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Using Web 2 For Communication Workshop

  1. 1. Roy Yabuki DFW Director, Tech Specialist International Students Inc.
  2. 2.  Met God early, got to know Him in college  Japanese-American (Third culture)  Lived all over country…  Grew up with computers  Passion is ministry and helping people to do ministry as effectively as God called them to  This stuff does not necessarily come easy for me either.
  3. 3. Make You aware about some of the things that are available Basic sense of what is important for you to learn Start dialogue about your ideas and questions and introduce you to a medium to continue dialogue. Some places to go for questions and to foster continuous learning
  4. 4. Photo/Video Sharing  Getting the Story Out  Build Trust  For Students/Support Partners/Volunteers  Fun, sharing, viral  Makes Events & Lessons learned indelible  Facebook, Flickr, Picasa, Youtube, Vimeo Wiki’s, Blogs, Groupware  How to survive in… Wiki  Mailing list (googlegroups, yahoogroups, iContact, ConstantContact)
  5. 5. Public Truth Sharing Media  Blogs (can take password)  Websites to share (e.g.,, E-mail – more private (mass & personal) Google Truth & Falsehood spreads quickly
  6. 6.  Online Instant Communication – (Skype/MSN/Yahoo/Google talk)  Supplements face-to-face  Local/Long Distance  Group/Individual  Returnees
  7. 7. Web 2.0 is about organizing like-minded people in different places for causes  Facebook Causes section  On Facebook donors, perspective supporters, volunteers even students see what is happening catch the vision  See who is interacting with which students at what level…  Share students  Encourages Kingdom thinking  Makes ministry less parochial
  8. 8. Web 2.0 is about organizing like-minded people in different places for causes  Other Tools  Tool to allow Many people can develop content together  Tools to Organize online (Automated Event Planning)  Share ideas and so learn faster from collective knowledge
  9. 9. Web 2.0 Technologies supplements but does not replace direct human touch Web 2.0 is intrusive and so forces transparency  People will find out the truth  Why afraid of intrusive things? Everything is “live,” but archived so be wise about what say and reveal
  10. 10. No more gatekeepers  Direct access is the norm  Implications on our relationships with students  Implications for making relationships on campus Discipline vs. Nuisance  Like anything, Weekly gathering, visiting campus, prayer letters – takes discipline Learning curve steep but getting gentler
  11. 11. More people around the world on the internet doing more things How People Use the Internet US Adults US 18-27 US 18-27 Men Women Creators 25% 41% 37% Critics 25% 45% 37% Collectors 12% 29% 16% Joiners 25% 59% 58% Spectators 48% 67% 60% Inactives 44% 22% 28% Groups include people participating in at least one of the activities monthly. From .html.
  12. 12. Mobile Internet Will be Main Access  According to Cisco 2009, Mobile internet will grow 66 times in the next five years  Annual growth rate for Asia projects to 146% and 166% for Latin America.
  13. 13. There will be more working together using the internet Movements will spread quicker, Ideas develop and change faster. Resembles spread of a virus in the jet age
  14. 14. What are your technology challenges and needs? What are your goals for being at this seminar? Which areas in handout do you want to focus on?  May not have time to do all…
  15. 15. Social Networking Sharing the Story – Getting the Message Out  Video – Stored on their site, Embedded on yours  Photos  Creating Easy Websites  Mass e-mail
  16. 16. Pictures
  17. 17. Working together  Working together  Making life easier ?!  The Body being the Body  Still need communication & coordination Students/Volunteers/Supporters as innovators and co-creators  Web is becoming more of a 2 way conversation than a store front.
  18. 18. Social Networking Technologies for Sharing Ideas, Questions, Resources Microblogging (aka What is a Twitter and do I twitter or do I tweet?) Group Database Event Planning/Registration
  19. 19. Free Way to create quick self contained social network Takes time to manage and maintain
  20. 20. Eventbrite
  21. 21. Blogs Forums Wikis Project Management Sites Cloud computing
  22. 22. Like a Ship’s Log or a Journal Story of the Journey Observations, What happened and what was learned Chronological but searchable Idea Sharing & Amalgamation
  23. 23.  Forums “An Internet forum, or message board, is an online discussion site. It is the modern equivalent of a traditional bulletin board, and a technological evolution of the dialup bulletin board system. People participating in an Internet forum may cultivate social bonds and interest groups for a topic may form from the discussions.”  Wikis A wiki is a website that uses wiki software, allowing the easy creation and editing of any number of interlinked Web pages/documents with easy search capability. In other words a place where people can store many documents that all of them are editing together to created a body of information. (e.g.wikipedia)  Project Management Sites
  24. 24. Shared documents  Google docs  Zoho  Office Live Workspace Shared Storage  Microsoft Skydrive  
  25. 25. Voip/Screensharing/Conference Calling
  26. 26. Private Publishing  Blogs/Wiki/Filesharing  Scribd – books, booklets, etc. 
  27. 27. iPhone, Blackberry, Google Android Netbooks & Cloud computing
  28. 28. Conclusion Other Resources  How do I? Online tutorials… to stay on top of this stuff and to share you ideas… Not just about Technology but all innovative ideas in international student ministry.