ETE 567 Concept Map by Mallory Grycan, Pat Hitchens, and Mary Labus

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1. Social Networking

1.1. Source of Information

1.1.1. Social Networking in Plain English

1.1.1.1. New node

1.2. Tools

1.2.1. http://www.commoncraft.com/video/social-networking

1.2.2. Facebook

1.2.3. MySpace

1.2.4. LinkdIn

1.2.5. Twitter

1.3. Advantages

1.3.1. Can be used to connect with peers

1.3.2. Can be used to connect with long lost family and acquaintances

1.3.3. Can be used for business networking.

1.3.4. No cost or low cost

1.3.5. Can be used for promotional purposes

1.4. Disadvantages

1.4.1. Not all students have equal access to technology

1.4.2. Can be a distraction and interfere with work or school

1.4.3. Can be used negatively, such as for bullying and character defamation.

1.4.4. Negative information on network may prevent employment.

1.4.5. Negative information on network could disqualify a student for a scholarship.

2. Visual Learning Tools

2.1. Source of Information

2.1.1. 7 Things you should know about VoiceThread

2.2. Tool

2.2.1. VoiceThread

2.3. Advantages

2.3.1. Student friendly for all ages—clear, easy steps

2.3.2. Allows for student creativity

2.3.3. Can browse and find a large variety of topics

2.3.4. Free to use

2.4. Disadvantages

2.4.1. Need equipment to use—microphone, speakers

2.4.2. Need web access

3. News Reader, RSS feeds

3.1. Source of Information

3.1.1. YouTube Video

3.2. Tools

3.2.1. Google Reader

3.3. Advantages

3.3.1. All information is located in one place

3.3.2. Time saver

3.3.3. Many blogs and websites have RSS feed options

3.3.4. Free to use

3.4. Disadvantages

3.4.1. Need to create an account to access

3.4.2. Need web access

3.4.3. Can be overwhelming to read/keep track of