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Using Web 2.0
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    • 1. Sound Check Here Comes Another Bubble http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I6IQ_FOCE6I
    • 2. The Only URL You Need To Write Down
      • http://technologyinstruction.blogspot.com
    • 3. S*&T Happens Engaging Students Via Web 2.0 Tools Presented by Alan Evans Montgomery County Community College Shift Happens Shift Happened “ Rumor is the world's oldest mass media.”   -- Jean-François Revel (1924-2006,     French politician and author)
    • 4. What happened?
      • Memorizing facts is no longer education
      • Information availability
        • Just look it up on Google
        • A week of the NY Times contains more information than a 19 th century citizen was exposed to in a lifetime
      • Education is now about analyzing information or creating information
    • 5. “ We must educate the student we have, not the student we used to have nor the student we wished we had.” David Thornburg
    • 6. How do we engage students?
      • Entertain them?
      • Expose them to entrepreneurship
      • Educate them about tools to make their lives easier
      • Encourage them to create and share information
    • 7. What is Web 2.0?
      • Shift to facilitation of communication, collaboration and information sharing
        • Web-based communities (social networks)
        • Video sharing sites (YouTube)
        • Wikis
        • Blogs
        • Folksonomy (social tagging)
    • 8. Web 2.0 Support Groups
    • 9. Entertainment
      • Before class starts, show videos
        • Encourages on time attendance
        • Focuses student attention to the front of the room
        • Let students find the videos
        • Can even relate to the topic!
        • Dead iPod Song
    • 10. Expose Them To Entrepreneurship
      • Use examples of companies using Web 2.0 tools
      • Use companies students relate to (food, t-shirts, etc.)
      • Read Inc. and Fast Company for ideas
    • 11. Entrepreneur Examples
      • Markus Frind
      • Company had one employee (Markus) until recently
      • Works 1 hour per day
      • Company makes $10 million per year
      • www.plentyoffish.com
    • 12. Entrepreneur Examples
      • Jake Nickell and Jeffrey Kalmikoff
      • College dropouts
      • Estimated $30 million a year in sales…from t-shirts!
      • Developed a social network of prospective customers
      • Customers decide what products will be sold
      • www.threadless.com
    • 13. Web 2.0 Tools to Make Life Easier or Richer
      • Get Movie Recommendations
        • www.clerkdogs.com
      • Manage e-mail, instant messages and social networks from a single application
        • www.digsby.com
      • Meeting planning
        • www.doodle.com
    • 14. Web 2.0 Tools to Make Life Easier or Richer
      • Create Speaking Avatars
        • www.voki.com
      • Music Recommendations Based on Music You Like
        • www.pandora.com
      • Put PowerPoint Slides Online
        • www.slideshare.net
    • 15. Create/Share Information
      • Why I like Student Blog Projects
        • Blogger.com
          • Free and owned by Google
          • Makes blogging as simple as writing e-mail
        • Letting students select a topic they are comfortable with gets them going quickly
        • Forces them to think, write, and research
        • Its entrepreneurial!
    • 16. Current Semester Student Blogs
      • Boneyard Body Art
      • the f-stops here
      • Shoegasm
    • 17. Wikis
      • A web page with an edit button (like Wikipedia)
      • Great for collaboration and group projects
      • Pbwiki and Wikispaces are good free choices
    • 18. Wikis
      • Curriculum ideas
        • Have students create or update Wikipedia entries
        • Group project collaboration
          • Group Collaboration at Manor College
        • Conveying information (could be edited by students)
          • Teaching Students How to Blog
    • 19. Social Networks
      • The future is smaller, more focused networks
        • Classroom 2.0
        • 25 Tools
      • Have students start their own social network
        • www.ning.com
        • http://studentcomputerliteracy.ning.com/
    • 20. In Conclusion
      • Nike was right...Just Do It!
      • Students love this stuff!
      • Students pay more attention
      • Get students involved in collaborating via the web...they are doing it anyway
      “ Don't tell people how to do things. Tell them what to do and let them surprise you with their results.” George Patton
    • 21. Questions or Comments?
      • Alan Evans
      • Montgomery County Community College, Blue Bell, PA
      • E-mail: aevans@mc3.edu

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