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Social Media for Educators – What You Need to Know Lisa Bering , CHRP. 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

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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




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

Let’s Look at Twitter

Step 2:

www.twitter.com

gaga@guestid.ca

Password: secret2010

Step 1:

Step 3:

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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 individuals

  • Go to

    • www.hrandyou.wordpress.com



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

www.linkedin.com individuals

Need to register for use

  • Professional, business networking

  • Less emphasis on photos

  • Turn off notifications of others’ changes



Use dedicated facebook page
Use Dedicated Facebook page individuals

  • 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 individuals

  • 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 Measures of prevention are to:

Be aware of its uses and popularity;

however,

Be wary of its consequences


Guidelines
Guidelines Measures of prevention are to:

  • 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 – Measures of prevention are to:

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 Measures of prevention are to:

  • 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) Measures of prevention are to:

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 Measures of prevention are to:

  • 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 Measures of prevention are to:

  • 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, Measures of prevention are to:

comments,

or questions?


Follow up site
Follow up site Measures of prevention are to:

www.onlineteacherscanada.wordpress.com