Outlook RSS Feeds</li></li></ul><li>2. Cloud Computing<br />Cloud computing refers to delivering capabilities as an online service accessed from a web browser.<br /><ul><li>Virtual Office – Word processing, spreadsheet, presentation
Online applications for webinars and presentations. </li></ul>Cloud Computing Plain and Simple (video) <br />
3. Open Source Software<br />Source code is available to the general public for use and/or modification from its original design free of charge. <br />Open source code is typically created as a collaborative effort in which programmers improve upon the code and share the changes within the community. <br />Linux Operating System http://www.linux.com<br /><ul><li>Open Office http://www.openoffice.org/
Moodle (course management system) http://moodle.org/</li></li></ul><li>4. Tags and Tag Clouds<br /><ul><li>User selected keyword
Tag Cloud – the larger the word the more it appeared in the text
Tag Cloud of President Obama’s Inaugural Speech</li></li></ul><li>5. Folksonomy<br />Method of collaboratively creating and managing tags to annotate and categorize content.<br />LibraryThing is a cataloging and social networking site for book lovers. <br />Connects people on the books they share.<br />Shelfari.com allows you to “create a virtual shelf to show off your books, see what your friends are reading .”<br />
Social Cataloging<br />Tags in Card Catalog in Danbury, CT Public Library<br />
Social Bookmarking<br /><ul><li>Users save links to web pages on a bookmarking site.
Usually public, and can be saved privately, shared only with specified people or groups, shared only inside certain networks.</li></ul>Video<br /><ul><li>Delicious.com</li></ul>Digg.com<br />
Blogs<br />For students need more privacy controls.<br />www.classblogmeister.com<br /><ul><li>Web site with regular entries of commentary, descriptions of events, etc.
Can contain other material such as graphics or video.
Entries are commonly displayed in reverse-chronological order.
Technology-Using Professors</li></li></ul><li>Online Collaboration<br />Global Education<br /><ul><li>United Nations Global Teaching & Learning Project</li></ul>Lesson plans and project ideas on global issues that classrooms from around the world can work on collaboratively . <br />Teachers and students can access information they need to learn about global issues and participate in finding solutions to global problems.<br />
Online Collaboration<br />Wikis(video)<br /><ul><li>www.pbwiki.com or www.pbworks.com
Share instantly over the web, IM, email.</li></ul>Video<br />Image by Ivan Walsh<br />Used by Creative Commons Permission<br />
Displaying Media<br />Animoto<br />http://animoto.com/education<br />Cinematic Artificial Intelligence<br />Automatically analyzes the music, photos and video clips that you choose, and orchestrates a custom video. <br />Leaves teachers and students free to focus on the content and narrative of their videos.<br />http://animoto.com/education/case_studies#buddy<br />
Creating Animation<br />GoAnimate<br />http://goanimate.com/<br /><ul><li>Enables the creation of unique computer animated stories and learning projects.
Offers simple to advanced features.</li></ul>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vTtETTQUJD0<br />
Creating Speaking Avatars<br />Voki<br />http://www.voki.com/<br />Voki is a free service that allows students to createpersonalized speaking avatars.<br />Kid’s Voki (Video)<br />
Geo-Projects Mashups<br />Google Maps – Google Earth<br />http://maps.google.com/ and http://earth.google.com/<br /><ul><li>Geotagging to images
Google Lit Trips - Using Google Earth, students discover where in the world the greatest road trip stories took place.
Label Goggle Maps locations with photos, videos, and text.
Geocaching - Geocaching is a high-tech treasure hunting game played throughout the world by adventure seekers equipped with GPS devices. The basic idea is to locate hidden containers, called geocaches, outdoors and then share your experiences online. </li></li></ul><li>Further Web 2.0 Resources<br />By Ann Bell<br />Online Professional Development Course<br />http://www.uwstout.edu/soe/profdev/innovations/<br />