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3-9-2009 WIIFM Preso - CHEP

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Slides from my presentation to the Teaching With Technology community of practice (CHEP - University of Delaware). Related blog post: http://tinyurl.com/nnuq2q

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3-9-2009 WIIFM Preso - CHEP

  1. 1. Facebook, Twitter, and All Other Web Two-O Thingies… What’s In It For Me? Presentation to the Teaching With Technology CoP – CHEP– 3-9-2009 Mathieu Plourde, Instructional Designer, LMS Project Leader IT-User Services
  2. 2. Disclaimer • This presentation is not a recipe for success using web 2.0 technologies and social media. • Your mileage may vary. 3/9/2009 twtCHEP - Web 2.0 WIIFM? - M. Plourde 2
  3. 3. A Quick Poll 1. Do you have a Facebook account? • Yes. • No. 2. Do you have a Twitter account? • Yes. • No. 3/9/2009 twtCHEP - Web 2.0 WIIFM? - M. Plourde 3
  4. 4. A Quick Poll 3. Have you ever subscribed to a RSS feed? • Yes. • No. 3/9/2009 twtCHEP - Web 2.0 WIIFM? - M. Plourde 4
  5. 5. It All Started With Me… • Moved to a new country. • Isolated from my friends and family. • Main computer usage: • Desktop apps • Email Me – Circa 2007 • Blog posts: 3 3/9/2009 twtCHEP - Web 2.0 WIIFM? - M. Plourde 5
  6. 6. My First Web 2.0 Trigger • “RSS in Plain English” • “Social Bookmarking in Plain English” • “Wikis in Plain English” http://www.commoncraft.com/ 3/9/2009 twtCHEP - Web 2.0 WIIFM? - M. Plourde 6
  7. 7. Really Simple Syndication (RSS) • Almost every web site generates a RSS feed nowadays… • You get a notification when there is something new. Attribution: jrhode on Flickr.com 3/9/2009 twtCHEP - Web 2.0 WIIFM? - M. Plourde 7
  8. 8. Bookmarks Can you imagine having almost 2,000 bookmarks in your browser? 3/9/2009 twtCHEP - Web 2.0 WIIFM? - M. Plourde 8
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  11. 11. Facebook • Good way to keep in touch with friends from Québec. • Mix of personal and professional contacts. 3/9/2009 twtCHEP - Web 2.0 WIIFM? - M. Plourde 11
  12. 12. Wikis Author/ Audience Author/ Web Author/ Audience Page Audience Author/ Audience Reference: Grenier (2007) 3/9/2009 twtCHEP - Web 2.0 WIIFM? - M. Plourde 12
  13. 13. My Second Trigger: Conferences 3/9/2009 twtCHEP - Web 2.0 WIIFM? - M. Plourde 13
  14. 14. Twitter • Opt-in system: you pay attention if you want to. • How would you drink from a fire hydrant (a real one)? Attribution: rustytanton on Flickr.com 3/9/2009 twtCHEP - Web 2.0 WIIFM? - M. Plourde 14
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  17. 17. A Quick Poll 4. Are you afraid of sharing your ideas online? • Yes. • No. 3/9/2009 twtCHEP - Web 2.0 WIIFM? - M. Plourde 17
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  19. 19. If Information Was Made of Light… EXTERNAL INFORMATION RECEIVED SOURCE INFORMATION FORWARDED INFORMATION STORED INFORMATION SHARED INFORMATION 3/9/2009 twtCHEP - Web 2.0 WIIFM? - M. Plourde 19
  20. 20. Roles in Communities Leaders/ Gurus Active Members It’s OK to Lurkers be a lurker! Outsiders 3/9/2009 twtCHEP - Web 2.0 WIIFM? - M. Plourde 20
  21. 21. The Network Effect Affects Your Toolbox 120 100 80 60 40 20 0 Monthy visits (10M) Users (M) Facebook MySpace Twitter LinkedIn Source: Compete, January 2009. http://blog.compete.com/2009/02/09/facebook-myspace-twitter-social-network/ 3/9/2009 twtCHEP - Web 2.0 WIIFM? - M. Plourde 21
  22. 22. A Critical Mass: Set Your Expectations… Mass of Social Media Users Interested in… Current Events (News) Web 2.0 Technologies Education Visual Design Wikis in Higher Education LMS Documention Policies 3/9/2009 twtCHEP - Web 2.0 WIIFM? - M. Plourde 22
  23. 23. Less Intrusive Than a Phone Call… Share your identity in the physical world! 3/9/2009 twtCHEP - Web 2.0 WIIFM? - M. Plourde 23
  24. 24. … and It Continues with Me! • Established a network of people with similar interests. • Access to a human search engine. • Web identity: • 14 blog posts • 4 YouTube videos • 1,485 Flickr pictures • 2,000 bookmarks • 1,000 tweets • Hundreds of comments • Thousands of wiki edits Me – March 2009 • Many more… 3/9/2009 twtCHEP - Web 2.0 WIIFM? - M. Plourde 24
  25. 25. Personal Learning Networks Attribution: Alec Couros (courosa) on Flickr.com 3/9/2009 twtCHEP - Web 2.0 WIIFM? - M. Plourde 25
  26. 26. My Personal Learning Network http://www.mindmeister.com/16624261 3/9/2009 twtCHEP - Web 2.0 WIIFM? - M. Plourde 26
  27. 27. Where Do I Find The Time? “You’ve got a job, which is what you do to pay the bills. You have a career, which is where you advance in pay, position, and prestige. And finally, you have a calling, where you passionately do what you were put on earth to do.” Jay Cross, in Informal Learning (page 113). 3/9/2009 twtCHEP - Web 2.0 WIIFM? - M. Plourde 27
  28. 28. Thank You! • Questions, Comments? • Mathieu Plourde Instructional Designer, LMS Project Leader – IT-User Services mathieu@udel.edu 302-831-4060 • http://udel.edu/~mathieu/ • http://twitter.com/mathplourde • http://www.flickr.com/photos/mathplourde/ • Facebook, LinkedIn: Mathieu Plourde 3/9/2009 twtCHEP - Web 2.0 WIIFM? - M. Plourde 28

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