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  • Monday December 7 3:00 PM Saskatchewan Web 2.0 Tools: 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.
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  • Media for Learning
    • Medium
    • intermediate or midway (small-medium-large)
    • 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
    • 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
    • Media Literacy
    • Social Media
  • Media for Learning
    • Media is not only the how of communication
    • Radio
    • Newspapers
    • Magazines
    • Television
    • WWW
    • Cell phone...
  • Media for Learning
    • Media is also the what of communication
    • Text
    • Graphics
    • Audio
    • Video
    Multi- media
  • Media for Learning Traditionally, learning was primarily Verbal/Auditory/Oral ( Story-telling / Recitation ) and Visual/Graphic/Observation ( Drawings )
  • Media for Learning We spoke and listened and observed. Images were drawn. Words were spoken. Meaning was conveyed.
  • Media for Learning With the invention of mass print production, the written word and books became a standard means by which learning occurred.
  • 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?
  • Media for Learning Fast-forward to the mid-late 20 th Century Mass Newsprint, Radio, Television, Telephones, and the Internet all play a part in learning. Implicitly or Explicitly
  • Media for Learning So, learning has gone from this...
  • http://www.stenudd.com/myth/greek/aristotle/images/raphael-school-of-athens.jpg
  • ...to this http://www.utsa.edu/terryscholars/ts_images/scholars.jpg
  • ...to this http://static-p4.fotolia.com/jpg/00/08/87/19/400_F_8871962_Ye43ShtqOBCJQcz3SX0JsedxahZuEqYc.jpg
  • ...to this
  • Media for Learning Text The written word
  • Media for Learning
    • Text / Writing
    • Finding Inspiration
    • Research for Writing
    • Citation
    • Essay Help
  • Media for Learning
    • Text / Writing
    • Definitions
    • Editing and Grammar
    • Collaboration
    • Other Tools and Sites
  • Media for Learning Finding Inspiration The Imagination Prompt Generator http://www.creativity-portal.com/prompts/imagination.prompt.html
  • Media for Learning Finding Inspiration Story Spinner Online http://www.bonnieneubauer.com/ssonline.shtml
  • Media for Learning Finding Inspiration The Story Starter http://thestorystarter.com/
  • Media for Learning Research for Writing Google http://www.google.ca/ http://scholar.google.ca/ http://news.google.ca/
  • 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
  • Media for Learning Citation bibme: http://www.bibme.org/ OttoBib: http://www.ottobib.com/ Zotero http://www.zotero.org/
  • Media for Learning Essay Help http://www.readwritethink.org/materials/essaymap/ http://www.theeasyessay.com http://www.wordsift.com
  • Media for Learning Definitions http://www.definr.com/ http://dictionary.reference.com/ http://www.onelook.com/ http://www.visualthesaurus.com/
  • Media for Learning Editing and Grammar http://www.spellchecker.net/spellcheck/ http://www.whitesmoke.com/free-online-checker
  • Media for Learning Collaboration http://www.Etherpad.com http://www.Writeboard.com http://www.zohowriter.com http://docs.google.com/
  • Media for Learning Other Related Sites http://nickrate.com/2009/07/15/google-docs-student-writing-feedback/
  • Media for Learning Other Related Sites http://owl.english.purdue.edu/