UWS - Using Web 2.0Tools in D2L - April2011

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UWS - Using Web 2.0Tools in D2L - April2011

  1. 1. Barry Dahl<br />Excellence in e-Education<br />Using Web 2.0 Tools inside Desire2Learn<br />April 20, 2011<br />University of Wisconsin-Superior<br />
  2. 2. http://barrydahl.com<br />
  3. 3. http://desire2blog.blogspot.com<br />An e-Learning blog with a special emphasis on Desire2Learn.<br />
  4. 4. http://xlents.com<br />
  5. 5. Features of Web 2.0 Tools<br />
  6. 6. Hand Holding?<br />Overheard: “There’s a bit too much hand holding going on here. These students need to fend for themselves.”<br />Also overheard: “We have huge retention issues. Going the extra mile can save a student from failing.”<br />
  7. 7. Text Messaging (safely)<br />
  8. 8. Opt-in for Text Messaging<br />No exchange of cell phone numbers.<br />Students can opt-out at any time.<br />Send alerts from computer or phone.<br />Totally free to use.<br />Can embed page inside LMS for all to see.<br />
  9. 9. Add Content with 2-clicks<br />Share web links with Google Reader<br />
  10. 10. Embed Video Playlist in D2L<br />Recommend YouTube or Blip.tv<br />
  11. 11. Framebusters<br />
  12. 12. Google Voice in D2Lby Audrey Williams<br />
  13. 13. A Course Content Mindmap<br />Expands to reveal many links to resources<br />
  14. 14. Use SlideShare for PowerPoint Slides<br />Upload your finished slides, copy embed code, paste code into D2L. Can add narration.<br />
  15. 15. Using Comic Stripsin Desire2Learn<br />
  16. 16. Using Comics in the Online Classroom<br />
  17. 17. Greet Students w/a Comic Strip on the Home Page<br />
  18. 18. Include a Comic Strip in Content<br />
  19. 19. Include a Comic Flip Book in Content<br />
  20. 20. Traditional Approach to 1st Week Introductions<br />
  21. 21. Comic Strips can be Embedded in Discussions<br />
  22. 22. Comic Strips can be Used in Threaded Replies<br />
  23. 23. If Embed Code is a Challenge, Just Post Link<br />
  24. 24. Just Post the Link – it Opens in the Frame<br />
  25. 25. Multi-page ToonBooks in Discussions<br />
  26. 26. Toon Re-doo for Student Assignments<br />All students create their own ending to the same problem.<br />
  27. 27. My Re-doo Attempt – Slightly Irreverent<br />Link to this Re-doo<br />http://www.toondoo.com/cartoon/586532<br />
  28. 28. All Sample Comics Created at Toondoo.com (Free)<br />
  29. 29. Barry Dahl<br />Excellence in e-Education<br />Using Web 2.0 Tools inside Desire2Learn<br />April 20, 2011<br />University of Wisconsin-Superior<br />

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