Working Close Apart:  Web 2.0 Tools for Collaboration Rose M. Baker David L. Passmore
Penn State Workforce Education & Development Initiative Rose Baker David Passmore Program Manager Workforce Assessment Cen...
How do you collaborate & communicate at a distance?
De Rerum Natura “ The drops of rain make a hole in the stone, not by violence, but by often falling.”
Two little words for you… <ul><li>Dictyostelium Discoideum </li></ul>
Collective intelligence… <ul><li>Oecophylla </li></ul><ul><li>OR </li></ul><ul><li>Weaver ant </li></ul>
Wisdom in the “Wisdom of Crowds”… Why the Many are  Smarter Than the Few and How Collective Wisdom Shapes Business, Econom...
Wisdom in the “Wisdom of Crowds”… Aggregation of information in groups often results in better decisions than could be mad...
Wisdom in the “Wisdom of Crowds”… <ul><li>Crowd at fair accurately guessed the weight of an ox when their guesses were ave...
What we learned…
New work imperative…
OPPORTUNITY
Web 2.0… <ul><li>We all have experienced the first generation of the Internet </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Web 1.0 , as some call...
Web 2.0 examples… <ul><li>Social bookmarking </li></ul><ul><li>Use of wikis </li></ul><ul><li>Blogging </li></ul><ul><li>P...
del.icio.us for social bookmarking… http://del.icio.us/davidpassmore
del.icio.us for social bookmarking… http://del.icio.us/rmb194
Penn State wikispaces… http://wikispaces.psu.edu
Penn State blogs… http://blogs.psu.edu
Presentations at SlideShare… http://slideshare.net
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  • Working Close Apart

    1. 1. Working Close Apart: Web 2.0 Tools for Collaboration Rose M. Baker David L. Passmore
    2. 2. Penn State Workforce Education & Development Initiative Rose Baker David Passmore Program Manager Workforce Assessment Center & Assistant Professor of Education Professor & Director Penn State Institute for Research in Training & Development
    3. 3. How do you collaborate & communicate at a distance?
    4. 4. De Rerum Natura “ The drops of rain make a hole in the stone, not by violence, but by often falling.”
    5. 5. Two little words for you… <ul><li>Dictyostelium Discoideum </li></ul>
    6. 6. Collective intelligence… <ul><li>Oecophylla </li></ul><ul><li>OR </li></ul><ul><li>Weaver ant </li></ul>
    7. 7. Wisdom in the “Wisdom of Crowds”… Why the Many are Smarter Than the Few and How Collective Wisdom Shapes Business, Economies, Societies and Nations
    8. 8. Wisdom in the “Wisdom of Crowds”… Aggregation of information in groups often results in better decisions than could be made by any single person
    9. 9. Wisdom in the “Wisdom of Crowds”… <ul><li>Crowd at fair accurately guessed the weight of an ox when their guesses were averaged </li></ul><ul><li>Average closer to true weight, and closer than any cattle expert estimates </li></ul>Francis Galton
    10. 10. What we learned…
    11. 11. New work imperative…
    12. 12. OPPORTUNITY
    13. 13. Web 2.0… <ul><li>We all have experienced the first generation of the Internet </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Web 1.0 , as some call it. Experiences delivered on the net </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Web 2.0 —the second generation of the Internet </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Applications delivered and shared on the net </li></ul></ul>
    14. 14. Web 2.0 examples… <ul><li>Social bookmarking </li></ul><ul><li>Use of wikis </li></ul><ul><li>Blogging </li></ul><ul><li>Presentation sharing </li></ul>
    15. 15. del.icio.us for social bookmarking… http://del.icio.us/davidpassmore
    16. 16. del.icio.us for social bookmarking… http://del.icio.us/rmb194
    17. 17. Penn State wikispaces… http://wikispaces.psu.edu
    18. 18. Penn State blogs… http://blogs.psu.edu
    19. 19. Presentations at SlideShare… http://slideshare.net
    20. 20. Working Close Apart: Web 2.0 Tools for Collaboration Rose M. Baker David L. Passmore

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