The VLE you can use between classes, without ruining your appetite (for learning)<br />Colin Maxwell<br />Carnegie College...
Used by 137 out of 138 students surveyed at Carnegie College<br />Mostly used for:<br />Playing games<br />Keeping in touc...
What is Facebook?<br /><ul><li> Social network site
 Photo sharing
 E-mail service</li></ul>What are people’s perceptions of Facebook? <br /><ul><li> People write about their lunch
People write about their dull lives</li></ul>How should we use Facebook? <br /><ul><li> Learn from others
 Share experiences and offer advice</li></li></ul><li>“Social Media doesn't need to be sociable. It can be about leveragin...
Facebook 'cuts student<br />drop-outs' <br />“significant improvement in retention"<br />"We're embracing it rather than f...
Facebook a valid educational tool, teachers told<br />“Most schools and colleges in the UK block access to the websites”<b...
VLE		Facebook<br />Features<br />Chatroom<br />Forum<br />Quiz<br />Resources<br />Submit Assessment<br />Wiki<br />Blog<b...
Hey  Colin!<br />How  do you  use Facebook?<br />Announcements<br />Events<br />Posting assessments<br />Sharing useful in...
Sharing information with students<br />
Discussions<br />
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Using Facebook as a college VLE

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Some slides from my presentation at the JISC Winter Fayre 2011 about using Facebook as an alternative to a VLE.

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Using Facebook as a college VLE

  1. 1. The VLE you can use between classes, without ruining your appetite (for learning)<br />Colin Maxwell<br />Carnegie College<br />
  2. 2. Used by 137 out of 138 students surveyed at Carnegie College<br />Mostly used for:<br />Playing games<br />Keeping in touch<br />
  3. 3. What is Facebook?<br /><ul><li> Social network site
  4. 4. Photo sharing
  5. 5. E-mail service</li></ul>What are people’s perceptions of Facebook? <br /><ul><li> People write about their lunch
  6. 6. People write about their dull lives</li></ul>How should we use Facebook? <br /><ul><li> Learn from others
  7. 7. Share experiences and offer advice</li></li></ul><li>“Social Media doesn't need to be sociable. It can be about leveraging the experiences of others to make your own life better”<br />- Meg Pickard <br />@megpickard<br />Head of Digital Engagement, The Guardian<br />via @johnpopham #LeedsCNH<br />17/11/2010<br />
  8. 8. Facebook 'cuts student<br />drop-outs' <br />“significant improvement in retention"<br />"We're embracing it rather than fighting it“<br />“students to bond with each other, work together as a team and maintain their connection with staff.”<br />Source: BBC News / Gloucestershire College<br />
  9. 9. Facebook a valid educational tool, teachers told<br />“Most schools and colleges in the UK block access to the websites”<br />“teachers and lecturers ... may not recognise the educational potential for their students.”<br />Source: The Guardian Online<br />
  10. 10. VLE Facebook<br />Features<br />Chatroom<br />Forum<br />Quiz<br />Resources<br />Submit Assessment<br />Wiki<br />Blog<br />Open to everyone<br />
  11. 11. Hey Colin!<br />How do you use Facebook?<br />Announcements<br />Events<br />Posting assessments<br />Sharing useful info<br />Quizzes<br />Peer support<br />Backchannel<br />
  12. 12. Sharing information with students<br />
  13. 13. Discussions<br />
  14. 14. Quizzes / Formative Assessment<br />
  15. 15. Supporting students<br />Student posts a question ><br />Tutor replies ><br />Professionaloffers advice ><br />
  16. 16. Organising online classes / receiving feedback<br />

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