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RE-IMAGINING THE ROLE OF
TECHNOLOGY IN EDUCATION
IN THE SOCIAL MEDIA ERA
MOOCs
Credentialing
Online
Student
lifeworld

Education
challenges
Hierarchical
Rule-based
Sequential
Siloed
TEACH

ENGAGE

COLLEGE AND MAJOR

LEARN

DEVELOP

OUR FOCUS: THE EDUCATION EXPERIENCE

MOBILE
NETWORK

COLLABORATE

SOCIAL

SPONTANEOUS

GRADUATION AND PLACEMENT

OUR FOCUS: THE EDUCATION EXPERIENCE
Enable connections and communities
inside and outside the boundaries.
Relationships, serendipity, and the
vigorous debate,...
THE COMMUNITY PLATFORM
COMMUNITY PLATFORM
-

Website
Courses
Professional development and placement
Student and alumni eng...
THE FOX MIS COMMUNITY - OVERVIEW
Top 3 in
Google
searches on
MIS

5500+
members

30,000-35,000
hits/month
(55% are new)

4...
THE FOX MIS COMMUNITY - OVERVIEW

Demonstration
HOME PAGE – TOP

•Brochures
•News
HOME PAGE - MIDDLE
Discover others

Feature top
students

Aggregation

Courses
HOME PAGE - BOTTOM
Discover others

Professional
achievement
points
COURSES

“Syllabus”

Interaction
FACULTY

Discovery and
aggregation

Individual
control
STUDENTS
DISCOVERY AND AGGREGARTION
Discover others

Aggregation
RESEARCH
Professional development
Teaching
CONTINOUS PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT
PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT
AFTER

Student

BEFORE
Faculty

Employer

Employer

Faculty/
Department

Student

Student

Career...
CONTINOUS DEVELOPMENT MODEL
Juniors
Approved eportfolios

Seniors

66%

78%

Cumulative
documents per eportfolio
(posts/pa...
CHANGING PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT
Traditional
development
• Text only
• Can be hard to
find
• Isolated
• Sequential
• Limi...
COURSE CO-CREATION
Posts

“Syllabus”
COURSES
AFTER

BEFORE
Course 1

Expert

Course 1
Expert
Student

Student

Faculty

Faculty
Student

Student

Expert

Exper...
CO-CREATION MODEL
Course T - 2012
(traditional)
Students
Total posts
Student posts
% Student
posts

49
89
NA
NA

Course C1...
CHANGING COURSES
Traditional
course
• Closed
• Only prepackaged
content
• Stylized
interaction
• Only
instructor
content

...
CAN EDUCATION RESPOND?

Leverage strengths
and minimize
vulnerabilities

Competitive
advantage

The
Community
Experience
TEACH

ENGAGE

LEARN

COLLABORATE

NETWORK

SOCIAL

SPONTANEOUS

DEVELOP

COLLEGE AND MAJOR

MOBILE

THE EDUCATION EXPERIE...
BIBLIOGRAPHY AND NEWS
• Mandviwalla, M. and Schuff, D (forthcoming). Reimagining the Higher Education Experience as a Soci...
CONTACT US
We are looking for partners to share our platform and
collaborate. If you are interested, please contact Munir
...
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Re-imagining the role of technology in education

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The philosophy and thinking behind the ground breaking social media site - community.mis.temple.edu - of the Department of Management Information Systems at the Fox School of Business, Temple University. Learn more at: http://community.mis.temple.edu/technology/about-this-site/

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Re-imagining the role of technology in education

  1. 1. RE-IMAGINING THE ROLE OF TECHNOLOGY IN EDUCATION IN THE SOCIAL MEDIA ERA
  2. 2. MOOCs Credentialing Online Student lifeworld Education challenges Hierarchical Rule-based Sequential Siloed
  3. 3. TEACH ENGAGE COLLEGE AND MAJOR LEARN DEVELOP OUR FOCUS: THE EDUCATION EXPERIENCE MOBILE
  4. 4. NETWORK COLLABORATE SOCIAL SPONTANEOUS GRADUATION AND PLACEMENT OUR FOCUS: THE EDUCATION EXPERIENCE
  5. 5. Enable connections and communities inside and outside the boundaries. Relationships, serendipity, and the vigorous debate, generation, and exchange of ideas THE EDUCATION EXPERIENCE
  6. 6. THE COMMUNITY PLATFORM COMMUNITY PLATFORM - Website Courses Professional development and placement Student and alumni engagement Educate Recruit Place Admit Teach Develop KEY TOOLS - Points Badges E-portfolios Open Individual control Discovery and aggregation Engage
  7. 7. THE FOX MIS COMMUNITY - OVERVIEW Top 3 in Google searches on MIS 5500+ members 30,000-35,000 hits/month (55% are new) 4300+ sites 1100+ eportfolios 250+ courses 13,924 posts and 35,956 comments
  8. 8. THE FOX MIS COMMUNITY - OVERVIEW Demonstration
  9. 9. HOME PAGE – TOP •Brochures •News
  10. 10. HOME PAGE - MIDDLE Discover others Feature top students Aggregation Courses
  11. 11. HOME PAGE - BOTTOM Discover others Professional achievement points
  12. 12. COURSES “Syllabus” Interaction
  13. 13. FACULTY Discovery and aggregation Individual control
  14. 14. STUDENTS
  15. 15. DISCOVERY AND AGGREGARTION Discover others Aggregation
  16. 16. RESEARCH Professional development Teaching
  17. 17. CONTINOUS PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT
  18. 18. PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT AFTER Student BEFORE Faculty Employer Employer Faculty/ Department Student Student Career Services Employer Student Career Services Employer
  19. 19. CONTINOUS DEVELOPMENT MODEL Juniors Approved eportfolios Seniors 66% 78% Cumulative documents per eportfolio (posts/pages/attach ment) 28 29 Cumulative revisions per eportfolio Page views per eportfolio/year 75 68 1132 715 720 523 Unique visitors per e-portfolio/year Compare to: • Starting a resume at the last minute • Single page resumes • Rarely updated • Seen by few
  20. 20. CHANGING PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT Traditional development • Text only • Can be hard to find • Isolated • Sequential • Limited exposure • Forced Continuous development • Multimedia • Permanent URL • Pushed to Google • Individual control of digital identity • Visible • Frequent updates
  21. 21. COURSE CO-CREATION Posts “Syllabus”
  22. 22. COURSES AFTER BEFORE Course 1 Expert Course 1 Expert Student Student Faculty Faculty Student Student Expert Expert Student Student Faculty Faculty Student Student Course 2 Course 2
  23. 23. CO-CREATION MODEL Course T - 2012 (traditional) Students Total posts Student posts % Student posts 49 89 NA NA Course C1 – 2012 (co-created) 33 103 12 12% Course C2 2013 (co-created) 35 164 68 41% Student comments Average comments per student 434 397 427 8.9 12.0 12.1
  24. 24. CHANGING COURSES Traditional course • Closed • Only prepackaged content • Stylized interaction • Only instructor content Co-created course • Ideas and content from others • Free-flowing interaction • Content ownership • Outside visibility
  25. 25. CAN EDUCATION RESPOND? Leverage strengths and minimize vulnerabilities Competitive advantage The Community Experience
  26. 26. TEACH ENGAGE LEARN COLLABORATE NETWORK SOCIAL SPONTANEOUS DEVELOP COLLEGE AND MAJOR MOBILE THE EDUCATION EXPERIENCE GRADUATION AND PLACEMENT
  27. 27. BIBLIOGRAPHY AND NEWS • Mandviwalla, M. and Schuff, D (forthcoming). Reimagining the Higher Education Experience as a Socially-Enabled Complex Adaptive System. Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences, January 5-9, 2014. • Mandviwalla, N. and Schuff, D. Reimagining higher education as a complex adaptive system. 1st Annual Complex Adaptive Systems Symposium, University of Texas, Austin, October 11-12, 2013. • Key, Peter. Badges, We, uh, maybe we do need badges after all. Philadelphia Business Journal, July 26, 2013. http://t.co/xWkVaFb0QT. (feature about the professional development points, leaderboard, and badges) • Mandviwalla, M., Schuff, D., Chacko, M. and Miller, L. (forthcoming). Is That All There Is? Taking Education to New Levels in the Social Media Era. Forthcoming in: Change: The Magazine of Higher Learning, September 2013. http://www.changemag.org/index.html • D. Schuff and M. Mandviwalla. Social Education and the Fox MIS Community Site. EDUCAUSE 2012, Denver, November 8, 2012. • David Schuff and Munir Mandviwalla. Making Education Social: The FoxMIS Community Site., Campus Technology Forum, July 16-19, 2012, Boston. • M. Mandviwalla. Social Media Strategic Framework. Society for Information Management, Advanced Practices Council, May 8, 2012, Chicago, USA. • Munir Mandviwalla. Keynote address: Social Media Strategy, Magic Hour Users Conference, Philadelphia, April 30, 2012. • D. Schuff and M. Mandviwalla. Making Education Social: The FoxMIS Community Site. Campus Technology Forum, Los Angeles, May 1, 2012. (video) • Temple Business Students Hope E-Portfolio Gives Them An Advantage In Job Hunt. CBS News, February 23, 2012. (feature about e-portfolios) • Munir Mandviwalla. Strategic Framework for Managing the Social Media Portfolio. Society for Information Management Philadelphia, Seminar speaker, Feb 7, 2012, Philadelphia, USA. • Munir Mandviwalla (moderator), Steven Johnson, Paul Pavlou, and Sunil Wattal. The good, the bad, and the ugly of social media.” Temple University TV Community Forum, televised forum on social media, November 14, 2011. (video) • Temple Fox MIS. Showcased on http://wordpress.org/showcase/temple-fox-mis/. One of about 200 sites chosen to be showcased at WordPress.org (there are 68 million WordPress sites). June, 2010. • Munir Mandviwalla. Keynote speaker: Re-imagining the role of technology in higher education. WordCamp Philly, Philadelphia, PA. October 30, 2010. (video recording, slides, more than 4300 views on SlideShare)
  28. 28. CONTACT US We are looking for partners to share our platform and collaborate. If you are interested, please contact Munir Mandviwalla at mandviwa@temple.edu PROJECT TEAM Munir Mandviwalla Manoj Chacko Laurel Miller

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