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  • This is great resource, thanks for sharing, it makes me to get engaged in web 2.0 within one hour, it almost covered everything on web 2.0. I wonder who made this? whom I shoudl thanks to?
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    1. 1. Natural Resources Forum
    2. 3. <ul><li>Building your toolkit : Free, easy-to-use, web 2.0-ey </li></ul><ul><li>Concepts : </li></ul><ul><li>Web 2.0 </li></ul><ul><li>Personal Learning Environment (PLE) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>loose collection of many tools seen/used as alt. to an LMS </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Concierge Learning (Curtis Bonk) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>“ Concierges ...show you things you did not know were available or possible...teachers as tour guides” </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Cool if: you take tools & run...play, use them to share with each other what you’re doing/learning </li></ul>
    3. 4. <ul><li>I use & Firefox </li></ul><ul><li>Google has family of tools...lots for personal productivity & collaboration – great place to start </li></ul><ul><li>Firefox is a better browser </li></ul><ul><ul><li>add-ons that integrate tools I use </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>2 words: ad blocker </li></ul></ul><ul><li>So, you’re warned & advised: there are other tools/options out there </li></ul><ul><li>( but you should switch to Firefox & use Google tools anyway ) </li></ul>
    4. 6. <ul><li>Social Bookmarking ( delicious ) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>What are you linking ? </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Microblogging ( Twitter ) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>What are you doing ? (140 words or less) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Blogging ( Blogger ) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>What are you doing, thinking, learning, connecting ? </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Sharing your stuff: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>photos ( Picasa, Flickr ) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>presentations ( Slideshare ) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Tip : lurk & learn...you don’t have to do all these things yourself...they enable a kind of indirect mentoring </li></ul>
    5. 7. <ul><li>Tool: delicious </li></ul><ul><li>You already bookmark... just add tags + others </li></ul><ul><ul><li>see others’ bookmarks </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>see what the most-bookmarked sites are </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Filter with tags (think alternative to folders) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Cool because... </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Lurk & Learn: people in your field, w/shared interests </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Create a tags for X purpose (course, topic, SIG), tag links...voila: ever-evolving resource page </li></ul></ul>
    6. 10. <ul><li>Use? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Stay connected (tweet from computer, mobile phone) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Great for resources and “what’s happening” </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>(Indirect) mentoring </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Advice... </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Start by following (lurk & learn) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Follow good tweeters only </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Tweet others as you would like to be tweeted  </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Use tools that integrate Twitter into your browser </li></ul></ul>
    7. 12. <ul><li>Blog = we blog = Online journal </li></ul><ul><li>One-to-many (mainly) + comments </li></ul><ul><li>Tool: Blogger (a Google tool, there are TONS) </li></ul><ul><li>Use? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Can be great (fresh/daily!) source of content (find good bloggers, follow, encourage others) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Research & learning journals, eportfolios, any reflective work </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Blogging = self-publish = forces synthesis </li></ul></ul>
    8. 13. <ul><li>Tools: Picasa (Google tool), Flickr </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Upload, share, tag photos </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Picasa integrates seamlessly with Blogger </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Tool: Slideshare </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Upload and share presentations (powerpoint, etc) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>No more emailing – just give ‘em the link </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Uses : </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Make content available, tag it for others to find </li></ul></ul>
    9. 14. <ul><li>Wiki (Tool: PBwiki ) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Website anyone can edit – a wide open space! </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Create pages, set access/permissions </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Use ? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Any collaborative task! </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Team/group writing, knowledge building </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Team/group planning, project management </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Events (conference, wedding, group assignments) </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>FAQ: Isn’t it total chaos ? Everyone can edit!?? </li></ul>
    10. 15. <ul><li>&quot;Henry!  Our party's total chaos!  </li></ul><ul><li>No one knows when to eat, where to stand, what to ...Oh, thank God!  Here comes a Border collie!&quot; </li></ul>
    11. 17. <ul><li>Social Networks (Ning, Facebook) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Ning has all: forums, photo sharing, blogs, chat, polls, widgets, calendar AND it’s pretty </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>(I actually can’t believe this is free) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Challenge : set one up for this group? </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Voicethread </li></ul>
    12. 18. Group conversations around images, documents, videos Great for tributes : birthday, anniversary, farewell parties! Also: collective analysis of material, gathering many perspectives, storytelling. Interesting, interactive way to support & present multiple views
    13. 19. <ul><li>Podcasting = p ersonal, o n d emand+casting </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Tools: Audacity to record, gCast to publish, iTunes to access/listen (computer or ipod/mp3 player) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Magic: your media files + rss = people subscribe, get it automatically </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Listen anywhere/anytime (mlearning) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Vodcasting ( v ideo, o n d emand) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Tools: webcam to record, upload to YouTube </li></ul></ul><ul><li>A little harder to do well </li></ul><ul><li>Need audio/video capability (webcam + mic) </li></ul><ul><li>more thought to design & time to produce </li></ul><ul><li>“ YouTube teaches me more than my college classes - what’s wrong with this picture!?” </li></ul>
    14. 20. <ul><li>Uses? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Audio/Video personal introductions </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Weekly updates, advance organizers </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Some content lends itself well: demo difficult concepts, languages/terminology, storytelling, anecdotes/ & examples </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Learners love this stuff! </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Tips/things to think about </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Reuse? Or “throwaway”? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Access? People with disabilities or slow internet </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Resist urge to lecture for long periods – think smaller chunks </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Not everyone is a natural, but you can learn to be effective </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Again, lurk & learn </li></ul></ul>
    15. 21. <ul><li>Acknowledges: teachers & formally published content aren’t THE source </li></ul><ul><li>Invites us to... </li></ul><ul><ul><li>draw on many pieces (that we & others create) that combine to make the learning space </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Publish & empower others to publish </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Think about content + inter/activities </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Create your own PLE using your browser + iGoogle – get hooked in to some of these tools </li></ul>
    16. 23. <ul><li>There is so much out there, and only some of it is good – need tools to find it (help it find us) </li></ul><ul><li>We are the web (2.0) – we create, share, connect </li></ul><ul><li>Variety & interactivity = engagement </li></ul><ul><li>Media is getting easier to produce, new tools available all the time (stay tuned, stay nimble...) </li></ul><ul><li>Lurk & Learn. Pick 1 or 2, try them out, blog/tweet about it- create your own COP! </li></ul>
    17. 24. <ul><li>This presentation (including links to everything) is available on Slideshare... </li></ul>
    18. 25. <ul><li>Great general resources </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Directory of learning tools (awesome!): http://c4lpt.co.uk/Directory/index.html </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Handbook of Emerging Technologies for Learning </li></ul></ul><ul><li>From this session: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Google (docs, Picasa, blogger, reader, etc) http://www.google.com </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Firefox (browser): http://www.mozilla.com/en-US/firefox/ </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Delicious: http://delicious.com/ </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Social Bookmarking – how it works: http://www.youtube.com/watch?gl=CA&hl=en&v=x66lV7GOcNU </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Twitter: http://twitter.com/home </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Blogger: http://www.blogger.com/home </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Slideshare: http://www.slideshare.net/ </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>PBWiki: http://pbwiki.com/ </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Ning: http://www.ning.com/ </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Ning tips: http://joitskehulsebosch.blogspot.com/2009/03/tips-for-facilitators-in-ning.html </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Voicethread: http://voicethread.com/#home </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Podcasting (with gCast) http://www.gcast.com/htdb/services/track1.html </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Record audio with Audacity http://audacity.sourceforge.net/ </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Find podcasts with iTunes: http://www.itunes.com </li></ul></ul></ul>

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