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Let’s talk technology and the different social networking

  1. 1. The American people have embraced andunderstood technological literacy as the "newbasic" for todays world, along withreading, writing, and arithmetic. Technologicalliteracy is not only knowing how to use technologyfor word processing, spreadsheets, and Internetaccess. Technological literacy is using thepowerful learning opportunities afforded bytechnology to increase learning in academicsubjects and increase students skills(Ed.gov, 2003). Ed.gov. 2003
  2. 2.  Facebook Twitter mySpace
  3. 3.  Describe technology that youth are using for social networking. Recognize benefits and dangers of technology. Share strategies to keep youth safe in cyberspace. Identify strategies for using technology
  4. 4.  After completion of course the student will be able to clearly recognize and translate the benefits of social networking. After completion of course the student will be able to clearly recognize and translate the dangers of social networking. After completion of course the student will be able to describe the technology he/she is using for social networking.
  5. 5.  After completion of course the student will be able to identify strategies related to safe social networking . After completion of course the student will be able to identify uses of technology.
  6. 6.  Facebook - 750,000,000 - Estimated Unique Monthly Visitors Twitter - 250,000,000 - Estimated Unique Monthly Visitors mySpace - 70,500,000 - Estimated Unique Monthly Visitors
  7. 7.  Have students follow news relevant to course Students can share book reviews for instructors to grade and peers to read Help to promote communication with shy students Update assignments/meetings Use the site to brainstorm Organize assignments, notes, and classes with Notely ( account with Facebook app) Record lectures and post on Facebook On line College.com 2009
  8. 8.  Students who use Facebook have a 20% decrease in grades when using books to multitasking compared to more focused peers Students who use Facebook work less hours Student who spend time on Facebook are more likely to be depressed compared to socially active students O’Dell 2011
  9. 9.  Sharing study notes and following instructors improve online education Students who follows school subject experts enhances their knowledge Twitter promotes the intellectual growth of students who regularly use Twitter Instructors have the ability to assist students from their syllabus to study tips Thaxton 2010
  10. 10.  Allows students and teachers to share work Allows students and teachers to debate A networking tool for students and teachers Allows students to collaborate outside of four walls of the classroom Andrews 2007
  11. 11.  Students or teachers may be hacked The appropriate engagement of students for meaningful topics/studies The challenge of involvement of students in social network activities focused on research, data gathering, communicating with experts, examining other points of view, and dialogue within all curriculum areas using online resources Wetzel 2009
  12. 12.  Increased monitoring by young students from parents Too much internet usage from young students may lead to learning disabilities Security issues Impact on Education SocialNetworking 2012
  13. 13.  Private identity information Meeting people online Security Online privacy Safe social networking Common sense media 2012
  14. 14.  Internet filters Log in and out with individual student accounts Strong firewalls Student education on security issues National School Safety and Security Issues 2007
  15. 15.  http://www.surveymonkey.com/s/MRCZBL7
  16. 16.  Andrews, R. (2007). Don’t tell your parents: Schools embrace mySpace. Retrieved from http://www.wired.com/culture/education/news/2007/04/myspaceforschool Common sense media. (2012). Safety and security online. Retrieved from http://cybersmartcurriculum.org/safetysecurity/lessons/ eBizMBA . (2012). Top 15 most popular social networking sites | July 2012. Retrieved from http://www.ebizmba.com/articles/social-networking-websites Ed.gov. (2003). Technological literacy: A national priority. Retrieved from http://www2.ed.gov/about/offices/list/os/technology/plan/national/priority. html Impact on Education SocialNetworking. (2012). Social networking in education. Retrieved from http://horizonproject.wikispaces.com/Impact+on+Education+SocialNetworking#Overview of Social Networkings Impact on Education National School Safety and Security Issues. (2007). School safety services. Retrieved from http://www.schoolsecurity.org/index.html
  17. 17.  O’Dell, J. (2011). For students, what is the “Facebook effect” on grades? Retrieved from http://mashable.com/2011/04/27/facebook-effect-students Online College.org. (2009). 100 Ways you should be using Facebook in your classroom. Retrieved from http://www.onlinecollege.org/2009/10/20/100-ways-you-should-be-using-facebook-in-your- classroom Thaxton, C. (2010). Using Twitter for educational purposes. Retrieved from http://suite101.com/article/using-twitter-for-educational-purposes-a287131 Wetzel, D. R. (2009). 12 expert Twitter tips for the classroom. Retrieved from http://suite101.com/article/12- expert-twitter-tips-for-the-classroom-a139534