When Student Published Videos Go Viral: Lessons Learned (March 2011)

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This podcast is a recording of the presentation “When Student Published Videos Go Viral: Lessons Learned” by Wesley and Sarah Fryer at the Mid-America Association for Computers in Education (MACE) conference in Manhattan, Kansas, on March 4, 2011. The session description was: “In September of 2009, Sarah, the 9 year-old daughter of our keynote speaker posted a 90-second YouTube response to President Obama’s speech to US students. This video “went viral” and currently has over 190,000 views. In May 2010, a 6th grader in our keynote presenter’s hometown attracted the attention of Ellen Degeneres with his YouTube remix of a Lady Gaga song. Greyson Chance is now a household name and national star with a record contract and his own manager. Join this session to discuss the issues raised by these two situations and lessons learned including Internet safety and digital citizenship responsibilities.” Referenced resources from the session (including a word cloud used to summarize recommendations) is available on wiki.wesfryer.com/Home/handouts/viral-video.

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