Shannon Ritter's Using Social Networking Tools and Technologies to Build a Community of Online Learners

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SLN SOLsummit 2009 presentation - by Shannon Ritter http://slnsolsummit2009.edublogs.org Online and distance learners are studying from locations all over our globe, connected via internet to our courses and institutions. By taking advantage of social networking technologies, we can begin to connect these students with each other and encourage community building among our learners.

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1.Using Social NetworkingTools and Technologies toBuild a Community ofOnline LearnersShannon Ritter, Social Networks AdviserPenn State World Campus 2. imagine 3. the experience 4. non-traditionalstudents and learning 5. learning together 6. a sense of belonging 7. community 8. what were doing 9. Hows it going so far? 10. Facebook Friends - 337Twitter Followers - 107Second Life Opening 1/28/09Flickr Views 2574YouTube Views - 2316 11. it helps us feel connectedwe feel like part of theuniversity now we feel like every otherstudent - like its our university too 12. questions