Teaching English Through The Web 2 Cinganotto Cuccurullo


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Tesol Italy Seminar 26/1/09
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    1. 1. Teaching English through the Web 2.0 and beyond… USR Lazio 26/01/2009 Letizia Cinganotto – Daniela Cuccurullo News
    2. 3. WEB 1.0 vs WEB 2.0 and beyond …
    3. 5. http://www.slideshare.net/rdesalvo/blogs-and-wikis-for-beginners/
    4. 6. >> Web 2.0 http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Web20
    5. 7. KEY ASPECTS <ul><li>Collaborative Filtering </li></ul><ul><li>Folksonomy </li></ul><ul><li>Metadata </li></ul><ul><li>User Generated Content (UGC) </li></ul><ul><li>Semantic Web </li></ul><ul><li>Social Network </li></ul><ul><li>Interaction </li></ul><ul><li>Design </li></ul><ul><li>Web 3.0 </li></ul>
    6. 8. “ Our students have changed radically. Today’s students are no longer the people our educational system was designed to teach. Mark Prensky, “Digital Natives, Digital Immigrants” ( http://www.slideshare.net/ fbalague / blogs-for-teaching-and-learning-presentation )
    7. 9. How the students can learn a foreign language today… student blackboard exercise book school trip book book book book exercise book forum chat (resources) moodle blog wiki picasa word livespace flickr Web 2.0 youtube google etcetera… etcetera… etcetera… etcetera… p.point movie maker photoshop computer podcast map etcetera… etcetera… ( http://www.slideshare.net/ agati /educational-technology-117682 )
    8. 10. http://www.slideshare.net/coolcatteacher/wikis-in-the-classroom?src=related_normal&rel=12231
    9. 11. Let’s start with a video ”The machine is us/ing us” http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EAVmB5dKZZ8
    10. 12. 1. COLLABORATIVE FILTERING <ul><li>GRAPHIC ORGANIZERS –MIND MAPS </li></ul><ul><li>TAGGING - TAG CLOUDS </li></ul>
    11. 13. An example of mind maps <ul><li>Bubbl.us </li></ul><ul><li>http:// bubbl.us / </li></ul>
    12. 16. http:// bubbl.us
    13. 17. 1. CREATE a tag cloud!
    14. 18. 2. EDIT the tag cloud
    15. 19. An example of Tag Clouds <ul><li>TAG CROWD: http://tagcrowd.com/ </li></ul>
    16. 20. An example: <ul><li>What is Tesol Italy </li></ul>
    17. 21. TAG CLOUDS’ functions: <ul><li>as topic summaries for speeches and written works </li></ul><ul><li>for visual analysis of survey data </li></ul><ul><li>as brand clouds that let companies see how they are perceived by the world </li></ul><ul><li>for data mining a text corpus </li></ul><ul><li>for helping writers and students reflect on their work </li></ul><ul><li>as name tags for conferences </li></ul><ul><li>as resumes in a single glance </li></ul><ul><li>as visual poetry </li></ul><ul><li>The list goes on and continues to grow. </li></ul>http:// tagcrowd.com /
    18. 22. 2. USER GENERATED CONTENT <ul><li>BLOG (Text, …) </li></ul><ul><li>WIKI (Text, …) </li></ul><ul><li>PODCAST (Audio) </li></ul><ul><li>YOU TUBE (Video) </li></ul><ul><li>DIGITAL STORYTELLING (Text + Audio + Video) </li></ul>
    19. 23. The blog w h y w e b l o g s ? http://www.flickr.com/photos/stabilo-boss/93136022
    20. 24. The weblog <ul><li>Reading + Writing in a real context: </li></ul><ul><li>huge potential for a teacher of English </li></ul><ul><li>The structure of a post or entry: </li></ul><ul><li>title </li></ul><ul><li>news  </li></ul><ul><li>author </li></ul><ul><li>date  </li></ul><ul><li>links to other websites </li></ul><ul><li>comments </li></ul>
    21. 25. The blog in the classroom <ul><li>To share opinions and learning. </li></ul><ul><li>To see knowledge as interconnected. </li></ul><ul><li>To facilitate reflection and evaluation. </li></ul><ul><li>To promote creative writing. </li></ul><ul><li>To develop a digital portfolio. </li></ul><ul><li>To teach responsible public writing. </li></ul>
    22. 26. A blog with Wordpress. com http://wordpress.com/
    23. 27. Wordpress admin panel
    24. 28. A blog with Blogger.com https://www.blogger.com/start
    25. 29. Blogger admin panel
    26. 30. TESOL ITALY BLOG <ul><li>http://tesolitaly.blogspot.com/ </li></ul>
    27. 31. Other useful links B2Evolution http://b2evolution.net/ LiveJournal http://www.livejournal.com/ Edublogs http://edublogs.org/ Twitter (microblogging) http://twitter.com http://blogdidattici.splinder.com/ Didactic blog
    28. 32. Different uses <ul><li>The teacher’s bog – </li></ul><ul><li>“ repository” of the teacher’s learning and training background. </li></ul><ul><li>addressed to the students (tasks/assignments/downloaing material..) </li></ul><ul><li>addressed to the students’ families (topics to discuss) </li></ul><ul><li>The student’s blog – </li></ul><ul><li>class blog (class web-paper) </li></ul><ul><li>e-portfolio of each student </li></ul><ul><li>class blog/teacher’s blog </li></ul><ul><li>The students’ families’ blog – </li></ul><ul><li>The students’ families can express their opinions/suggestions/doubts etc. </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul>
    29. 33. “ W hat I k now i s” web page with an edit button WIKI
    30. 34. Wikimedia
    31. 35. The free encyclopaedia
    32. 37. Didactic uses <ul><li>Fostering the writing process </li></ul><ul><li>Promoting groupwork </li></ul><ul><li>Learning how to learn </li></ul><ul><li>Cooperative learning: acquiring responsibilities </li></ul>
    33. 38. Choose your wiki
    34. 39. Valentina Dodge - TESOL Rome 2008 - Why wiki? Which wiki? <ul><li>Collaborative writing </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Drafting and re-writing </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Improving, correcting, individual feedback </li></ul></ul></ul>Web 2.0 terminology http:// westwood.wikispaces.com /Web+2 .0
    35. 40. Tesol Italy Wiki <ul><li>http://letiziaswiki.pbwiki.com/FrontPage </li></ul>
    36. 41. DIGITAL STORYTELLING TELLING STORIES WITH DIGITAL TECHNOLOGY <ul><li>A new and original way of narrating </li></ul><ul><li>TELLING STORIES + MULTIMEDIA TOOLS </li></ul><ul><li>graphics </li></ul><ul><li>audio </li></ul><ul><li>video </li></ul><ul><li>animation web publishing </li></ul>
    37. 42. Getting started <ul><li>A great way to begin learning about </li></ul><ul><li>Digital Storytelling is by watching the following video introduction to </li></ul><ul><li>Digital Storytelling. </li></ul><ul><li>http://digitalstorytelling.coe.uh.edu/ </li></ul><ul><li>“ Short, personal multimedia tales told from the heart” </li></ul>
    38. 43. 7 ELEMENTS to create the story <ul><li>A point (of view) </li></ul><ul><li>A dramatic question </li></ul><ul><li>Emotional Content </li></ul><ul><li>The gift of your voice </li></ul><ul><li>The power of the soundtrack </li></ul><ul><li>Economy </li></ul><ul><li>Pacing </li></ul>
    39. 45. STORYCIRCLE
    40. 46. PHOTOSTORY 3 for Windows 1st STEP
    41. 47. 2nd STEP
    42. 48. 3rd STEP
    43. 49. 4° STEP
    44. 50. 5th STEP
    45. 57. SOCIAL NETWORK <ul><ul><ul><li>It allows people to easily learn from and capitalize </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>on the behaviour or knowledge of others. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Meredith Gorran Farkas </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>It can be syndicated, shared, reused or remixed. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>It allows people to communicate, collaborate </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>and build a community online. </li></ul></ul></ul>
    46. 58. SOCIAL SOFTWARES: some examples <ul><li>You Tube </li></ul><ul><li>Flickr </li></ul><ul><li>My Space </li></ul><ul><li>Facebook </li></ul><ul><li>Del.icio.us </li></ul><ul><li>Google Maps </li></ul>
    47. 59. You Tube: http://www.youtube.com/
    48. 60. You Tube: http://www.youtube.com/
    49. 61. FLICKR: http://www.flickr.com/
    50. 62. http://delicious.com/
    51. 65. <ul><li>Web 2.0 is remixable: </li></ul><ul><li>you can add/transfer/change data and information. </li></ul><ul><li>Data become independent from their author and surf freely from one website to the other. </li></ul><ul><li>Social interaction through technology. </li></ul><ul><li>Each user is not only passive consumer, but active author of contents. </li></ul>TO SUMMARIZE
    52. 66. <ul><li>THANKS FOR COMING!!! </li></ul><ul><li>Letizia Cinganotto </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>Daniela Cuccurullo </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul>