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  1. 1. Mountain Lakes Institute Classroom 2.0 October 2008
  2. 3. TODAY’S GOALS <ul><li>1. Define “2.0” & discuss rationale for curricular implementation </li></ul><ul><li>2. Explore how we can INCORPORATE </li></ul><ul><li>USER-GENERATED CONTENT into our classes tomorrow ! </li></ul>
  3. 4. So What is “2.0” Technology?
  4. 5. Remember 1.0?
  5. 6. Politics 2.0?
  6. 7. 2.0 Institute Topics
  7. 8. WHY 2.0? <ul><li>Web 2.0 enhances </li></ul><ul><li>creativity while fostering collaboration and functionality of the web. </li></ul><ul><li>Web 2.0 concepts, such as social-networking sites, video sharing sites, wikis, blogs and folksonomies, bridge connections between students & content </li></ul>
  8. 9. Is this why?
  9. 10. No “Digital Divide” War
  10. 15. User-Generated Content <ul><li>*Extended Learning*Wikis*BLOGGING </li></ul><ul><li>*Personal Broadcasting*GrassRoots Video* </li></ul>
  11. 16. User-Generated Content <ul><li>User generated content (AKA Consumer Generated Media/User created Content) refers to various kinds of media content, publicly available, that are produced by end-users </li></ul><ul><li>All digital media technologies are included, such as question-answer databases, digital video, blogging, podcasting, mobile phone photography and wikis. In addition to these technologies, user generated content may also employ a combination of open source , free software, and flexible licensing or related agreements to further reduce the barriers to collaboration, skill-building and discovery. </li></ul>-Wikipedia, “UGC”
  12. 17. social bookmarking
  13. 18. social bookmarking <ul><li>in plain english </li></ul>
  14. 19. Social Bookmarking Samples/Examples <ul><li>Method for Internet users to store, organize, search & manage bookmarks of web pages on the Internet (as opposed to one machine) </li></ul><ul><li>Users save links to web pages that they want to remember/share. These bookmarks are usually public, and can be saved privately, shared only with specified people or groups, and/or shared only inside certain networks. </li></ul><ul><li>These bookmarks chronologically, by category or tags, or via a search engine. </li></ul>
  15. 20. Other Tags <ul><li>From , his “tag clouds” show the popularity, frequency, and trends in the usages of words within speeches, official documents, declarations, and letters written by US Presidents between 1776 - 2007 </li></ul><ul><li>Play “Wordle” on the Many Faces website. </li></ul>
  16. 23. Wikis <ul><li>REAL Department workspaces </li></ul>
  17. 24. Incorporating WIKI s <ul><li>A wiki is a page or collection of Web pages designed to enable anyone who accesses it to contribute or modify content, using a simplified markup language. </li></ul><ul><li>Wikis are often used to create collaborative websites and to power community websites. </li></ul><ul><li>Sample Wikis by Wikispaces </li></ul>
  18. 25. Horizon wikis <ul><li>The Horizon Tech Reports are must-reads! </li></ul><ul><li>But in the spirit of their work, they have created wikis to keep the material updated & improved </li></ul>
  19. 26. Oct 2008 Bibliography <ul><li>Introduction </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Web 2.0 image http://en. wikipedia .org/wiki/Web_2.0 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Web 2.0 video </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>21st-Century Skills video / </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Growing Up Online image from </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>http://www. slideshare .net/ , http://www. edutopia .org/ & </li></ul></ul>
  20. 27. Oct 2008 Bibliography <ul><li>Social Bookmarking </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Text from Horizon Report & wikipedia (UCC 2007) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>In Plain English video from </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Samples include , / , , & Many Eyes </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Images from wikicommons & flickr </li></ul></ul>
  21. 28. Oct 2008 Bibliography <ul><li>Wikis </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Text from Horizon Report & wikipedia (UCC 2007) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>In Plain English video from </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Sample wikis from Wikispaces </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Horizon Tech wikis </li></ul></ul>