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    MLweb2.0 MLweb2.0 Presentation Transcript

    • Mountain Lakes Institute Classroom 2.0 October 2008
      • 1. Define “2.0” & discuss rationale for curricular implementation
      • 2. Explore how we can INCORPORATE
      • USER-GENERATED CONTENT into our classes tomorrow !
    • So What is “2.0” Technology?
    • Remember 1.0?
    • Politics 2.0?
    • 2.0 Institute Topics
    • WHY 2.0?
      • Web 2.0 enhances
      • 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
    • User-Generated Content
      • *Extended Learning*Wikis*BLOGGING
      • *Personal Broadcasting*GrassRoots Video*
    • User-Generated Content
      • 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.
      -Wikipedia, “UGC”
    • social bookmarking
    • social bookmarking
      • 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.
    • Other Tags
      • 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
      • Play “Wordle” on the Many Faces website.
    • Wikis
      • 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
    • Horizon wikis
      • 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
      • Introduction
        • Web 2.0 image http://en. wikipedia .org/wiki/Web_2.0
        • Web 2.0 video
        • 21st-Century Skills video /
        • Growing Up Online image from
        • http://www. slideshare .net/ , http://www. edutopia .org/ &
    • Oct 2008 Bibliography
      • Social Bookmarking
        • Text from Horizon Report & wikipedia (UCC 2007)
        • In Plain English video from
        • Samples include , / , , & Many Eyes
        • Images from wikicommons & flickr
    • Oct 2008 Bibliography
      • Wikis
        • Text from Horizon Report & wikipedia (UCC 2007)
        • In Plain English video from
        • Sample wikis from Wikispaces
        • Horizon Tech wikis