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    • Teachnologies forthe classroomPBWorks
      Prof Melissa Lizmi , Oct 2010 Montgomery College
    • Why online?
      Wesch videos – meaningful connections are everywhere!
      An anthropological Introduction to YouTube presented @ Library of Congress http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TPAO-lZ4_hU&feature=related
      A Portal to Media Literacy http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J4yApagnr0s&feature=channel
    • Why online?
      Information is no longer SCARCE!
      Meaningful connections are everywhere
      User generated content is enormous and growing everyday!
    • Why online?
      75/25 – don’t ignore students’ online life…jump into their world!
      Internet-based communication hub – all modern orgs and groups need it!
    • A faculty site
      Notes, syllabus, schedule and more available 24/7
      Class list of student work
      Discussion board
      QuickTopics – www.quicktopics.com
      Low cost (5 mins) ….high benefits!
      After class conversations are helpful!
    • Students answer each others’ questions 24/7!
      Discussion boards
    • A faculty site
      Good – but, not collaborative enough
      Students still can’t post, share, and collaborate on information.
      To truly learn from each other, students need to
      Share research and information (text, images, videos, links)
      Discuss, collaborate, analyze and organize INFOMATION
    • A collaborative place to be
      Setup a website in minutes…not weeks!
      Content Management Systems (CMS)
      Blogger (push info out – good for online journals/research)
      Google Sites (collaborative)
      Wikis (collaborative)
      WordPress (advanced site creation)
      “None of us is as smart as all of us”
    • Wikis
      PBWorks (formerly PBWiki) pbworks.com
      Specifically developed for educational use
      Simplistic, but works well
      Email notification of all changes
      Intuitive – most folks “get it” w/o assistance
      Example: web curriculum repository http://cawebstuff.pbwiki.com/
    • Wikis
      WetPaintWiki wetpaint.com
      More complex to use
      Lots of flexibility and features!
      Let students express themselves using their profiles!
      Easy upload, doc creation and collaboration tools
      Tight student account control
      Can see exactly what each person has changed/contributed
      Ban users if needed
      Super update messages via email…including weekly bulletins of site activity
      Holds image, video and audio assets too! Not just docs
      Discussion options abound! Discuss each doc
      Example: Ocean Issues video http://oceanissues.wetpaint.com/
      Smithsonian Project
    • Welcome to MC’s EduTech!
    • Student View
      Receive and accept email
      Add text - add your name to class list
      Add a your own page
      Add a link to your page
      Start a discussion
    • Owner View
      Create a new PBwikihttps://plans.pbworks.com/signup/basic20
      Choose nameand templates
      Education/classroom Template
      Change colors
      Edit a page
      Update calendar
      Add a page
      Invite students
      Add a table
      Add a video
    • Looking for more teachnologies?Welcome to Google World!
      Google Docs
      Free word processor, spreadsheet, and presentation software
      Easy sharing and collaboration features for docs
      Google Sites
      Simplistic, but easy to get started
      Google Photo Albums – Picasa 3*
      Place to store and share photos and videos
      Easy image management and correction features
      Can make slide show movie with audio
    • Blogger
      Great for research and writing disciplines
      Student journals
      Documenting independent research projects
      Repository for student writing assignments
      Best for independent work
      Uses Google sign-in!
      Students can easily express themselves!
      Example http://whatamisupposedtodonow.blogspot.com/
      Combine with a CMS to form a collection of students sites and single class site
    • Skype it!
      FREE live web conferencing using video!
      One-to-one real-time audio and video….did I mention it’s FREE?
      Easy download and install
      Can only web conference w/ other Skype members
      Calls to phones and text messages have a fee
    • YouTube
      Add a little fun to your classes with YouTube! Your students will thank you!
      Just plain fun!
      Where the Hell is Matt? www.wherethehellismatt.com
      Everything is so amazing and nobody is happy http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jETv3NURwLc
      Even economists can laugh
      Don’t forget Michael Wesch!
      A Vision of Students Today http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jETv3NURwLc
      The Machine is Us/ing Us http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NLlGopyXT_g
      Women in Art! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nUDIoN-_Hxs