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Monday march 8

  1. 1. Social Networking: An Introduction<br />Monday March 8<br />
  2. 2. Social Networking – An Introduction<br /><ul><li> Types of Networks</li></ul>Media/Business/Computer/Social-Personal<br /><ul><li> What are Social Networks ?
  3. 3. Social Networks and Education
  4. 4. Other Resources</li></li></ul><li>Social Networking – An Introduction<br />Networks: Defined<br />The term network can be thought of as a <br />Noun<br /><ul><li>An interconnected group of people or things </li></li></ul><li>Social Networking – An Introduction<br />Networks: Defined<br />The term network can also be thought of as<br />Verb<br /><ul><li>The interaction with others to gain connections or for personal advancement.</li></li></ul><li>Social Networking – An Introduction<br />Networks: Defined<br />So, think of network as a thing and an action.<br />You can use a network to network – make new connections !<br />
  5. 5. Social Networking – An Introduction<br />Networks<br />Common types of networks are<br /><ul><li>Media Networks
  6. 6. Business Networks
  7. 7. Computer Networks
  8. 8. Personal/Social Networks</li></li></ul><li>Social Networking – An Introduction<br />Networks<br />Media<br />Radio and television shows are broadcast across a network. <br />
  9. 9. Social Networking – An Introduction<br />Networks<br />Business<br />Professional associations and groups oriented around career/work activities. <br />
  10. 10. Social Networking – An Introduction<br />Networks<br />Computer<br />Computer labs, wireless networks, the Internet. <br />
  11. 11. Social Networking – An Introduction<br />Networks<br />Personal/Social<br />Clubs, societies formed around hobbies, special interests, etc. <br />
  12. 12. Social Networking – An Introduction<br />What are Social Networks ? <br />Social Networking in Plain English<br /><ul><li>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6a_KF7TYKVc</li></li></ul><li>Social Networking – An Introduction<br />What are Social Networks ? <br />Social Networks utilizing the web are formed around sites that let people create online connections with others.<br />Individuals sign onto a site and begin to create a personal network.<br />
  13. 13. Social Networking – An Introduction<br />What are Social Networks ? <br />Individuals invite others to become part of their own personal networks, and who then invite more people. <br />The total number of members and links in the network grows.<br />
  14. 14. Social Networking – An Introduction<br />What are Social Networks ? <br />What are the common Social Network sites?<br /><ul><li> MySpace
  15. 15. Facebook
  16. 16. Twitter</li></li></ul><li>Social Networking – An Introduction<br />What are Social Networks ? <br />MySpace www.myspace.com<br />Most popular site in 2006<br />
  17. 17. Social Networking – An Introduction<br />
  18. 18. Social Networking – An Introduction<br />What are Social Networks ? <br />Facebook www.facebook.com<br />Most popular site as of 2008 - over 400 million registered members<br />
  19. 19. Social Networking – An Introduction<br />
  20. 20. Social Networking – An Introduction<br />What are Social Networks ? <br />Twitter www.twitter.com<br />Most recent social networking site.<br />Uses short (140 characters) messages<br />
  21. 21. Social Networking – An Introduction<br />
  22. 22. Social Networking – An Introduction<br />Social Networks and Education<br />Social networks within education can be thought of in several ways:<br /><ul><li> Educator-oriented use
  23. 23. Learning-oriented use</li></li></ul><li>Social Networking – An Introduction<br />Social Networks and Education<br />Educator-oriented use<br />Social networks can be used by educators to grow professionally. <br />Exchanges of ideas and professional development are 2 common activities. <br />
  24. 24. Social Networking – An Introduction<br />Social Networks and Education<br />Educator-oriented use<br />Social networks can be used by educators to grow professionally. <br />Exchanges of ideas and professional development are 2 common activities. <br />
  25. 25. Social Networking – An Introduction<br />Social Networks and Education<br />Educator-oriented use<br />Ning in Education http://education.ning.com/<br />
  26. 26. Social Networking – An Introduction<br />Social Networks and Education<br />Educator-oriented use<br />Classroom 2.0 http://www.classroom20.com/<br />
  27. 27. Social Networking – An Introduction<br />Social Networks and Education<br />Benefits<br />Students already enjoy using these social technologies outside of school.<br />
  28. 28. Social Networking – An Introduction<br />Social Networks and Education<br />Benefits<br />Students can discover, explore, and contribute to topics that interest them.<br />
  29. 29. Social Networking – An Introduction<br />Social Networks and Education<br />Benefits<br />Students can connect with peers and experts using the tools of the 21st Century workplace.<br />
  30. 30. Social Networking – An Introduction<br />Social Networks and Education<br />Concerns<br />Students can access inappropriate content.<br />
  31. 31. Social Networking – An Introduction<br />Social Networks and Education<br />Concerns<br />Students themselves can also create online content – thus, inappropriate sharing is also a concern.<br />
  32. 32. Social Networking – An Introduction<br />Social Networks and Education<br />Concerns<br />Posting sensitive information about themselves, their family, or their friends can be risky behaviour.<br />
  33. 33. Social Networking – An Introduction<br />Other Resources<br />Online Social Networking for Educators http://www.nea.org/home/20746.htm<br /> <br />Social Networking for Teachers http://socialnetworking4teachers.wikispaces.com/<br /> <br />
  34. 34. Social Networking – An Introduction<br />Other Resources<br />Educational Networking http://www.educationalnetworking.com/<br /> <br />5 Ways to Create Learning Experiences with Technologyhttp://www.mrkeenan.com/?p=382<br />

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