Web 2.0 Applications for Educators John Thompson, Ph.D. Buffalo State College
What is “Web 2.0?” <ul><li>Web 1.0  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>read-only medium </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>static Web – provide...
Web 2.0 in Education <ul><li>Increases user creativity and community  </li></ul><ul><li>User-generated content leading to ...
Web 2.0 Videos <ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>Tim O'Reilly on What is Web 2.0?   </li></ul><ul><li>Web 2.0 </li></ul><ul><li>...
Trying to define and categorize what “Web 2.0” means is like trying to change the tire on your car while it’s going down t...
 
Sharing Photos Educational Uses Scrapbooking   Class reunions   Portfolio   School events Fundraising Embed in blogs, Powe...
Sharing Videos <ul><li>Top 10 Video Sharing Sites from PC World </li></ul><ul><li>http://blip.tv/ </li></ul><ul><li>http:/...
Sharing PowerPoints And even more sites! “ free Web-based alternative to PowerPoint. Create & edit Flash presentations onl...
Sharing Documents 24/7 anytime, anywhere access to projects or assignments – extends school day
Social Networks
 
Source:  http://www.grunwald.com/
Blogs Audio blogs/conversations blogging engine created specifically for classroom use
Education Blogs Best Education Blogs 2007 Top 100 Education Blogs 2006 Find a Teacher Blog
Podcasts “ Record your podcast via a toll-free call from any phone. Never even touch a computer!”
Collaboration Web Collaboration Software  wiki.com  domain name sold for $2.86 million (8/06) Wiki  – online software that...
Source:  USA Today
Education Online <ul><li>Coursecast  – podcast or videocast lecture ( like a Tivo for courses ) </li></ul><ul><li>Partial ...
Miscellaneous <ul><li>Share graphics </li></ul><ul><li>Share bookmarks  </li></ul><ul><li>Social browser </li></ul><ul><li...
Miscellaneous <ul><li>Office productivity suite </li></ul><ul><li>RSS aggregators   </li></ul><ul><li>Creating ePortfolios...
Miscellaneous “ online media album that can hold essentially any type of media (images, documents and videos) and allows p...
Miscellaneous create surveys and polls for your Web site, blog and social network profiles  Fleck.com allows you to add no...
Web 2.0 Apps in Education <ul><li>Web 2.0 in Education  </li></ul><ul><li>Back to School with the Class of Web 2.0  </li><...
“ Top” Lists   <ul><li>The Most Useful Web Tools  </li></ul><ul><li>Web 2.0 list </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>Fre...
Problems <ul><li>Unaware  </li></ul><ul><li>Inadequate instructions </li></ul><ul><li>Usual suspects  </li></ul><ul><ul><l...
Watchwords for The Future <ul><li>C onvenience </li></ul><ul><li>C ollaboration </li></ul><ul><li>C onvergence  </li></ul>...
Coming Attractions <ul><li>Blurring of work & personal lives…& apps </li></ul><ul><li>9 to 5 >>> 24/7 </li></ul>
What Next? “ Not everything that is faced can be changed. But nothing can be changed until it is faced.”           - James...
Summary <ul><li>Loads of Web 2.0 apps for education </li></ul><ul><li>Creates rich, engaging & exciting learning environme...
Presenter <ul><li>John Thompson, PhD </li></ul><ul><li>Associate Professor </li></ul><ul><li>Coordinator, Educational Comp...
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  1. 1. Web 2.0 Applications for Educators John Thompson, Ph.D. Buffalo State College
  2. 2. What is “Web 2.0?” <ul><li>Web 1.0 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>read-only medium </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>static Web – provide information </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Web 2.0 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>read-write Web </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>relies on user participation </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>information is transmitted and consumed with content being created, shared, remixed, repurposed, and passed along ( Downes, 2005 ) </li></ul></ul>
  3. 3. Web 2.0 in Education <ul><li>Increases user creativity and community </li></ul><ul><li>User-generated content leading to &quot;collective intelligence&quot; that benefits many </li></ul><ul><li>Collaborative in nature and features user-generated content </li></ul>
  4. 4. Web 2.0 Videos <ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li>Tim O'Reilly on What is Web 2.0? </li></ul><ul><li>Web 2.0 </li></ul><ul><li>Web 1.0 vs. Web 2.0 </li></ul><ul><li>Web 2.0 </li></ul><ul><li>Introducing Web 2.0 </li></ul><ul><li>Coming of Age: Primary Web 2.0 </li></ul><ul><li>Web 2.0 Panel Discussion - What is Web 2.0? </li></ul><ul><li>Co-Creating with Web 2.0 </li></ul><ul><li>Web 2.0 and Education </li></ul><ul><li>Web 2.0 in Education </li></ul><ul><li>What is Web 2.0? </li></ul><ul><li>The Machine is Us/ing Us </li></ul>
  5. 5. Trying to define and categorize what “Web 2.0” means is like trying to change the tire on your car while it’s going down the highway.
  6. 7. Sharing Photos Educational Uses Scrapbooking Class reunions Portfolio School events Fundraising Embed in blogs, PowerPoints, class Web sites… Other uses? Video – Online Photo Sharing in Plain English Library of Congress’ Flickr site
  7. 8. Sharing Videos <ul><li>Top 10 Video Sharing Sites from PC World </li></ul><ul><li>http://blip.tv/ </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.stage6.com/ </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.brightcove.com/ </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.revver.com/ </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.veoh.com/ </li></ul><ul><li>http://video.msn.com/video.aspx?mkt=en-us&tab=soapbox </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.youtube.com/ </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.vimeo.com/ </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.jumpcut.com/ </li></ul><ul><li>http://vids.myspace.com/ </li></ul>48% of online adults have visited video Web sites, according to a Pew Internet & American Life Project report. A year ago, it was 33% -- a 45% year-to-year growth. http://www.pewinternet.org/PPF/r/232/report_display.asp List of video sharing sites - http://www.hybridsem.com/blog/2007/07/01/list-of-video-sharing-sites-and-impact-of-video-marketing /
  8. 9. Sharing PowerPoints And even more sites! “ free Web-based alternative to PowerPoint. Create & edit Flash presentations online. Send presentations via e-mail or publish on your Web site or blog” Synch uploaded video with your PowerPoint
  9. 10. Sharing Documents 24/7 anytime, anywhere access to projects or assignments – extends school day
  10. 11. Social Networks
  11. 13. Source: http://www.grunwald.com/
  12. 14. Blogs Audio blogs/conversations blogging engine created specifically for classroom use
  13. 15. Education Blogs Best Education Blogs 2007 Top 100 Education Blogs 2006 Find a Teacher Blog
  14. 16. Podcasts “ Record your podcast via a toll-free call from any phone. Never even touch a computer!”
  15. 17. Collaboration Web Collaboration Software wiki.com domain name sold for $2.86 million (8/06) Wiki – online software that lets users modify any content, plus everything (formatting included) about the wiki Social bookmarking – store, organize, search, and manage bookmarks of Web sites using metadata & tagging
  16. 18. Source: USA Today
  17. 19. Education Online <ul><li>Coursecast – podcast or videocast lecture ( like a Tivo for courses ) </li></ul><ul><li>Partial list of higher ed schools offering open source courseware and/or coursecasts: </li></ul><ul><li>Harvard </li></ul><ul><li>Carnegie Mellon </li></ul><ul><li>UC Berkeley </li></ul><ul><li>Duke </li></ul><ul><li>MIT </li></ul><ul><li>Notre Dame </li></ul><ul><li>Johns Hopkins </li></ul>Lecture-capture software for educational institutions - capture, edit, index, archive and stream video and audio over the Internet Free Online Education listing
  18. 20. Miscellaneous <ul><li>Share graphics </li></ul><ul><li>Share bookmarks </li></ul><ul><li>Social browser </li></ul><ul><li>Calendar </li></ul><ul><li>Diagrams </li></ul>Explanatory video
  19. 21. Miscellaneous <ul><li>Office productivity suite </li></ul><ul><li>RSS aggregators </li></ul><ul><li>Creating ePortfolios with Web 2.0 Tools ePortfolio Mash Up with GoogleApps </li></ul>Video Long list
  20. 22. Miscellaneous “ online media album that can hold essentially any type of media (images, documents and videos) and allows people to make comments in 5 different ways - using voice (with a microphone or telephone), text, audio file, or video (with a webcam) - and share them with anyone they wish. A VoiceThread allows group conversations to be collected and shared in one place, from anywhere in the world.” -- group audio blogging to enhance group communication and reflection “ captures and shares images and video…from your computer to anywhere” “ Enables users to express themselves on the web in their own voice using a talking character. Customize your Voki to look like you…Your Voki can speak with your own voice which is added via microphone, upload, or phone.”
  21. 23. Miscellaneous create surveys and polls for your Web site, blog and social network profiles Fleck.com allows you to add notes or bullets to Web sites. Share these annotated pages with others. one-to-many live interactive video broadcast platform enabling anyone with a camera and an Internet connection to broadcast to a unlimited global audience <ul><li>Beyond just driving directions… </li></ul><ul><li>100 Things to do </li></ul>Directory of web 2.0 apps & services - 1937 logos as of 1/19/08
  22. 24. Web 2.0 Apps in Education <ul><li>Web 2.0 in Education </li></ul><ul><li>Back to School with the Class of Web 2.0 </li></ul><ul><li>Best Web 2.0 Applications for Elementary School </li></ul><ul><li>Best Web 2.0 Applications For Education — 2007 </li></ul><ul><li>Web 2.0 for the Classroom Teacher </li></ul><ul><li>Kathy Schrock suggested links </li></ul>
  23. 25. “ Top” Lists <ul><li>The Most Useful Web Tools </li></ul><ul><li>Web 2.0 list </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li>Free Tools for Teachers </li></ul><ul><li>Best Web 2.0 Apps For Education - 2007 </li></ul><ul><li>Directory of Learning Tools </li></ul><ul><li>ISTE’s Top 10 Blogs & Podcasts for Jan. 2008 </li></ul><ul><li>self-running slide show of over 1,400 of the best Web2.0 sites - categorized by tags and sorted alphabetically </li></ul>
  24. 26. Problems <ul><li>Unaware </li></ul><ul><li>Inadequate instructions </li></ul><ul><li>Usual suspects </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Filtering policies </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Insufficient support </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Time </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Others? </li></ul>
  25. 27. Watchwords for The Future <ul><li>C onvenience </li></ul><ul><li>C ollaboration </li></ul><ul><li>C onvergence </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Source: T.H.E. Journal , 1/08 </li></ul></ul><ul><li>C ommunity </li></ul><ul><li>C reativity </li></ul><ul><li>C loud </li></ul>
  26. 28. Coming Attractions <ul><li>Blurring of work & personal lives…& apps </li></ul><ul><li>9 to 5 >>> 24/7 </li></ul>
  27. 29. What Next? “ Not everything that is faced can be changed. But nothing can be changed until it is faced.”           - James Baldwin   Baby steps…one new app at a time
  28. 30. Summary <ul><li>Loads of Web 2.0 apps for education </li></ul><ul><li>Creates rich, engaging & exciting learning environment </li></ul><ul><li>Users become information producers, not simply consumers </li></ul><ul><li>Promotes student-centered learning </li></ul><ul><li>Educators become more efficient </li></ul>
  29. 31. Presenter <ul><li>John Thompson, PhD </li></ul><ul><li>Associate Professor </li></ul><ul><li>Coordinator, Educational Computing Program </li></ul><ul><li>Computer Information Systems Department </li></ul><ul><li>Chase 208 </li></ul><ul><li>Buffalo State College </li></ul><ul><li>1300 Elmwood Avenue </li></ul><ul><li>Buffalo, NY 14222 </li></ul><ul><li>716.878.3531 </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul>
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