These a list of reasons that the instructor has... no fair peeking (-;
Social networking – i.e. expand upon who you know
Stay current with the digital natives
Politics and Government 2.0
Develop a Personal Learning Community
Expand your knowledge
Expand knowledge base for students and colleagues
Collaborate on projects
  • Grants,
  • Presentations
  • Curriculum development
Market oneself for career growth
  • Resume,
  • Provide some detail behind your resume -- point folks to projects in which you can take credit
Because its cool and fun {:-\
Communicate with community
  • school, work, family
  • Published dialog that your community can see, Beyond email
Get the News
  • Paper copy becoming a thing of the past,
  • Get news with a different point of view
Develop new applications - for the geeks out there