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Social media for educators what you need to know lisa bering chrp

Social Media for Educators – What You Need to KnowLisa Bering, CHRP


Objectives

Objectives

  • To recognize the increasing importance of social media and be able to list the most popular applications

  • To be familiar with several ways social media can be used in the classroom

  • To be aware of methods to maximize benefits and minimize risks of using social media for education


Social media applications that enable self publishing

Social media: applications that enable self publishing

Presented by George Kao

for the choice Magazine community


Social media for educators what you need to know lisa bering chrp

Top 3 Social Networking Sites

  • Facebook:At Least 500 Million ActiveUsers

  • (more than 50% of these log on daily)LinkedIn:

  • More than 75 Million MembersTwitter:More than 28 Million Unique Visitors Monthly

Presented by George Kao for the choice Magazine

community


Social media for educators what you need to know lisa bering chrp

Millenials

  • Aged 15-29

  • Technology everywhere – rapid multi tasking all aspects of life

  • Uncomfortable with formality

  • Bored with “broadcast teaching” -- Eager to “find a better way to do things”

From Dr. Sean Lyons: March 25, 2010 Teaching the Millennial Generation: Meeting the Challenge


Social media for educators what you need to know lisa bering chrp

Social Media – Here to Stay

  • % of Canadians online who use at least one form of social media**

  • 90%

# of businesses

who use social media

in Canada*

9 out of 10

From

**Forrester Research, 2009

*SAS/Leger Marketing survey, 1,000+ Canadian executives, March 2010


Use social media for research

Use Social Media for Research


Website and print media connecting to social media

Website and Print Media connecting to Social Media


Social media for educators what you need to know lisa bering chrp

Let’s Look at Twitter

Step 2:

www.twitter.com

[email protected]

Password: secret2010

Step 1:

Step 3:

10


Social media in class communication

Social Media in Class - Communication


Social media for educators what you need to know lisa bering chrp

Blogging-activity that allows self-published commentary by individuals

GETTING STARTED: http://www.blogtrepreneur.com/2007/05/23/101-essential-blogging-resources/


Social media for educators what you need to know lisa bering chrp

HR current issues, changes

  • Go to

    • www.hrandyou.wordpress.com


Social media for networking professional activities

Social Media for Networking/Professional Activities


Social media for educators what you need to know lisa bering chrp

www.linkedin.com

Need to register for use

  • Professional, business networking

  • Less emphasis on photos

  • Turn off notifications of others’ changes


Other uses for social media

Other Uses for Social Media


Use dedicated facebook page

Use Dedicated Facebook page

  • Control content

  • Decrease distraction

  • Places less emphasis on Friending

  • Keep messages related to certain topics

  • Prevent seeing nudity, swearing, crimes, improper behaviour, student love lives, political or other affiliations


Help students pause before they post

Help students Pause before they Post

  • Where am I posting ?

  • What am I posting?

  • Why am I posting?

  • What does this say about me?

  • What will I think of this in 10 years (next 2 jobs, possibly in a relationship or married, potentially a parent)?


Social media for educators what you need to know lisa bering chrp

Students face repercussions on any type of social media. Measures of prevention are to:

  • Avoid Posting Embarrassing Photos

  • Create Positive Content

  • Google Yourself

  • Don't Talk Trash Online

  • It's Not All About You

  • Be Social

From Huffington post http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2010/07/08/essential-social-media-et_n_637690.html#s110607,


Social media for educators what you need to know lisa bering chrp

Social Media for Educators

Be aware of its uses and popularity;

however,

Be wary of its consequences


Guidelines

Guidelines

  • Use caution interacting with individual students on sites to avoid perception of bias

  • Set expectations i.e. you can exchange messages about course assignments, but don’t begin small talk when you see me online

  • Course requests such as asking for an extended deadlines must be done through a school site, not Facebook.


Social media for educators what you need to know lisa bering chrp

Help students sift –

Canadian Media Awareness

  • http://www.media-awareness.ca/english/teachers/media_education/media_education_overview.cfm


Social media for educators what you need to know lisa bering chrp

Promoting Ethical Behaviour Online

  • http://www.media-awareness.ca/

  • english/resources/educational/lessons/

  • secondary/cyberbullying/

  • cyberbullying_behaviour.cfm


Social media for educators what you need to know lisa bering chrp

50 Ways to Use Your Twitter (in class)

http://www.onlinecolleges.net/2009/06/08/50-ways-to-use-twitter-in-the-college-classroom/


Social media for educators what you need to know lisa bering chrp

Resources to help students

  • http://www.media-awareness.ca/english/teachers/index.cfm

  • In class http://www.media-awareness.ca/english/resources/special_initiatives/wa_resources/wa_teachers/are_you_web_aware/web_aware_social_networking.cfm

  • Are you Web Aware ?


Social media for educators what you need to know lisa bering chrp

Other Resources

  • http://www.slideshare.net/KSLeBlanc/teaching-the-teachers-about-social-media

  • Faculty Development Social Media video

  • http://www.teachertube.com/

  • for videos

  • http://socialmediaclassroom.com/


Social media for educators what you need to know lisa bering chrp

Any thoughts,

comments,

or questions?


Follow up site

Follow up site

www.onlineteacherscanada.wordpress.com


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