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  • 1. Web 2.0 Tools:
    Media for Learning
    Monday December 73:00 PM Saskatchewan
  • 2. Media for Learning
    Media, first of all, is a term that is widely used but has many connotations.
    It is the plural of medium, which, itself, has many definitions.
  • 3.
  • 4. Media for Learning
    Medium
    • intermediate or midway (small-medium-large)
    • 5. through which something is transmitted or carried (“the medium is the message”)
  • Media for Learning
    Media (pl.)
    • means of mass communication, such as newspapers, magazines, radio, or television
    • 6. materials used in a work of art (mixed-media artist)
  • Media for Learning
    The rise of technology and the Internet have led to media being thought of in even more ways
    • Multimedia
    • 7. Media Literacy
    • 8. Social Media
  • Media for Learning
    Media is not only the how of communication
    • Radio
    • 9. Newspapers
    • 10. Magazines
    • 11. Television
    • 12. WWW
    • 13. Cell phone...
  • Media for Learning
    Media is also the what of communication
    • Text
    • 14. Graphics
    • 15. Audio
    • 16. Video
    Multi-media
  • 17. Media for Learning
    Traditionally, learning was primarily
    Verbal/Auditory/Oral (Story-telling / Recitation)
    and
    Visual/Graphic/Observation (Drawings)
  • 18. Media for Learning
    We spoke and listened and observed.
    Images were drawn.
    Words were spoken.
    Meaning was conveyed.
  • 19. Media for Learning
    With the invention of mass print production, the written word and books became a standard means by which learning occurred.
  • 20. Media for Learning
    With the invention of mass print production, the written word and books became a standard means by which learning occurred.
    Question:
    Is there a “sense” that learning via written words and text is perceived as “better” than other methods of learning?
  • 21. Media for Learning
    Fast-forward to the mid-late 20th Century
    Mass Newsprint, Radio, Television, Telephones, and the Internet all play a part in learning.
    Implicitly or Explicitly
  • 22. Media for Learning
    So, learning has gone from this...
  • 23. http://www.stenudd.com/myth/greek/aristotle/images/raphael-school-of-athens.jpg
  • 24. ...to this
    http://www.utsa.edu/terryscholars/ts_images/scholars.jpg
  • 25. ...to this
    http://static-p4.fotolia.com/jpg/00/08/87/19/400_F_8871962_Ye43ShtqOBCJQcz3SX0JsedxahZuEqYc.jpg
  • 26. ...to this
  • 27. Media for Learning
    Text
    The written word
  • 28. Media for Learning
    Text / Writing
    • Finding Inspiration
    • 29. Research for Writing
    • 30. Citation
    • 31. Essay Help
  • Media for Learning
    Text / Writing
    • Definitions
    • 32. Editing and Grammar
    • 33. Collaboration
    • 34. Other Tools and Sites
  • Media for Learning
    Finding Inspiration
    The Imagination Prompt Generator
    http://www.creativity-portal.com/prompts/imagination.prompt.html
  • 35. Media for Learning
    Finding Inspiration
    Story Spinner Online
    http://www.bonnieneubauer.com/ssonline.shtml
  • 36. Media for Learning
    Finding Inspiration
    The Story Starter
    http://thestorystarter.com/
  • 37. Media for Learning
    Research for Writing
    Google
    http://www.google.ca/
    http://scholar.google.ca/
    http://news.google.ca/
  • 38. Media for Learning
    Research for Writing
    Scholarpedia http://www.scholarpedia.org/
    Wikipedia http://www.wikipedia.org/
    About.com http://www.about.com/
    Ask.com http://www.ask.com
  • 39. Media for Learning
    Citation
    bibme: http://www.bibme.org/
    OttoBib: http://www.ottobib.com/
    Zotero http://www.zotero.org/
  • 40. Media for Learning
    Essay Help
    http://www.readwritethink.org/materials/essaymap/
    http://www.theeasyessay.com
    http://www.wordsift.com
  • 41. Media for Learning
    Definitions
    http://www.definr.com/
    http://dictionary.reference.com/
    http://www.onelook.com/
    http://www.visualthesaurus.com/
  • 42. Media for Learning
    Editing and Grammar
    http://www.spellchecker.net/spellcheck/
    http://www.whitesmoke.com/free-online-checker
  • 43. Media for Learning
    Collaboration
    http://www.Etherpad.com
    http://www.Writeboard.com
    http://www.zohowriter.com
    http://docs.google.com/
  • 44. Media for Learning
    Other Related Sites
    http://nickrate.com/2009/07/15/google-docs-student-writing-feedback/
  • 45. Media for Learning
    Other Related Sites
    http://owl.english.purdue.edu/