1. Teaching and Learning with Drupal Meredith Farkas Norwich University
2. Written lecture notes Discussion forums Assignments Quizes
4. Lost in translation?
5. Lost in translation?
6. Web 2.0 ideas for the classroom <ul><li>Age of participation </li></ul><ul><li>The wisdom of crowds </li></ul><ul><li>Social constructivism </li></ul>
7. Drupal in the Online Classroom
16. Why blogs?
17. Familiar medium <ul><li>133 million blogs indexed by Technorati </li></ul><ul><li>42% of bloggers 18-34 </li></ul><ul><li>77.7 million unique visitors to blogs vs. 41 million to Facebook (in May 2008) </li></ul><ul><li>New types of blogging: in MySpace, Facebook, Twitter, etc. </li></ul><ul><li>Source: Technorati State of the Blogosphere 2008 http://technorati.com/blogging/feature/state-of-the-blogosphere-2008/ </li></ul>
18. Faculty communication with students
19. Builds student sense of ownership over the medium
23. Reflective Learning
24. Reflective Learning
25. Reflective Learning
26. Discussion and debate
27. Discussion and debate
28. Discussion and debate
29. Writing in public
30. Writing in public
31. Writing in public
32. Writing in public
33. Everyone is teacher and learner
34. Blogs can… <ul><li>Promote critical and reflective thinking </li></ul><ul><li>Enable collaboration and knowledge-sharing </li></ul><ul><li>Create an informal environment for student discussion and community-building </li></ul><ul><li>Encourage dialogue and debate </li></ul><ul><li>Encourage students to teach as well as learn and co-construct their learning experience </li></ul>