The topic of next class is social media adoption and uses. Small groups of no more than 3 students will give brief presentations (12-15 minutes) on a topic of their choice related to social media adoption and uses. You need to use Twitter to coordinate and figure out who is working with whom, and on what topic.
My requirements are that the following topics related to social media adoption get covered:
- social media adoption worldwide at the individual level
- social media adoption in the U.S. at the individual level
- social media adoption worldwide at the enterprise level
- social media adoption in the U.S. at the enterprise level
When it comes to use patterns, motivations for use, and user behaviors, I leave it up to you to define your topic, based on your own interests. Pick an interesting, but narrow topic. Keep in mind that you cannot cover EVERYTHING about user behavior on social media in a 15 minute presentation.
Start by doing some research. Browse the resources I posted for you on Blackboard. Look at the reports, and the reports available on the websites I linked to. Come up with some ideas about presentation topics, share them on Twitter, narrow them down and negotiate them on Twitter, and take it from there.
The presentations will be graded out of 3 points, which come out of your small presentations and assignment points (see the syllabus). Be sure to cite your sources in the presentation. The resources I posted on Blackboard are starting points, but you will need to find more. Use data from more than one report in your presentation.
The challenge here is two-fold: Using Twitter for coordination and organization, and delivering clear, informative presentations that extract interesting information from several available sources.
Please ask questions about this assignment in the comments below. Once you have decided your presentation topic, post it in the comments below.