Heard of iPods? (Those white buttons that your students plug in their ears!)You can use them to create and share lectures, audio books, audio tours, etc.That’s podcasting!http://www.commoncraft.com/video/podcasting
Webook is a commmunity of writers.Your can write, publish, receive feedback on your work, give feedback on others’ work.http://www.webook.com/
Thinkquest is a webbased community where students work collaboratively on projects.Contains 8000+ projects.Attracts 50 million+ students annually.http://www.thinkquest.org/en/
Example2: docs.google.comGoogle Docs is a web-based tool similar to Microsoft Office.The big difference is – several people can collaborate on creating a document or presentation using this tool.Without having to be together physically. Without even having to be online at the same time.This breaks walls of space and time.
Teachers can view the contribution made by each student to a project.Teachers can give feedback at critical junctures.Teachers can observe the process of creation.….New possibilities. Created by a new technology.This momentum is likely to continue tomorrow.
Yahoo Answers is a question and answer service on the web.You ask a question. The world answers it.Somebody asks a question. You answer it.You give feedback to others. Others give feedback to you.http://answers.yahoo.com/info/about
Wikipedia is the world’s largest encyclopedia. (Most people know this!)Your students can write articles on it. Or edit existing articles. (Many don’t know this!)http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:Introduction
Technology and Learning
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