2011-06-02 Social Media for Teaching and Learning

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2011-06-02 Social Media for Teaching and Learning

  1. 1. The what and the how of socialmedia for teaching and learning Mathieu Plourde, Project Leader, LMS IT-Client Support & Services #sfi2011 - June 2, 2011
  2. 2. Disclaimer • This presentation is not a recipe for success using web 2.0 technologies and social media. • Your mileage may vary.Social media for teaching and learning - M. Plourde - June 2, 2011 1
  3. 3. Social Presence• Slides on Slideshare• Use this Hashtag on Twitter for backchannel discussions: #sfi2011• Diigo group: http://groups.diigo.com/group/sfi2011• All links are available at the following URL: http://bit.ly/sfi2011-smSocial media for teaching and learning - M. Plourde - June 2, 2011 2
  4. 4. Share Your StoriesSocial media for teaching and learning - M. Plourde - June 2, 2011 3
  5. 5. Traditional Broadcast Media Credit: Stefan Domanske on FlickrSocial media for teaching and learning - M. Plourde - June 2, 2011 4
  6. 6. Social Media Credit: Francis Chung on FlickrSocial media for teaching and learning - M. Plourde - June 2, 2011 5
  7. 7. Credit: Khalid Albaih on FlickrSocial media for teaching and learning - M. Plourde - June 2, 2011 6
  8. 8. © Gene Smith: http://nform.ca/publications/social-software-building-blockSocial media for teaching and learning - M. Plourde - June 2, 2011 7
  9. 9. Notification & Awareness Opting-In Discovery & & Openness Sharing Contexts Relationship Discussion & & Presence Backchannel Creation & AuthoringSocial media for teaching and learning - M. Plourde - June 2, 2011 8
  10. 10. CONTEXTSSocial media for teaching and learning - M. Plourde - June 2, 2011 9
  11. 11. Classroom BackchannelSocial media for teaching and learning - M. Plourde - June 2, 2011 10
  12. 12. Fill That Void… S M T W Th F SaSocial media for teaching and learning - M. Plourde - June 2, 2011 11
  13. 13. TOOLSSocial media for teaching and learning - M. Plourde - June 2, 2011 12
  14. 14. Facebook• Huge user base• Groups vs. Pages• Reciprocal system• “You have to be yourself”Social media for teaching and learning - M. Plourde - June 2, 2011 13
  15. 15. Facebook• Avoid the creepy treehouse: define a friending strategy Credit: AJC1 on Flickr.comSocial media for teaching and learning - M. Plourde - June 2, 2011 14
  16. 16. Kathy Shaffer’s Family SimulationSocial media for teaching and learning - M. Plourde - June 2, 2011 15
  17. 17. Twitter• Open system• 140 characters per tweet• Many tweets link to a web page• Hashtags • #sfi2011• Non-reciprocalSocial media for teaching and learning - M. Plourde - June 2, 2011 16
  18. 18. Monica Rankin’s Twitter ExperimentSocial media for teaching and learning - M. Plourde - June 2, 2011 17
  19. 19. Twistory Re-enactmentsSocial media for teaching and learning - M. Plourde - June 2, 2011 18
  20. 20. Twitter SchedulerSocial media for teaching and learning - M. Plourde - June 2, 2011 19
  21. 21. LinkedIn• Professional networking• Groups• ReciprocalSocial media for teaching and learning - M. Plourde - June 2, 2011 20
  22. 22. Diigo• Social bookmarking tool• Browser Add-On• Groups• Lists• Join our SFI2011 Diigo Group • http://groups.diigo.com/group/sfi2011Social media for teaching and learning - M. Plourde - June 2, 2011 21
  23. 23. EDUC897 Diigo GroupSocial media for teaching and learning - M. Plourde - June 2, 2011 22
  24. 24. BloggingSocial media for teaching and learning - M. Plourde - June 2, 2011 23
  25. 25. Location-Aware Technologies• Google Maps • Crowdsourcing of local knowledge• QRCodes • Enhanced realitySocial media for teaching and learning - M. Plourde - June 2, 2011 24
  26. 26. OTHER CONSIDERATIONSSocial media for teaching and learning - M. Plourde - June 2, 2011 25
  27. 27. Blockers to AdoptionSocial media for teaching and learning - M. Plourde - June 2, 2011 26
  28. 28. Blockers to Adoption• Not Enough Time • No Broad Adoption• Ownership of Posted • Fear of Failure Content (site and • Continuation of Service individual)• Invasion of student spaces• No Peer-Review• FragmentationSocial media for teaching and learning - M. Plourde - June 2, 2011 27
  29. 29. Things That Should Remain PrivateSocial media for teaching and learning - M. Plourde - June 2, 2011 28
  30. 30. Things That Should Remain Private• Grades• Graded papers• Instructor feedback• Exams• Copyrighted material• Email conversations• Private experiencesSocial media for teaching and learning - M. Plourde - June 2, 2011 29
  31. 31. Different Aggregating Strategies• Google Doc• Wiki• Start Page• Blog• Web Page• … and Many More!Social media for teaching and learning - M. Plourde - June 2, 2011 30
  32. 32. Using an LMS as an AggregatorSocial media for teaching and learning - M. Plourde - June 2, 2011 31
  33. 33. Source: Jonathan Mott, Educause Quarterly, Vol. 33, Number 1, 2010Social media for teaching and learning - M. Plourde - June 2, 2011 32
  34. 34. Conversational Spaces PERSONAL PROFESSIONALSocial media for teaching and learning - M. Plourde - June 2, 2011 33
  35. 35. Social Media Spaces PERSONAL PROFESSIONALSocial media for teaching and learning - M. Plourde - June 2, 2011 34
  36. 36. My SpacesSocial media for teaching and learning - M. Plourde - June 2, 2011 35
  37. 37. Personal Learning Networks Attribution: Alec Couros (courosa) on Flickr.comSocial media for teaching and learning - M. Plourde - June 2, 2011 36
  38. 38. Sharing LoopSocial media for teaching and learning - M. Plourde - June 2, 2011 37
  39. 39. Conclusion• Sound pedagogical practices are essential• Make better use of your face to face time• Get yourself familiar first, then start small• Openness=Opting In• Balance of power has shifted toward the user• Avoid fragmentation: build a gateway• Help is available!Social media for teaching and learning - M. Plourde - June 2, 2011 38
  40. 40. Questions, Comments, Demo?Social media for teaching and learning - M. Plourde - June 2, 2011 39
  41. 41. Thank You!• Mathieu Plourde Project Leader, LMS IT-Client Support & Services University of Delaware mathieu@udel.edu Twitter: mathplourde• Open Education Blog: http://sites.udel.edu/open/ http://bit.ly/sfi2011-smSocial media for teaching and learning - M. Plourde - June 2, 2011 40

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