The Possibilities of Emerging Technologies &
Online Communities
                              Prepared by Denys Lupshenyuk...
• Text-based chat room / Discussion board / Forum
Communication   • Instant messaging (MSN, Yahoo)
                • Audio...
Conceptually

  A common vision of community agenda (shared goals)
  Active and open participation and communication
  Soc...
Technologically: An online venue in which members meet to
exchange problems, ideas, questions and to collaborate on
projec...
Technology breaks borders and makes others’
knowledge & experiences closer

Interactivity creates contexts for collaborati...
Collaborative knowledge production & sharing
Distribution of instructional resources
Collaboration on projects with other ...
Conceptual Aspect

    Learning goals & expected outcomes
    Interaction among members through participant-
    driven di...
Technology Aspect


    Easy-to-use interface, navigation, and tools
    Integrate necessary functions within a platform
 ...
“One-size-fits-all” apps:
   Facebook, My-Space
   LinkedIn, TappedIn
   My e-Coach
Easy (“drag-and-drop”) customizable ap...
Open source content management platform
that allows users to easily publish, manage, and
organize a wide variety of conten...
ResearchSpace
http://tappedin.org
• Short for Teacher Professional Development
  Institute
• Designed as a meeting place for community
 ...
Alternative /Correctional Education
A customized online community that helps to
learn, connect, and share
Offers tools all in one place
Allows public and priv...
Bullying & School Violence
Online platform for building social-networking
websites
Easy-to-build a customized community
Equipped with communication a...
The Gathering For Justice
Next Steps …


  Establish a Working Group (Coordinator, team
  facilitator, knowledge experts)
  Choose a Web-Based Platf...
Restorative Practice & Educational Technologies
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Restorative Practice & Educational Technologies

  1. 1. The Possibilities of Emerging Technologies & Online Communities Prepared by Denys Lupshenyuk May 02, 2009
  2. 2. • Text-based chat room / Discussion board / Forum Communication • Instant messaging (MSN, Yahoo) • Audio/Video Conferencing (Skype, Eyeball, iVisit, Elluminate) • Weblogs (Blogger, WordPress) Collaboration • Wikis (PBWorks) • Streaming multimedia - podcasts, vodcasts, screencasts, webcasts Sharing • Content sharing websites (YouTube, Scribd, Twitter) • File Sharing Tools • “One-size-fits-all” (Facebook, MySpace, LinkedIn) • Customized for educational purposes (TappedIn, My eCoach) Communities • Programmable (Ning, web 2.0 platforms) • Open Source (Elgg, Drupal)
  3. 3. Conceptually A common vision of community agenda (shared goals) Active and open participation and communication Social knowledge construction and meaning negotiations Sharing of resources Establishment of trust (feeling of safety and support) Scaffolding & facilitation to sustain collaboration and shared experience among participants
  4. 4. Technologically: An online venue in which members meet to exchange problems, ideas, questions and to collaborate on projects. Capabilities to create personal profiles and team workspaces Capabilities to create spaces for discussions and other types of online communication Capabilities for collaborative writing and team-based projects(wiki, weblogs) Capabilities for sharing multimedia resources (streaming media, twitter, bookmarking) Capabilities to syndicate & aggregate content (RSS 2.0) Capabilities to manage emails
  5. 5. Technology breaks borders and makes others’ knowledge & experiences closer Interactivity creates contexts for collaborative learning and constructing shared artifacts Facilitation & Design are needed to maintain meaningful communal activities. Initial F2F interaction motivates members to collaborate online, strengthens connections among members, and decreases the feeling of isolation.
  6. 6. Collaborative knowledge production & sharing Distribution of instructional resources Collaboration on projects with other teachers Delivering web-based conferences, debates, seminars, workshops, & trainings Reflections on various educational practices Others
  7. 7. Conceptual Aspect Learning goals & expected outcomes Interaction among members through participant- driven discussions, collaborative projects Interaction between members and resources Flexible design and space for members input Extension of networking opportunities (e.g., connections with other communities)
  8. 8. Technology Aspect Easy-to-use interface, navigation, and tools Integrate necessary functions within a platform Easy upload of materials Transferability of experience to different contexts Easy configuration for designers and administrators No client installation or configuration
  9. 9. “One-size-fits-all” apps: Facebook, My-Space LinkedIn, TappedIn My e-Coach Easy (“drag-and-drop”) customizable apps Ning Open-source platforms Elgg, Drupal, Moodle
  10. 10. Open source content management platform that allows users to easily publish, manage, and organize a wide variety of content on a website: Discussion sites Personal sites/blogs Resource directories Social networking sites Build-in functionality: content management systems, blogs, collaborative tools, forums, newsletters, podcasting, picture galleries, file sharing and more
  11. 11. ResearchSpace
  12. 12. http://tappedin.org • Short for Teacher Professional Development Institute • Designed as a meeting place for community learning – Conference Center with external Student Center • Provides space for teachers to communicate and participate in on-going professional development
  13. 13. Alternative /Correctional Education
  14. 14. A customized online community that helps to learn, connect, and share Offers tools all in one place Allows public and private spaces Offers coaching support Rich shared repertoire of educational resources (projects and web sites)
  15. 15. Bullying & School Violence
  16. 16. Online platform for building social-networking websites Easy-to-build a customized community Equipped with communication and collaboration facilities, tools for sharing knowledge and resources, digital storage facilities Capabilities to easily incorporate digital media Example of the learning community
  17. 17. The Gathering For Justice
  18. 18. Next Steps … Establish a Working Group (Coordinator, team facilitator, knowledge experts) Choose a Web-Based Platform and Decide on Technologies Design the Framework for Online Community

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