Top 20 Web 2.0 Tools
for Teachers and Librarians
     Patrivan K. Yuen, M.A., M.Ed., & M.L.I.S
           Technical Servic...
Web 2.0 allows learners to:
    create
    contribute
    collaborate
    connect
    share
    participate in a learning ...
Our Top 20 Web 2.0 Tools

Selection Criteria
  Free
  Web 2.0 Applications
  Easy to learn and use
  Useful for teachers a...
Categories of Web 2.0 Tools
    Productivity
    Online Publishing
    Communications
    Virtual Community
    Media Shar...
1. Google Apps      Education Edition




   www.google.com/educators/p_apps.html
Gmail
Come with built-in Google search technology and
over 2.6 GB of storage.
Also available on mobile devices.
Integrate ...
Gmail
Google Talk
Instant messaging and group chat
Free PC-to-PC voice calls (VOIP)
Real-time file transfers
Send and receive vo...
Google Talk
Google Calendar

Calendar Sharing
Invitations
Gmail Integration
Search
Send Reminders
Mobile Access
Event Publishing
Google Calendar
Google Docs
Consist of Web-based word processing,
spreadsheet, presentation, and form
Online document creation
Real-time c...
Google Docs
Google Sites
Create web pages right in your browser
A WYSIWYG Web authoring program
Pages are hosted on Google servers at
...
2. YouTube
www.youtube.com
Online video streaming service that allows anyone to view
and share videos
Accept many video fo...
www.teachertube.com
3. Ning
www.ning.com
An online service where you can create, customize, and
share your own Social Network like MySpace and...
www.ning.com
4. Polldaddy
www.polldaddy.com
Create surveys and polls for your website, blog, and social network
Survey
       Create mu...
5. Shelfari
www.shelfari.com
A book centered social network where members
can catalog, tag, review, and discuss books
Crea...
6. SlideShare
www.slideshare.net
Let users upload their presentations and share them online
through a YouTube-like interfa...
www.slideshare.net
7. WordPress
www.wordpress.com
Free blogging platform
Hosted by Wordpress
Provide variety of attractive themes, plug-ins, ...
blog.yuen.us
8. Podomatic
www.podomatic.com
Find, create, distribute, promote, and listen to
both audio and video podcasts
Record a pod...
9. Wetpaint
www.wetpaint.com
Free wiki websites
Allow anyone to create an entirely new
website and invite others to help t...
www.wetpaint.com
10. Flickr
www.flickr.com
A free photo sharing site
Upload, organize, and share your photos with
anyone or selected indivi...
www.flickr.com
11. Second Life
www.secondlife.com
Shared experiences
A feeling of presence
Visual and social cues
Closer to face-to-face ...
www.secondlife.com
12. Picnik
www.picnik.com
Upload a photo or import online photos from Flickr,
Picasa, Facebook, Webshots, and others
Offer...
www.picnik.com
13. Zamzar
www.zamzar.com
Free online file conversion
Support 5 different file format conversions
   Document
   Image
   ...
www.zamzar.com
14. del.icio.us
del.icio.us
A social bookmarking site
Allow you to store bookmarks on the Web,
instead of inside your brow...
del.icio.us
15. Dimdim
www.dimdim.com
Web conferencing tool
Nothing to install to host, join, and record
Free for up to 20 participant...
16. Scribd
www.scribd.com
A free, web-based, document sharing community
and self-publishing platform
Let you publish, dist...
17. ScreenToaster
www.screentoaster.com
No download. Compatible with Windows, Mac
OS X, Linux.
Capture videos of onscreen ...
18. MediaFire
www.mediafire.com
Free file hosting service
Upload, download, manage, and share your documents,
presentation...
19. Animoto
www.animoto.com
A web application that automatically generates
professionally produced videos using their own
...
20. WiZiQ
www.wiziq.com
Conduct live online classes using free Virtual Classroom
Create & share tests using Online Tests
U...
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Top 20 web 2.0 tools for teachers
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Top 20 web 2.0 tools for teachers

  1. 1. Top 20 Web 2.0 Tools for Teachers and Librarians Patrivan K. Yuen, M.A., M.Ed., & M.L.I.S Technical Services Librarian E-mail: pyuen@wmcarey.edu & Steve C. Yuen, Ph.D. Professor The University of Southern Mississippi E-mail: Steve.Yuen@usm.edu 2010 MECA Conference, Jackson, Mississippi, February 9, 2010
  2. 2. Web 2.0 allows learners to: create contribute collaborate connect share participate in a learning community
  3. 3. Our Top 20 Web 2.0 Tools Selection Criteria Free Web 2.0 Applications Easy to learn and use Useful for teachers and librarians
  4. 4. Categories of Web 2.0 Tools Productivity Online Publishing Communications Virtual Community Media Sharing Blog Podcast Wiki Teaching and Learning
  5. 5. 1. Google Apps Education Edition www.google.com/educators/p_apps.html
  6. 6. Gmail Come with built-in Google search technology and over 2.6 GB of storage. Also available on mobile devices. Integrate instant messaging right into the email Provide spam protection using Google technology. Messages can be sent and read in most languages. Gmail interface is available in 40 languages. Free automatic forwarding and POP3 access
  7. 7. Gmail
  8. 8. Google Talk Instant messaging and group chat Free PC-to-PC voice calls (VOIP) Real-time file transfers Send and receive voicemails Integrated contact list Integrated into Gmail Mobile access Available of Windows version and Web version Multi-Languages Support
  9. 9. Google Talk
  10. 10. Google Calendar Calendar Sharing Invitations Gmail Integration Search Send Reminders Mobile Access Event Publishing
  11. 11. Google Calendar
  12. 12. Google Docs Consist of Web-based word processing, spreadsheet, presentation, and form Online document creation Real-time collaboration Revision history Search tools Mobile access Supported multiple languages
  13. 13. Google Docs
  14. 14. Google Sites Create web pages right in your browser A WYSIWYG Web authoring program Pages are hosted on Google servers at http://sites.google.com/sites/yoursitename/ No HTML required Customizable look and feel Settings for accessing and sharing information
  15. 15. 2. YouTube www.youtube.com Online video streaming service that allows anyone to view and share videos Accept many video formats (wmv, 3gp, avi, mov, mp4, mpeg, flv, and mkv) Videos can be up to 2GB in size and 10 minutes long Unlimited uploading Each clip must have at least 3 tags Allow linking and embedding clips to your blogs or Websites Students can create projects with video and share them on the Web
  16. 16. www.teachertube.com
  17. 17. 3. Ning www.ning.com An online service where you can create, customize, and share your own Social Network like MySpace and Facebook Has customizable themes and templates Offer a public or private option Your network can be customized by selecting a combination of features (music, videos, blogs, photos, forums, groups, RSS, etc.) from a list of options Members who join your network will automatically have a customizable profile page and will be able to message and friend each other
  18. 18. www.ning.com
  19. 19. 4. Polldaddy www.polldaddy.com Create surveys and polls for your website, blog, and social network Survey Create multi question, multi page surveys with 11 question types to choose from Insert HTML directly allowing you to add pictures and video Online reporting in real time of your data as it is collected Close surveys after a certain date or quota has been reached, and create custom start and finish pages for your survey Export your data as XML, CSV and subscribe to your results via RSS Poll Unlimited free polls with unlimited votes per poll. View poll results online, as XML, CSV, or subscribe to them via RSS! Add text, pictures and video to your polls. Block repeat voters by IP address or cookies. Create single choice or multiple-choice polls, randomize answers Close polls after a certain date
  20. 20. 5. Shelfari www.shelfari.com A book centered social network where members can catalog, tag, review, and discuss books Create virtual bookshelves of books you have read, plan to read and currently own Search for books by title, author, ISBN and subject Show off your books and reviews on your blog or favorite social networking site with Shelfari widget
  21. 21. 6. SlideShare www.slideshare.net Let users upload their presentations and share them online through a YouTube-like interface Accept PowerPoint (ppt & pps), PDF, & OpenOffice (odp) files with a maximum file size of 30 MB for each presentation file Presentations can be tagged, and comments left by viewers Slide transcripts are automatically generated from text elements of your individual slides Each slide has its own URL for reference Has a Slidecasting capability that allows authors to synchronize slides with an audio file
  22. 22. www.slideshare.net
  23. 23. 7. WordPress www.wordpress.com Free blogging platform Hosted by Wordpress Provide variety of attractive themes, plug-ins, and widgets Categorize and tag your posts Provide many features: Spell-check, Previews, Autosave, Words, Photos, and Videos Can import from Blogger, TypePad, LiveJournal, and More
  24. 24. blog.yuen.us
  25. 25. 8. Podomatic www.podomatic.com Find, create, distribute, promote, and listen to both audio and video podcasts Record a podcast or vodcast directly to the Web Handle RSS feeds and allow your listeners to subscribe to your podcast in iTunes
  26. 26. 9. Wetpaint www.wetpaint.com Free wiki websites Allow anyone to create an entirely new website and invite others to help them build it. Combine the best aspects of wikis, blogs, forums and social networks so anyone can click and type on the web Can be a private or public site Wetpaint Education Wikis are Ad-free
  27. 27. www.wetpaint.com
  28. 28. 10. Flickr www.flickr.com A free photo sharing site Upload, organize, and share your photos with anyone or selected individuals Get photos into and out of the system in as many ways: from the web, from mobile devices, and from the users' home computers Can tag and map your photos, create albums, view slideshows, and post pictures to external blogs Allow RSS feed Allow annotations
  29. 29. www.flickr.com
  30. 30. 11. Second Life www.secondlife.com Shared experiences A feeling of presence Visual and social cues Closer to face-to-face conversation Real-time collaboration Immersion Engagement
  31. 31. www.secondlife.com
  32. 32. 12. Picnik www.picnik.com Upload a photo or import online photos from Flickr, Picasa, Facebook, Webshots, and others Offer real-time online editing tools to crop, resize, sharpen, adjust exposure, color, apply effects, and then share them with your friends. Provide many special effects, from artsy to fun Has many fonts and top-quality type tool Get creative with a collection of effects, fonts, shapes, and frames
  33. 33. www.picnik.com
  34. 34. 13. Zamzar www.zamzar.com Free online file conversion Support 5 different file format conversions Document Image Music Video Other Formats 100MB maximum file size for the free account Receive converted files via email Larger file conversions and online storage for Basic and Pro accounts
  35. 35. www.zamzar.com
  36. 36. 14. del.icio.us del.icio.us A social bookmarking site Allow you to store bookmarks on the Web, instead of inside your browser Share bookmarks with friends, family, coworkers, and the del.icio.us community. Use tags to organize your bookmarks Can import and export bookmarks certain links as private
  37. 37. del.icio.us
  38. 38. 15. Dimdim www.dimdim.com Web conferencing tool Nothing to install to host, join, and record Free for up to 20 participants Easy Share desktop & Webpages Audio & Video Conferencing Talk, listen, chat and broadcast via Webcam Present PowerPoint slides and PDFs Private & Public Chat Whiteboard & Annotations Record and Embed Meetings
  39. 39. 16. Scribd www.scribd.com A free, web-based, document sharing community and self-publishing platform Let you publish, distribute, and share your own documents with the world Support PDF, Postscript, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, OpenOffice, Rich text, plain text, and other OpenDocument formats Allow you to print your document and view it full- screen
  40. 40. 17. ScreenToaster www.screentoaster.com No download. Compatible with Windows, Mac OS X, Linux. Capture videos of onscreen action in one click Share and stream videos online in Flash Embed them on blogs and webpages or send them by email.
  41. 41. 18. MediaFire www.mediafire.com Free file hosting service Upload, download, manage, and share your documents, presentations, videos, and images with others. Upload unlimited number of files to share with colleagues and students or storage Unlimited downloads Unlimited storage RSS file feeds No registration necessary and no software to install Up to 200 MB per file
  42. 42. 19. Animoto www.animoto.com A web application that automatically generates professionally produced videos using their own patent-pending technology and high-end motion design. Each video is a fully customized orchestration of user-selected images and music. Animoto Shorts are 30-seconds in length and free for everyone. Users can produce, remix, and share as many as they like.
  43. 43. 20. WiZiQ www.wiziq.com Conduct live online classes using free Virtual Classroom Create & share tests using Online Tests Upload & share content using Content Sharing Group different learners through Contacts Management Free version 500 attendees/class Cannot login until session begins Can make 3 recordings and downloads Provide whiteboard, audio, video, and text chat
  44. 44. The End Questions or Comments? Thank You for Attending Our session! This presentation is available on the Web at: http://www.slideshare.net/scyuen/
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