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    1. 1. Web 2.0 for Librarians and other Free Web-based Classroom Tools
    2. 2. RIP Web 1.0
    3. 3. Web 1.0 <ul><li>The traditional approach </li></ul><ul><li>A virtual learning environment for content delivery </li></ul><ul><li>Consumption by students – an approach often driven by the assignments </li></ul><ul><li>Needs driven by an institution rather than the learner </li></ul><ul><li>Hand-out published online </li></ul><ul><li>Hardly inspiring, let alone empowering </li></ul>
    4. 4. Define Web. 2.0 <ul><li>From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia </li></ul><ul><li>Web 2.0 is a term describing the trend in the use of World Wide Web technology and web design that aims to enhance creativity, information sharing, and, most notably, collaboration among users. </li></ul>
    5. 5. So What is Web 2.0? <ul><li>The term &quot;Web 2.0&quot; ( pronounced &quot;web two point Oh &quot;) was conceived in 2005. These are web applications ( kinda like web sites ) that allow users to be both readers and also writers. </li></ul><ul><li>Examples: </li></ul><ul><li>Youtube, Google Video, Teacher Tube (video publishing) </li></ul><ul><li>Flickr, Photobucket, Shutterfly (image publishing) </li></ul><ul><li>Slideshare (powerpoint publishing) </li></ul><ul><li>Google Calendar (calendar publishing) </li></ul>
    6. 6. <ul><li>Web 2.0 is about… the more human aspects of interactivity </li></ul><ul><li>… conversations, interpersonal networking, personalization, and individualism </li></ul><ul><li>… information flows in multiple directions, is user-generated, and is shared widely </li></ul><ul><li>… low learning curves (for the user) </li></ul><ul><li>… usually free and usually just all done in a web browser </li></ul>
    7. 7. ( E)learning Web 2.0 <ul><li>New era of sharing content, collaborating </li></ul><ul><li>Syndicating learning materials online </li></ul><ul><li>Facilitates knowledge creation, management, sharing and dissemination. </li></ul><ul><li>Greater emphasis on creation, collaboration and communication. </li></ul>
    8. 8. Top 10 Most Influential Web Tools for the 2008 US Elections <ul><li>1.YouTube* </li></ul><ul><li>2.Second Life* </li></ul><ul><li>3.MySpace* </li></ul><ul><li>4.Facebook* </li></ul><ul><li>5.Wikipedia </li></ul>6.Ning* 7.Twitter* 8.Mozes 9.Now Public* 10.My Blog Log How many are we already using?
    9. 9. Why Web 2.0? Researched Based Cooperative Learning Differentiated Instruction Authentic Assessment Best Practice Project Based Learning
    10. 10. Web 2.0 –Library 2.0 Vocabulary <ul><li>• RSS </li></ul><ul><li>• Wikis </li></ul><ul><li>• Blogs and blogging </li></ul><ul><li>• Recommender Functionality </li></ul><ul><li>• Personalized Alerts </li></ul><ul><li>• Folksonomies, Tagging and Tag Clouds </li></ul><ul><li>• Social Networking </li></ul><ul><li>• Open Access, Open Source, Open Content </li></ul><ul><li>• Commentary and Comments </li></ul>• Personalization and My Profiles • Podcasting and MP3 files • Streaming Media –audio and video • Visualization • User-driven Reviews • Rankings & User-driven Ratings • Instant Messaging and Virtual Reference • Photos (e.g. Flickr, Picasa) • Socially Driven Content • Social Bookmarking
    11. 11. Top 13 2.0 Apps for Teachers <ul><li>1 . Google Suite </li></ul><ul><li>2. Meebo/Chatango* </li></ul><ul><li>3. Wikipedia </li></ul><ul><li>4. WorldCat .org </li></ul><ul><li>5. </li></ul><ul><li>6.* </li></ul><ul><li>7. Bloglines </li></ul>8. Zotero 9. Facebook* 10. Wordpress 11. MediaWiki 12. Ning* 13. Twitter*
    12. 12. Helpful Teacher Tools <ul><li>iGoogle ( Personalized Homepage ) </li></ul><ul><li>• Google Reader ( RSS Reader ) </li></ul><ul><li>• ( free blogs for teachers - like the one we visited today ) </li></ul><ul><li>• ( embed Powerpoint and Keynote presentations in blogs and wikis ) </li></ul><ul><li>• Zamzar ( a way to download your favorite YouTube videos so you can watch them with your students ) </li></ul><ul><li>• ( free wikis for teachers ) </li></ul>
    13. 13. The Common Craft Show
    14. 14. Blogs <ul><li>What is a blog? </li></ul><ul><li>A blog is basically a journal that is a web-based publication. </li></ul><ul><li>Last entry first </li></ul><ul><li>Frequently and easily updated </li></ul><ul><li>Allows you to build social networks </li></ul>
    15. 15. Blogging is the Most Recognized Example of Web 2.0
    16. 16. Blog
    17. 17. Edublogs
    18. 18. Teacher Lingo
    19. 19. Library Thing
    20. 20. <ul><li>A wiki is a website where content can be added, edited or </li></ul><ul><li>removed by anyone with access to a Web browser and the Internet. </li></ul><ul><li>Wikis can be used for collaborative writing or group projects involving multimedia. </li></ul><ul><li>The relative ease with which pages can be added and updated appeal to both students and teachers. </li></ul>Wikis
    21. 21. Wikispaces
    22. 22. PBwiki
    23. 23. Podcast <ul><li>A podcast is a series of digital-media files which are distributed over the Internet using syndication feeds for playback on portable media players and computers. </li></ul><ul><li>Podcasts can be found on iTunes to be downloaded and played. </li></ul><ul><li>Alternate sites for podcasts </li></ul><ul><li>Robert’s Podcaster Mevio </li></ul><ul><li>Podcast Alley Juice </li></ul>
    24. 24. iTunes Store
    25. 25. Social Bookmarking <ul><li>Social bookmarking sites are a popular way to store, classify, share and search links through the practice of folksonomy or tagging techniques on the Internet or Intranet. </li></ul><ul><li>Social bookmarking has three key benefits: </li></ul><ul><li>• Access your bookmarks anywhere </li></ul><ul><li>• Share your bookmarks with friends and colleagues </li></ul><ul><li>• See what others are bookmarking by way of interesting tags </li></ul>
    26. 26. Tags <ul><li>A tag is simply a word you use to describe a bookmark. Unlike folders, you make up tags when you need them and you can use as many as you like. </li></ul><ul><li>The result is a better way to organize your bookmarks and a great way to discover interesting things on the Web. </li></ul><ul><li>Examples of tags: school, outdoor, Louisiana, math </li></ul>
    27. 27.* is an Example of a Site that Uses a “Folksonomy” to Organize Bookmarks Tags: Descriptive words applied by users to links. Tags are searchable My Tags: Words I’ve used to describe links in a way that makes sense to me A “folksonomy” is a spontaneous, collaborative work to categorize links by a community of users. Users take control of organize the content together.
    28. 28. Del. icio .us *
    29. 29. Backflip *
    30. 30. IKeepBookmarks .com
    31. 31. My
    32. 32. Social Networking Sites <ul><li>A social network service uses software to build online social networks for communities of people who share interests and activities or who are interested in exploring the interests and activities of others. (most are filtered from schools) </li></ul>
    33. 33. Social Networking <ul><li>This is the reason students log on </li></ul><ul><li>Websites that draw people back again and again are those that connect them with friends, colleagues, or even total strangers who have a shared interest. </li></ul><ul><li>It is more than just a friends list; truly engaging social networking offers an opportunity to contribute, share, </li></ul><ul><li>communicate, and collaborate. </li></ul>
    34. 34. Social Networking Facts <ul><li>• 43 % of Internet users who are members of online communities “feel as strongly” about their virtual community as they do about their real-world communities </li></ul><ul><li>• 56 % log into their community at least once a day </li></ul><ul><li>• 70 % of online community members say they sometimes or always interact with other members while logged in </li></ul><ul><li>Students are increasingly connecting with their peers from other towns, states, and even countries... This new online connectedness is redefining the word 'friend '. </li></ul>
    35. 35. FaceBook * <ul><li>Facebook is the leading social networking site among college students. Users can create profiles that include personal interests, affiliations, pictures, etc. Information entered in a profile (e.g. favorite band) links that user to others who have posted similar information. </li></ul>MySpace is similar and is currently the world's 5th most popular English- language website and the 5th most popular website in any language, attracting nearly 80% of visits to online social networking websites MySpace *
    36. 36. Ning
    37. 37. Social Networking – YouTube * <ul><li>YouTube is a video-sharing service that allows users to post and tag videos </li></ul><ul><li>Watch those submitted by others </li></ul><ul><li>Post comments and contact them </li></ul><ul><li>Search for content </li></ul><ul><li>Create and participate in topical groups </li></ul><ul><li>Users can view profiles of individuals who have posted </li></ul>
    38. 39. Teacher Tube
    39. 40. Search Engines <ul><li>Google </li></ul><ul><li>Wikipedia </li></ul><ul><li>Dogpile </li></ul>
    40. 41. Grokker Search Engine
    41. 42. Kart00 Web Browser
    42. 43. Free Online Education Tools Graphic Organizers Document Sharing Notetaking Calendars Spreadsheets Image Storage
    43. 44. Second Brain
    44. 45. MINDOMO
    45. 46. ELF Librarians’Email Alerts
    46. 47. WriteBoard
    47. 48. Num Sum
    48. 49. Google Tools
    49. 50. Tiny URL
    50. 51. Image Storage and Sharing flick r * Zoto Smugmug
    51. 52. Flick r * <ul><li>A free photo-sharing website for collaboration </li></ul><ul><li>Used by bloggers as a photo depository </li></ul><ul><li>Innovative online community tools that allow photos to be tagged, browsed and commented upon </li></ul><ul><li>Allows photos to be added to other applications </li></ul>
    52. 53. flick r * is a social network for sharing photos. Flickr shows me photos from my network My contacts “tags” are available to me
    53. 54. Voice Thread
    54. 55. Slideshare
    55. 56. Survey Monkey
    56. 57. bubbl .us
    57. 58. Shambles
    58. 59. 2.0
    59. 60. Web 2.0 Hotlists
    60. 61. Kathy Schrocks Web 2.0
    61. 62. Complete 2.0 Lists by Logos
    62. 63. Summary/closing thoughts <ul><li>Advancing the adoption and use of social software in schools </li></ul><ul><li>requires the three C’s - comfort, confidence, and creativity. </li></ul><ul><li>In education and in our society, we have to move from seeing </li></ul><ul><li>computer work as technical to seeing it as communicative. </li></ul><ul><li>… the fast development of Web 2.0 has created a situation where many of the powers-that-be have no idea that such possibilities exist. </li></ul>
    63. 64. Are You Ready for Web 3.0?
    64. 65. Second Life <ul><li>Second Life ( abbreviated as SL ) is a downloadable Internet-based virtual world launched in 2003. It enables its users, called &quot;Residents&quot;, to interact with each other through motional avatars, providing an advanced level of a social network service. Residents can explore, meet other Residents, socialize, participate in individual and group activities, and create and trade items ( virtual property ) and services with one another. </li></ul>