Web 2.0 for Education Argosy University Spring Academic Conference Jesse Leraas April 22, 2009
How computer savvy  are you? Digital Native Digital Immigrant Prensky, M. (2001). Digital Natives, Digital Immigrants. Ret...
Digital Native Characteristics: <ul><li>Multimedia oriented  </li></ul><ul><li>Web-based  </li></ul><ul><li>Less fear of f...
What is Web 2.0? <ul><li>The 2 nd  generation of the  </li></ul><ul><li>World Wide Web,  </li></ul><ul><li>especially the ...
What We’ll Cover… Blogging Vodcasting/Podcasting Wikis Social Networking Photo-Sharing/ Presentation Sharing Microblogging...
 
Blogging
Why Educators Blog: <ul><li>Journaling </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Reflective Learning </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Facilitating Discu...
Some Educational Blogs <ul><li>The Chronicle of Higher Education </li></ul><ul><li>Teaching College Math </li></ul><ul><li...
Blogs & Wikis
 
Why Educators wiki: <ul><li>Involve Students in the Creative Process </li></ul><ul><li>Engage Students Outside of the Clas...
Why Educators wiki: <ul><li>Student Journaling </li></ul><ul><li>Personal Porfolios </li></ul><ul><li>Collaborative Knowle...
Some Educational Wikis: <ul><li>English 1200 Service-Learning @ ECU  </li></ul><ul><li>Forensics @ Hamilton </li></ul><ul>...
Social Bookmarking
Why Educators Use Social Bookmarking: <ul><li>Collect and Share Online Resources </li></ul><ul><li>Accessible Anywhere </l...
Photo-sharing  and Presentation Sharing
Why Educators Flickr: <ul><li>Upload, Browse, Store Images </li></ul><ul><li>Create/Organize/Manage Photo Sets </li></ul><...
Why Educators Slideshare: <ul><li>Share your Presentations! </li></ul><ul><li>Find Presentations on a Topic! </li></ul>
Social Networking
 
Why Educators use Social Networking: <ul><li>Myspace and Facebook </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Not the optimal educational tool <...
Why Educators Ning: <ul><li>Specific Audience </li></ul><ul><li>Share Ideas </li></ul><ul><li>Collaborate! </li></ul>
Podcasts and Videos
Why Educators Podcast/Vodcast: <ul><li>Presentations </li></ul><ul><li>Vignettes </li></ul><ul><li>Groupwork </li></ul><ul...
Jack Attack!
Microblogging
 
Why Educators Tweet: <ul><li>Easy Communication Channel </li></ul><ul><li>Distribute Information  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Ch...
Instant Messaging
 
Why Educators IM: <ul><li>Virtual Office Hours? </li></ul>
Qu estio ns?
 
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    1. 1. Web 2.0 for Education Argosy University Spring Academic Conference Jesse Leraas April 22, 2009
    2. 2. How computer savvy are you? Digital Native Digital Immigrant Prensky, M. (2001). Digital Natives, Digital Immigrants. Retrieved April 13, 2009, from http://www.marcprensky.com/writing/Prensky%20-%20Digital%20Natives,%20Digital%20Immigrants%20-%20Part1.pdf
    3. 3. Digital Native Characteristics: <ul><li>Multimedia oriented </li></ul><ul><li>Web-based </li></ul><ul><li>Less fear of failure </li></ul><ul><li>Instant gratification/Impatient </li></ul><ul><li>Nonlinear </li></ul><ul><li>Multi-tasker </li></ul><ul><li>Active involvement </li></ul><ul><li>Very creative/Expressive </li></ul><ul><li>Less structured </li></ul><ul><li>Extremely social </li></ul><ul><li>Egocentric/Myspace/Myportal </li></ul><ul><li>Striving to be independent </li></ul><ul><li>Feel a sense of entitlement </li></ul><ul><li>Preference for electronic environments </li></ul><ul><li>Have electronic friends </li></ul><ul><li>Share a common language </li></ul><ul><li>Risk takers </li></ul><ul><li>Constant engagement </li></ul><ul><li>All information is equal </li></ul>List retrieved from: http://lraines.wordpress.com/2007/03/28/characteristics-of-a-digital-native/
    4. 4. What is Web 2.0? <ul><li>The 2 nd generation of the </li></ul><ul><li>World Wide Web, </li></ul><ul><li>especially the movement </li></ul><ul><li>away from static webpages </li></ul><ul><li>to dynamic and shareable content </li></ul><ul><li>and social networking. (http://en.wiktionary.org/wiki/Web_2.0) </li></ul>
    5. 5. What We’ll Cover… Blogging Vodcasting/Podcasting Wikis Social Networking Photo-Sharing/ Presentation Sharing Microblogging/ Instant Messaging Social Bookmarking
    6. 7. Blogging
    7. 8. Why Educators Blog: <ul><li>Journaling </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Reflective Learning </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Facilitating Discussions </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Chat, Debate, Reflect </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>“ a swap meet for the mind” </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Learn about challenges that other institutions are facing </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Post Assignments </li></ul><ul><li>Post Links to Resources or Current Issues </li></ul>
    8. 9. Some Educational Blogs <ul><li>The Chronicle of Higher Education </li></ul><ul><li>Teaching College Math </li></ul><ul><li>Mr. C's Class Blog </li></ul><ul><li>Computer Writing and Research Lab UT@Austin </li></ul><ul><li>Blog Support </li></ul><ul><li>SupportBlogging.com </li></ul>
    9. 10. Blogs & Wikis
    10. 12. Why Educators wiki: <ul><li>Involve Students in the Creative Process </li></ul><ul><li>Engage Students Outside of the Classroom </li></ul><ul><li>Mostly Free and Rather Easy </li></ul><ul><li>Open and Accessible </li></ul><ul><li>Safe and Secure </li></ul><ul><li>Organized </li></ul>
    11. 13. Why Educators wiki: <ul><li>Student Journaling </li></ul><ul><li>Personal Porfolios </li></ul><ul><li>Collaborative Knowledge Base </li></ul><ul><li>Post Resources </li></ul><ul><li>Post Assignments </li></ul>
    12. 14. Some Educational Wikis: <ul><li>English 1200 Service-Learning @ ECU </li></ul><ul><li>Forensics @ Hamilton </li></ul><ul><li>Web Writing & Participatory Culture, UW @ Madison </li></ul><ul><li>Wiki Support </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Wikis in Education </li></ul></ul>
    13. 15. Social Bookmarking
    14. 16. Why Educators Use Social Bookmarking: <ul><li>Collect and Share Online Resources </li></ul><ul><li>Accessible Anywhere </li></ul><ul><li>Point Students Toward Authoritative Information </li></ul><ul><li>Collaborative Tool </li></ul>
    15. 17. Photo-sharing and Presentation Sharing
    16. 18. Why Educators Flickr: <ul><li>Upload, Browse, Store Images </li></ul><ul><li>Create/Organize/Manage Photo Sets </li></ul><ul><li>Privacy Settings </li></ul><ul><li>Easy to Use </li></ul><ul><li>It’s Free! </li></ul><ul><li>Searchable </li></ul>A few Searches: Dental Caries Embryonic Stem Cell Yellow-rumped Warbler
    17. 19. Why Educators Slideshare: <ul><li>Share your Presentations! </li></ul><ul><li>Find Presentations on a Topic! </li></ul>
    18. 20. Social Networking
    19. 22. Why Educators use Social Networking: <ul><li>Myspace and Facebook </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Not the optimal educational tool </li></ul></ul><ul><li>LinkedIn.com </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Professional networking tool </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Possible Alternative? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>NING.com </li></ul></ul>
    20. 23. Why Educators Ning: <ul><li>Specific Audience </li></ul><ul><li>Share Ideas </li></ul><ul><li>Collaborate! </li></ul>
    21. 24. Podcasts and Videos
    22. 25. Why Educators Podcast/Vodcast: <ul><li>Presentations </li></ul><ul><li>Vignettes </li></ul><ul><li>Groupwork </li></ul><ul><li>Examples </li></ul>feedforall.com
    23. 26. Jack Attack!
    24. 27. Microblogging
    25. 29. Why Educators Tweet: <ul><li>Easy Communication Channel </li></ul><ul><li>Distribute Information </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Changes to assignments, class, etc. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Events </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>URLS </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Share Ideas/Quick Notes/Factoids </li></ul><ul><li>Share Experiences/Build Relationships </li></ul><ul><li>Quick Q&A </li></ul><ul><li>Community Building </li></ul>
    26. 30. Instant Messaging
    27. 32. Why Educators IM: <ul><li>Virtual Office Hours? </li></ul>
    28. 33. Qu estio ns?

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