Presentation Fall2009


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Presentation Fall2009

  1. 1. Web 2.0 Engaging & Interactive Instruction for the 21 st Century
  2. 2.   Introduce you to concept of web 2.0 Define some key terms which describe Web 2.0  Share how web 2.0 applications can help you improve content delivery both in and out of the classroom  Highlight a variety of web 2.0 services & applications that you can use TODAY! <ul><li>Purpose of Workshop: </li></ul>
  3. 3. today’s presentation as a word cloud
  4. 4. What is Web 2.0 <ul><li>information sharing </li></ul><ul><li>code sharing </li></ul><ul><li>user centered design </li></ul><ul><li>collaboration </li></ul>
  5. 5. Terms of Web 2.0 <ul><li>HTML : The language of the webpage. Defines how the page looks, with colors, fonts, images, etc. </li></ul><ul><li>URL: The address of the site. Although it usually begins with http://, you can often see just the common name ( </li></ul><ul><li>Dynamic : Web 2.0 is dynamic. Unlike a static webpage, 2.0 has information which changes often with user input and preferences. </li></ul>
  6. 6. Terms continued <ul><li>Web-Based services : Instead of loading a program, you can access the site online, making it easier to revise information anytime, anywhere. </li></ul><ul><li>Blog : An online diary or journal. </li></ul><ul><li>RSS Feed : Takes content from one website and automatically sends it to another. You set up your website to accept the feeds. </li></ul>
  7. 7. Terms (continued) <ul><li>Wiki: A very powerful tool to collect information and group feedback in one spot. </li></ul><ul><li>Tags : AKA labels, they are keywords which are linked to images, files or web pages. Users can keep their own tags separate, or can use the group tagging to find relevant information. </li></ul><ul><li>Widgets : Very cool dynamic pieces of content that go directly into your site. You can get them for weather, quotes, pictures, utilities and more. </li></ul>
  8. 8. Web 2.0 applications that facilitate communication
  9. 9. Applications which share information and media
  10. 10. Applications that enable collaboration
  11. 11. Web 2.0 will include one or more of the following: <ul><li>Search </li></ul><ul><li>Link </li></ul><ul><li>Authoring </li></ul><ul><li>Tags </li></ul><ul><li>Signals </li></ul><ul><li>Extensions </li></ul>
  12. 12. EXAMPLES OF WEB 2.0 AND POSSIBLE EDUCATION USES <ul><li>Closer look </li></ul>
  13. 13. Example 1: Google <ul><li>iGoogle: </li></ul><ul><li>What is it? </li></ul><ul><li>(Everything but the kitchen sink) </li></ul>
  14. 14. What would you subscribe to? such as… Google docs are MADE for education Not your father’s e-mail History will never be the same
  15. 15. <ul><li>Activity: iGoogle Treasure Hunt </li></ul><ul><li>Find one of each somewhere in the iGoogle world </li></ul><ul><li>Translator </li></ul><ul><li>Place to share documents </li></ul><ul><li>Place to receive e-mail </li></ul><ul><li>Search feature for scholarly materials </li></ul><ul><li>Way to chat with a friend through the computer </li></ul><ul><li>Place to create a website </li></ul><ul><li>Place to share photos </li></ul><ul><li>Place to organize your calendar </li></ul>
  16. 16. Example 2: Network on ning
  17. 17. With ning, you can set up your own social network and it’s free!!!
  18. 18. Example 3: Twitter <ul><li>Twitter is all the rage! </li></ul>
  19. 19. Educators are interested…
  20. 20. Example 4: YouTube <ul><li>YouTube…The Ultimate Time Waster or the Answer to Student Engagement? </li></ul>
  21. 21. You Tube tips for Educators <ul><li>Choose “Education” categories </li></ul><ul><li>Use search feature </li></ul><ul><li>Evaluate the site before you show it to students </li></ul><ul><li>Empower students to use You Tube during study time to enhance learning </li></ul><ul><li>Another less known but similar spot for videos </li></ul>
  22. 22. Example 5: Moodle Results of a year’s experience in using Moodle to build content (…for a future presentation)
  23. 23. Summary <ul><li>There are lots of ways to include Web 2.0 applications in education </li></ul><ul><li>Like a good outlet store, you need to weed out the good from the bad </li></ul><ul><li>Use this workshop as a stepping off point </li></ul><ul><li>Make sure your materials are accessible to all users (subject of another workshop!) </li></ul>
  24. 24. Presented to SDCCD faculty as part of Convocation, Fall 2009 Presentation by: Mary Burns Prine and Lynn Marlow