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My lit review template2

  1. 1. <ul><li>The Use of Wikis for Book Reviews in the Middle School </li></ul><ul><li>Erlyn Fukushima </li></ul><ul><li>July 2010 </li></ul><ul><li>Touro University California </li></ul>
  2. 2. Importance <ul><li>Public Concern: Students aren’t getting 21st Century skills </li></ul><ul><li>Teachers aren’t using technology affectively in classes to help build some of these necessary skills. </li></ul><ul><li>Using web 2.0 sites, like Wikis, allows students the ability to hone the skills. </li></ul><ul><li>Wikis should be incorporated into elementary and middle school classes. </li></ul>
  3. 3. Purpose of Study <ul><li>Point out the skills that are necessary for success in today’s work place. </li></ul><ul><li>Define Digital Natives/Millenials - the new generation and how they’re learning styles differ from previous generations. </li></ul><ul><li>Define Literacy and some of it’s forms, and how the emergence of technology has affected acquiring these skills. </li></ul><ul><li>Show how using Web 2.0 sites can effectively utilize </li></ul><ul><li>these necessary skills. </li></ul>
  4. 4. <ul><li>Theme 1 – Necessary Skills </li></ul><ul><li>SCANS report - What Skills Do Students Need to Succeed </li></ul><ul><li>Partnership for 21st Century Learners - What Voters Think </li></ul>
  5. 5. <ul><li>Born wired to the internet </li></ul><ul><li>Tech savvy and multi-taskers </li></ul><ul><li>Different learners than what we’re used to teaching </li></ul><ul><li>Knows how to find answers </li></ul><ul><li>Want it now! </li></ul>Theme 2 -Enter the Digital Natives
  6. 6. Theme 3- Literacy Literacy 2.0: - Literacy 1.0 + -the ability to locate - evaluate - use and communicate using a wide range of resources including text, visual, audio and video sources. Literacy 1.0: - the ability to read and write
  7. 7. Implications for the Study <ul><li>Using wikis in the classroom can help harness the necessary skills that students need for their future. </li></ul><ul><li>This study will inform others on the need to start using some of these Web 2.0 sites early in our schools. </li></ul><ul><li>Our Digital Natives are getting younger and we need to address these skills early in their education. </li></ul>
  8. 8. Gaps in the Literature <ul><ul><li>Not many studies found using Wikis at the </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>elementary or middle school level. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Length of time for projects? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Issues with copyright? Ethics? Parents? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Accessibility of technology/programs? </li></ul></ul>

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