Technology in the Classroom Web 2.0 “Nobody is as smart as everybody”
What is Web 2.0? The new generation of web use.
A change in human interaction with the web
Contains dynamic and shared content
Allows for direct interaction between the user and the website
Why use educational technology?
“ Each year, being digitally connected becomes ever more critical to economic and educational advancement and community participation… people who lack access to these tools are at a growing disadvantage. Therefore, raising the level of digital inclusion… is a vitally important national goal.”
(n.) A collaborative Web site that comprises the perpetual collective work of many authors. A wiki allows anyone to edit, delete or modify content that has been placed on the Web site using a browser interface, including the work of previous authors.
Wiki means “quick” in Hawaiian. 1995.
http: //allenanne . wikispaces .com/
(n). an online platform for people to create their own social networks.
http://ncte2008. ning .com/profile/AnneAllen
(n.) Short for Web log, a blog is a Web page that serves as a publicly accessible personal journal for an individual. Typically updated daily, blogs often reflect the personality of the author.
(v.) To author a Web log.
(n). Any web site that enables users to create public profiles within that Web site and form relationships with other users of the same Web site who access their profile.
Community-based Web sites, online discussions forums, chatrooms and other social spaces online.
Examples include Facebook, MySpace, Twitter, Flickr, Google Buzz, Ning, TeachStreet, Yelp
Tag, Tag Cloud
(n) A command inserted in a document that specifies how the document, or a portion of the document, should be formatted.
(v) To mark a section of a document with a formatting command.
A stylized way of visually representing occurrences of words used to described tags. The most popular topics are normally highlighted in a larger, bolder font— making it easy to discern the topics covered in one quick look.
Example of a Tag Cloud
(n). A series of digital media files (either audio or video) that are released episodically and often downloaded through web syndication.
The practice of using computer-based tools, some mixture of computer-based images, text, recorded audio narration, video clips and/or music, to tell stories.
Topics range from personal tales to the recounting of historical events, from exploring life in one's own community to the search for life in other corners of the universe, and literally, everything in between.
(n). The name used to describe a publicly accessible graphical blog. A glog is actually an interactive multimedia image that looks similar to a poster, but readers of a glog are able to interact with the content.
A social bookmarking Web site that serves as a bookmarks manager for users, similar to a collection of favorite links.
You can add bookmarks to your del.icio.us list, categorize the bookmarks, tag them and also share them with others.
On some blogs the words "del.icio.us" may appear below a blog post as a hyperlink that readers can click to submit the post to their del.icio.us bookmarks.
Open source describes practices in production and development that promote access to the end product's source materials.
Some consider open source a philosophy, others consider it a pragmatic methodology.
Open source software enabled a self-enhancing diversity of production models, communication paths, and interactive communities.
“ To learn is to make
(U.S. Department of Commerce, Economics and Statistics Administration, & National Telecommunications and Information Administration. (2000, p. xv)