3.0 for 2008 Newly Revised Edition Created by Karl Fisch, and modified by Scott McLeod; Globalization & The Information Age
PEW Internet and American LIFE project, Generations online in 2009
All Whites (75%) All Blacks (59%) English-Speaking Hispanics (80%) 73%* of the population reports using the internet or email. Here is a breakdown of use among different online groups. (shown as a percentage of population online) 18-29 Years Old (90%) 30-49 Years Old (85%) 50-64 Years Old (70%) 65+ Years Old (35%) No High School Degree (44%) College Graduates (91%) <$30K Income (53%) >$75K Income (95%) Men (73%) Women (73%) *Source: Pew Internet & American Life Survey, May 2008. http://www.pewinternet.org ** This statistic comes from the Pew Internet Project’s Latinos Online data, collected June-October, 2006. High School Graduates (63%) Urban (74%) Rural (63%) Suburban (77%) Spanish-Dominant Hispanics (32%)**
What is most relevant to teens? (Ages 12-17) : PEW Research: Internet & Tech
97% play computer, web, portable, or console games (Guitar Hero most frequently played), 78% play games online
71% are cell phone owners (of them 38% send text messages daily
64% have created content on the internet (35% blog, 54% post photos)
Real-Simple-Syndication. By having an RSS feed/aggregator, websites that you subscribe to will update in your RSS, rather than you having to go to different website for current content. It’s like having an INBOX for the web. RSS in Plain English -video
Example . You want to know what the camp experience means to youth. You randomly select a group of campers who are asked to take photos during camp. The photographers then gather in small groups to discuss their photos, why they took the photo, what it means to them, etc. Comments and remarks are recorded.
This can be done online by using Flickr , Picasa (requires google user name/free download)
INTEGRATING TECHNOLOGY INTO PLANNING & EVALUATION
Zoomerang online tool which allows one to design a survey, share the link to intended audience, collect responses and analyze data. UW-Extension has subscription, work with State program area to initiate the process.
Surveymonkey - online tool which allows one to design a survey, share the link to intended audience, collect responses and analyze data. Free, has some limitations
Poll Everywhere Ask your audience a question, they answer with a SMS text message. Results update live in your web browser or PowerPoint…just like American Idol or Who Wants to be a Millionaire. Free version available
Clickers/Turning point Software: Similar concept as poll everywhere. Requires software and clickers. Some districts do have a set available for check out.
Voicethread : group conversations are collected and shared in one place from anywhere in the world. It’s a collaborative, multimedia slide show that holds images, documents, and videos. Allows people to navigate pages and leave comments 5 different ways- using voice (with a mic or telephone), text, audio file, or video (via a webcam). Users can also doodle (creative expression). All can be exported to mp3 player or DVD.
These tools can be helpful to assist with putting data into a user friendly format.
Gliffy Free web-based diagram software
Zoho-Creator : Create databases that your team members can access over the web. Create your own forms/tables or import data from standard formats (.xls .csv .mdb) and get your database application online within minutes, really!
Mnemograph (now timeglider) : An online application that creates great-looking timelines. Free version can import links, RSS, images and more. Helpful for tracking Long-term outcomes/impacts