Thursday, 7 August 2008

Institutional social networking sites

Two UK universities are exploring Ning as a space for institutional social networking. The University of Bradford are using this for their campus community, facilitating conversations relating to living in the area, life at the University and students' studies and academic progress. The University of Wales Newport have adopted this approach for new or prospective students.

Michael Web, from Newport, discusses why they choose Ning, and the potentials and pitfalls they encountered. Read more from his blog...

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