What is Web 2.0? Tim O’Reilly “ Technology is shifting power away from the editors, the publishers, the establishment, the media elite. Now it’s the people who are taking control.” ~ Rupert Murdoch Web 2.0 for Beginners - Mike Stopforth We Are the Web!
All about the user
Key Characteristics of Web 2.0 swivel.com docs.google.com Trends for 2008 - “Convenience, Collaboration, Convergence”
RSS = “Really Simple Syndication”
a format that was created to syndicate news, and be a means to share content on the web. ~ http://www.backinskinnyjeans.com/
7 Things about RSS - educause.edu
Lipscomb news - http://news.lipscomb.edu/
RSS for personal use http://del.icio.us/thornthwch
Definition: “where people develop networks of friends and associates. It forges and creates links between different people. Like social bookmarks … a social network can form a key element of collaborating and networking.”
Social Networking Social Network Sites: Definition, History, Scholarship http://jcmc.indiana.edu/vol13/issue1/boyd.ellison.html RIP: 2001
http://news.cnet. Social Networking Sites Continue to Attract Record Numbers [more than half of visitors are now age 35 or older] classmates.com Social Networking podomatic Data courtesy of: 5/08 Twitter My face Started ‘03 Public ‘06 book
Posted July, 2009 Social Media Revolution
Club Penguin 4 million users 1.2 million users, 1/08 Purchased by Disney… Kids 8-14 My avatar: TNlady
Social networking is great, but beware….
Bl o gging
Bl o gging we b logs
7 Things that You Should Know about Blogging - educause.edu
112 million bloggers & 120,000 new blogs everyday 12/07
“ blogging is pure constructivism ” ~Les Potter, EdD candidate
Steps toward a successful classroom blog - University of Texas
Weekly response papers
Peer review of student writings or group work
Postings of assignments, lesson plans, curriculum for parents, &/or announcements
Provide students with a discussion board to ask questions of peers or teachers
Discussion of specific reading material
Tutoring - Using Blogs for Formative Assessment and Interactive Teaching
Top 100 Blogs - Technorai - http://technorati.com/pop/blogs/
Edublog - “largest education community on the Internet” - http://edublogs.org/
Elementary classroom blog - http://classblogmeister.com/blog.php?blogger_id=1337&new_display_count=20
The Fischbowl - sample high school blog - Shift Happens (YouTube) - http://thefischbowl.blogspot.com/
ePals - free for educators - http://www.epals.com/
Illustrious sample blogs for 2 of my classes - http://thornthwaite.blogspot.com/ - http://luedtech.blogspot.com
Blogging is great, but beware….
Podcasts: New Twist on Net Audio - Wired - http://www.wired.com/entertainment/music/news/2004/10/65237
Transforming Teaching & Learning - Univ. of Wisconsin - http://engage.doit.wisc.edu/podcasting/index.html
How to use Podcasts in the classroom - http://youtube.com/watch?v=ExkMeQfuLGc
Vodcasts = Video podcasts
Vlogs = Video blogs
Vodcasting in Education - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_zcQEQP6NAY
Other e-learning trends: Podcast, Vodcasts, & Vlogs --->
Online Videos & for personal use! In the classroom: Why use Videos? A bit more professional… $
Podcasting is great, but beware….
Interview of Eric Schmidt, CEO of Google @ Seoul Digital Forum May 2007 What is Web 3.0?
In 1972, researchers at Carnegie-Mellon University developed the ZOG database system for a multi-user environment.
Ward Cunningham created the first ever wiki site for the Portland Pattern Repository in 1995.
That site, “Ward’s Wiki” now hosts tens of thousands of pages. - http://c2.com/cgi/wiki?WelcomeVisitors
Wikis offer “freedom, simplicity, and power”.
Ward Cunningham today
Why “wiki”? AKA Wiki etymology
“ Wiki is a piece of server software that allows users to freely create and edit Web page content using any Web browser.”
” open editing has some profound and subtle effects on Wiki usage. Allowing everyday users to create and edit any page in a Web site is exciting in that it encourages democratic use of the Web and promotes content composition by nontechnical users.”
7 Things That You Should Know about Wikis
Wikis What is Wiki?
Jimmy Wales Founded 1/01 more history Want to know about the knighting of Francis Drake ? Seigenthaler controversy Is Wikipedia the New Town Hall? "Wikipedia is surprisingly good proof that collaborative work by amateurs can provide balanced and reliable information, and even become a vigorous site of public debate and negotiation.” ~ Patricia Aufderheide, American University, Communications professor 3/07
Westwood Schools, GA - http://westwood.wikispaces.com/
Drexel University, PA (Chemistry class) - http://chem242.wikispaces.com/
Penn State (Speech class) - http://cas100b.pbwiki.com/
University of Albany, NY (IT Services) - https://wiki.albany.edu/display/Dashboard/Home
Connecticut College (IT Team) - http://nutmeg.conncoll.edu/wiki/index.php/Main_Page
A Blog about a Wiki - http://fulchiero.blogspot.com/2007/02/our-first-class-wiki.html
Wikis for My Classrooms
Benefits of Using Wiki in the Classroom
Facilitates Collaborative Authoring: learning from others; Developing a higher level of critical thinking; Deepening investigative skills; Developing skills for negotiating conflict and facilitating effective teamwork; building a class community
Empowers Students to Create Knowledge
Reflects Newly-emerging Teacher-student Paradigm
Prepares Students for the Post-university World
Understanding Wikis - Their Advantages & Disadvantages http://mommyrevenue.