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Education Wants To Be Free

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Dave & Mike demonstrate how to use free, online content and tools for educational purposes. They demonstrate how to build a blog, discuss copyright issues, and show off user-generated content sites …

Dave & Mike demonstrate how to use free, online content and tools for educational purposes. They demonstrate how to build a blog, discuss copyright issues, and show off user-generated content sites like Flickr and YouTube.

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  • 1. Education Wants to Be Free Dave Cooksey Mike Zarro Mayor’s Council on Literacy 2009 Technology Conference Philadelphia Community College May 8, 2009
  • 2. Session Goals ‣ Have knowledge of various online resources ‣ Examine the use of other’s content ‣ Discuss copyright | Creative Commons ‣ Understand contributing content to social sites ‣ Create an e-learning resource
  • 3. Dave Cooksey Founder & Principal Consultant saturdave UX Consulting Affiliations ‣ Chair of PhillyCHI, the Philadelphia region’s chapter of the ACM SIGCHI ‣ Information Architecture Institute (IAI) ‣ American Society for Information Science & Technology (ASIS&T) Education ‣ M.S. Information Systems, Drexel University ‣ M.A. Political Science, University of Illinois Previous Work Experience ‣ GSI Commerce, Inc.: User Experience Lead; Information Architect ‣ LandAmerica Financial Group: (Web) Application Developer
  • 4. Mike Zarro Information Architect and Digital Librarian gsi interactive Affiliations ‣ PhillyCHI, the Philadelphia region’s chapter of the ACM SIGCHI ‣ Information Architecture Institute (IAI) ‣ American Library Association Education ‣ M.S. Library & Information Systems, Drexel University ‣ B.A. History, The George Washington University Previous Work Experience ‣ Bryn Mawr College: Web Developer and Designer ‣ Animation Technologies: User Experience Engineer ‣ University of Pennsylvania: Web Developer & Project Lead
  • 5. Building a Web Site for Education “Computers, B&W” by Kevin Zollman - Taken from Flickr on May 8, 2009: http://www.flickr.com/photos/36144637@N00/159627089/
  • 6. Content & Tool Providers A mix of corporate, educational, and government institutions: ‣ Google (YouTube, Blogger) ‣ Yahoo! (Delicious, Flickr) ‣ The Library of Congress (Photo sets) ‣ Open University (Learning Space)
  • 7. Creating an E-Learning Resource Over the course of this presentation, we will create this website: http://mcol2009.blogspot.com ‣ Website ‣ Hosted at Blogger ‣ Content ‣ Open University (United Kingdom) ‣ Flickr ‣ YouTube ‣ Delicious
  • 8. For the Educator ‣ Relatively simple tools ‣ Engaging ‣ New and fresh content ‣ Takes learning outside the classroom
  • 9. For the Student ‣ Students are extremely comfortable on the Web (generally) ‣ Encourages collaboration & transparency ‣ Serendipity ‣ Fun?
  • 10. The Four Cs of Online Content ‣ Compelling ‣ Creative ‣ Collaborative ‣ Cost-Free
  • 11. Step 1: Create a Site
  • 12. Blogger – Setup 1. Name Blog 2. Design Blog
  • 13. Blogger – New Post 3. Compose 4. Edit HTML: you can cut & paste image and video code. 5. Publish: or save for later editing
  • 14. Step 2: Content
  • 15. Flickr – Homepage http://www.flickr.com/tour/
  • 16. Flickr – Photostream Search Photo Sets Copyright Info
  • 17. Flickr – Photo Collections Photo Sets
  • 18. Flickr – Photo Sets Select a Photo
  • 19. Flickr – Photo Share Photo Things you can do with this photo Notes & Comments Tags
  • 20. Flickr – Sharing a Photo Copy & paste to your website
  • 21. YouTube - Video Embed Code
  • 22. YouTube - Customization Customization Options
  • 23. Delicious Join or Sign In (with a Yahoo! account) Search
  • 24. Delicious - RSS Feed RSS Feed User submitted links Related Tags
  • 25. Blogger - Add RSS Feed Click add gadget to show a pop-up page of tools.
  • 26. Blogger - Add RSS Feed from to the Menu Add the RSS gadget
  • 27. Open University This is a class from the Learning Space. We will link to an article used in their readings for week 2.
  • 28. Open University - Class
  • 29. Altogether Now...
  • 30. Putting It All Together - 1
  • 31. Putting It All Together - 2
  • 32. Putting It All Together - 3
  • 33. A Word About Copyright...
  • 34. ...and Creative Commons Licensing
  • 35. Resources “Computer Technology Fortune” by Dean Johnson - Taken from Flickr on May 8, 2009: http://www.flickr.com/photos/deanj/2398424227/
  • 36. Resources Blogger ‣ http://www.blogger.com/ Flickr ‣ http://www.flickr.com/ YouTube ‣ http://www.youtube.com/ Open University Learning Space ‣ http://openlearn.open.ac.uk/
  • 37. More Resources Google sites, create websites and wikis ‣ http://www.google.com/sites/help/intl/en/overview.html MIT Opencourseware ‣ http://ocw.mit.edu/OcwWeb/web/home/home/index.htm iTunes U ‣ http://www.apple.com/education/guidedtours/itunesu.html TED talks on YouTube ‣ http://www.youtube.com/user/TEDtalksDirector
  • 38. That’s All, Folks! Mike Zarro Dave Cooksey mikezarro.com saturdave UX Consulting 713 Pine Street 1R Philadelphia, PA 19106 +1.215.219.8960 dave@saturdave.com mzarro@gmail.com