Web 2.0: Reshaping Your Class Through Advanced Communications and Collaboration Reshaping Your Class Through Advanced Communications and Collaboration
Understanding Web 2.0: What is it?
Find a Web 2.0 strategy that is right for you
Use Web 2.0 technologies that will improve your pedagogy
Introduction The Evolution of Technology
All Technology Goes Through 2 Phases
In the first phase people attempt to adapt new technologies to previously existing paradigms
In the second phase people discover new ways to use the technology and it reshapes the way that you do things
The Car analogy
Think about the controls of early cars
Source: BBC Television http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hlcMTvC4K9w Top Gear Controls Movie
Web 2.0 What is it?
Why does this Matter?
In many ways the evolution of the web since 1993 has paralleled that of the car before the clutch
Creation of web content was hard and generally confined to specialists (you better have a mechanic on board)
Web 2.0 is like the invention of the standard control set: It makes creating and sharing content as easy as driving your car.
What is Web 2.0? http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6gmP4nk0EOE Michael Wesch Web 2.0 Movie
The Next Step Integrating Web 2.0 Technologies Into Instruction
What Do You Want to Do? Rubric Adapted from Sandra Lebron-Lozada, HCC-SWC Communication Collaboration Creativity Instructors with students, and students with other students Subject matter experts and students authoring and contributing to a body of knowledge Student-generated content that is unique, artistic, and a result of free expression