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WEB 2.0 AND ENGLISH    LANGUAGE   Prof. Miguel Villanueva Coaguila.                 2012
How students live with technology Different     kinds      of experiences     lead     to different brain structures.     ...
Today’s students are   Digital Natives         (Marc Prensky)  •   Visual learners  •   Multi-taskers  •   Short attention...
21st Century Skills•   Communication•   Innovation•   Creativity•   Problem-Solving•   Interactive•   Collaboration•   Cri...
What´s Web 2.0?Web 2.0 applications allowusers to communicate andcollaborate in diverse waysand in a variety of media,whic...
Web 2.0 is about exploring awide range of expressiveformats. This is becausedigital media create newopportunities         ...
ADVANTAGESWeb 2.0 applications allowstudents to communicateand collaborate in diverseways and in a variety ofmedia, which ...
ADVANTAGESWeb 2.0 tools andpractices invite new waysfor a learner to conductpersonal research. And toshare experiences and...
ADVANTAGESCompatibility   with    theelements of the educationalfield.- Behaviourism.- Constructivism- Cognitivism- Socio-...
ADVANTAGESWeb 2.0 offers educators aset of tools to support formsof learning that can be morestrongly collaborative andmor...
EDUCATIONAL APPLICATIONS      www.blogger.comThe potential uses of social networking services for schools and educators li...
Blogs       can     enhancecommunication            andpromote more engagedlearning, increasing studentmotivation         ...
EDUCATIONAL APPLICATIONSwww.xtranormal.com  Xtranormal instantly turns your words into a 3D animated movie.
1. themselvesInside and outside of classPractice other skills: spelling, punctuation. etc.Allows freedom of studentsto ste...
EDUCATIONAL APPLICATIONSwww.toondoo.com
Illustrations have a number ofpossible benefits to learning,they can represent conversationsbetween two characters whileth...
EDUCATIONAL APPLICATIONSwww.voicethread.com
Teachers and students cancollaborate around almostany type of media includingvoice, text, webcam, anddrawing commentary in...
EDUCATIONAL APPLICATIONShttp://www.widbook.com
Widbook is a writing andediting space that letspeople alone or ingroups craft book-lengthprojects and shorterstories.
EDUCATIONAL APPLICATIONShttp://www.secondlife.com
EFL students might be accessvarious online communities,interacting with     differentpeople      from     differentcountri...
Thank you!        miguelfirst@hotmail.comhttp://miguelvillanuevablog.blogspot.com    http://gsenglishclub.blogspot.com
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  1. 1. WEB 2.0 AND ENGLISH LANGUAGE Prof. Miguel Villanueva Coaguila. 2012
  2. 2. How students live with technology Different kinds of experiences lead to different brain structures. 2
  3. 3. Today’s students are Digital Natives (Marc Prensky) • Visual learners • Multi-taskers • Short attention spans • Information analysts • Content producers 3
  4. 4. 21st Century Skills• Communication• Innovation• Creativity• Problem-Solving• Interactive• Collaboration• Critical Thinking 4
  5. 5. What´s Web 2.0?Web 2.0 applications allowusers to communicate andcollaborate in diverse waysand in a variety of media,which also helps learners toact together and to buildknowledge bases that fittheir specific needs (cf.Owen et al., 2006).
  6. 6. Web 2.0 is about exploring awide range of expressiveformats. This is becausedigital media create newopportunities formanipulating more than theconventional texts ofcommunication: inparticular, they encourageexploration of images,sound and video.
  7. 7. ADVANTAGESWeb 2.0 applications allowstudents to communicateand collaborate in diverseways and in a variety ofmedia, which also helpslearners to act togetherand to build knowledge.
  8. 8. ADVANTAGESWeb 2.0 tools andpractices invite new waysfor a learner to conductpersonal research. And toshare experiences andresources.
  9. 9. ADVANTAGESCompatibility with theelements of the educationalfield.- Behaviourism.- Constructivism- Cognitivism- Socio-cultural theory- Connectivism
  10. 10. ADVANTAGESWeb 2.0 offers educators aset of tools to support formsof learning that can be morestrongly collaborative andmore oriented to thebuilding of classroomcommunities.
  11. 11. EDUCATIONAL APPLICATIONS www.blogger.comThe potential uses of social networking services for schools and educators lie indeveloping e-portfolios as online space where learners can record theirachievements and collect examples of their work.
  12. 12. Blogs can enhancecommunication andpromote more engagedlearning, increasing studentmotivation andparticipation.Writing for an internetaudience not only enhancesstudents’ writing skills, butalso gives them a sense ofresponsibility, authorshipand ownership .(Farmer et al., 2008; Ellison & Wu,2008; Akbulut, 2007);
  13. 13. EDUCATIONAL APPLICATIONSwww.xtranormal.com Xtranormal instantly turns your words into a 3D animated movie.
  14. 14. 1. themselvesInside and outside of classPractice other skills: spelling, punctuation. etc.Allows freedom of studentsto step outside.
  15. 15. EDUCATIONAL APPLICATIONSwww.toondoo.com
  16. 16. Illustrations have a number ofpossible benefits to learning,they can represent conversationsbetween two characters whilethey practice writing.
  17. 17. EDUCATIONAL APPLICATIONSwww.voicethread.com
  18. 18. Teachers and students cancollaborate around almostany type of media includingvoice, text, webcam, anddrawing commentary in asecure environment.VoiceThread improvesstudent-student and student-teacher communication.
  19. 19. EDUCATIONAL APPLICATIONShttp://www.widbook.com
  20. 20. Widbook is a writing andediting space that letspeople alone or ingroups craft book-lengthprojects and shorterstories.
  21. 21. EDUCATIONAL APPLICATIONShttp://www.secondlife.com
  22. 22. EFL students might be accessvarious online communities,interacting with differentpeople from differentcountries and experienceother cultures.It is a “safe environment”where you can make mistakesand nobody blames you forthat, because it is a virtualplace and it is free to makemistake anytime.
  23. 23. Thank you! miguelfirst@hotmail.comhttp://miguelvillanuevablog.blogspot.com http://gsenglishclub.blogspot.com
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