creativity while fostering collaboration and functionality of the web.
Web 2.0 concepts, such as social-networking sites, video sharing sites, wikis, blogs and folksonomies, bridge connections between students & content
Is this why?
No “Digital Divide” War
*Personal Broadcasting*GrassRoots Video*
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
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.
in plain english
Social Bookmarking Samples/Examples
Method for Internet users to store, organize, search & manage bookmarks of web pages on the Internet (as opposed to one machine)
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.
These bookmarks chronologically, by category or tags, or via a search engine.
From chir.ag , 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
Play “Wordle” on the Many Faces website.
REAL Department workspaces
Incorporating WIKI s
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.
Wikis are often used to create collaborative websites and to power community websites.
Sample Wikis by Wikispaces
The Horizon Tech Reports are must-reads!
But in the spirit of their work, they have created wikis to keep the material updated & improved
Oct 2008 Bibliography
Web 2.0 image http://en. wikipedia .org/wiki/Web_2.0
Web 2.0 video http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NLlGopyXT_g&feature=channel
21st-Century Skills video http://www.21stcenturyskills.org /
Growing Up Online image from http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/pages/frontline/