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Conference Workshop Str4 Platform

  1. 1. eTwinning Conference Workshop Your eTwinning The Portal Santi Scimeca Christina Crawley
  2. 2. Objectives of this workshop <ul><li>Get feedback from real users about the current portal </li></ul><ul><li>Help conceive and design the new platform </li></ul><ul><li>Get feedback about the new ideas related to the new Platform </li></ul>
  3. 3. How does this workshop work? Part 1 <ul><li>Brief introduction </li></ul><ul><li>Introduction to the main features of the current platform (portal, Desktop, Twinspace) </li></ul><ul><li>Groups discussion </li></ul><ul><li>Feedback from groups </li></ul>Guidelines are on the table
  4. 4. <ul><li>Introduction to the main features of the new platform (Portal, Desktop, Twinspace) </li></ul><ul><li>Groups discussion </li></ul><ul><li>Feedback from groups </li></ul>How does this workshop work? Part 2 Guidelines are on the table
  5. 5. 1. The Public Portal
  6. 6. Key Elements of the Public Portal <ul><li>What is eTwinning? </li></ul><ul><li>Registration area </li></ul><ul><li>Who is involved? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Schools, projects </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Ideas and examples of good practice </li></ul><ul><li>What’s new </li></ul>
  7. 7. 2. The Desktop
  8. 8. Key Elements of the Desktop <ul><li>Main aim: To find partners and register your project </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Use tools to find partners </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Communicate with prospective project partners </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Manage your personal, school and project details </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Register your project </li></ul></ul>
  9. 9. TwinFinder : To search for partners
  10. 10. Forum : to post and answer
  11. 11. Email : to send messages
  12. 12. Chat : to discuss in real time
  13. 13. Resources : share your work
  14. 14. My Candidates : to manage interesting possible partners, to register your projects
  15. 15. What else… <ul><li>Profile: To update your personal, school and project details </li></ul><ul><li>Label: To access and apply for your eTwinning labels </li></ul><ul><li>Progress Card: To share up-to-date information on the state of your project with your NSS and others </li></ul>
  16. 16. 3. The TwinSpace
  17. 17. Key elements of the TwinSpace <ul><li>Main aim: To provide your project with a customised online workspace </li></ul><ul><li>To communicate (email, chat, forums) </li></ul><ul><li>To plan (calendar, bulletin board) </li></ul><ul><li>To post information (webpages, photo galleries, files) </li></ul><ul><li>To publish and share </li></ul>
  18. 18. To plan : calendar, message board
  19. 19. To post: photos, files, text
  20. 20. To share: to publish
  21. 21. And now… <ul><li>What do you think about the Platform? </li></ul><ul><li>In groups, take time to go over questions on either: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>The Portal </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>The Desktop </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>The TwinSpace </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Then let’s report back together! </li></ul></ul>
  22. 22. The new Platform
  23. 24. Map by country
  24. 25. New Desktop elements
  25. 26. New User profile
  26. 27. New TwinSpace Home
  27. 28. And now… <ul><li>What do you think of these ideas? </li></ul><ul><li>Do you have some more? </li></ul><ul><li>In groups, take time to answer questions and discuss </li></ul><ul><ul><li>The Portal </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>The Desktop </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>The TwinSpace </li></ul></ul>
  28. 29. Your feedback about.. New Portal <ul><li>New layout </li></ul><ul><li>Information accessible from the Home Page </li></ul><ul><li>Information not important </li></ul><ul><li>Something which is missing </li></ul>
  29. 30. Your feedback about.. New Desktop <ul><li>eTwinning Desktop as a social networking platform </li></ul><ul><li>Your profile: share or not to share </li></ul><ul><li>Widgets (podcasting, walls, etc.) </li></ul>
  30. 31. Your feedback about.. New TwinSpace <ul><li>TwinBlog replacing Progress Cards </li></ul><ul><li>Share resources from TwinSpace </li></ul><ul><li>Which collaborative platform you would like the TwinSpace to look like </li></ul><ul><li>TwinSpace used for Groups: which ones would you like to have? </li></ul>