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  • Engage Your Students With Free Web 2.0 Tools Britt Watwood, Ed.D. Virginia Commonwealth University
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  • Welcome !
  • Some initial thoughts on instructional technology…
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  • “ I believe that the motion picture is destined to revolutionize our education system and that in a few years it will supplant largely, if not entirely, the use of textbooks.” ~Thomas Edison (1922) )
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  • " New technologies are always used to do old tasks--until some driving force causes them to be used in new ways." ~Marshall McLuhan
  • How Have Recent Changes on the Web Opened Up Opportunities for Teaching and Learning?
  • 2004 2004 2008 1998 2007 2005 2003 2001 2003 2005 2008 2004 2006 2008 1999 2005 2005 2005 2004 2007
  • Today’s Web
    • Unprecedented access to information
    • Freely available web-based tools
    • New publishing opportunities
    • User generated filtering, organization & distribution
    • Web experience dominated by creation, interaction and participation…the social web
  • What do we know about Today’s students ?
  • ECAR Study of Undergraduate Students and Information Technology, 2008
    • Fifth consecutive year of study
    • 27,317 Freshmen, seniors and community college students
    • 98 Higher education institutions
    Educause Center for Applied Research
  • Student Computer Internet Activity
    • Average use of electronic devices exceeds 19 hours / week
          • Community College students: 14.8 hrs
    • 99.9% send and read email
    • 98.6% write documents for course work
    • 94.7% search the web & institutional library
    • 91.7% create presentations
  • Student Computer / Internet Activity
    • 86.4% online shopping
    • 73.8% send instant messages
    • 82.3 % use course management system
    • 85.2% online social network (Facebook)
    • 78.3% play computer games
    • 38.2% access / use wikis
    • 32.7% create web pages
    • 34.1% blogging
  • Student Preferences for IT use in Courses
  • Small Loosely Pieces Joined
  • Who Here Saves Websites? Favorites Bookmarks
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  • Making Meaning From Tags Wordcloud based on Gettysburg Address
  • It’s deliciously simple!
  • Find Website You Like & Click “TAG”
  • Add Comments Add Tags Suggested Tags Your Network
  • Saved By 170 Other…
  • Note
  • Social Connections Interconnections between Gabriela Grosseck, Eduardo Pierano, and myself http://twoantennas.com/projects/delicious-network-explorer/
  • = Organization
  • Who Here Reads Newspapers?
  • How Does One Read a Newspaper?
  • RSS is like reading newspaper
  • What is RSS?
  • From “ Push ” to “ Pull ”
  • RSS in Plain English http://snipurl.com/1w8wi
    • Need Google Account
    • This also gives you:
      • Google Docs
      • Gmail (but different account from school domain)
      • Calendar
      • Google Apps
  • “ My” Google Reader
  • 133,000,000 blogs
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  • How Could Blogs Be Used Instructionally?
  • Blogs Wikis LMS Content
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  • How Could Micro-Blogging Be Used Instructionally?
  • Do Small Pieces Loosely Joined Have Instructional Potential?
  • Break Our Website: http ://innov2009freewebtools.wetpaint.com