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What's All The Buzz?: Do you continue to hear technology terms like IM, Blogging, Podcasting, WiKi, Web 2.0, and others? Millions of these technology entities are being created each month. What are ...

What's All The Buzz?: Do you continue to hear technology terms like IM, Blogging, Podcasting, WiKi, Web 2.0, and others? Millions of these technology entities are being created each month. What are they and how might they be used in an educational setting?

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  • 1. DEFINING NEW TECHNOLOGIES MICHAEL AMICK DIRECTOR OF ONLINE LEARNING CENTRAL LAKES COLLEGE, MN What’s All the Buzz??
  • 2. The Future
    • Online
    • Education
    • Job Markets
    • Economy
  • 3. Global Inter-Connection
    • If the Biosphere is all
    • organisms on Earth and
    • their interactions
    • potentially impacting
    • each other…
    • Noosphere: All minds on
    • Earth and their interactions
    • (happening with Wiki’s)
    • Acceleration Studies Foundation
    • http://www.accelerating.org/
  • 4. Information Availability/Overload/Lifecycle
    • Info Available
    • Google Library Project
    • Product Lifecycle/Information
    • Lifecycle—shorter
    • FTK
  • 5. Knowledge-Exponential Growth
    • A “unit” of knowledge—one unit created from the beginning to 0 bce
    • It took 1500 years to double that first
    • knowledge base unit.
    • By the early 70’s mankind was doubling knowledge every 6 years.
    • Human knowledge is expected to be
    • doubling every year by the year 2012.
    • Toffler, Alvin, “Communications Revolution Just Waiting to Happen” www.indiainfoline.com January 25, 2002
  • 6. Technology Related Information
    • 2006-technical information doubles every 2 weeks .
    • 2010-technical information will double every 72 hours.
    • Internet is doubling in size every 120 days, more than 80% of sites that will exist a year from now, don’t exist today.
    • By 2015 ,power of an off-the-shelf computer will exceed the intelligence of a human being.
    • Windows on the Future” by Ian Jakes & Ted McCain, June 2004
  • 7. Medical Related Information
    • The half-life of medical knowledge is varying from 3-4 years to 7-8 years depending on the specialty. 75% of medical knowledge is obsolete in 8-10 years. A medical graduate who graduated 15 years ago has only 1/10 of the original relevant knowledge.
    • Medical ignorance is a costly one.
    • The Medical Education and Research Trust & Continuing Medical Education Programs,” www.mertonline.com
  • 8. Job Market
    • 80% of the jobs today’s kindergarteners will occupy sometime in the future, don’t yet exist.
  • 9. Conversation Starter
    • Did You Know Video
    • Did You Know 2.0
    • Blog?
    • Wiki?
    • Podcast?
  • 10. Effective Change Leader
    • Peter F. Druker, Management Challenges of the 21st Century
    • Systematically look for and anticipate change.
    • Balance change with continuity.
    • Pathfinder needed (explore, scout, monitor)
  • 11. What to do?
    • Start experiencing and defining technology
  • 12. The Computer
    • Danny Hillis refers to it as “an imagination machine, which starts with the ideas we put into it and takes them farther than we ever could have taken them on our own.”
  • 13. What is a Wiki?
    • Nine out of Ten People do not know what a Wiki is
    • http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:About
  • 14. What is a Wiki?
    • A collaborative website which can be directly edited by anyone with access to it.
    • Abbreviated from WikiWikiWeb (first wiki software), from Hawaiian wikiwiki (quick) + English web .
    • Wikipedia
    • Google Documents
    • http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:About
  • 15. Blogs
    • 8 out 10 people do not know what a Blog is
    • There are over 70 million blogs and counting
    • The blogosphere is the most explosive social network you’ll never see, about 175,000 more crop up daily (that’s about 2 every second).
  • 16. Blogs
    • A blog (a portmanteau of web log ) is a website where entries are written in chronological order and displayed in reverse chronological order
    • Blogs provide commentary or news on a particular subject such as food, politics, or local news; some function as more personal online diaries. A typical blog combines text, images, and links to other blogs, web pages, and other media related to its topic. The ability for readers to leave comments in an interactive format is an important part of many blogs
  • 17.
    • BLOG
    • Blog example-Writing I
    • Writing II
    • Blog Reader
    • Photoblog
    • Photoblog 1
    • Photoblog 2
    Blog Examples and Types Blogs Examples
  • 18. Podcast
    • 8 out of Ten do not know what a podcast is
    • 6 million Americans have listened to podcasts
  • 19. Podcast
    • Play On Demand Broadcast
    • A podcast is a digital media file, or a series of such files, that is distributed over the Internet using syndication feeds for playback on portable media players and personal computers.
    • NPR
    • Podcast Directory
  • 20.  
  • 21. Examples/ Issues
    • Berkley
    • Berkley-Classes
    • ART-Andy GoldsWorthy
    • YouTube is a popular video sharing website where users can upload, view, and share video clips.
    • Created in 2005 purchased in 2006 for 1.5 billion by Google
  • 22.
    • MOST SOCIAL NETWORK SERVICES ARE PRIMARILY WEB BASED AND PROVIDE A COLLECTION OF VARIOUS WAYS FOR USERS TO INTERACT, SUCH AS CHAT, MESSAGING, EMAIL, VIDEO, VOICE CHAT, FILE SHARING, BLOGGING, DISCUSSION GROUPS, AND SO ON.
    Social Networking Sites
  • 23. 2.5 billion searches a month
    • All Free
  • 24.
    • A computer application which allows instant text communication between two or more people through a network such as the Internet
    Instant Messaging/Texting ACK Acknowledge ADAD Another day, another dollar ADD Address ADN Any day now AEAP As early as possible AFC Away from computer AFAIK As far as I know AFK Away from keyboard AFPOE A fresh pair of eyes AIGHT Alright AISB As it should be AISB As I said before AISI As I see it “ E-mail is for old people” -Student quote Texting IM
  • 25. WebCam/Web Conference
    • Webcams are small cameras, (usually, though not always, video cameras) whose images can be accessed using the World Wide Web, instant messaging, or a PC video conferencing application. The term webcam is also used to describe the low-resolution digital video cameras designed for such purposes, but which can also be used to record in a non-real-time fashion.
  • 26.
    • Games
    • One popular game (Everquest) has tens of thousands of people interacting within a virtual world at any given point. Another has over 7 million subscribers (WoW).
    • Wolfquest
  • 27. Web 2.0
    • New generation Web applications which may provide an infrastructure for more dynamic user participation, social interaction and collaboration.
    • Sketchcast.com
    • Mango
  • 28. Flickr
    • Flickr is a photo sharing website and an online community platform. In addition to being a popular Web site for users to share personal photographs, the service is widely used by bloggers as a photo repository. Its popularity has been fueled by its innovative online community tools that allow photos to be tagged and browsed by folksonomic means.
    • It hosts more than two billion images.
  • 29.
    • Twitter is a free social networking and micro-blogging service that allows users to send "updates" (or "tweets"; text-based posts, up to 140 characters long) to the Twitter website, via short message service, instant messaging, or a third-party application such as Twitterrific.
  • 30.
    • Del.icio.us (pronounced "delicious") is a social bookmarking web service for storing, sharing, and discovering web bookmarks .
    • It has more than three million users and 100 million bookmarked URLs.
  • 31. What is a..
  • 32. Mashups
    • A digital mashup is a digital media file containing any or all of text, graphics, audio, video and animation drawn from pre-existing sources, to create a new derivative work
    • Mashed Maps Speed Trap
    • Music Mash 2nd
  • 33. More 2.0 2.0 Directory
  • 34. Technology Goal
    • Set Tech goal(s )for yourself.
    • Use Groupwsie Messenger?
    • Read a blog?
    • Make a Blog?
    • Explore Software?