Social Media and Learning

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<ul><li> 1. Social Media andLearningLearn@Work Week Sept 20, 2012Stella LeeBlended Learning Leader, Global Learning TeamGolder Associates, Inc., CanadaiCore Researcher, SCIS, Athabasca UniversityPhoto credit:</li></ul> <p> 2. Todays outline Social Media Trends and Usage Implications for Learning Foster a Dynamic Social Learning SpaceQ &amp; A 3. What is Social Media?Photo credit: 4. Wikipedias definition Social media includes web-based and mobilebased technologies which are used to turncommunication into interactive dialogue amongorganizations, communities, and individuals. 5. Two ways of looking at - e.g. Flickr,YouTube, del.icio.us2. technological approaches - e.g. collaborative filtering, recommender, shared tagging 6. Social Media Trends and UsagePhoto credit: 7. Social media trends and usage Canada has the worlds highest social networking penetration- 49.3% or over 17 million (2011) 47% of Canadians use Twitter (18% of all Twitter accounts) 58% have blogsSource: 8. In 2011, 50% of online Canadians visited a social media site atleast once a week 35% visited every day 18-34 years old heaviest users, over 50 years old are alsoheavy users (over 40%) daily access to email declined 28%Source: 9. source: comscores December 2011 report: 10. Implications for Learningphoto credit: 11. Formal learning - classes and online workshops and events, is the source of only 10% to 20% of what we learn at work - Jay Cross 12. Social media is everywhere... Marketing and communication Organizational learning and development Personal development Research 13. v 14. A DIY model A lot more amateurish effort (Shirky, 2008) It is scattered all over, many overlapping effort It is organic/self-organizing A sub-culture movement (not officially supported byinstitutions) 15. Foster a dynamic social learning spacePhoto credit: 16. From one-way broadcast 17. To two-way conversationsPhoto credit: 18. Many-to-many connection Photo credit: 19. SharingPhoto credit: 20. CollaboratingPhoto credit: 21. Co-creatingPhoto credit: 22. From then to nowThen NowFormal Learning SpaceInformal Learning SpaceMass LearningPersonalized LearningCompetitiveCollaborativeRestricted &amp; Constructed Creative &amp; ExtendedInstructionPersonal Author &amp; InnovatorContentKnowledge &amp; Understanding 23. Social learning isevolving fast Not sure of the tools to use Social platform new and changing every day How to measure? Netiquette 24. Yammer - private social network 25. Jam - social learning 26. Golderpedia 27. Its no longer all about how much you know... Its about how well you can learn.Photo credit: 28. Start learning A new framework for supporting learning and performance in the social workplace Internet Time Alliance Blog (with a social learning focus) Why education needs social media Social Learning Blog 100+ examples of use of social media in learning 29. Questions? Comments? Ideas?photo credit: 30. Thank you! Email: Twitter: @stellal Slideshare: Academia: LinkedIn: </p>