Social media:  <br />Make it work for you<br /> <br />Karen Melhuish<br />This work is licensed under a Creative Commons<b...
Warning!<br />This is NOT about technology!<br />
Tēnākoutou, tēnākoutou, tēnākoutoukatoa<br />
Connect to learn….<br />Master isolated images / FreeDigitalPhotos.net<br />
 "Communities of practice are our first knowledge-based structures”(Wenger, McDermott & Snyder, 2002)<br />By Isherb (Own ...
A successful learner….<br />Drives their own learning<br />Can connect with<br /> and relate to others <br />in communitie...
Anyone can connect, share, collaborate, negotiate, relate to others, exchange ideas, participate, debate, discuss to learn...
Yourpersonal learning network<br />#tag<br />Filter <br />Search<br />
http://www.studyit.org.nz<br />
Find your focus<br />
Reflect. Connect.Reflect some more…<br />http://alicepyne.blogspot.com/<br />
Your Purpose<br />renjithkrishnan / FreeDigitalPhotos.net<br />
The People<br />Art by Terry Dodson: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/X-Men  |  http://www.offsitedatabackup.com/blog/index.ph...
The Process<br />http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/e/ed/Passport_to_the_World.png<br />
If we can connect in some tiny way with a human that doesn't agree with us, then maybe we won't blow up the planet.<br />N...
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  • 8.55Introduction
  • 8.55The fears of social networking
  • 9.05What is social learning? – its nothing new. Physical demonstration of how might TWITTER could work in the room – the power of social networks
  • 9.05What is social learning? – its nothing new
  • 9.05What is social learning? – we learn best when we
  • 9.10The beautiful synergy of learning and social media
  • What might it look like in school and beyond….
  • 9.00Twitter in the room
  • 4.10[2] Example 2: Students learning with your peers, writing with wikis/blogs
  • 9.10Tips to takeaway1. Clear PURPOSE: what do you want to know/learn…key steps…who can help…focus on goal and steps
  • 9.10Tips to takeaway. 1. Clear PEOPLE: understand that people can be amazing, take advantage of their strengths…but you also don’t always know who people are online. Manage yourself according - cybersafety
  • 9.10Tips to takeaway1. Clear PROCESS – being a citizen – free to travel but part of society – rules…
  • Make social media work for you: Tech Hui 2011

    1. 1. Social media: <br />Make it work for you<br /> <br />Karen Melhuish<br />This work is licensed under a Creative Commons<br />Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License.<br />
    2. 2. Warning!<br />This is NOT about technology!<br />
    3. 3. Tēnākoutou, tēnākoutou, tēnākoutoukatoa<br />
    4. 4.
    5. 5.
    6. 6. Connect to learn….<br />Master isolated images / FreeDigitalPhotos.net<br />
    7. 7.  "Communities of practice are our first knowledge-based structures”(Wenger, McDermott & Snyder, 2002)<br />By Isherb (Own work) [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons<br />
    8. 8. A successful learner….<br />Drives their own learning<br />Can connect with<br /> and relate to others <br />in communities<br />Ask questions <br />and pursue answers<br />Reflect on their progress<br />towards goals<br />Salvatore Vuono / FreeDigitalPhotos.net<br />
    9. 9. Anyone can connect, share, collaborate, negotiate, relate to others, exchange ideas, participate, debate, discuss to learn….<br />Easily<br />Globally<br />Anytime<br />Anywhere<br />For free<br />Today, with the complementary nature of sociocultural theory and collaborative learning tools, learning is…fundamentally social and derived from authentic engagement with others in a community of practice <br />(Bonk & Cunningham, 1998 citing Kahn, 1993)<br />
    10. 10. Yourpersonal learning network<br />#tag<br />Filter <br />Search<br />
    11. 11. http://www.studyit.org.nz<br />
    12. 12. Find your focus<br />
    13. 13. Reflect. Connect.Reflect some more…<br />http://alicepyne.blogspot.com/<br />
    14. 14. Your Purpose<br />renjithkrishnan / FreeDigitalPhotos.net<br />
    15. 15. The People<br />Art by Terry Dodson: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/X-Men | http://www.offsitedatabackup.com/blog/index.php/2010/10/internet-privacy-the-venn-diagram/<br />
    16. 16. The Process<br />http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/e/ed/Passport_to_the_World.png<br />
    17. 17. If we can connect in some tiny way with a human that doesn't agree with us, then maybe we won't blow up the planet.<br />Nancy White, Us and Them: <br />A Blog Conversation Survival Guide, SXSW 2006<br />

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