EDU626 Integrating Educational Technology Summer 2011 Web 1.0 The Web as Resource
What do we mean by Web 1.0? Do we mean the old way of connecting, as in this video? http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tjfyAJDckJU&feature=related
Web 1.0 on HowStuffWorks Is there a Web 1.0? It’s hard to define Web 1.0 for several reasons. First, Web 2.0 doesn't refer to a specific advance in Web technology. Instead, Web 2.0 refers to a set of techniques for Web page design and execution. Second, some of these techniques have been around since the World Wide Web first launched, so it's impossible to separate Web 1.0 and Web 2.0 in a time line. The definition of Web 1.0 completely depends upon the definition of Web 2.0.
Basic Differences Web 1.0 to Web 2.0 Web 1.0 vs Web 2.0, the Difference Posted by Saad Hamid on August 18, 2007
Basic Characteristics of Web 1.0 Web 1.0 sites are static They contain information that might be useful, but there’s no reason for a visitor to return to the site later. An example might be a personal Web page that gives information about the site’s owner, but never changes. A Web 2.0 version might be a blog or MySpace account that owners can frequently update. Is there a Web 1.0? by Jonathan Strickland
Basic Characteristics of Web 1.0 Web 1.0 sites aren’t interactive Visitors can only visit these sites; they can’t impact or contribute to the sites. Most organizations have profile pages that visitors can look at but not impact or alter, whereas a wiki allows anyone to visit and make changes. Is there a Web 1.0?
Basic Characteristics of Web 1.0 Web 1.0 applications are proprietary Under the Web 1.0 philosophy, companies develop software applications that users can download, but they can’t see how the application works or change it. A Web 2.0 application is an open source program, which means the source code for the program is freely available. Users can see how the application works and make modifications or even build new applications based on earlier programs. Is there a Web 1.0?
What’s the good of Web 1.0 sites? They are information resources Just as with mineral resources, we can search them out and mine the information!
. Compare:The Library of Congress has “147,093,357 items in the collections.” (Year 2010 at a Glance)
But not everything is paydirt! Anyone can (and probably will) put anything up on the Internet It is often difficult to tell Many things are not filtered or reviewed Why we need to evaluate what we find on the Internet http://www.lib.purdue.edu/research/techman/eval.htmlOriginally published 1996. Cosmetic update 2001. Minor nudge, 05/2004.D. Scott Brandt, Professor, Purdue University Libraries a.k.a. techman
Put it another way? The vast amount of information on the World Wide Web is created and published by many different types of providers, including businesses, organizations, governments, and individuals. Unlike books and journals, most of this information is unfiltered, i.e. not subject to editing or peer review by experts. Any source you find was written for specific reasons that may or may not be useful for your purposes. Evaluating Information on the World Wide Web
Compare these websites! Martin Luther King: A True Historical Examination http://www.martinlutherking.org/ The Martin Luther King Research and Education Institute http://mlk-kpp01.stanford.edu/ Look for differences in the way the material is presented! Do you get the same message from the two sites—or a different one?
Some Critical Thinking Guidelines 1)Make sure you are in the right place. 2) When in doubt, doubt. 3) Consider the source. 4) Know what's happening. 5) Look at details. 6) Distinguish Web pages from pages found on the Web. ICYouSee: T is for Thinkinghttp://www.ithaca.edu/library/training/think.htmlNow in its second decade on the Web, ICYouSee: T is for Thinking is the creation of John R. Henderson, a reference librarian at the Ithaca College Library.First created: November 1994 Last updated on August 26, 2009
More websites to examine The City of MankatoMankato is a major regional center that has been designated as the 14th Most Livable Micropolitan City in the Nation. http://www.mankato-mn.gov/ Mankato, Minnesota Home Page Its natural wonders, history, and culture. Let’s “Make It In Mankato” ! ! http://city-mankato.us
Articles you can read! Whales in the Minnesota River? On the web, it’s sometimes difficult to distinguish truth from fiction. This New York Timesarticle shows why skepticism is a good thing when dealing with information found on the web. Includes links to sites that help visitors know how to evaluate Internet resources. http://www.nytimes.com/library/tech/99/03/circuits/articles/04trut.html But — I found it on the Internet! An article from the Christian Science Monitor examining why it is crucial that students learn media literacy skills. http://kathyschrock.net/planting2/pdf/group1.pdf
A Web Site About Evaluating Websites The Internet Detective Agency The Internet Detective Agency, a WebQuest for grades 9-12 created in August 2004 Created by Debbie Clingingsmith (email: firstname.lastname@example.org), a sometime teacher and current information technology director for a high school in San Francisco. The Internet Detective Agency WebQuest is designed for high school students.