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  • 1. Unit 3: Social Learning IT 7240 - July 18, 2009 Tuesday, July 21, 2009 1
  • 2. Agenda Social Interaction with Strudel Social Media to Support Learning Podcasting Wikis Blogs Blackboard (LMS/LCMS) Tuesday, July 21, 2009 2
  • 3. Podcasting Defined: A podcast is a series of digital computer files, usually either digital audio or video, that is released periodically and made available for download by means of web syndication. Typical file format for a podcast is mp3/mp4 http://education.apple.com/itunesu/ Software for creating podcast content: Garageband Audacity Quicktime Tuesday, July 21, 2009 3
  • 4. Podcasting Steps Planning; create and outline Develop a script Rehearse, keeping track of time Record - using Garageband Publish - share/export as MP3 Distribute - upload to http://dpsscienceteachers.ning.com In the Music section Tuesday, July 21, 2009 4
  • 5. Wiki Wiki wiki means “quick” in Hawaiian In Ward’s original description, a wiki is: “The simplest online database that could possibly work” May refer to either a website or the so'ware used to create the website Based on co(aboration by many, a(ows members to add, edit, and delete content created by others Tuesday, July 21, 2009 5
  • 6. Wiki Resources http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wiki TiddlyWiki http://www.tiddlywiki.com/ http://tiddlywiki.org/wiki/Main_Page http://www.giffmex.org/twfortherestofus.html WikiSpaces http://www.wikispaces.com Wiki Matrix http://www.wikimatrix.org/ Tuesday, July 21, 2009 6
  • 7. Blogs Blog comes +om the term Weblog and is an interactive web page most o'en used to publish regular writings on a variety of issues and with a variety of goals. Types of Blogs Group blogs – whether the group consist of students, a class with its instructor, or some other form of community of practice. Academic blogs – used by instructors as outlets for ideas and up to date commentary. Student blogs – used as a journal or online portfolio, and as the basis for interaction with other students. Tuesday, July 21, 2009 7
  • 8. Student Applications of Blogs Posting a comment that links back to their own student blog Citing an expert's blog post in a post of their own blog Assembling a 'blog ro(' (a list of links) of expert blogs related to what they are studying, an requesting reciprocal listing Tuesday, July 21, 2009 8
  • 9. LMS/LCMS/VLE LMS - Learning Management System LCMS - Learning Content Management System VLE - Virtual Learning Environment Tuesday, July 21, 2009 9
  • 10. LMS Examples Blackboard http://blackboard.wayne.edu Moodle http://moodle.org Tuesday, July 21, 2009 10
  • 11. Lab Create your Podcast Plan-Record-Publish-Distribute Join http://dpsscienceteachers.wikispaces.com/ Use as a forum for co(aboration on Social Media Assessment intstrument Optional: Create a personal Wiki using TiddlyWiki that can be saved on USB stick (i.e., thumb drive) Tuesday, July 21, 2009 11
  • 12. For Next Class Read the article web20extendingpossibilities.pdf that has been posted on the Edmodo.com site for IT7240 Join Learning 2.0 http://www.classroom20.com/ Tuesday, July 21, 2009 12