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  • Web 2.0
  • Who are our students? Who are we teaching? Our Students are Digital Natives
  • Students have changed. Today’s students: •Are digital natives who live in a world where technology is omnipresent. •Are not the people our educational system was designed to teach. •Have not just changed incrementally from those of the past…our students have chanced radically. •Represent the first generation to grow up with this new technology. •Think and process information fundamentally differently from their predecessors. •Are all native speakers of the digital language of computers, video games and the Internet. (Prensky 2001, p. 1)
  • What is Web 2.0? Web 2.0 is simply the use of the Internet as a two- way medium- - -that it is a platform upon which content is not only consumed but also created. For my generation, our use of the Web largely mirrored our experiences with print and broadcast media: we were the audience, and a select few were the creators (this would be Web 1.0, if you will). “Moving Toward Web 2.0 in K-12 Education” Steve Hargadon (2008)
  • Web 2.0 Web 2.0 are so aligned with significant educational pedagogies that we are going to have to dramatically rethink our educational institutions and expectations because of them.
  • The WWW has changed. The web is now a much more democratic place for users. Users can: Participate Interact Create Collaborate Share Web 2.0: New Tools, New Schools Solomon & Schrum (2007)
  • Web 2.0 Applications YOUTUBE To set up an official channel on YouTube, colleges must sign an agreement with the company, though no money changes hands. That allows the colleges to brand their section of the site, by including a logo or school colors, and to upload longer videos than typical users are allowed. The Chronicle of Higher Education, 2008
  • Web 2.0 Applications YOUTUBE Michael L. Wesch, an assistant professor of cultural anthropology at Kansas State University, made a video about Web 2.0 that drew more than 400,000 views.
  • Web 2.0 Applications YOUTUBE Two professors at the University of Minnesota created a 3-D animation explaining a mathematical concept, and attracted more than 1 million views on YouTube. The Chronicle of Higher Education, 2008
  • Web 2.0 Applications YOUTUBE Yet some lectures on Berkeley's channel scored 100,000 viewers each, and people were sitting through the whole talks. quot;Professors in a sense are rock stars,quot; Mr. Hochman concludes. quot;We're getting as many hits as you would find with some of the big media players.quot; The Chronicle of Higher Education, 2008
  • Web 2.0 Applications Time magazine called this Web 2.0 application more popular than porn…
  • Web 2.0 Applications FACEBOOK Using Facebook, 2009
  • Web 2.0 Applications FACEBOOK Students report that one of the most common topics of conversation on the social networking scene is education. Almost 60 percent of students who use social networking talk about education topics online and, surprisingly, more than 50 percent talk specifically about schoolwork. National school boards association, 2007
  • Web 2.0 Applications The Facebook Classroom: 25 Facebook Applications That Are Perfect for Online Education For Students Books iRead: Share the books you're reading, and see what others think of books with this application. DoResearch4me: This app makes it easy to gather information using your thesis statement, instructions, and more. Flashcards: With this application, you can create flash cards to help you study on Facebook. Wikiseek Search: Use this research tool to find Wikipedia articles and more through Facebook. SkoolPool: Get the lowdown on schools, online and otherwise, with this neat application. Rate My Professors: Find out what other students think of professors before you register for their class. JSTOR Search: Find full text research articles on Facebook with this application. Notely: Organize your school life with Notely, an app that helps you wrangle your calendar, notes, assignments, and more. Study Groups: Get everyone together on your group project by collaborating with this application. Get Homework Help: This application will get you connected with tutors and other students that can help you with your assignments. SwapRoll: Save money on textbooks by trading them with the Swap Roll application. Notecentric: Take notes right inside of Facebook and share them with classmates using this application. Class Notes: Use this application to find scanned notes for your classes on Facebook. The Facebook Classroom, 2009
  • Web 2.0 Applications The Facebook Classroom: 25 Facebook Applications That Are Perfect for Online Education For Teachers and Administrators Share assignments, slides, and so much more with these applications. BookTag: This application offers a great way to share and loan books out to students, plus create helpful quizzes for studying. Webinaria Screencast Recorder: Record a video for students, and share it with this application. Mathematical Formulas: Distribute formulas, solutions, and more with this application. SlideShare: Create presentations to send to students with this slideshow application. The Facebook Classroom, 2009
  • Web 2.0 Applications The Facebook Classroom: 25 Facebook Applications That Are Perfect for Online Education For Everyone These applications are great for just about anyone in online education. Calendar: This calendar app from 30 Boxes lets you organize your days, set reminders and share your calendar with others. To-Do List: Stay on top of your tasks with this Facebook to-do application. Zoho Online Office: With this office application, you can keep all of your documents online, and even share them with classmates, students, and colleagues. Courses: Courses offers loads of functionality for online education, with features that let you add your courses, post announcements and assignments, search university reviews find classmates, create discussions and form study groups. Files: Powered by Box.net, this application makes it easy to store and retrieve documents in Facebook, so you can access them anywhere you have a connection. WorldCat: Use WorldCat to do research, catalog your library's collection, and share information with students. HeyMath!: These mini-movies explain difficult math concepts, so these are great to share with students or use on your own. CourseFeed: Take advantage of CourseFeed's class sharing, announcements, file storage, notifications, and more on Facebook. The Facebook Classroom, 2009
  • Web 2.0 Applications FACEBOOK Using Facebook, 2009
  • Web 2.0 Applications FACEBOOK Using Facebook, 2009
  • Web 2.0 Applications FACEBOOK Blackboard Sync™, an application that delivers course information and updates from Blackboard to inside Facebook.quot;
  • Web 2.0 Applications WEBLOGS What are WEB-LOGS? A user-generated website where entries are made in journal style and displayed in a reverse chronological order. Why use them in the classroom?
  • Web 2.0 Applications WEBLOGS Weblogs: •Support constructivist learning •Expand the boundaries of time and space •Promote reflection •Benefit all students through posted questions/comments •Are already familiar to students •Create authentic audiences for students •Support student to student, student to content, student to instructor interaction
  • Web 2.0 Applications WEBLOGS Edublogs hosts hundreds of thousands of blogs for teachers, students, researchers, professors, li brarians, administrators and anyone and everyone else involved in education. Edublogs are completely free, and come with 20MB of free upload space (easily extended to 5 GB as a Supporter) and a heap of great features
  • Web 2.0 Applications WIKIS Wiki is a piece of server software that allows users to freely create and edit Web page content using any Web browser. Like many simple concepts, quot;open editingquot; has some profound and subtle effects on Wiki usage. Allowing everyday users to create and edit any page in a Web site is exciting in that it encourages democratic use of the Web and promotes content composition by nontechnical users. http://wiki.org/wiki.cgi?WhatIsWiki Wiki in Plain English---funny and straight forward explanation of how wikis work.
  • Web 2.0 Applications WIKIS Open - Any reader can edit it as they see fit. Interaction - This enables guest interaction. Collaboration - both synchronously and asynchronously. Observable – Activity can be watched and reviewed by any other visitor to the site. Sharing - of information, knowledge, experience, ideas, vi ews... Fun - Everybody can contribute; nobody has to.
  • Web 2.0 Applications WIKIS Trust - This is the most important thing in a wiki. Trust the people, trust the process, enable trust-building. Everyone controls and checks the content. Wiki relies on the assumption that most readers have good intentions.
  • Web 2.0 Applications PhotoScape Fun and easy photo editing software that enables you to fix and enhance photos.
  • Web 2.0 Applications Web 2.0 came out of the Open Source movement.
  • Web 2.0 Applications WORD PROCESSORS Have you ever wanted a web-based word processor where multiple people can login and share ideas? Writeboard does that and a whole lot more. You can start a board very quickly and easily and invite your co-writers to join in and help brainstorm with you. RSS updates are available for your board so you know when changes have been made, a very nice feature. Another great feature is the ability to have multiple versions of a document so you can roll back if needed.
  • Web 2.0 Applications WORD PROCESSORS
  • Web 2.0 Applications RSS FEEDS (REALLY SIMPLE SYNDICATION) RSS (Rich Site Summary) is a format for delivering regularly changing web content. Many news-related sites, weblogs and other online publishers syndicate their content as an RSS Feed to whoever wants it. http://www.whatisrss.com/
  • Web 2.0 Applications BOOKMARKS AND FAVORITES Delicious is a Social Bookmarking service, which means you can save all your bookmarks online, share them with other people, and see what other people are bookmarking. It also means that we can show you the most popular bookmarks being saved right now across many areas of interest. In addition, our search and tagging tools help you keep track of your entire bookmark collection and find tasty new bookmarks from people like you.
  • Web 2.0 Applications FLICKR Almost certainly the best online photo management and sharing application in the world - has two main goals: 1. We want to help people make their content available to the people who matter to them. 2. We want to enable new ways of organizing photos and video.
  • Web 2.0 Applications SLIDESHARE Upload and share your PowerPoint presentations and Word documents on SlideShare. Share publicly or privately. Add audio to make a webinar.
  • Web 2.0 Applications TWITTER Twitter in Plain English
  • Web 2.0 Applications Others Newsvine Digg Reddit Fark Slashdot Technorati Live