How many of you have visited the digital tattoo site? Overview: Started in 2008 – project initiated by the Library to support literacy around social media participation. Collection of resources aimed at building awareness around a few questions: What’s my digital tattoo? What contributes to it? How do I manage it? Strategy: Guiding questions to provoke reflection Video or case study to support reflection Think before you ink (practical ways to take action) Blog (social media) Newsfeed Related links
Then: One of our librarians became aware of this story and the potential involvement for some of our UBC students in this case. This was the inspiration for starting the project. Question: What do UBC students know about the impact of their posts on social media sites? Their posts about themselves. Focus: becoming aware of your digital identity and its reach.
Proliferation of mobile devices. People are creating content, posting it, discussing it and its often about someone else. Others have an impact on your digital identity and you can’t control that – but you can respond to it – manage it (in as thoughtful and personal a way as possible) and/or use it.
Today: Most students have a basic level of awareness about the impact of their own postings and contributions to their digital identities. Focus has shifted to how others shape our identities and what we can do about it. Influence: mobile tech. Discuss: how many students want to know how to erase a problem/profile. You can’t just “avoid’ it
Actively change the conversation with camera phones and web 2.0 nobody is too “unimportant” to have to defend their digital identiy online.
Today: Most students have a basic level of awareness about the impact of their own postings and contributions to their digital identities. Focus has shifted to how others shape our identities and what we can do about it. Influence: mobile tech. Success Kid McKayla Maroney Discuss: how many students want to know how to erase a problem/profile.
Nathan Kotylak was handed the suspension by Water Polo Canada's discipline panel, which means his Olympic dreams for 2012 are officially dashed. "The message is, you're an athlete and you're representing Canada all the time, whether you're on the field of play or you're out at a restaurant or in the general public," said Ahmed El-Awadi, Executive Director of Water Polo Canada Source: http://www.cbc.ca/sports/olympics/summersports/story/2011/09/27/cp-water-polo.html
Compared to the video record of the same question asked to students a few years ago – we see more of an emphasis on students using their networks to promote themselves, their hobbies or things they are passionate about.
Related to digital tattoo (identity or reputation) what are those activities.
So what do we know about tattoos? They can be a creative expression of ourselves as individuals… They can be beautiful…
For obvious reasons
Permanence online (may not be absolute) but as anyone knows who has tried to remove something about themselves (either created by you – or created by others) it is difficult. Why is that?
What are students concernedwith?Developing anaudienceDeveloping anaudienceRaisingawarenessRaisingawarenessBuilding a“brand”Building a“brand”BuildingprofessionalprofileBuildingprofessionalprofileAttention ParticipationNetworkSmartsPrivacyliteracies
Group Discussion Instructions Choose a scenario.– Ten minutes will be given for discussion Discuss the questions. Identify a note taker tocapture main points to share back with thelarger group.– Ten minutes will be given for debriefing. After discussion, identify one question thatremains for your group. Please write your group’squestion below and leave this paper on the tablewhen you leave.