Email Is For Old People  Developing Our Own Digital Literacy Jeff Nugent  and  Britt Watwood VSBA 2008 Annual Convention W...
Session Overview <ul><li>Initial perspectives… </li></ul><ul><li>Changing nature of the web </li></ul><ul><li>Explore web ...
http://2008vsba.wetpaint.com
Initial perspectives…
Who has sent a hand written letter  (not counting bills) in the last… <ul><li>Week? </li></ul><ul><li>Month? </li></ul><ul...
How many emails did you send  last week? <ul><li>None </li></ul><ul><li>1 – 10 ? </li></ul><ul><li>11 – 20 ? </li></ul><ul...
How many instant messages (IM’s)  did you send last week? <ul><li>I don’t IM </li></ul><ul><li>1 – 10 ? </li></ul><ul><li>...
How many text messages did you send last week? <ul><li>I don’t send text messages  </li></ul><ul><li>1 – 10 ? </li></ul><u...
How many updates to Facebook or  MySpace did you make last week? <ul><li>I don’t have a Facebook / MySpace account </li></...
How is the  web  changing where and how communication and learning are taking place?
2004 2004 2008 1998 2007 2005 2003 2001 2003 2005 2008 2004 2006 2008 1999 2003 2005 2004
<ul><li>Unprecedented access to information </li></ul><ul><li>Freely available web-based tools </li></ul><ul><li>New publi...
Exploring Web Tools Engagement Collaboration Network Building Interaction
Blogs
Open Community of Practice
A collaborative website  freely accessible where anyone can  contribute or modify content
 
 
<ul><li>Organize your bookmarks with  tags </li></ul><ul><li>Get to your bookmarks  from anywhere </li></ul><ul><li>Find m...
Find Website You Like & Click “TAG”
Add Comments Add Tags Suggested Tags Your Network
Saved By 170 Other…
Note
 
Social Networks
One Student’s Facebook  Network
 
Commonalities Between Tools <ul><li>Social Media uses practices that emphasize: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Connections </li></u...
Thoughts & questions
&quot; New technologies are always used to do old tasks--until some driving force causes them to be used in new ways.&quot...
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  1. 1. Email Is For Old People Developing Our Own Digital Literacy Jeff Nugent and Britt Watwood VSBA 2008 Annual Convention Williamsburg VA November 20, 2008
  2. 2. Session Overview <ul><li>Initial perspectives… </li></ul><ul><li>Changing nature of the web </li></ul><ul><li>Explore web tools / practices </li></ul><ul><li>Discussion… </li></ul>
  3. 3. http://2008vsba.wetpaint.com
  4. 4. Initial perspectives…
  5. 5. Who has sent a hand written letter (not counting bills) in the last… <ul><li>Week? </li></ul><ul><li>Month? </li></ul><ul><li>Year? </li></ul><ul><li>Have not sent hand written letter in over a year </li></ul>
  6. 6. How many emails did you send last week? <ul><li>None </li></ul><ul><li>1 – 10 ? </li></ul><ul><li>11 – 20 ? </li></ul><ul><li>21 – 50 ? </li></ul><ul><li>51 – 100 ? </li></ul><ul><li>More than 100 ? </li></ul>
  7. 7. How many instant messages (IM’s) did you send last week? <ul><li>I don’t IM </li></ul><ul><li>1 – 10 ? </li></ul><ul><li>11 – 20 ? </li></ul><ul><li>21 – 50 ? </li></ul><ul><li>51 – 100 ? </li></ul><ul><li>More than 100 ? </li></ul>
  8. 8. How many text messages did you send last week? <ul><li>I don’t send text messages </li></ul><ul><li>1 – 10 ? </li></ul><ul><li>11 – 20 ? </li></ul><ul><li>21 – 50 ? </li></ul><ul><li>51 – 100 ? </li></ul><ul><li>More than 100 ? </li></ul>
  9. 9. How many updates to Facebook or MySpace did you make last week? <ul><li>I don’t have a Facebook / MySpace account </li></ul><ul><li>1 – 10 ? </li></ul><ul><li>11 – 20 ? </li></ul><ul><li>21 – 50 ? </li></ul><ul><li>51 – 100 ? </li></ul><ul><li>More than 100 ? </li></ul>
  10. 10. How is the web changing where and how communication and learning are taking place?
  11. 11. 2004 2004 2008 1998 2007 2005 2003 2001 2003 2005 2008 2004 2006 2008 1999 2003 2005 2004
  12. 12. <ul><li>Unprecedented access to information </li></ul><ul><li>Freely available web-based tools </li></ul><ul><li>New publishing opportunities </li></ul><ul><li>User generated filtering, organization & distribution </li></ul><ul><li>Vast informal learning opportunities </li></ul><ul><li>Web experience dominated by creation, interaction and participation…the social web </li></ul>Today’s Web
  13. 13. Exploring Web Tools Engagement Collaboration Network Building Interaction
  14. 14. Blogs
  15. 15. Open Community of Practice
  16. 16. A collaborative website freely accessible where anyone can contribute or modify content
  17. 19. <ul><li>Organize your bookmarks with tags </li></ul><ul><li>Get to your bookmarks from anywhere </li></ul><ul><li>Find more cool links like those you already have </li></ul><ul><li>Share resources with colleagues or students </li></ul><ul><li>Feed your links to a web site, blog, Facebook, etc. </li></ul>
  18. 20. Find Website You Like & Click “TAG”
  19. 21. Add Comments Add Tags Suggested Tags Your Network
  20. 22. Saved By 170 Other…
  21. 23. Note
  22. 25. Social Networks
  23. 26. One Student’s Facebook Network
  24. 28. Commonalities Between Tools <ul><li>Social Media uses practices that emphasize: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Connections </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Commenting </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Building of Shared Meaning </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Global Reach </li></ul></ul>
  25. 29. Thoughts & questions
  26. 30. &quot; New technologies are always used to do old tasks--until some driving force causes them to be used in new ways.&quot; ~Marshall McLuhan
  27. 31. Watch Video In Link Below
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