Digital Tattoo for Student Teachers 2010 - Take 2


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This is a slightly revised version of a presentation/ discussion we facilitated with student teachers at UBC.

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Digital Tattoo for Student Teachers 2010 - Take 2

  1. 1. Highly Visible and Hard to Remove EDUC 316 Anne Scholefield Trish Rosseel Cindy Underhill
  2. 2. What is Your Digital Footprint? <ul><li>Take a moment to think about where you create, contribute to and/or consume online? </li></ul><ul><li>Share with the group </li></ul>TR
  3. 3. What is a Digital Tattoo? <ul><li>The vast array of data points that make up “personal information” in the age of online media are nearly impossible to quantify or neatly define. Name, address, and phone number are just the basics in a world where voluntarily posting self-authored content such as text, photos, and video has become a cornerstone of engagement in the era of the participatory Web. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Digital Footprints, Pew Research Center Report </li></ul></ul></ul>TR
  4. 4. Putting Yourself Out There <ul><li>In pairs… </li></ul><ul><li>Your e-portfolio, blog… </li></ul><ul><li>Benefits? </li></ul><ul><li>Drawbacks? </li></ul><ul><li>Concerns? </li></ul>AS
  5. 5. Examples: 3 Perspectives <ul><li>#1: Individual </li></ul>#3: Professional #2: Educator CU
  6. 6. The Person: Stacy Snyder <ul><li>2006: student teacher called into question. She was denied a teaching degree. </li></ul><ul><li>2008: judge rejected her claim that this violated her First Amendment right to free speech. </li></ul><ul><li>2010: her photo & story lives on in perpetuity. </li></ul>cu
  7. 7. The Broader Context: The Web Means the End of Forgetting <ul><li>“ societal forgetting” important. </li></ul><ul><li>Reputation bankruptcy – new “fresh start”. </li></ul><ul><li>Technological solutions: expiration dates for data. </li></ul><ul><li>Forgiveness: explore new ways of living in digital world. </li></ul>cu New York Times: July 21, 2010
  8. 8. Consider: your personal view <ul><li>In groups of 3, discuss: </li></ul><ul><li>What would you do? </li></ul><ul><li>How would you defend/discuss/respond to a public view of you that was taken out of context? </li></ul><ul><li>How do you reconcile the different facets of your identity – public/private, professional/personal? </li></ul><ul><li>Website: </li></ul>cu
  9. 9. The Educator: Mr. H <ul><li>Offers a blog as support hub to grade 8 Math students </li></ul><ul><li>Uses a variety of freely available online platforms for students to create and publish. </li></ul><ul><li>Class accounts are used and student blogs are private. </li></ul>cu
  10. 10. The Broader Context: Teaching Digital Citizenship cu
  11. 11. The Broader Context: Learning to be Digital Citizens cu Learning network! communicate
  12. 12. The Broader Context: Learning Digital Citizenship cu Create, share, be anonymous or not
  13. 13. Consider: your view as an educator <ul><li>In groups of 3, discuss: </li></ul><ul><li>If you could talk to Mr. H, what would you want to ask him? </li></ul><ul><li>How might this impact the digital identities of his students ? </li></ul><ul><li>If you could talk to Mr. H’s students, what questions would you ask? </li></ul>cu Website:
  14. 14. The Profession: Teaching <ul><li>Toronto District School Board developing social media guidelines </li></ul><ul><li>Vancouver Board deems “friending” and personal email “unacceptable”. </li></ul><ul><li>Blurred boundaries leave students and teachers vulnerable. </li></ul>TR
  15. 15. The Broader Context: Policy and Guidelines TR The government approach The collective approach the practical approach ?
  16. 16. Consider: your view as part of a larger profession <ul><li>In groups of 3, discuss: </li></ul><ul><li>Are current standards and ethics enough? </li></ul><ul><li>Who do you look for in providing guidelines around issues related to personal/professional boundaries? </li></ul><ul><li>Do you feel protected/vulnerable? </li></ul>cu Website:
  17. 17. Dynamics that Change Interaction <ul><li>Persistence: hard to remove </li></ul><ul><li>Replicability: copy/paste, @RT, <embed> </li></ul><ul><li>Searchability: Google, Pipl, FB, LinkIn </li></ul><ul><li>Scalability: potentially vast audience </li></ul><ul><li>(De)locatability </li></ul><ul><li>Anonymity: the illusion of… </li></ul>TR
  18. 18. Digital Tattoo Tutorial TR
  19. 19. Resources <ul><li>Digital Tattoo </li></ul><ul><li>Madden, M., Fox, S., Smith, A., & Vitak, J. (2007). Digital Footprints: Online Identity Management and Search in the Age of Transparency . Pew/Internet. </li></ul><ul><li>McBride, Melanie (2010) </li></ul><ul><li>Rego, B. (2009). Teachers Guide to Using Facebook . </li></ul><ul><li>Richardson, W. (2008, January). Teaching Civics with Social Web Tools . District Administration , 44 (1), 56-56. </li></ul><ul><li>Rosen, Jeffrey (2010) The Web Means the End of Forgetting , New York Times. </li></ul><ul><li>Quan, Douglas (2010) Facebook Blurs Line Between Teacher and Friend , Vancouver Sun. </li></ul>tr
  20. 20. Resources <ul><li>Class Blogs </li></ul><ul><li>Welcome to Blogging: class intro for elementary students - Sargeant Park Math Zone: </li></ul><ul><li>Create a Class Blog (2010)-Edublogger: </li></ul><ul><li>Sarah Roy’s Class Blog: </li></ul><ul><li>Review/re-use this presentation: </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul>tr