Social Networking Tools and the Impact on Instruction

Christa James-Byrnes,
Associate Professor in engineering and computer science, UW-Baraboo
Christopher Blaire Bundy,
Instructional Technology Consultant, DoIT - Academic Technology

In this session, Christa James-Byrnes will discuss her use of technology to facilitate and enhance social and curricular-based student interaction in distant Engineering courses. She will discuss her experience with social networking and collaboration tools such as Desire2Learn, Breeze, compressed video, and Instant Messaging, as well as her exploration of emerging collaborative tools, such as voice over IP, Facebook, and MySpace.

07April-Eped-56K.mp323.69 MB
EngagingStudentsataDistance.ppt15.21 MB