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Intro to WEB 2.0

Intro to WEB 2.0



An Introduction to WEB 2.0

An Introduction to WEB 2.0



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    • What is Web 2.0?Web 2.0 has been called a revolution!Web 2.0 is also a buzz word andoften lacks a clear definition.It’s easy to get overwhelmed by thetechnical information regarding Web2.0.
    • What is Web 2.0? A tag cloud representing WEB 2.0 themes
    • What is Web 2.0? Web 2.0 Logos
    • What is Web 2.0?Web 2.0 has been called the“Read/Write” Web or social web.It is built from participation;information is created and sharedby the users, not the webdevelopers.Web 2.0 goes beyond the staticweb 1.0—the USERS areconstantly changing information.
    • Made by Michael Wesch from Kansas State University
    • What is Web 2.0? From Campus Technology, Why Web 2.0 is important to Higher Education: “Open education, open knowledge, and open resources are different faces of the Web 2.0 revolution in higher education…Web 2.0 is helping us rediscover our naturally cooperative, creative, and gregarious nature….Dont think, therefore, of Web 2.0 as something foreign or hyped-up or all about geeks; Web 2.0 is the rebirth of teaching and learning that fits what we are as a species.”http://www.campustechnology.com/Articles/2009/04/15/Why-Web-2.0-is-Important-to-Higher-Education.aspx?Page=1
    • What is Web 2.0?In education, Web 2.0 increasescreativity and collaborativecommunity with the creation ofcontent.Students & teachers becomeempowered by the ownership ofthe information they create.
    • What is Web 2.0?Let’s talk about:•Sharing Photos•Sharing Video•Sharing Presentations & Documents•Social Networks•Blogs•Podcasts•Collaboration•And others!
    • Sharing Photos—free account with:•Picasa•Flickr•Animoto•Photobucket•PictureTrail•Shutterfly•Snapfish
    • Sharing PhotosUses for these websites: admissionspublicity, student portfolios, classresources, alumni relations, schoolevents, embed in blogs orpresentations.You can share photos and video withyour students or colleagues throughthese websites for free. Just sendthem a link!
    • Sharing Video—free account with:•YouTube•YouTube EDU•Teacher Tube•SchooolTube•Masher•UStream
    • Sharing VideoUses for sharing video online:College admissions, classprojects, student portfolio or groupwork, instructor demonstrations orexplanations, documentation, publicity and just for fun!Using visual resources will help yourvisual learners and colleagues relateto your material.
    • Sharing Presentations & Documents•Google Docs•Slideshare•Zoho•SlideLive•Author Stream•Scribd•Keep & Share•Docstock•Writeboard•Microsoft Live Workspace
    • Sharing Presentations & DocumentsUses for these websites: Onlinecollaboration with documents, file storage,comparing versions of documents, anonline alternative to Microsoft officesuite, online communities to share filesand presentations, social publishing,create video slideshows to share online,find other documents and presentationsonline, house your course content onlinefor students, an alternative to email andBlackboard, etc.No need to have a certain programinstalled—collaborate online!
    • Social Networks•Facebook•Linked In•Eduspaces•Teacher Lingo•Muse•Ning•Teachade•Merlot
    • Social NetworksUses for these networks: stay intouch with students andcolleagues, get help and advice fromothers around the globe, sharelearning resources and teachingmaterials, share lesson plans andlinks, create your own socialnetwork, read and share importanteducational experiences and ideas, &networking.Thanks to Web 2.0, the internet is asocial community!
    • Blogs•Edublogs•Wordpress•Blogger•Live Journal•Weebly
    • BlogsWhy blog? To share with yourstudents and colleagues, posteducational content, for students topublish classroom projects andassignments, portfolio, discussionsand explanations, marketing andpublicity, news and events, embedvideos and photos, online journal, etc.Web 2.0 has made it possible toshare our experiences and expertisewith the world!
    • Podcasts•Audacity•Gcast•PodOmatic•Gabcast•ItunesU•Mypodcast•PodBean
    • PodcastsWhy podcast? To providedigital, audio lessons orinstructions, to voice your opinion orshare ideas, to cater to your auditorylearners, to be up to date with mobiletechnology, to offer different mediasources to your colleagues andstudents, and because it’s fun!Creating simple podcasts and postingthem online or in Blackboard will helpyour students learn on the go oronline!
    • Collaboration•Wikipedia•Wikidot•Pbworks•Wetpaint•Wikispaces•Delicious
    • CollaborationUsed for: quick access to information,free, easy to use websites for theclassroom, office or project, an onlinehome to post class documents, videosand photos, bookmarks for personal orclass use, community websites,collaborate more efficiently withoutemail, save favorite or relevantwebsites for colleagues and students,etc.Web 2.0 tools have made is simple andeffective to collaborate and shareonline!
    • Etc.•Jing•Voicethread•Voki•Go2Web20•Surveymonkey•Polldaddy•Twitter•NetVibes
    • Etc.These online tools can help you: sendshort video (screen captures)demonstrations to students andcolleagues, talk and chat online aboutvideo and photos, create talkingavatars to include in your website orBlackboard shell, find all the web 2.0tools and widgets available on theweb, create online surveys and pollsand evaluate the data, tweetupdates, links and reminders ontwitter, and create a custom portal tohouse your favorite widgets, WebPagesand links.
    • Whew! Web 2.0 has opened up awhole new world!Now that we are overwhelmed by theeducational, creative andorganizational possibilities that Web2.0 offers, let’s explore how the Web2.0 revolution can save us time, helpus collaborate and share our liveswith the world around us!