Social Software  for Empowerment Cutting-edge Tools and Techniques for Alternative Learning
What is social software? <ul><li>Social software  enables people to rendezvous, connect or collaborate through  computer-m...
Some quick facts (Philippines) <ul><li>7,820,000 Internet users as of March/05, 9.1% of the population (Computer Industry ...
Driving force <ul><li>The communities of friends or families forming &quot;clans&quot; when playing (working) online is a ...
Run a search on Friendster
Run a search on Flickr
Run a search on Youtube
We are now in the Web 2.0 era <ul><li>a.k.a.  Read/Write Web  </li></ul><ul><li>A time when “[trainers] are starting to ex...
Case studies (in the academic setting) <ul><li>Web 2.0 as a Toolset for Teaching Creativity and Innovation -  http://joelo...
10 years ago, October 18, 1996 Now are we still part of that majority?
Elements of Module <ul><li>Activity – Discovery </li></ul><ul><li>Abstraction – Self-reflection on discovery by “friending...
Discovery (What are my interests?)
Abstraction (Who are my Friends?)
Abstraction (What am I passionate about?)
Analysis Desire lines:  &quot;those well-worn ribbons of dirt that you see cutting across a patch of grass, often with nea...
Application (I can do it, you can do it,  we can do it!)
Some useful Social Software <ul><li>http://www.flickr.com </li></ul><ul><li>http://blogger.com </li></ul><ul><li>http://ni...
Some useful Websites <ul><li>http://edu.blogs.com/edublogs/2006/01/making_presenta.html   </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.sha...
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  1. 1. Social Software for Empowerment Cutting-edge Tools and Techniques for Alternative Learning
  2. 2. What is social software? <ul><li>Social software enables people to rendezvous, connect or collaborate through computer-mediated communication and to form online communities . (Wikipedia) </li></ul>
  3. 3. Some quick facts (Philippines) <ul><li>7,820,000 Internet users as of March/05, 9.1% of the population (Computer Industry Almanac) </li></ul><ul><li>Internet usage will grow 23 percent annually and reach 21.5 million by 2008 (International Data Corporation) </li></ul><ul><li>The number of online gamers will reach 6.3 million by 2008 </li></ul>
  4. 4. Driving force <ul><li>The communities of friends or families forming &quot;clans&quot; when playing (working) online is a major factor </li></ul><ul><li>The ability to network/share/collaborate with peers reflects a social factor in the emerging skillset of the new generation of learners </li></ul>
  5. 5. Run a search on Friendster
  6. 6. Run a search on Flickr
  7. 7. Run a search on Youtube
  8. 8. We are now in the Web 2.0 era <ul><li>a.k.a. Read/Write Web </li></ul><ul><li>A time when “[trainers] are starting to explore the potential of blogs, media-sharing services and other social software--which, although not designed specifically for e-learning [or alternative learning], can be used to empower [learners] and create exciting new learning opportunities” and building capacity </li></ul>
  9. 9. Case studies (in the academic setting) <ul><li>Web 2.0 as a Toolset for Teaching Creativity and Innovation - http://joelogs.tripod.com/JoelYuvienco1.htm </li></ul><ul><li>Ped Xing (Philippine Literature Class Blog)- http://phillit-dlsc0506.blogspot.com/ </li></ul><ul><li>Quando Omni Flunkus Moritatus (Business Simulation Class Blog) – http://bizgaming.blogspot.com </li></ul>
  10. 10. 10 years ago, October 18, 1996 Now are we still part of that majority?
  11. 11. Elements of Module <ul><li>Activity – Discovery </li></ul><ul><li>Abstraction – Self-reflection on discovery by “friending” and blogs </li></ul><ul><li>Analysis – Identifying Group/Community “Desire Lines” e.g. What drives them? What is their center of excellence? Multiple Intelligence? </li></ul><ul><li>Application – Build a Social Networking Space (with blogs and wikis) </li></ul>
  12. 12. Discovery (What are my interests?)
  13. 13. Abstraction (Who are my Friends?)
  14. 14. Abstraction (What am I passionate about?)
  15. 15. Analysis Desire lines: &quot;those well-worn ribbons of dirt that you see cutting across a patch of grass, often with nearby sidewalks ignored—particularly those that offer a less direct route.&quot; Photo Source: http://thinkingmachine.blogsome.com
  16. 16. Application (I can do it, you can do it, we can do it!)
  17. 17. Some useful Social Software <ul><li>http://www.flickr.com </li></ul><ul><li>http://blogger.com </li></ul><ul><li>http://ning.com </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.bix.com </li></ul><ul><li>http://stu.dicio.us/ </li></ul><ul><li>http://flocked.com </li></ul><ul><li>http://elgg.net </li></ul>
  18. 18. Some useful Websites <ul><li>http://edu.blogs.com/edublogs/2006/01/making_presenta.html </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.shambles.net/web2/ </li></ul><ul><li>http://davidwarlick.com/2cents/2006/01/17/web-20-education-philosophy/ </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.shambles.net/pages/learning/EnglishP/eslpodcast/ </li></ul>

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