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Web 2.0 in Teaching & Learning

  1. 1. WEB 2.0 (SOCIAL MEDIA) TECHNOLOGIES FOR TEACHING & LEARNING Jamalludin Harun Department of Educational Multimedia, Faculty of Education Universiti Teknologi Malaysia
  2. 2. THE FUTURE OF EDUCATIONWe know• People work with each other• They learn from each other• They are capable of determining what they want to learn 2
  3. 3. THE FUTURE OF EDUCATIONAsk yourself...• Where have all the students gone?• Who are Generation X & Y?• What are their characteristics?• How were they brought up?• Where have they come from?• How might this affect their approach to learning? 3
  4. 4. THE FUTURE OF EDUCATIONAsk yourself...• What are their tools?• Where do they communicate?• How do they network?• Where do they network?• How do they learn?• Where do they research? 4
  5. 5. Welcome to Facebook generation.Education2.0 - social networking 5
  6. 6. THE FUTURE OF EDUCATIONNow....Ask yourself...• How do you teach?• How do you engage them?• What tools do you use?• What tools can you use?• Do you encourage them to innovate and create? 6
  7. 7. THE FUTURE OF EDUCATIONThe Future of Education...• Information is changing.• WHERE and HOW we learn is changing.• If we don’t integrate the tools effectively… Formal education will become increasingly irrelevant 7
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  9. 9. INTRODUCTON TO SOCIAL MEDIA• Technology web 2.0 (Social media) has the power to transform teaching and learning• You have the power to give them the skills and tools to work in the 21st century.• Teach them how to find, make sense of, and use relevant information• Give them the ability to find and use information with critical discrimination in order to build knowledge.• learn together, network together, grow together 9
  10. 10. INTRODUCTION 10
  11. 11. INTRODUCTON TO SOCIAL MEDIAWhat are they?Potential Uses for Teaching 11
  12. 12. WEB 2.0 TECHNOLOGIES• Defined as the “Read-Write” Web – Provides all the services and applications to allow individuals to co-create content, collaborate and share it with others• Supports user-generated content – Content created by users rather than specialist authors or publishing using a variety of affordable technologies like blogs, podcasts and wikis• Encourages the social aspect of the web – Through the use of social media like blogs, wikis, social bookmarking tools and social networks 12
  13. 13. WEB 2.0 TECHNOLOGIES• What do these social technologies look like• Social networking - establishing and building online relationships with others, and a fundamental social activity• File-sharing - creating, storing and/or sharing files in all formats: pictures, videos, presentations, documents, screencasts, etc• Social bookmarking - storing and sharing links to web resources 13
  14. 14. WEB 2.0 TECHNOLOGIES• Communication tools - communicating in real time via instant messaging and chat, in web meetings, and in live broadcasts, or asynchronously via email• Collaboration tools - working synchronously or asynchronously with other to co-create documents, presentations, mindmaps, etc• Blogging - reading, commenting or writing blog posts• Micro-blogging - sending, receiving and replying to short messages with others - for real-time communications 14
  15. 15. WEB 2.0 TECHNOLOGIES• Podcasting - creating or listening to audio (MP3) files• RSS - Really Simple Syndication- subscribing to and reading blog and web news feeds• Social and collaboration platforms - providing enterprise-wide, integrated suites of social media tools in one platform 15
  16. 16. WEB 2.0 TECHNOLOGIES• What impact are social (Web 2.0) technologies having on working and learning? Web 1.0 Web 2.0 Web technologies Social Technologies publishing sharing information and content/courses knowledge reading content collaborative working and some interaction with learning content social learning CONTENT PEOPLE 16
  17. 17. WEB 2.0 TECHNOLOGIES• How can social media (SoMe) be used for learning and working? Social Media for Working & Learning aka Social Learning Use of SoMe for: communicating - collaborating - sharing - networks and communities Informal Learning Formal learning/ Working learning as you work or training/education improving performance play • Use SoMe to• Use SoMe to engage • Use SoMe to find things rethink/improve work online learners out by/for oneself processes• to engage learners in • to learn with and from • to work the classroom others collaboratively with others 17
  19. 19. WHAT TOOLS ARE AVAILABLE?• Please browse 2011 Top 100 Tools for Learning :• http://www.c4lpt.co.uk/recommended/2011.html• then write the number (name) of tools in that list that you are presently familiar with. http://www.c4lpt.co.uk/index.html 19
  20. 20. SOCIAL BOOKMARKING• A collection of bookmark (favourite)• Access your bookmark links from anywhere• Share with friends, coworkers and the community• Discover new thingsExamples• Delicious, digg, connotea,citeulikeApplication• Lecturers and students can build a course library of relevant course links based on shared bookmarks using a course tag. 20
  21. 21. Delicious.com 21
  22. 22. digg.com 22
  23. 23. SOCIAL NETWORKING• Used for self-expression, personalization and the building of communitiesExamples• Facebook, ning, elggApplication• Lecturers can set up a class “social network” or learning community for students to meet and communicate with one another – before, during and after the course• Students can have group discussions and group chat 23
  24. 24. Facebook.com 24
  25. 25. ning.com 25
  26. 26. elgg.com 26
  27. 27. schoology.com 27
  28. 28. mahara.org 28
  29. 29. MEDIA SHARING• Sharing of slides, videos, pictures, audio…• True user generated contents• Some available for downloadExamples• Slideshare, Scribd, Youtube, TeacherTube, FlickRApplication• Educators and students can share their own as well as other user-generated podcasts, presentations, screencast, videos, etc and embed them in blogs, websites, etc, and comment on each other resources. 29
  30. 30. slideshare.net 30
  31. 31. youtube.com 31
  32. 32. teachertube.com 32
  33. 33. WIKI• A "wiki" is a collaborative website which can be directly edited by anyone with access to it.• “Wiki-wiki " is the Hawaiian for "quick.”Examples• Wikispaces, pbwiki, wikiversityApplications• A group of students can collaboratively create documents related to class projects• Lectures can use wikis to collaborate on projects, whether editing a textbook, preparing a journal article, or assembling a syllabus or reading list. 33
  34. 34. Wikispaces.com 34
  35. 35. pbworks.com 35
  36. 36. wikiversity.org 36
  37. 37. BLOG• “…a web-based publication consisting primarily of periodic articles, most often in reverse chronological order.Examples• Blogspot, wordpress, edublogsApplications• Educators can write course blogs to host an entire course, to provide a chronological focus for assignments, a site for student interaction and discussion, where students can contribute thought and experiences• Students can write blog to reflect on their learning or to post e-portfolios and to comment on the other student blogs 37
  38. 38. blogger.com 38
  39. 39. wordpress.com 39
  40. 40. OTHER WEB 2.0 TOOLS• Prezi (Presentation) http://www.prezi.com• Glogster (Interactive Poster) http://www.glogster.com• VoiceThread (Collaborative slideshows) http://www.voicethread.com• Jing (Screen captures/ casting tool) http://www.jingproject.com/• Google Docs, Zoho (Online Productivity) http://docs.google.com http://www.zoho.com 40
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