art<br />Forum to share ideas, perceptions, philosophies<br />Personalized space to upload artwork<br />Current information<br />Build relationships with other artists<br />Community of like minded individuals with similar interests <br />Experience new ideas and techniques<br />Benefits of DATA Social Network<br />EDLD 5362 Informational Systems Management: Using Social Networks for Learning<br />
  14. 14. MySpace, Facebook and Other Social Networking Sites: Hot Today, Gone Tomorrow? (May 2006). Downloaded on Jan 23, 2010 from http://knowledge.wharton.upenn.edu/article.cfm?articleid=1463<br />Answers.com (2010). Downloaded on Jan 24, 2010 from http://wiki.answers.com/Q/How_many_people_are_on_facebook<br />LinkedIn. (2010). Downloaded on Jan 24, 2010 from http://www.linkedin.com/<br />Digital Arts Education. (2010). Downloaded on Jan 23, 2010 from http://digitalartsed.ning.com/<br />ISTE Community. (2010). Downloaded on Jan 22, 2010 from http://www.iste-community.org/<br />Social Networks: Facebook Takes Over Top Spot, Twitter Climbs. (2009). Downloaded on Jan 24, 2010 from http://blog.compete.com/2009/02/09/facebook-myspace-twitter-social-network/<br />References<br />EDLD 5362 Informational Systems Management: Using Social Networks for Learning<br />

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