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  1. 1. Nings to Knols: Social Knowledge Structures for Professional Learning<br />Angela Elkordy, <br />Principal, Al-Ihsan Academy<br />Eastern Michigan University, Doctoral Student<br />
  2. 2. Overview<br />Authentic learning – useful and relevant<br />Discussion – links to prior learning (what’s useful to you now? Could be useful?)<br />Types of social media<br />Facts – <br />caveats<br />
  3. 3. Purpose<br />How social media is used by students vs. adults<br />How social media is helpful to educators<br />How to participate – goal: to identify three tools <br />Understand different types of social media<br />Resources for continued learning<br />
  4. 4. Kinds of Collaborative Media Tools<br />Collaborative Environments<br />Communication tools<br />Interactive tools<br />Learning management systems<br />Social Media – sharing documents, media, presentations<br />
  5. 5. Social Networks <br />Uses of social media <br />Allow users to share media, information, keep each other up to data (micro-blogging)<br />Allows users to create and expand a database of affiliations based upon mutual interests (suggests new “friends”)<br />Usually free<br />Kinds: one to one/group, by invitation, or completely open for all to join or combination<br />
  6. 6. How Educators are Using Social Networks<br />Collaborative work:<br />Working with colleagues (on-site and remotely)<br />In related fields<br />Follow experts on specific subjects<br />Post questions, interactive dialog (advice)<br />Sharing media and knowledge<br />Qualitative and quantitative data for analysis (polls, surveys)<br />Sharing resources and news<br />
  7. 7. Collaborative Environments<br />Virtual worlds (i.e. Second Life)<br />Learning management systems (Moodle, school based)<br />Webinars (Live and Archived (search “free webinars (educators or teachers)”) (Middle School Portal)<br />Online conferences (K-12 Online)<br />Groupware (real time collaborative creation such as document editing)<br />
  8. 8. Second Life<br />Converse in real time<br />Access and learn from media (ezines, video, sound, hands-on-learning building)<br />Attend lectures, meetings, showcases of research, immersion learning activities<br />Collaborate world wide<br />
  9. 9. Middle School Portal – Social Network<br />
  10. 10. K-12 Online Conference<br />
  11. 11. Collaborative Environments<br />Message boards with threaded discussions<br />Simulations<br />Shared documents (Google docs, Zoho)<br />Collaborative authoring: such as Wikis, <br />Online Communities (Facebook, MySpace, Orkut, Eduspaces)<br />
  12. 12. Google Wave – Youtube Tutorials<br />
  13. 13. Eduspaces – Online Community<br />
  14. 14. Classroom 2.0<br />
  15. 15. Social Media -- Linking<br />Linking people and resources<br />Bookmarking Tools<br />Nings<br />Wikis<br />Google wave<br />Blogs<br />
  16. 16. The Reading Workshop<br />
  17. 17. College at Home Blog<br />
  18. 18. Blog Aggregator -- Subject<br />
  19. 19. Social Networking for Teachers Wiki<br />
  20. 20. Microblogging – Twitter for Teachers<br />
  21. 21. Knowledge/Media Sharing<br />Presentations:<br />Slideshare<br /><ul><li></li></ul>Scribd:<br /> <br />Photos: Flikr, Picassa (web albums)<br />Video: Teachertube, Youtube<br />Creative commons/ publishing<br />.docStoc<br /><ul><li></li></li></ul><li>Knol<br />
  22. 22. Knowledge/Media Sharing<br />
  23. 23. Audio <br /><br />
  24. 24. Social Bookmarking --<br />
  25. 25. Interactive Tools<br />Surveys <br />(Surveymonkey, zoomerang)<br />Polls (Polldaddy)<br />Find more web 2.0 tools: <br />
  26. 26. Learn More…<br />Social Networking for Teachers<br /><br />Glossaries of Social Networking terms<br /><ul><li></li></li></ul><li>Thank you for attending! <br />Questions, comments or ideas to share?<br />Angela Elkordy,<br />Presentation posted:<br />