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

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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 - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

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<p>PRESENTATION NAME</p> <p>1Social Media for Educators What You Need to Know</p> <p>Lisa Bering, CHRP</p> <p>12ObjectivesTo recognize the increasing importance of social media and be able to list the most popular applications</p> <p>To be familiar with several ways social media can be used in the classroom</p> <p>To be aware of methods to maximize benefits and minimize risks of using social media for educationSocial media: applications that enable self publishing</p> <p>Presented by George Kaofor the choice Magazine community4Facebook:At Least 500 Million Active Users(more than 50% of these log on daily)</p> <p>LinkedIn:More than 75 Million Members</p> <p>Twitter:More than 28 Million Unique Visitors Monthly</p> <p>Top 3 Social Networking SitesPresented by George Kao for the choice Magazine community</p> <p>5Aged 15-29Technology everywhere rapid multi tasking all aspects of lifeUncomfortable with formalityBored with broadcast teaching -- Eager to find a better way to do thingsMillenialsFrom Dr. Sean Lyons: March 25, 2010 Teaching the Millennial Generation: Meeting the Challenge6% of Canadians online who use at least one form of social media** 90%</p> <p>Social Media Here to StayFrom **Forrester Research, 2009*SAS/Leger Marketing survey, 1,000+ Canadian executives, March 2010</p> <p># of businesseswho use social mediain Canada*9 out of 10Use Social Media for ResearchWebsite and Print Media connecting to Social Media</p> <p>9Vancouver SunCBCGlobe and MailToronto Star CanoeCanadian Media on TwitterIndividuals on TwitterTom Clark, newscaster on CTV announced resignation, September 7, 2010Steve Paikin tweeted during G20 experience, June 27, 2010President Obama announced choice of Vice President, 2008</p> <p>10www.twitter.com</p> <p> gaga@guestid.ca Password: secret2010 Lets Look at Twitter</p> <p>Step 1:Step 2:Step 3:</p> <p>11Social Media in Class - CommunicationBlogging-activity that allows self-published commentary by individualsGETTING STARTED: http://www.blogtrepreneur.com/2007/05/23/101-essential-blogging-resources/</p> <p>14Go to </p> <p>www.hrandyou.wordpress.com</p> <p>HR current issues, changesSocial Media for Networking/Professional Activities16www.linkedin.com</p> <p>Need to register for use</p> <p>Professional, business networkingLess emphasis on photosTurn off notifications of others changes</p> <p>17</p> <p>Other Uses for Social MediaUse Dedicated Facebook pageControl contentDecrease distractionPlaces less emphasis on FriendingKeep messages related to certain topicsPrevent seeing nudity, swearing, crimes, improper behaviour, student love lives, political or other affiliations19Help students Pause before they PostWhere 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)? </p> <p>21Avoid Posting Embarrassing Photos Create Positive ContentGoogle Yourself Don't Talk Trash Online It's Not All About You Be Social </p> <p>Students face repercussions on any type of social media. Measures of prevention are to:From Huffington post http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2010/07/08/essential-social-media-et_n_637690.html#s110607, </p> <p>22http://bhc3.wordpress.com/2009/03/17/how-to-tweet-your-way-out-of-a-job/ </p> <p>Tweet your way out of a job23Be aware of its uses and popularity;</p> <p>however,Social Media for EducatorsBe wary of its consequencesGuidelinesUse caution interacting with individual students on sites to avoid perception of biasSet expectations i.e. you can exchange messages about course assignments, but dont begin small talk when you see me onlineCourse requests such as asking for an extended deadlines must be done through a school site, not Facebook.</p> <p>25http://www.eschoolnews.com/2008/10/10/ schools-grapple-with-teachers-facebook-use/</p> <p>Guidelines on Use of Social Media for Educatorshttp://www.eschoolnews.com/2008/10/10/ schools-grapple-with-teachers-facebook-use/</p> <p>26http://www.media-awareness.ca/english/teachers/media_education/media_education_overview.cfm</p> <p>Help students sift Canadian Media Awareness CYBERBULLYING and Canadian lawhttp://www.media-awareness.ca/english/resources/educational/teaching_backgrounders/cyberbullying/cyberbullying_law2_h4.cfmCriminal law: Harassment is a crime under the Criminal Code. Harassment is when something a person says or does makes someone fear for his or her safety, or for the safety of others. Even if the perpetrator did not intend to frighten someone, she or he can be charged with harassment if the target feels threatened. </p> <p>Defamatory libel is a crime under the Criminal Code. It is most often treated as a crime if the libellous statement is directed against a person in authority and could seriously harm his or her reputation. Section 2 of the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms guarantees freedom of expression. However, this must be weighed against need for a a free and democratic society and, in the case of cyberbullying, must be weighed against Section 7, which guarantees the right to life, liberty and security of the person.CYBERBULLYING and Canadian law29BC Teachers Federation Cyberbullying</p> <p> http://bctf.ca/IssuesInEducation.aspx?id=15960#Tips</p> <p>30http://www.media-awareness.ca/english/resources/educational/lessons/secondary/cyberbullying/cyberbullying_behaviour.cfm </p> <p>Promoting Ethical Behaviour Online</p> <p>31http://www.onlinecolleges.net/2009/06/08/50-ways-to-use-twitter-in-the-college-classroom/ 50 Ways to Use Your Twitter (in class)32http://www.media-awareness.ca/english/teachers/index.cfm</p> <p>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 ?Resources to help students33http://www.slideshare.net/KSLeBlanc/teaching-the-teachers-about-social-media Faculty Development Social Media video</p> <p>http://www.teachertube.com/ for videos</p> <p>http://socialmediaclassroom.com/ Other Resources34</p> <p>Any thoughts,comments,or questions?Follow up sitewww.onlineteacherscanada.wordpress.com</p>