Social Media for Teaching & Learning Learning Technology Center [email_address]   Sharon Stoerger [email_address]
Today’s Workshop <ul><li>Part 1:  Getting Started with Social Media </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Setting up Twitter & Facebook </...
PART 1: GETTING STARTED WITH SOCIAL MEDIA
Setting up your Twitter account!
http://twitter.com
 
 
 
 
And Now We Tweet!
MICRO & MACRO USES OF TWITTER
Micro = Follow “ Small,” defined group
Follow me! <ul><li>@csoleil </li></ul>
Follow UWM!
 
Twibes  ( http://www.twibes.com )
 
Following Criteria  (Chamberlin & Lehmann, 2011, p. 383) <ul><li>Do they have a profile? </li></ul><ul><li>Is that profile...
Macro = Hashtags <ul><li>Broadcast   broad audience </li></ul><ul><li>Tweet using hashtag… </li></ul><ul><li>#ltcsome </l...
More Hashtags! <ul><li>#edtech </li></ul><ul><li>#higheredtech </li></ul><ul><li>#learnchat </li></ul><ul><li>#edusocmedia...
Retweeting & Replying
Twitter Notifications
LET’S SET UP A FACEBOOK FAN PAGE!
Creating a Facebook Fan Page  http://www.facebook.com/
Create a Fan Page
 
Using Facebook in the Classroom <ul><li>Supplementary materials </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Videos </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Ar...
WHAT IS SOCIAL MEDIA? <ul><li>What are you using? </li></ul><ul><li>Why are you using it? </li></ul>
Social Media Revolution http://youtu.be/3SuNx0UrnEo
SOCIAL MEDIA AND PEDAGOGICAL USES
Why Social Media? <ul><li>Popular – students AND instructors are there </li></ul><ul><li>Reach beyond the classroom </li><...
Students LOVE Technology http://www.onlineeducation.net/students-love-tech
Educational Uses of Social Media <ul><li>Announcements & supplemental information </li></ul><ul><li>Live microblogging </l...
The Twitter Experiment <ul><li>http://youtu.be/6WPVWDkF7U8 </li></ul>
UWM and Facebook http://youtu.be/ZFfJXexaW0U
MANAGING YOUR SOCIAL MEDIA
TO LINK OR NOT TO LINK…THAT IS THE QUESTION
Creating a link http://tinyurl.com/6g8evhl
Linking Alternatives <ul><li>Social Dashboards </li></ul><ul><ul><li>TweetDeck ( http://www.tweetdeck.com/ ) </li></ul></u...
Why Social Dashboards and Browsers? <ul><li>One post – multiple social media </li></ul><ul><li>Hashtags (e.g., #edtech) </...
Social Dashboards - TweetDeck
Social Browsers – RockMelt
Archiving Social Media Content <ul><li>Twapper Keeper ( http://twapperkeeper.com ) </li></ul><ul><li>The Archivist ( http:...
Other Things to Consider <ul><li>Costs  </li></ul><ul><li>Appropriate social media </li></ul><ul><li>Privacy </li></ul><ul...
Departing Guidelines (Dunlap & Lowenthal, 2009) <ul><li>Establish relevance for students </li></ul><ul><li>Recommend peopl...
Questions? <ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>Sharon Stoerger </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address]   </li></ul>
Additional Resources <ul><li>UWM Social Media Grant project  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http://uwmsocialmedia.wikispaces.com </...
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    1. 1. Social Media for Teaching & Learning Learning Technology Center [email_address] Sharon Stoerger [email_address]
    2. 2. Today’s Workshop <ul><li>Part 1: Getting Started with Social Media </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Setting up Twitter & Facebook </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Part 2: Social Media and Pedagogical Uses </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Hands-on practice & potential uses </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Part 3: More Social Media </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Creating links & managing your social network </li></ul></ul>
    3. 3. PART 1: GETTING STARTED WITH SOCIAL MEDIA
    4. 4. Setting up your Twitter account!
    5. 5. http://twitter.com
    6. 10. And Now We Tweet!
    7. 11. MICRO & MACRO USES OF TWITTER
    8. 12. Micro = Follow “ Small,” defined group
    9. 13. Follow me! <ul><li>@csoleil </li></ul>
    10. 14. Follow UWM!
    11. 16. Twibes ( http://www.twibes.com )
    12. 18. Following Criteria (Chamberlin & Lehmann, 2011, p. 383) <ul><li>Do they have a profile? </li></ul><ul><li>Is that profile more than a URL? </li></ul><ul><li>Do I find their profile relevant in some way, shape, or form? </li></ul><ul><li>Is their ratio of followers to following relatively less than 4:1? </li></ul><ul><li>How often do they tweet? Too often = twitterstream clog </li></ul>
    13. 19. Macro = Hashtags <ul><li>Broadcast  broad audience </li></ul><ul><li>Tweet using hashtag… </li></ul><ul><li>#ltcsome </li></ul>
    14. 20. More Hashtags! <ul><li>#edtech </li></ul><ul><li>#higheredtech </li></ul><ul><li>#learnchat </li></ul><ul><li>#edusocmedia </li></ul><ul><li>#socmedia </li></ul><ul><li>#socialmedia </li></ul><ul><li>#sachat </li></ul><ul><li>#iamuwm </li></ul>Mega Education Hashtag List: http://www.cybraryman.com/edhashtags.html
    15. 21. Retweeting & Replying
    16. 22. Twitter Notifications
    17. 23. LET’S SET UP A FACEBOOK FAN PAGE!
    18. 24. Creating a Facebook Fan Page http://www.facebook.com/
    19. 25. Create a Fan Page
    20. 27. Using Facebook in the Classroom <ul><li>Supplementary materials </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Videos </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Articles </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Websites </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Discussions </li></ul><ul><li>Community building inside/outside classroom </li></ul><ul><li>New student “recruitment” </li></ul>
    21. 28. WHAT IS SOCIAL MEDIA? <ul><li>What are you using? </li></ul><ul><li>Why are you using it? </li></ul>
    22. 29. Social Media Revolution http://youtu.be/3SuNx0UrnEo
    23. 30. SOCIAL MEDIA AND PEDAGOGICAL USES
    24. 31. Why Social Media? <ul><li>Popular – students AND instructors are there </li></ul><ul><li>Reach beyond the classroom </li></ul><ul><li>Interact with “experts” </li></ul><ul><li>Professional development </li></ul><ul><li>Teacher-centered  student-centered </li></ul>
    25. 32. Students LOVE Technology http://www.onlineeducation.net/students-love-tech
    26. 33. Educational Uses of Social Media <ul><li>Announcements & supplemental information </li></ul><ul><li>Live microblogging </li></ul><ul><li>Connections/PLNs (e.g., Siemens, 2004) </li></ul><ul><li>Collect real world data </li></ul><ul><li>Polling </li></ul><ul><li>Group activities/backchannel communication </li></ul><ul><li>Other? </li></ul>
    27. 34. The Twitter Experiment <ul><li>http://youtu.be/6WPVWDkF7U8 </li></ul>
    28. 35. UWM and Facebook http://youtu.be/ZFfJXexaW0U
    29. 36. MANAGING YOUR SOCIAL MEDIA
    30. 37. TO LINK OR NOT TO LINK…THAT IS THE QUESTION
    31. 38. Creating a link http://tinyurl.com/6g8evhl
    32. 39. Linking Alternatives <ul><li>Social Dashboards </li></ul><ul><ul><li>TweetDeck ( http://www.tweetdeck.com/ ) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>HootSuite ( http://hootsuite.com/ ) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Social Browsers </li></ul><ul><ul><li>RockMelt ( http://www.rockmelt.com/ ) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Fizzik ( http://www.fizzik.com/ ) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Real Time News </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Twazzup.com ( http://www.twazzup.com/ ) </li></ul></ul>
    33. 40. Why Social Dashboards and Browsers? <ul><li>One post – multiple social media </li></ul><ul><li>Hashtags (e.g., #edtech) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Class discussions </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Conferences </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Webinars </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Real time </li></ul><ul><li>Monitor multiple conversations at a glance </li></ul>
    34. 41. Social Dashboards - TweetDeck
    35. 42. Social Browsers – RockMelt
    36. 43. Archiving Social Media Content <ul><li>Twapper Keeper ( http://twapperkeeper.com ) </li></ul><ul><li>The Archivist ( http://archivist.visitmix.com/ ) </li></ul>
    37. 44. Other Things to Consider <ul><li>Costs </li></ul><ul><li>Appropriate social media </li></ul><ul><li>Privacy </li></ul><ul><li>Best practices </li></ul><ul><li>Evaluating impact </li></ul>
    38. 45. Departing Guidelines (Dunlap & Lowenthal, 2009) <ul><li>Establish relevance for students </li></ul><ul><li>Recommend people to follow </li></ul><ul><li>Model effective use </li></ul><ul><li>Encourage students’ active/ongoing participation </li></ul><ul><li>Integrate into assessments </li></ul><ul><li>Continue to actively participate </li></ul>
    39. 46. Questions? <ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>Sharon Stoerger </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul>
    40. 47. Additional Resources <ul><li>UWM Social Media Grant project </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http://uwmsocialmedia.wikispaces.com </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Presentation and Data </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http://uwmsocialmedia.wikispaces.com/Presentations+by+Tanya </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Set-up Instructions </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http://uwmsocialmedia.wikispaces.com/Howtosocialmedia10 </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Creating a Twitter Account </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http://tinyurl.com/4lkdkj3 </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Creating a Facebook Fan Page </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http://www.facebook.com/pages/create.php </li></ul></ul>

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