(c) C4LPT, 2008 1 Introduction to Web 2.0 Digital 20/20 Workshop Web 2.0 in Teaching and Learning Leeds, 24 March 2009
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(c) C4LPT, 2008 3 13 March 1989
(c) C4LPT, 2008 4 13 March 1989 Tim Berners-Lee handed a document to his supervisor Mike Sendall entitled "Information Management : a Proposal". "Vague, but exciting" is how Mike described it, and he gave Tim the nod to take his proposal forward. The following year, the World Wide Web was born.
What is Web 2.0?
(c) C4LPT, 2009 6 The Early Web : Web 1.0 one-way webread-only web contentproduced by an expert authorpublished on the web to be read by consumers.
(c) C4LPT, 2008 7 E-Learning 1.0 one-way learningread-only learning online coursesproduced by experts(teachers) and published on a VLE to be studied by learners
(c) C4LPT, 2008 8 Emergence of Web 2.0 Technologies Web 2.0 = read-write web services and apps to co-create content, collaborate and share it with others social media toolsencourage socialisation FREEOpen SourceHosted tools
Why Web 2.0?
(c) C4LPT, 2009 10 Generation Y and Technology 97% own a computer 97% have downloaded music and other media using peer-to-peer file sharing 94% own a cell phone 76% use instant messaging and social networking sites 75% of college students have a Facebook profile and most of them check it daily 60% own some type of portable music and/or video device such as an iPod 49% regularly download music and other media using peer-to-peer file sharing 34% use websites as their primary source of news 28% author a blog and 44% read blogs 15% of IM users are logged on 24 hours a day/7 days a week Source: Connecting to the Net.Generation: What Higher Education Professionals Need to Know About Today's Students, Reynold Junco and Jeanna Mastrodicasa, 2007
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(c) C4LPT, 2008 12 Attitudes to Learning(generational and technology influences) Traditional learner Classrooms and workshops content-driven taught linear tied to tests “just in case” singularity online web-based courses text-based independent New breed of learner hyperlinked info multi-tasking visual experiential with short attention spans social “just in time” instant gratification construct own learning
Impact of Web 2.0 on Teaching and Learning?
(c) C4LPT, 2009 14 Learning 2.0 = Social Learning Learners create contentin a variety of formats using tools like blogs and wikis share knowledge, experiences, information with others work and learncollaboratively participatory learning
(c) C4LPT, 2009 15 Learning 2.0 changes model of learning Source: Jeff Cobb, Learning 2.0 for Associations, 2008
Engaging with Social Media
(c) C4LPT, 2008 17 Web 2.0 Tools Social bookmarking Social networking File sharing Blogging/RSS Microblogging Collaboration tools
Levels of Engagement Passive Consumer browses Web sites, blogs, and wikis, watches videos, listens to podcasts, etc. Active Contributor comments on content in blogs, wikis, and other sites , rates, comments on and favourites items shares links connects and communicates with others using e.g. micro-blogging and social networking Pro-active Creator creates and shares own content like photos, videos, etc Creates blogs, wikis, social networks, etc. (c) C4LPT, 2008 18
Plan of Day 11.00 Micro-blogging : Twitter (Josie) 11.45 Social bookmarking : Delicious (Jane) 12.30 Lunch 13.30 E-Safety and Cyberbullying (Josie) 14.00 Social networking : Ning (Jane) 14.30 Collaboration tools : wikis/Google Docs (Josie) 15.00 Plenary 15.30 Close (c) C4LPT, 2008 19
Activities Brief demo and explanation Experienced users guide the beginners Ensure everyone has some time on a computer Reflect on use for teaching and learning within the group (c) C4LPT, 2008 20
Social Bookmarkingwith Delicious
Delicious Activity Go to www.delicious.com and view popular bookmarks (people, tags) Existing Delicious user sign in and show their bookmarks. Visit others using “Go to a user”. One new user join up with an account (skip button set up) Save some bookmarks (using “”Save a new bookmark”) and use tag d2020w2 Explore the tag: d2020w2 to see what others have saved Reflect on the use of Delicious for teaching and learning (c) C4LPT, 2008 22
Social Networkingwith Ning
Ning Activity Go to d2020w2.ning.com One member log in and view profiles of members already on the system Help one new user log in and set up their profile. Change their page theme and layout; add RSS feed; make friends with other members Respond to a discussion Set up a new discussion topic Reflect on the use of Ning for teaching and learning (c) C4LPT, 2008 24