Emerging Technologies in the
Adult Education Classroom
Nell Eckersley
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Welcome

Emerging Technologies in the Adult
Education Classroom

Nell Eckersley
Literacy Assistance Center
nelle@lacnyc.or...
http://lincs.ed.gov

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Introductions
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What do you know about Emerging
Technologies?

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What would you like to learn?

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What is one thing wou...
Agenda
Why use technology?
How to integrate technology into your practice
Web 2.0 and Social Media
Tools

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Objectives
List reasons to include technology in your teaching
Describe ways to think about integrating technology
into yo...
How are you using Technology?

 In

your life?
 In your work?
 How has it changed?

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Why Include Technology?
21st Century Employment Skills
Makes tasks authentic & challenging
More young people entering adul...
Integrating Technology
How do you include technology in your
practice?
 Find a tool and figure out how to use it with
you...
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http://www.hippasus.com/rrpweblog/
POST Method
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P is People. Know the capabilities of your audience.
Know what scaffolding they’ll need.
O is objec...
Blooms Digital Taxonomy Pyramid

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http://www.usi.edu/distance/bdt.htm

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5 Moments of Learning
 Dr.

Conrad Gottfredson’s Five Moments of
Learning Needs:
• When Learning for the First Time
• Whe...
What is Social Media
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Social media includes web-based and mobile based
technologies which are used to turn communication...
Components of Social Media
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Web 2.0

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Why Use Social Media in Adult Ed?
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http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hyZRS0BnpAI&featur
e=youtu.be

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Personal Learning Network

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Why Use Social Media
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Cloud Computing
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performing computer tasks using
services delivered entirely over th...
Why Use Social Media
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Mobile Learning
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The use of common
handheld hardware,
wireless networking
and mobile telephony
t...
Tagging

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Myths about Social Media
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Only young
people use
Social Media
Social Media;
just a waste of
time
Fears about...
QR Codes

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What are QR Codes?
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Q R stands for

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Invented in Japan by Toyota in 1994 to track
vehicles during the manufacturing pr...
How Would You Get to Here?
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vLNOpoQztFo&feat
ure=share&list=FLEqfU4INXfYY58eh5Ynm5vA

Shorte...
QR Code vs Bar Code

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http://www.teq.com/blog/2012/05/my-qr-code/#.UJRXgMXCaSo
QR Code Readers
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QR Codes can be used with a mobile device like a
smart phone or a tablet that has access top the
int...
QR Code Readers
The QR Code reader
uses the camera on
your device to scan
the code and then
uses the internet to
interpret...
QR Codes in Real Life

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QR Codes in Education

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Steps to Using in Education
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3.

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First consider what is the learning
goal
Make sure you have devices that
can rea...
QR Codes in Education
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Make your own QR Code Scavenger Hunt!
Scavenger Hunt
5 Real Ways To Use QR Co...
Make Your Own QR Code
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Bitly https://bitly.com/
Google http://goo.gl/
Kaywa http://qrcode.kaywa.com/
ScanLife ...
Shortening Links for Your Tweets
You can use BitLy to
shorten URL’s without
creating an account.
https://bitly.com/

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3...
Make Your Own QR Code
And with or without an
account you can make
any of the shortened
URLS into a QR Code by
adding .qr a...
Twitter

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What is Twitter?
 Microblogging;140

characters

maximum
 http://twitter.com/
 Hashtag #AdultEd
 Unlike most social me...
Why Use Twitter
 Meta-Cognition
 Accessible

from many places
 “Snackable” education
 Follow people you can learn from...
Twitter.com

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What Can You Say in 140 Characters?

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@cookbook
Rhubarb Upside Down Cupcakes: Beat1/2c
sug&mltdbuttr/2egg/c yogurt, +2c flr/2t bkgpdr/t salt.
Buttr12cup; +T sug...
Retweeting

 RT

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@Username

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HashTags
 #AdultEd

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#

EdTech

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Hashtags vs Mentions
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Hashtags have # in front of them (no spaces allowed)
Hashtags are like signposts to conte...
Hashtags are Ephemeral
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Hashtags lose their value if they are not used often.
If using a hashtag for a short term ev...
Anatomy of a Good Tweet

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Shortened URLS

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http://ipadeducators.ning.com/profiles/blogs/preparing-yourschool-for-an (73 characters)
Bit.ly/3Fjhp...
Search Twitter
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Search on http://Twitter.com for people, keywords or
hashtags
Search on http://Search.Twitter.com fo...
Finding People to Follow
 In

Twitter.com search hashtags
and words like #COABE13
#AdultEd
 See who experts follow
 Loo...
Sending and Receiving Tweets
 Twitter.com
 Texts

via your cell phone
 Applications on computers & smart
phones
 Tweet...
TweetDeck

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Before You Join Twitter
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Come up with possible Twitter names
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Have options incase your first choice is taken
Sh...
Once You Join
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Follow at least five people
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@theLACNYC, @LACNYCNell, @NCLAdvocacy for
example
Search for people...
What to Do in the Next Few Weeks
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Spend 15 minutes on Twitter every morning (or some
other time)
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reading Tweet...
Examples
Comedy
 https://twitter.com/PlioceneBloke
 https://twitter.com/DothTheDoth
 https://twitter.com/FakeMTA
Useful...
Facebook

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What is Facebook?
 Originally

a form of online

yearbook
 Now a social media platform for
sharing all kinds of informat...
Why Use Facebook?
 Public

or Private platform
 Share information about your
program, about your students,
about yoursel...
Facebook
Tools
 Pages
 Groups
 Events
 Causes
 Notes
 Photos
 “Like”
 Many other Apps
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Security and Privacy
 D...
Facebook Profile
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http://www.facebook.com

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Facebook Page

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Facebook Group

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Facebook
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Groups
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Classes
Small group
projects

Pages
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Organization
Agency

https://docs.google.com/spreadshe...
Groups and Pages
http://basicblogtips.com/facebook-groupsor-pages.html
 http://forumone.com/blogs/post/tablefacebook-page...
Pinterest

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What is Pinterest?
 Online

version of an “inspiration”

board
 Visual bookmarking tool
 Collaboration tool

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Pinterest

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Boards

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Pins

http://pinterest.com/nelightful/adult-education-ideas/
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Repinning, Liking, and Following

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Pinterest in Education

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Pinterest in Education
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Is Pinterest a Teacher’s New Best Friend in the
Classroom?
25 Great Educators To Follow On...
Blogs

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What is a Blog?
Coming from term “Weblog”
 Originally a tool for online journaling
 Now a robust tool to create websites...
Why Use Blogs?
Collection of single posts containing text,
photos, videos, and links. Most often in
reverse chronological ...
Blog platforms
 Tumblr
 Wordpress
 Blogger
 Posterous

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Using Blogs with Students
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http://galwayvoice.wordpress.com/2012/05/30/letters
-to-america-2/
http://level6esl.blogspo...
Wiggio

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What is Wiggio?
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Our very own social network

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Why Use Wiggio?
 Private

online platform
 Easy to set up
 Can share files, comments, event info,
create and share poll...
How to Join Our Wiggio
 Go

to http://www.wiggio.com
 Sign up or sign in
 Group Name: SoMe Tools in Adult Ed
Password: ...
Technology Integration
Action Plan

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Look for this reading
on our Wiggio

http://lincs.ed.gov/publications/pdf/technology_paper_
2010.pdf
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PollEverywhere

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PollEverywhere

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PollEverywhere in Education
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Increasing classroom participation and attentiveness
Encouraging risk-taking with...
PollEverywhere in Education
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Best of Web 2.0: Using Poll Everywhere
QR and Poll Everywhere
Upcycled Education: ...
http://www.polleverywhere.com/multiple_choice_polls/MTE3NDI5NTcyOQ
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More Resources

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Media Literacy & Digital Citizenship
Center for Media Literacy
 5 Criteria for Evaluating Web Pages
 Connecting the Digi...
Top 100 Tools for Learning

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Adult Educations & Technology Paperli

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Technology Tools For Teaching & Learning

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Go2Web20

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Questions?

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Nell Eckersley
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Subject Matter Expert, LINCS Community
Technology and Learning Group
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    1. 1. Emerging Technologies in the Adult Education Classroom Nell Eckersley
    2. 2. This PowerPoint http://slidesha.re/GOBflf  2
    3. 3. Welcome Emerging Technologies in the Adult Education Classroom Nell Eckersley Literacy Assistance Center nelle@lacnyc.org @lacnycnell 3
    4. 4. http://lincs.ed.gov 4
    5. 5. Introductions  What do you know about Emerging Technologies?  What would you like to learn?  What is one thing would you like to take away from this session? 5
    6. 6. Agenda Why use technology? How to integrate technology into your practice Web 2.0 and Social Media Tools            QR Codes Twitter Facebook Pinterest Blogs Wiggio PollEverywhere Other Resources  6
    7. 7. Objectives List reasons to include technology in your teaching Describe ways to think about integrating technology into your teaching Explain what a personal learning network is and consider ways to develop or enhance your own Define what social media is List social media tools      7
    8. 8. How are you using Technology?  In your life?  In your work?  How has it changed? 8
    9. 9. Why Include Technology? 21st Century Employment Skills Makes tasks authentic & challenging More young people entering adult education classes Support the diverse needs of adult learners including family digital literacy Real life experience Extends time devoted project Supports collaborative work Inexpensive, multiplatform Help break down the digital divide Computer based testing (GED2014)           9 9
    10. 10. Integrating Technology How do you include technology in your practice?  Find a tool and figure out how to use it with your students/staff  Think about what you already do with your students/staff and then how technology could deepen or expand on the lesson (POST)  Think of a challenging task and how technology might help 10 10
    11. 11. 11 http://www.hippasus.com/rrpweblog/
    12. 12. POST Method     P is People. Know the capabilities of your audience. Know what scaffolding they’ll need. O is objectives. Pick one. Decide on your objective before you decide on a technology. Then figure out how you will measure it. S is Strategy. Figure out what will be different after you're done. Imagine you succeed. How will things be different afterwards? Imagine the endpoint and you'll know where to begin. T is Technology. A community. A wiki. A blog or a hundred blogs. Once you know your people, objectives, and strategy, then you can decide with confidence. The POST Method: A systematic approach to social strategy by Josh Bernoff 12 12
    13. 13. Blooms Digital Taxonomy Pyramid 13 http://www.usi.edu/distance/bdt.htm 13
    14. 14. 5 Moments of Learning  Dr. Conrad Gottfredson’s Five Moments of Learning Needs: • When Learning for the First Time • When Wanting to Learn More • When Trying to Remember • When Things Change • When Something Goes Wrong http://www.upsidelearning.com/blog/index.php/2010/03/17/the-practice-of-mobile-learning/ 14 14
    15. 15. What is Social Media  Social media includes web-based and mobile based technologies which are used to turn communication into interactive dialogue among organizations, communities, and individuals. --Wikipedia 15
    16. 16. Components of Social Media  Web 2.0 16
    17. 17. Why Use Social Media in Adult Ed?  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hyZRS0BnpAI&featur e=youtu.be 17
    18. 18. Personal Learning Network 18
    19. 19. 19
    20. 20. 20
    21. 21. Why Use Social Media  Cloud Computing     21 performing computer tasks using services delivered entirely over the Internet. movement away from applications installed on an individual's computer towards the applications being hosted online. The "cloud" refers to the Internet and was inspired by technical flow charts and diagrams, which tend to use a cloud symbol to represent the Internet. http://mobileoffice.about.com/od/workin gontheroad/f/cloudcomputing.htm
    22. 22. Why Use Social Media  Mobile Learning  The use of common handheld hardware, wireless networking and mobile telephony to facilitate, support, enhance and extend the reach of teaching and learning.  https://mobilelearningi nfokit.pbworks.com/w /page/41751137/What %20is%20mobile%20 learning 22
    23. 23. Tagging 23
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    25. 25. Myths about Social Media     25 Only young people use Social Media Social Media; just a waste of time Fears about security & privacy Hierarchy of needs; technology comes after literacy
    26. 26. QR Codes 26
    27. 27. What are QR Codes?  Q R stands for  Invented in Japan by Toyota in 1994 to track vehicles during the manufacturing process QR code is detected as a 2-dimensional digital image by a semiconductor image sensor and is then digitally analyzed by a programmed processor. Translation: You can scan it with your smart phone or tablet.  27
    28. 28. How Would You Get to Here? http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vLNOpoQztFo&feat ure=share&list=FLEqfU4INXfYY58eh5Ynm5vA Shortened URL http://bit.ly/19wbpyV QR Code 28
    29. 29. QR Code vs Bar Code 29 http://www.teq.com/blog/2012/05/my-qr-code/#.UJRXgMXCaSo
    30. 30. QR Code Readers   QR Codes can be used with a mobile device like a smart phone or a tablet that has access top the internet The device must have an QR Code reader (also called scanner) app installed   Apple Devices: Qrafter Android Devices: QR Droid NOTE: You should NOT have to pay money or give information about yourself when selecting and installing a QR Code reader or scanner 30
    31. 31. QR Code Readers The QR Code reader uses the camera on your device to scan the code and then uses the internet to interpret the instructions in the code 31
    32. 32. QR Codes in Real Life 32
    33. 33. QR Codes in Education 33
    34. 34. Steps to Using in Education 1. 2. 3. 34 First consider what is the learning goal Make sure you have devices that can read a QR Code Create the QR Codes you need
    35. 35. QR Codes in Education          35 Make your own QR Code Scavenger Hunt! Scavenger Hunt 5 Real Ways To Use QR Codes In Education Black & White and Scanned All Over (video) QR Codes Connect Students to Books Shambles QR Code Resource Desktop QR Code Reader QR Codes in Education Livebinder 50 QR code resources for the classroom
    36. 36. Make Your Own QR Code     36 Bitly https://bitly.com/ Google http://goo.gl/ Kaywa http://qrcode.kaywa.com/ ScanLife http://www.scanlife.com/en/
    37. 37. Shortening Links for Your Tweets You can use BitLy to shorten URL’s without creating an account. https://bitly.com/ 37 37
    38. 38. Make Your Own QR Code And with or without an account you can make any of the shortened URLS into a QR Code by adding .qr at the end 38
    39. 39. Twitter 39
    40. 40. What is Twitter?  Microblogging;140 characters maximum  http://twitter.com/  Hashtag #AdultEd  Unlike most social media, just because I “follow” you, you don’t have to “follow” me 40 40
    41. 41. Why Use Twitter  Meta-Cognition  Accessible from many places  “Snackable” education  Follow people you can learn from 41 41
    42. 42. Twitter.com 42 42
    43. 43. What Can You Say in 140 Characters? 43 43
    44. 44. @cookbook Rhubarb Upside Down Cupcakes: Beat1/2c sug&mltdbuttr/2egg/c yogurt, +2c flr/2t bkgpdr/t salt. Buttr12cup; +T sug/2T rhubarb, batter e. 25m@350 F 44 44
    45. 45. Retweeting  RT 45 @Username 45
    46. 46. HashTags  #AdultEd 46 # EdTech 46
    47. 47. Hashtags vs Mentions      Hashtags have # in front of them (no spaces allowed) Hashtags are like signposts to content Mentions start with @ followed by a person or organization’s twitter name (no spaces allowed) Mentions help connect people who tweet (tweeple?) Mentions are like sign posts to other people who tweet 47 47
    48. 48. Hashtags are Ephemeral    Hashtags lose their value if they are not used often. If using a hashtag for a short term event it’s a good idea to archive the content so it can be found later Two tools  http://www.tweetarchivist.com  http://paper.li/LACNYCnell/1320940472 48 48
    49. 49. Anatomy of a Good Tweet 49 49
    50. 50. Shortened URLS   http://ipadeducators.ning.com/profiles/blogs/preparing-yourschool-for-an (73 characters) Bit.ly/3FjhpX (13 characters) 50
    51. 51. Search Twitter    Search on http://Twitter.com for people, keywords or hashtags Search on http://Search.Twitter.com for keywords or hashtags even if you don’t have a Twitter account Track hashtags and tweet from http://tweetchat.com/ 51 51
    52. 52. Finding People to Follow  In Twitter.com search hashtags and words like #COABE13 #AdultEd  See who experts follow  Look for Twitter links on websites you like 52 52
    53. 53. Sending and Receiving Tweets  Twitter.com  Texts via your cell phone  Applications on computers & smart phones  Tweetdeck  HootSuite  PaperLi  TweetChat 53 53
    54. 54. TweetDeck 54 54
    55. 55. Before You Join Twitter  Come up with possible Twitter names     Have options incase your first choice is taken Shorter is better Develop a list of five people/places to follow Have a picture to upload as your avatar 55 55
    56. 56. Once You Join  Follow at least five people     @theLACNYC, @LACNYCNell, @NCLAdvocacy for example Search for people using #AdultEd Search for your favorite hobby, writer, singer, actor, comic, political figure, tv show, magazine, organization Retweet one tweet and create one of your own tweets. Remember to use hashtags 56 56
    57. 57. What to Do in the Next Few Weeks  Spend 15 minutes on Twitter every morning (or some other time)     reading Tweets retweeting following new people Try TweetDeck or receiving tweets as sms text messages on your cellphone 57 57
    58. 58. Examples Comedy  https://twitter.com/PlioceneBloke  https://twitter.com/DothTheDoth  https://twitter.com/FakeMTA Useful Tips  https://twitter.com/nycgov  https://twitter.com/MTAInsider  https://twitter.com/NY1noticias 58 58
    59. 59. Facebook 59
    60. 60. What is Facebook?  Originally a form of online yearbook  Now a social media platform for sharing all kinds of information 60 60
    61. 61. Why Use Facebook?  Public or Private platform  Share information about your program, about your students, about yourself  http://www.facebook.com/educatio n  Teach people how to use it for Good 61 61
    62. 62. Facebook Tools  Pages  Groups  Events  Causes  Notes  Photos  “Like”  Many other Apps 62 Security and Privacy  Don’t do on facebook what you wouldn’t do in “real life”  Unfriend as you need  Set up groups to control who sees what  Review privacy settings frequently 62
    63. 63. Facebook Profile  http://www.facebook.com 63 63
    64. 64. Facebook Page 64 64
    65. 65. Facebook Group 65 65
    66. 66. Facebook  Groups    Classes Small group projects Pages   Organization Agency https://docs.google.com/spreadsheet/ccc?key=0AqvGpEsx6NZUdE9namRoa08xYml1dW lRVnByVkZ2UVE#gid=0 66 66
    67. 67. Groups and Pages http://basicblogtips.com/facebook-groupsor-pages.html  http://forumone.com/blogs/post/tablefacebook-pages-vs-facebook-groups-vslinkedin-groups  http://www.facebook.com/blog/blog.php?po st=324706977130  67 67
    68. 68. Pinterest 68
    69. 69. What is Pinterest?  Online version of an “inspiration” board  Visual bookmarking tool  Collaboration tool 69 69
    70. 70. Pinterest 70
    71. 71. Boards 71
    72. 72. Pins http://pinterest.com/nelightful/adult-education-ideas/ 72
    73. 73. Repinning, Liking, and Following 73
    74. 74. Pinterest in Education 74
    75. 75. Pinterest in Education     Is Pinterest a Teacher’s New Best Friend in the Classroom? 25 Great Educators To Follow On Pinterest TechChef4U Pinterest In The Pinterest Of Education 75
    76. 76. Blogs 76
    77. 77. What is a Blog? Coming from term “Weblog”  Originally a tool for online journaling  Now a robust tool to create websites  Various blogging tools  Consider  Skills and roles of participants  Type of content want to create  Level of access to hardware and internet  77 77
    78. 78. Why Use Blogs? Collection of single posts containing text, photos, videos, and links. Most often in reverse chronological order.  General public or specific audience (by invitation or accepted upon request)  Various levels of users from reader to admin  Self-reflection, chronological updates  78 78
    79. 79. Blog platforms  Tumblr  Wordpress  Blogger  Posterous 79 79
    80. 80. Using Blogs with Students   http://galwayvoice.wordpress.com/2012/05/30/letters -to-america-2/ http://level6esl.blogspot.com/ 80 80
    81. 81. Wiggio 81
    82. 82. What is Wiggio?  Our very own social network 82 82
    83. 83. Why Use Wiggio?  Private online platform  Easy to set up  Can share files, comments, event info, create and share polls….  Accessible at school and at home  Subgroups possible 83 83
    84. 84. How to Join Our Wiggio  Go to http://www.wiggio.com  Sign up or sign in  Group Name: SoMe Tools in Adult Ed Password: discovery  http://bit.ly/SoMeWiggio 84 84
    85. 85. Technology Integration Action Plan 85 85
    86. 86. Look for this reading on our Wiggio http://lincs.ed.gov/publications/pdf/technology_paper_ 2010.pdf 86 86
    87. 87. PollEverywhere 87
    88. 88. PollEverywhere 88
    89. 89. PollEverywhere in Education       Increasing classroom participation and attentiveness Encouraging risk-taking with anonymous student responses Eliciting diverse opinions when there isn’t a correct answer Gauging student comprehension of material immediately Grabbing students with thought-provoking opening questions Assessing last night’s reading with a quick quiz http://novemberlearning.com/resources/handouts/real-time-assessment-with-poll-everywhere/ 89
    90. 90. PollEverywhere in Education      Best of Web 2.0: Using Poll Everywhere QR and Poll Everywhere Upcycled Education: PollEverywhere SMS Education: Poll Everywhere Is Making the Mobile Pop Quiz More Affordable Our Poll 90
    91. 91. http://www.polleverywhere.com/multiple_choice_polls/MTE3NDI5NTcyOQ 91
    92. 92. More Resources 92
    93. 93. Media Literacy & Digital Citizenship Center for Media Literacy  5 Criteria for Evaluating Web Pages  Connecting the Digital Dots: Literacy of the 21st Century  Center for Digital Literacy  Digital Citizenship: Using Technology Appropriately  Flickr Creative Commons  93 93
    94. 94. Top 100 Tools for Learning 94
    95. 95. Adult Educations & Technology Paperli 95
    96. 96. Technology Tools For Teaching & Learning 96
    97. 97. Go2Web20 97
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    99. 99. Questions? 99 99
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