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  • 1. Web 2.0 for Education Argosy University Spring Academic Conference Jesse Leraas April 22, 2009
  • 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. Digital Native Characteristics:
    • Multimedia oriented
    • Web-based
    • Less fear of failure
    • Instant gratification/Impatient
    • Nonlinear
    • Multi-tasker
    • Active involvement
    • Very creative/Expressive
    • Less structured
    • Extremely social
    • Egocentric/Myspace/Myportal
    • Striving to be independent
    • Feel a sense of entitlement
    • Preference for electronic environments
    • Have electronic friends
    • Share a common language
    • Risk takers
    • Constant engagement
    • All information is equal
    List retrieved from: http://lraines.wordpress.com/2007/03/28/characteristics-of-a-digital-native/
  • 4. What is Web 2.0?
    • The 2 nd generation of the
    • World Wide Web,
    • especially the movement
    • away from static webpages
    • to dynamic and shareable content
    • and social networking. (http://en.wiktionary.org/wiki/Web_2.0)
  • 5. What We’ll Cover… Blogging Vodcasting/Podcasting Wikis Social Networking Photo-Sharing/ Presentation Sharing Microblogging/ Instant Messaging Social Bookmarking
  • 6.  
  • 7. Blogging
  • 8. Why Educators Blog:
    • Journaling
      • Reflective Learning
    • Facilitating Discussions
      • Chat, Debate, Reflect
      • “ a swap meet for the mind”
      • Learn about challenges that other institutions are facing
    • Post Assignments
    • Post Links to Resources or Current Issues
  • 9. Some Educational Blogs
    • The Chronicle of Higher Education
    • Teaching College Math
    • Mr. C's Class Blog
    • Computer Writing and Research Lab UT@Austin
    • Blog Support
    • SupportBlogging.com
  • 10. Blogs & Wikis
  • 11.  
  • 12. Why Educators wiki:
    • Involve Students in the Creative Process
    • Engage Students Outside of the Classroom
    • Mostly Free and Rather Easy
    • Open and Accessible
    • Safe and Secure
    • Organized
  • 13. Why Educators wiki:
    • Student Journaling
    • Personal Porfolios
    • Collaborative Knowledge Base
    • Post Resources
    • Post Assignments
  • 14. Some Educational Wikis:
    • English 1200 Service-Learning @ ECU
    • Forensics @ Hamilton
    • Web Writing & Participatory Culture, UW @ Madison
    • Wiki Support
      • Wikis in Education
  • 15. Social Bookmarking
  • 16. Why Educators Use Social Bookmarking:
    • Collect and Share Online Resources
    • Accessible Anywhere
    • Point Students Toward Authoritative Information
    • Collaborative Tool
  • 17. Photo-sharing and Presentation Sharing
  • 18. Why Educators Flickr:
    • Upload, Browse, Store Images
    • Create/Organize/Manage Photo Sets
    • Privacy Settings
    • Easy to Use
    • It’s Free!
    • Searchable
    A few Searches: Dental Caries Embryonic Stem Cell Yellow-rumped Warbler
  • 19. Why Educators Slideshare:
    • Share your Presentations!
    • Find Presentations on a Topic!
  • 20. Social Networking
  • 21.  
  • 22. Why Educators use Social Networking:
    • Myspace and Facebook
      • Not the optimal educational tool
    • LinkedIn.com
      • Professional networking tool
    • Possible Alternative?
      • NING.com
  • 23. Why Educators Ning:
    • Specific Audience
    • Share Ideas
    • Collaborate!
  • 24. Podcasts and Videos
  • 25. Why Educators Podcast/Vodcast:
    • Presentations
    • Vignettes
    • Groupwork
    • Examples
    feedforall.com
  • 26. Jack Attack!
  • 27. Microblogging
  • 28.  
  • 29. Why Educators Tweet:
    • Easy Communication Channel
    • Distribute Information
      • Changes to assignments, class, etc.
      • Events
      • URLS
    • Share Ideas/Quick Notes/Factoids
    • Share Experiences/Build Relationships
    • Quick Q&A
    • Community Building
  • 30. Instant Messaging
  • 31.  
  • 32. Why Educators IM:
    • Virtual Office Hours?
  • 33. Qu estio ns?
  • 34.