Lisa Colton's presentation for the NATE pre-conference on using social media in Jewish education, January 2011
Text of Nate preconference
1.NATE PRE-CONFERENCE Introduction to Social Media and its Implications for Jewish Educators Presented by Lisa Colton, Founder & President Darim Online Lisa@darimonline.org 434.977.1170 http://bit.ly/natepre
2. PRE-CONFERENCE AGENDA Getting in the social groove New rules of the game Facebook Lunch Blogging Twitter Google Docs & Wikis Bonus Tools & Gadgets 3. PRE-CONFERENCE GOALS Get comfortable Get confident Build vocabulary Learn from others & teach others! No apologies Think tachlis and big picture Make the most of the conference! Others? 4. COMMUNICATIONS REVOLUTION 5. COMMUNICATIONS REVOLUTION 6. Characteristics of Social Media
Participatory: It blurs the line between producer and consumer, media and audience.
7. Open and Democratic: It encourages voting, comments and the sharing of information.For this reason it is seen as authentic and trustworthy. 8. Conversational: Two (or more) way conversation rather than one-directional broadcast.Is personal, specific, and engaging. 9. Communal: Supports formation, growth & strength of communities around a particular shared interest. 10. Connected: Thrives on being connected, rather than being territorial and proprietary.