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Web 2.0 Tools to Enhance Education - Presented by Brian J King on 4 December 2008 @ BGSU
 

Web 2.0 Tools to Enhance Education - Presented by Brian J King on 4 December 2008 @ BGSU

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A presentation made for CTE 680 @ Bowling Green State University by Brian J. King (http://kiwicommunications.com)

A presentation made for CTE 680 @ Bowling Green State University by Brian J. King (http://kiwicommunications.com)
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    Web 2.0 Tools to Enhance Education - Presented by Brian J King on 4 December 2008 @ BGSU Web 2.0 Tools to Enhance Education - Presented by Brian J King on 4 December 2008 @ BGSU Presentation Transcript

    • Web 2.0 - Tools to Enhance Education Presented by: Brian J. King CTE 680 4 December 2008 Thursday, 4 December, 2008 1
    • Web 1.0 Defined Terry Flew defined web 1.0 in his 3rd edition of New Media as a “move from personal websites to blogs and blog site aggregation, from publishing to participation, from web content as the outcome of large up-front investment to an ongoing and interactive process, and from content management systems to links based on tagging (folksonomy)” (Web_1.0, Wikipedia) http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Web_1.0 Thursday, 4 December, 2008 2
    • Web 2.0 Defined According to Tim O’Reilly: “Web 2.0 is the business revolution in the computer industry caused by the move to the internet as a platform, and an attempt to understand the rules for success on that new platform” (O’Reilly). http://web2highered.ning.com/ video/im-oreilly-on-what-is- source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Image:Web_2.0_Map.svg web-20 source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Web_2.0 Thursday, 4 December, 2008 3
    • types of tools & technologies social bookmarking social games/virtual calendaring worlds image sharing mapping collaborative authoring LMS video sharing mashups social networking RSS blogs/microblogs e-portfolio’s/social file sharing/information networking sharing communications tools Thursday, 4 December, 2008 4
    • so what’s this all mean? Thursday, 4 December, 2008 5
    • why this is important? - video http://web2highered.ning.com/video/education-today-tomorrow Thursday, 4 December, 2008 6
    • Web 2.0 & You Changing skill set 8 Trends emerged Transferability from JISC study Time Pervasive & Changing work Integrated patterns Personalized Social Interactive Source: http://tinyurl.com/46xt9w Thursday, 4 December, 2008 7
    • Web 2.0 - Paradigm Shift . . . Boring? system Teacher-centered learning & faculty driven coursework. Web 2.0 education Moves more towards “Personalized Learning Environments” (PLE’s) Creates more of a learner-centered learning environment. source: http://tinyurl.com/5acq9p Thursday, 4 December, 2008 8
    • Web 2.0 - Personalized Learning Environments (PLE’s) Ficek states that PLE’s have four key features: “Communication & collaboration Formal and informal learning Flexible roles and structures Electronic portfolios and organizers” source: http://tinyurl.com/5acq9p Thursday, 4 December, 2008 9
    • Web 2.0 - What’s in it for you? According to Ficek there are two main driving factors that make the use of web 2.0 tools to create PLE’s attractive for both students & faculty: Forcing educators to alter their attitude towards the technology in relation to the development, delivery, relevance, and retention of content. Empowering learning in ways that had not previously been possible. source: http://tinyurl.com/5acq9p Thursday, 4 December, 2008 10
    • Tools & Technologies to Enhance Education & Experience Thursday, 4 December, 2008 11
    • Social Bookmarking Tools: furl.net (http://furl.net/group/Web2Education) del.icio.us Among many others, although these are the best two. Use Cases: Sharing resources/information easily and organized. Support for lectures (additional info) Mechanism can be used to build learning communities. Individual/Group Projects Thursday, 4 December, 2008 12
    • Social Bookmarking Cont. Use Cases cont. Exploratory learning Creates a mechanism for obtaining informal, formative feedback. Gives instructor a way of finding what students know/want to know/need to know more of, etc. Tag clouds (mind maps to create visual representations) My resources are on furl.net for this presentation Thursday, 4 December, 2008 13
    • Calendaring Tools: Google Calendar Microsoft Exchange Use Cases: Office hours, information sharing, eases collaboration issues. Thursday, 4 December, 2008 14
    • Image Sharing Tools: flickr.com many others although flickr is the best and most commonly used to my knowledge. Use cases: Share, comment, add notes to photos or images you want to use in classroom/environment. Embed photos into your environment Combine photos w/ geo-tagged data for Google Earth, etc. Thursday, 4 December, 2008 15
    • Collaborative Authoring Tools: Wikis Google docs (http://docs.google.com) wikipedia (http://wikipedia.com) pbwiki (pbwiki.com) wikispaces.com stu.dicio.us collaborative note taking Thursday, 4 December, 2008 16
    • Collaborative Authoring cont. Use Cases: Peer review of work. Real-time collaboration on group projects/ documents. Tracked changes (know who participates on what, when) “As for the near future of collaborative systems, Jeff says that blogs, wikis and podcasts will start to merge with more educationally focused systems in 2007.)” (RWW, e-learning 2.0) Thursday, 4 December, 2008 17
    • Video Sharing Tools: YouTube.com Google Video (http://video.google.com) Thursday, 4 December, 2008 18
    • Blogs/Microblogs Tools: blogger.com edublogs.com (Anyone can sign up for an educational content blog) Twitter.com (micro-blogging) Use Cases: Share, connect, engage. Thursday, 4 December, 2008 19
    • Blogs/Microblogs cont. Use cases cont: Twitter for class announcements Creating a classroom community Learning both inside and outside of the classroom Thursday, 4 December, 2008 20
    • File/Information Sharing Tools: drop.io (file sharing) myfiles.bgsu.edu (specific tool for BGSU) furl.net/del.icio.us slideshare.net (share slideshows from PowerPoint) scribd.com (allows for document uploading) Use Cases: Sharing information is an essential component to web 2.0; my resources guide for this seminar is even on furl.net! Thursday, 4 December, 2008 21
    • Communications Tools Tools: Very many tools here, although a brief summary would be: discussion forums, twitter, blogs, RSS, Instant messaging, social bookmarking, etc. Use Cases: Depending on the tool there are very many out there. Thursday, 4 December, 2008 22
    • Virtual Worlds/MMO Environments Tools: SecondLife (http://secondlife.com) Several others in the works, and some people use gaming environments such as Civilization Revolution, World of Warcraft etc. to teach concepts and ideas to students. Thursday, 4 December, 2008 23
    • Virtual Worlds/MMO cont. Use Cases: BGSU SecondLife Island (http://tinyurl.com/ secondlifebgsu) Physics simulations, Chemistry, etc. Thursday, 4 December, 2008 24
    • Mapping/Social Maps Tools: maps.google.com frappr.com slurl.com (SecondLife coordinates) Use Cases: Geo-tagging information/content Google Earth integration History teaching, etc. Thursday, 4 December, 2008 25
    • Learning Management Systems (LMS) Tools: Blackboard Content Management System Moodle (Open source far better alternative to BB) Use Cases: Create/deliver training and education through a structured delivery system. Thursday, 4 December, 2008 26
    • Mashups Tools: http://mashmaker.intel.com/web/ http://pipes.yahoo.com/pipes/ http://code.google.com/gme/ Use Cases: Create and integrate information into a very interesting and usable interface. Very many examples. Thursday, 4 December, 2008 27
    • RSS RSS - Really Simple Syndication RSS is simply a file format that allows you to syndicate and aggregate information from/to various portals and locations around the internet without having to multiply your posting. Use Cases/Benefits: Share, integrate, explore content from various sources in one area (aggregator). Moves from a more “pull” then “push” system Thursday, 4 December, 2008 28
    • social networking ning (http://ning.com) http://web2highered.ning.com/ (social network for this seminar) http://college2.ning.com/ (another web 2.0 social network focused on web 2.0 & higher ed.) facebook.com, myspace.com, linkedin.com Thursday, 4 December, 2008 29
    • E-portfolio Tools: digication.com elgg.net epsilen.com (BGSU offers this) Use cases: Create a digital online repository for your publications and materials to show to employers, teachers, etc. Thursday, 4 December, 2008 30
    • Group Discussion/ Brainstorm Thursday, 4 December, 2008 31
    • C&TE Program - Web 2.0 Discussion/Brainstorm Obtain a partner & begin brainstorming on how the C&TE program could benefit from the implementation of web 2.0 tools to facilitate education. Provide specific examples of what tools could be used, where, and why they would be beneficial to the program. Examples can be of any web 2.0 tools and are not limited to the constraints of this presentation. Thursday, 4 December, 2008 32
    • Discussion Forum http://web2highered.ning.com/forum/topics/cte- program-web-20 Thursday, 4 December, 2008 33
    • Innovative Uses/Uses of Web 2.0 Tools in other content areas Obtain a partner & begin brainstorming on how any other various subjects that you are knowledgeable in can have value added to them or somehow enhance the course, ability for learner to learn, etc. Focus on courses/subject matters that you may have not previously known of tools or how to implement them to make the learning more engaging to the learner and more interactive & focus on web 2.0 tools. Thursday, 4 December, 2008 34
    • Discussion Forum http://web2highered.ning.com/forum/topics/innovative- usesuses-of-web-20 Thursday, 4 December, 2008 35
    • References Please see http://furl.net/group/Web2Education Thursday, 4 December, 2008 36
    • fin. Questions/Comments? Thank you for attending. You can find my presentation uploaded in PDF format to http://slideshare.net under the username “brianjking” Thursday, 4 December, 2008 37