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Social Media in Education, A Family Photo Album

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This was a presentation for the University of Michigan Dearborn, per an invitation from their College of Engineering.

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Social Media in Education, A Family Photo Album

  1. 1. Social Media in Education — A Family Photo Album <ul><li>PF Anderson, Emerging Technologies Librarian for the Health Sciences, University of Michigan </li></ul><ul><li>January 28, 2010 </li></ul>
  2. 2. Who is this crazy lady?
  3. 3. Who is this crazy lady?
  4. 4. Who is this crazy lady?
  5. 5. Who is this crazy lady?
  6. 7. <ul><li>“ The people who helped invent the platforms that make the digital world so useful are generally the last to use them.” </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Fuller, Brian. Social media’s rising impact in the engineering world. Greeley’s Ghost July 16, 2009. </li></ul></ul>
  7. 8. Why use SocMed in Ed? <ul><li>Synchronous / Asynchronous </li></ul><ul><li>Distance Learning </li></ul><ul><li>Collaborative & Engaging </li></ul><ul><li>Critical Thinking & Communication Skills </li></ul><ul><li>Optional Larger Community </li></ul><ul><li>Crowdsourcing </li></ul>
  8. 9. Why use SocMed in Ed? <ul><li>Connect </li></ul><ul><li>Think Global </li></ul><ul><li>Involve Everyone </li></ul><ul><li>Connect to Practice </li></ul><ul><li>Use Today’s Opportunities </li></ul><ul><li>Think Big </li></ul>
  9. 10. Social Media Types <ul><li>Blogs (Wordpress, Blogger, Moveable Type, TypePad) </li></ul><ul><li>Social Networking (Facebook, MySpace, Ning, Second Life) </li></ul><ul><li>Conversation Tools (“microblogging” - Twitter, Identi.ca / Status.Net, Plurk, Yammer) </li></ul><ul><li>Social Bookmarking (Delicious, Digg, StumbleUpon) </li></ul><ul><li>Video Sharing (YouTube) </li></ul><ul><li>Image Sharing (Flickr) </li></ul><ul><li>Presentation & Document Sharing (Slideshare, Scribd) </li></ul>
  10. 11. Emerging Tech in Education
  11. 12. Emerging Tech in Education
  12. 13. <ul><li>“ Whatever other creative approaches are taken in the four-year engineering curriculum, the essence of engineering — the iterative process of designing, predicting, performance, building, and testing — should be taught from the earliest stages of the curriculum, including the first year.” </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Recommendations. Educating the Engineer of 2020 . National Academy of Engineering. 2005, p. 53. </li></ul></ul>
  13. 14. Once upon a time <ul><li>.. there was a young couple ... </li></ul>
  14. 15. Once upon a time <ul><li>... and their names were Mr. & Mrs. Web 2.0. </li></ul>Blogs Wikis
  15. 16. Blogs
  16. 32. Wikis
  17. 50. Why collaboration?
  18. 52. Once upon a time <ul><li>They had a few kids ... </li></ul>Blogs Wikis
  19. 53. Once upon a time <ul><li>They had a few kids ... </li></ul>Blogs Wikis
  20. 54. Once upon a time <ul><li>Delicious </li></ul><ul><li>Facebook </li></ul><ul><li>Flickr </li></ul><ul><li>Twitter </li></ul><ul><li>Youtube </li></ul>
  21. 55. Delicious
  22. 58. Facebook
  23. 66. Flickr
  24. 73. Twitter
  25. 107. Twitter for discovery
  26. 117. Youtube
  27. 129. Once upon a time <ul><li>... and a few more ... </li></ul>Blogs Wikis
  28. 130. Once upon a time <ul><li>FriendFeed </li></ul><ul><li>ManyEyes </li></ul><ul><li>Momentile </li></ul><ul><li>NetVibes </li></ul><ul><li>Ning </li></ul><ul><li>Slideshare </li></ul>
  29. 131. Friendfeed
  30. 143. <ul><li>http://spreadsheets.google.com/pub?key=plwwufp30hfqwGp0_E3iKNQ&single=true&gid=0&output=html </li></ul>
  31. 144. ManyEyes
  32. 149. Momentile
  33. 153. NetVibes
  34. 159. Ning
  35. 163. Slideshare
  36. 168. Once upon a time <ul><li>And then there was always weird Uncle Al .... Uh, SL? </li></ul>
  37. 171. Once upon a time <ul><li>... and then their kids had kids ... </li></ul>
  38. 172. Crowdsourcing
  39. 177. ePortfolio
  40. 182. Graphics & Presentation
  41. 189. Timelines
  42. 196. Once upon a time <ul><li>... until they had a HUGE family! </li></ul>

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