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  1. 1. Network Comparison<br />Sharron Bills<br />Lamar University<br />Informational Systems Management<br />EDLD 5362<br />
  2. 2. Why should professionalsuse Internet networking?<br /><ul><li>Professionals can form connections and relationships with others in similar careers and with common interests.
  3. 3. Group members have ability to create own interest groups.
  4. 4. Online networks are extensions of traditional personal networking (Sileo, 2009).</li></li></ul><li>Why should professionals use Internet networking?<br /><ul><li>Online collaboration for research and projects is readily available.
  5. 5. Enables members to establish and control positive Internet presence.
  6. 6. Members can seek jobs through membership.
  7. 7. Members can learn about professional development opportunities (Doherty, n. d.).</li></li></ul><li>Networks<br />I use LinkedIn and Twitter.<br />LinkedIn is a more formal, traditional type of professional network.<br />Twitter is micro-blogging, yet with the selection of educational professionals and organizations a wealth of information and networking occurs.<br />
  8. 8. LinkedIn<br />One reason to use LinkedIn is to…<br />research people in your field or are planning to meet (Harper, 2011).<br />manage and pattern your profile after other professionals.<br />ask for or receive advice from other professionals.<br />promote yourself on Internet (Pollock, 2008).<br />
  9. 9. LinkedIn<br />I belong to the group<br />TECHNOLOGY IN EDUCATION<br />as Sharron Bills.<br /><ul><li>Over 10,000 members from all areas of education. Postings range from simple technology issues in the classroom to sophisticated networking solutions to job postings. </li></li></ul><li>Twitter <br />A reason to use Twitter is to…<br /><ul><li>grow professional relationships.
  10. 10. expand professional networks.
  11. 11. get questions answered or other types </li></ul> of information quickly.<br />
  12. 12. Twitter<br />A reason to use Twitter is to…<br /><ul><li>create informal networks at conferences.
  13. 13. receive instant updates on professional news </li></ul> and contacts.<br /><ul><li>promote other personal sites on Internet.
  14. 14. read frequent postings by users leads to daily learning and networking opportunities.
  15. 15. enable direct communications with like-minded individuals (Zelenka, 2007).</li></li></ul><li>Twitter<br /><ul><li>Follow me on Twitter!</li></ul>shbills<br /><ul><li>Groups and people I follow:
  16. 16. cybraryman
  17. 17. SmartyBoards
  18. 18. web2.0classroom
  19. 19. findingDulcinea
  20. 20. EDSITEment
  21. 21. tcea
  22. 22. tasa
  23. 23. TEA</li></li></ul><li>References<br />Doherty. D. (n. d.) How to use professional networking websites. [Web log comment]. Retrieved from http://www.ehow.com/how_4473422_use-professional-networking-websites.html<br />Harper, R. (2011, February 7). Why you should use LinkedIn before graduation. [Web log comment]. Retrieved from <br />http://www.usatodayeducate.com/staging/index.php/blog/why-you-should-use-linkedin-before-graduation<br />Pollack, L. (2008, June 18). Why you should use LinkedIn (if you aren’t already). [Web log comment]. Retrieved from <br />http://www.lindseypollak.com/archives/why-you-should-use-linkedin-if-you-arent-already<br />Sileo, J. (2009, August 19). 7 hazards of social networking. [Web log comment]. Retrieved from http://intent.com/john-sileo/blog/7-hazards-social-networking<br />Zelenka, A. (2007, March 15). Eight ways to use Twitter professionally. [Web log comment]. Retrieved from http://gigaom.com/collaboration/eight-ways-twitter-is-useful-professionally/<br />

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