Web 2.0 [email_address] Some definitions “ Web 2.0 is the business revolution in the computer industry caused by the move to the internet as platform , and an attempt to understand the rules for success on that new platform. Chief among those rules is this: Build applications that harness network effects to get better the more people use them.” Tim O Reilly "Web 2.0 is really about normal everyday people using the Web and creating things on it - forget the acronyms.” Richard MacManus "The heart of Web 2.0 is the user ... The tools power it, but the people do it.” Susan Mernit
Web 2.0 “services” : • Social networks ( facebook,flickr, youtube, 43things, slideshare ) • Web-based applications ( Google docs, TimeTracker ) • Wikis ( wikipedia ) • Blogs, photologs or podcasts ( blogger ) • News promotion systems ( digg, meneame, fresqui ) • Content managers ( netvibes, del.icio.us, cannotea, refworks ) • Communication tools ( basecamp, zoho project, meebo ) • Suscription systems ( bloglines ) • Searchers based on tags ( flickr, technorati )
Tabla Cronológica [email_address] Web 2.0 Technologies to enhance (FL) teaching CREATE SHARE USE & REMIX
Tabla Cronológica [email_address] Web 2.0 create share use&remix Social Software
Tabla Cronológica [email_address] Web 2.0 key services and applications TAGS RSS BLOGS WIKIS PODCASTING SOCIAL NETWORKING MULTIMEDIA SHARING
Tabla Cronológica [email_address] Web 2.0 key services and applications TAGS
Tabla Cronológica [email_address] Web 2.0 key services and applications A tag is a keyword that is added to a digital object Social bookmarking
Tabla Cronológica [email_address] Web 2.0 key services and applications BLOGS a blog is an online journal that contains content the author wants to share with others
Blogs Audio blogs/conversations blogging engine created specifically for classroom use Find a Teacher Blog
Tabla Cronológica [email_address] Web 2.0 key services and applications BLOGS WHAT CAN WE DO? communicate with others create groups sharing the same interests share knowledge collect and share information (and links) take notes (online)
Tabla Cronológica [email_address] Web 2.0 key services and applications WIKIS A wiki is a type of website that allows users to add , delete , or edit content . It enables group development of ideas and information sources
Tabla Cronológica [email_address] Web 2.0 key services and applications WIKIS You can start your own wiki for your class for free at www.wikispaces.com
Tabla Cronológica [email_address] Web 2.0 key services and applications BLOGS WIKIS Perpetual work in progress Good for collaborative group work Posts are permanent Good for disseminating info/starting a dialogue
Tabla Cronológica [email_address] Web 2.0 key services and applications RSS It allows users to subscribe to sites that provide RSS feeds such as blogs, new sites, etc When new content is added a software program called aggregator automatically pulls in the feeds RSS: RichSiteSummary or ReallySimpleSyndication
[email_address] Web 2.0 Web 2.0: RSS me without rss me with rss
[email_address] Web 2.0 • www.bloglines.com • My Yahoo • Yahoo Email Beta • Google’s Gmail • Firefox Web 2.0: RSS Feed Readers (aggregators) Examples Professional use!!
Tabla Cronológica [email_address] Web 2.0 key services and applications PODCASTING Podcasts are multimedia broadcasts made available on a website. These broadcasts are downloadable and therefore portable. They usually include the use of RSS feeds that allow users to subscribe to the broadcasts
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Tabla Cronológica [email_address] Web 2.0 OTHER WEB 2.0 applications 3rd virtual reality site www.secondlife.com Post things you do www.twitter.com Post or find events www.upcoming.org “ Enables users to express themselves on the web in their own voice using a talking character. Customize your Voki to look like you…Your Voki can speak with your own voice which is added via microphone, upload, or phone.” “ online media album that can hold essentially any type of media (images, documents and videos) and allows people to make comments in 5 different ways - using voice (with a microphone or telephone), text, audio file, or video (with a webcam) - and share them with anyone they wish. A VoiceThread allows group conversations to be collected and shared in one place, from anywhere in the world.”
Tabla Cronológica [email_address] Web 2.0 Have a try!!!
Tabla Cronológica [email_address] Web 2.0 Module 4 - adaptations unit 1: email unit 2: phone (traditional way + using SKYPE) unit 3: websites unit 4: using a web 2.0 tool decisions
Tabla Cronológica [email_address] Web 2.0 Modules 1 – 3 Everyone involved in the project should create an account on google to gain access to google apps . We could use secondlife to build on the land that the appe@l project may reserve. Possibility of holding a class online through Secondlife How to build and maintain a wiki . Have each participant start a blog about something that they’re passionate about on a free platform like wordpress or blogger . Participants should sign up for google reader to allow them to read each other’s blogs and any other blogs they find interesting. Have each particpant sign up for twitter and follow each other. Use twitter to collaborate on projects and share ideas. Can also be used to complement blogs.
Tabla Cronológica [email_address] Web 2.0 What are we doing next? how can we turn the project website into a “social learning environment”? but this is probably a question to be asked / answered in … A “platform” with social media tools that can provide a space for 1. individuals to aggregate, store and share their personal learning and working resources 2. groups to work and learn together
“ Not everything that is faced can be changed. But nothing can be changed until it is faced.” James Baldwin This presentation is available on www.slideshare.net/silviaminardi